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Mankato, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Mankato had a population of 836 as of July 1, 2015. Mankato ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mankato is located at latitude 39.7873 and longitude -98.2083 in Jewell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mankato (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jewell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,772 feet.

The City of Mankato (GNIS ID: 2395832) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Mankato is located within Township of Center, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jewell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mankato population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mankato: Jewell Centre, Jewell City.

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Mankato, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 836
Population in Households 812
Population in Familes 635
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 825
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 394
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 238
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 291 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $72,917
Average Home Value $93,986


Median Household Income $38,186
Average Household Income $55,735
Per Capita Income $26,337
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.73% -0.29%
Households -0.52% -0.26%
Families -0.32% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   3.17%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Mankato, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mankato to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 230 66th
Population Density1 # 338 50th
Diversity Index2 # 608 9th
Median Household Income # 566 16th
Per Capita Income # 160 76th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.