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The City of Mankato had a population of 836 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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Mankato, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 836
Daytime Population: Workers 501
Daytime Population: Residents 468
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 969
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 812
Population in Familes 633
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density2 825
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $40,160
Average Household Income $57,663
Per Capita Income $27,158


Total Housing Units 488 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 295 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $71,398
Average Home Value $93,136


Total Households 391
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 234
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.53% -0.7%
Households -0.48% -0.67%
Families -0.46% -0.69%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

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, 2017 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 # 229 66th
Population Density # 332 51st
Diversity Index # 624 7th
Median Household Income # 568 15th
Per Capita Income # 262 61st

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