Greater Mankato Growth Blog

City Population Growth

In July, the State Demographic Center released their population estimates for cities and townships in Minnesota. Below is a summary of the growth of all the cities in Blue Earth and Nicollet Counties:

Get your business FEATURED…

…in front of Upper Midwesterners, Southern Minnesotans, potential new residents and tourists by having a presence in Kato X.  Kato X is a virtual tour web platform and robust marketing campaign – where seeing is believing!

2nd Quarter Economic Barometer 2017

Four times a year Greater Mankato Growth distributes a survey to area businesses regarding multiple metrics in order to gather how the economy performed during previous quarter and what businesses project for the upcoming quarter.  Additionally, a unique… Read More

Weigh In On Mankato Transit

The City of Mankato is in the process of gathering input for their transit development plan which will set the direction for the system for the next four to five years. The city would like to have business… Read More

Top 10 Reasons to Check Out Kato X!

Greater Mankato Growth Inc. recently announced a new web platform, Kato X, for talent recruitment and tourism. The image above shows the draft prototype of the platform. The virtual reality software highlights area amenities and shows potential residents or… Read More

First Quarter Greater Mankato Economic Barometer

Four times a year Greater Mankato Growth distributes a survey to area businesses regarding multiple metrics in order to gather how the economy performed during previous quarter and what businesses project for the upcoming quarter.  Additionally, a unique… Read More

Downtown’s Market Analysis

Greater Mankato Growth staff in cooperation with City Center Partnership staff and volunteers recently completed a Marketplace Analysis for the downtown (City Center) of Mankato and North Mankato. The document has a broad audience.  On the inside cover,… Read More

Shape Mankato’s Future

Do you want to help shape the future of Mankato?  City officials are in the process of gathering information to develop Mankato’s next five-year strategic plan.  Consider being part of the community conversation focus group process that begins… Read More

Apply for a Mankato Citizen Committee

  The City of Mankato currently has openings for several citizen committees, including the Planning Commission. I serve on the Appointments Committee that will be responsible for selecting individuals to serve on these bodies. It’s important that we… Read More

Fourth Quarter Greater Mankato Economic Barometer

Four times a year Greater Mankato Growth distributes a survey to area businesses regarding multiple metrics in order to gather how the economy performed during previous quarter and what businesses project for the upcoming quarter.  Additionally, a unique… Read More