Greater Mankato Growth Blog

MN Leading Upper Midwest Population Growth

The largest economic growth hurdle for the next ten years will be availability of workforce. Historically, Minnesota has had one of the highest labor force participation rates in the country. To capitalize on this, the size of the… Read More

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:

Wealth Generation in Greater Mankato

From 2010-2014, the Mankato-North Mankato MSA has the highest growth rate of Per Capita Personal Income among all Minnesota-based MSAs. This growth rate can represent a generation of wealth among the businesses and households within the marketplace.