Category:Mankato – North Mankato metropolitan area
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English: The Mankato–North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in south central Minnesota, anchored by the cities of Mankato and North Mankato. It was upgraded from a Micropolitan Statistical Area (μSA) to a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) by the Office of Management and Budget on November 20, 2008. As of the 2000 census, the μSA (now MSA) had a population of 85,712 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 93,234).