Blue Earth County , Minnesota

Blue Earth County: County in Minnesota, United States

About

Blue Earth County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 64,013 and a population density of 32 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 68,241 inhabitants. Its county seat is Mankato. The county was created 168 years ago in 1853.

Blue Earth County Quick Facts

Population : 68,241 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
Different from : Blue Earth
Area : 1984 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.3%
Land as percent of area : 97.7%
Named for : Blue Earth River
Altitude : 1,001 feet / 305 meters
Capital : Mankato
Establishment : March 03, 1853
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 17:40:16 (29th November 2021)
Density : 34 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.2% (2010-2020)
Weather : 30℉ Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Light Snow 7-days weather
Blue Earth County locator map
Location of Blue Earth County on Minnesota map.
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Geography

Blue Earth County is located at 44°2'5"N 94°4'1"W (44.0345900, -94.0670300). It has 2 neighbors: Faribault County and Nicollet County.

Blue Earth County map

The largest city of Blue Earth County is Mankato with a population of 43,435. Other cities include, Lake Crystal population 2,512, Madison Lake population 1,202, Saint Clair population 821 and Good Thunder population 566. See all Blue Earth County cities & populated places.

Blue Earth County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Blue Earth County.

City Name Population Title
Mankato 43,435 City in Minnesota
Lake Crystal 2,512 City in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States
Madison Lake 1,202 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America
Rapidan 1,106 Township in Blue Earth County, Minnesota
Saint Clair 821 City in Minnesota, United States
Garden City 694 Census-designated place in Minnesota, United States
Good Thunder 566 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America
Judson 556 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America
Beauford 407 Township in Blue Earth County, Minnesota
Eagle Lake 374 City in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States
Mapleton 320 City in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States
Skyline 299 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America
Cambria 263 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America
Vernon Center 261 Township in Blue Earth County, Minnesota
Pemberton 241 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America
Amboy 161 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America

Weather

Blue Earth County forecast: A slight chance of snow and a slight chance of drizzle between midnight and 3am. Mostly cloudy. Low around 30, with temperatures rising to around 34 overnight. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Blue Earth County has 2 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Blue Earth County increased by 6.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 64,013 - census
2011 64,359 0.54% estimation process
2012 64,974 0.95% estimation process
2013 64,737 -0.37% estimation process
2014 65,300 0.86% estimation process
2015 65,673 0.57% estimation process
2016 66,355 1.03% estimation process
2017 66,916 0.84% estimation process
2018 67,378 0.69% estimation process
2019 67,653 0.41% estimation process
2020 68,241 0.86% estimation process

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Local Places in Blue Earth County

People born in Blue Earth County (3)

People born in Blue Earth County, including father of scouting; military scout; soldier of fortune; oil man; writer; rancher Frederick Russell Burnham, French spy Howard Burnham, politician John Dorn, you can see a list of people who born in Blue Earth County.

Other places with the same name (1)

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