Kasota, Minnesota

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Kasota, Minnesota

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Kasota strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

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Top 15% Kasota Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Kasota, Minnesota

Comparing Kasota to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Racial Diversity 5 6
Age of the Population 4 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 6
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
People Above Poverty 7 5
Median Family Income 7 4
College Educated Adults 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 8
Working at Home 5 2
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Affordability of Rents 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
People Living Alone 2 2
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Kasota Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles SW of Eden Prairie, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 58 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Le Sueur
Standard Zip Codes 56050
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.292
Longitude -93.964

Kasota Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ST PETER 2 SW
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 29.6 inches
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
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Kasota Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 680 100%
Male 343 50.4%
Female 337 49.6%
Under 18 178 26.2%
18+ 502 73.8%
65+ 65 9.6%
Median Age 36.4
Average Family Size 2.81
White 650 95.6%
African-American 5 0.7%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 2.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 9 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.9%

Estimated Kasota Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 689
Growth 9
Growth % 1.3%

Kasota Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 54.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.1%
Swedish 6%
US/American 5.5%
Irish 4%
Norwegian 3.5%
English 3%
Polish 1.8%
Danish 1.5%
Dutch 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Czech 1.2%
Italian 1%
European 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.7%
French Canadian 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
African 0.5%
Swiss 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kasota 680 $43,750
Cleveland 673 $52,763
Eagle Lake 1,787 $54,167
Madison Lake 837 $50,673
Mankato 32,427 $47,297
North Mankato 11,798 $59,265
St. Peter 9,747 $51,157
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