Living Wage Calculation for Mankato-North Mankato, MN

The living wage shown is the hourly rate that an individual must earn to support their family, if they are the sole provider and are working full-time (2080 hours per year). All values are per adult in a family unless otherwise noted. The state minimum wage is the same for all individuals, regardless of how many dependents they may have. The poverty rate is typically quoted as gross annual income. We have converted it to an hourly wage for the sake of comparison.

For further detail, please reference the technical documentation here.

Hourly Wages 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Living Wage $10.94 $23.53 $29.69 $37.56 $17.83 $22.47 $25.00 $27.88 $13.36 $8.66 $13.36 $16.17 $19.16
Poverty Wage $5.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $13.00 $3.00 $4.00 $5.00 $6.00
Minimum Wage $9.50 $9.50 $9.50 $9.50 $9.50 $9.50 $9.50 $9.50 $9.50 $9.50 $9.50 $9.50

*Documentation for families with an adult working part-time is available separately, here.

Typical Expenses

These figures show the individual expenses that went into the living wage estimate. Their values vary by family size, composition, and the current location.

Annual Expenses 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Food $3,047 $4,613 $6,867 $9,073 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031 $5,587 $7,069 $9,079 $11,031
Child Care $0 $7,303 $12,635 $17,967 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,303 $12,635 $17,967
Medical $2,217 $6,884 $6,597 $6,758 $5,226 $6,597 $6,758 $6,615 $5,226 $6,597 $6,758 $6,615
Housing $7,044 $9,780 $9,780 $13,416 $7,992 $9,780 $9,780 $13,416 $7,044 $9,780 $9,780 $13,416
Transportation $4,235 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498 $8,042 $10,504 $11,460 $11,498
Other $2,560 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702 $4,175 $5,027 $6,260 $5,702
Required annual income after taxes $19,103 $40,796 $51,410 $64,933 $31,021 $38,978 $43,337 $48,263 $30,073 $46,281 $55,972 $66,230
Annual taxes $3,648 $8,137 $10,344 $13,193 $6,063 $7,760 $8,666 $9,727 $5,933 $9,278 $11,293 $13,462
Required annual income before taxes $22,751 $48,933 $61,754 $78,126 $37,084 $46,738 $52,002 $57,990 $55,559 $36,006 $55,559 $67,264 $79,693

Typical Annual Salaries

These are the typical annual salaries for various professions in this location.

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $79,580
Business & Financial Operations $58,960
Computer & Mathematical $55,710
Architecture & Engineering $62,710
Life, Physical, & Social Science $51,400
Community & Social Service $45,540
Legal $66,930
Education, Training, & Library $52,030
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $35,650
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $54,830
Healthcare Support $26,600
Protective Service $39,590
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,050
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,830
Personal Care & Service $26,310
Sales & Related $23,040
Office & Administrative Support $32,250
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $32,500
Construction & Extraction $42,410
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $41,630
Production $36,150
Transportation & Material Moving $27,840