Minatare (Hidatsa: mirita'ri; "crosses the water") is a city in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Scottsbluff, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 816 at the 2010 census.
The community is named after a sub branch of Sioux Indians called "Minnataree" who lived in the area. The community was originally named "Tabor", and was established in 1887. The development of the area was based on the agriculture industry. The town moved and was renamed when the railroad bypassed Tabor in 1900. "Minnataree" is an Indian word meaning "clear water." The community incorporated in 1900.
Minatare is located at 41°48′40″N 103°30′10″W (41.810992, -103.502728).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 816 people, 309 households, and 206 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,147.4 inhabitants per square mile (829.1/km2). There were 355 housing units at an average density of 934.2 per square mile (360.7/km2).