Mendota Heights is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 11,343 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mendota Heights is the 89th largest community in Minnesota.
Mendota Heights home prices are not only among the most expensive in Minnesota, but Mendota Heights real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Mendota Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.02% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mendota Heights is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mendota Heights who work in management occupations (17.97%), sales jobs (10.77%), and business and financial occupations (10.58%).
Also of interest is that Mendota Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Mendota Heights is also a city of artists. Mendota Heights has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Mendota Heights’s character.
Because of many things, Mendota Heights is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Mendota Heights a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Mendota Heights has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Mendota Heights’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Mendota Heights is a pretty powerful place. 63.69% of the adults in Mendota Heights have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Mendota Heights in 2018 was $65,568, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $262,272 for a family of four.
The people who call Mendota Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mendota Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mendota Heights include German, Irish, Norwegian, English, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Mendota Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.