Mendota Heights, MN
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Living in Mendota Heights

Mendota Heights is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 11,665 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Mendota Heights is the 92nd 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 92.17% 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 (15.90%), sales jobs (12.03%), and business and financial occupations (11.70%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Mendota Heights telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.76% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Mendota Heights is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Mendota Heights’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Mendota Heights. 62.78% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Mendota Heights in 2018 was $60,562, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $242,248 for a family of four.

Mendota Heights is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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.

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