Mendota Heights is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 11,223 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 93.61% 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 (17.03%), sales jobs (15.30%), and business and financial occupations (11.80%).
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.
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 like to read, write and learn? If you move to Mendota Heights, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Mendota Heights is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 61.76% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Mendota Heights in 2010 was $57,519, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $230,076 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 Irish, Norwegian, English, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Mendota Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.