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 94.04% 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 (18.09%), business and financial occupations (11.46%), and sales jobs (11.13%).
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.
Because of many things, Mendota Heights is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Mendota Heights really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Mendota Heights perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Mendota Heights. 62.62% 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 2010 was $59,851, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $239,404 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, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Mendota Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.