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Mendota, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Mendota had a population of 201 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mendota is located at latitude 44.8866 and longitude -93.161 in Dakota County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mendota (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Dakota County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 768 feet.

The City of Mendota (GNIS ID: 2395096) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mendota population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mendota: City of Mendota, Mdote Minisota.

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Mendota, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 201
Population in Households 201
Population in Familes 152
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 751
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 80
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 83 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $412,500
Average Home Value $476,293


Median Household Income $87,070
Average Household Income $144,243
Per Capita Income $72,732
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.3%
Households 0.41% 0.5%
Families -1.6% 0.42%
Median Household Income   3.71%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mendota, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mendota to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 689 24th
Population Density1 # 381 58th
Diversity Index2 # 392 58th
Median Household Income # 51 94th
Per Capita Income # 7 99th

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