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Mentor, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Mentor had a population of 172 as of July 1, 2016. Mentor ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mentor is located at latitude 47.6966 and longitude -96.1441 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mentor (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,168 feet.

The City of Mentor (GNIS ID: 2395100) 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 Mentor 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 Mentor: City of Mentor.

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


Total Population 172
Population in Households 172
Population in Familes 137
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 92
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 89
Average Household Size 1.93
Family Households 59
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $193,750
Average Home Value $246,333


Median Household Income $56,149
Average Household Income $67,993
Per Capita Income $31,567
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.89% 1.25%
Households 1.93% 1.1%
Families 6.85% 1.32%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Mentor, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mentor 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 # 726 20th
Population Density1 # 808 11th
Diversity Index2 # 671 26th
Median Household Income # 359 60th
Per Capita Income # 216 76th

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