Mendota Heights, MN Profile: Facts & Data

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Mendota Heights, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Mendota Heights had a population of 11,579 as of July 1, 2018. Mendota Heights ranks in the upper 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 Mendota Heights is located at latitude 44.8789 and longitude -93.1339 in Dakota County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mendota Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.97 sq. miles. Dakota County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 912 feet.

The City of Mendota Heights (GNIS ID: 2395097) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mendota Heights: City of Mendota Heights.

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Mendota Heights, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 11,579
Population in Households 11,496
Population in Familes 9,768
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density2 1,266
Diversity Index3 21
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $108,606
Average Household Income $162,208
Per Capita Income $64,883

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,845 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,028 (83.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 556 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 261 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $392,331
Average Home Value $439,580
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,584
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 3,283
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.55% 1.12%
Households 0.56% 1.13%
Families 0.3% 1.03%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Mendota Heights, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mendota Heights to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 92 90th
Population Density # 192 79th
Diversity Index # 266 71st
Median Household Income # 24 97th
Per Capita Income # 11 99th

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