Mendota Heights, Minnesota Population 2021

11,367
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Mendota Heights is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 11,367, it is the 93rd largest city in Minnesota and the 2841st largest city in the United States . Mendota Heights is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually and its population has increased by 2.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,071 in 2010. Mendota Heights reached it's highest population of 11,434 in 2000. Spanning over 10 miles, Mendota Heights has a population density of 1,251 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mendota Heights is $154,186 with a poverty rate of 4.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,127 per month, and the median house value is $392,600. The median age in Mendota Heights is 51.2 years, 48.4 years for males, and 54.1 years for females.

Mendota Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mendota Heights was:

  • White: 93.76%
  • Two or more races: 2.70%
  • Asian: 1.59%
  • Black or African American: 1.32%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mendota Heights, Minnesota is 11,367 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,331.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,071.

Mendota Heights, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,58593.76%
Two or More Races3052.70%
Asian1801.59%
Black or African American1491.32%
Some Other Race550.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.13%
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Mendota Heights Population by Race

Mendota Heights Population Pyramid $2021

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Mendota Heights Median Age

51.2


Total

48.4


Male

54.1


Female

Mendota Heights Adults

There are 9,065 adults, (2,935 of whom are seniors) in Mendota Heights.

Mendota Heights Age Dependency

84.2

Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mendota Heights Sex Ratio

Female

5,740

50.85%

Male

5,549

49.15%

Mendota Heights Population by Age

Mendota Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mendota Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married97.3%2.7%
All89.4%10.6%
Female80.5%19.5%
Male77.7%22.3%
Non Family75.2%24.8%

89.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mendota Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7642.3589.4
Married2,9922.8997.3
Non Family1,4481.1475.2
Female2212.980.5
Male1032.7277.7

2.86

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Mendota Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade510.60%
9th to 12th Grade790.92%
High School Graduate1,05912.38%
Some College1,14413.38%
Associates Degree7729.03%
Bachelors Degree3,16336.99%
Graduate Degree2,28426.71%
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Mendota Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mendota Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,9997,8775,186
Hispanic210209125
Asian14714792
Black1201209
2+ Races968835
Other Race484840
Native American1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 83.33%.

Mendota Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$66,757$83,837$51,477
Less Than 9th Grade$55,238$$13,636
High School Graduate$51,389$59,000$48,393
Some College$41,556$49,902$36,700
Bachelors Degree$70,625$94,750$43,068
Graduate Degree$88,427$118,333$78,385

$66,757

Average Earnings

$83,837

Average Male

$51,477

Average Female

Mendota Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mendota Heights Language by Age

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Mendota Heights Language

94.64% of Mendota Heights residents speak only English, while 5.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.21% of the population.

Mendota Heights Language

Mendota Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,3544444.29%
Multiple3054815.74%
Asian1804022.22%
Black1431812.59%
Hispanic35971.95%
Other55610.91%
Native15213.33%

4.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.93%

Male Poverty Rate

5.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mendota Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mendota Heights is Asian, with 22.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mendota Heights is Hispanic, with 1.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.92%.

Mendota Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.92%
Some College8.46%
High School6.83%
Bachelors or Greater2.40%

Mendota Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed38.27%
Female Unemployed6.67%
Female Employed3.17%
Male Employed1.34%

Mendota Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mendota Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$121,214$154,186
Families$152,963$191,327
Married Families$159,098-
Non Families$52,609$66,188
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Income by Household Type

Mendota Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Mendota Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Mendota Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mendota Heights Marital Status by Race

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Mendota Heights Marital Status

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612

Number of Veterans

602

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam276
Korea92
First Gulf War64
World War II53
Second Gulf War16

Mendota Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+307
65 to 74184
55 to 6478
35 to 5443
18 to 34

Mendota Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6037.04%
Black97.50%

Mendota Heights Veterans by Race

Mendota Heights Veterans by Education

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6.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mendota Heights Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Mendota Heights Employment by Age

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Mendota Heights Employment by Race

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Mendota Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.62%

Born in Mendota Heights

96.27%

Native Born

3.73%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

2.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.27% of Mendota Heights residents were born in the United States, with 74.62% having been born in Minnesota. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mendota Heights Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,367120.11%
202011,355120.11%
201911,343120.11%
201811,331-7-0.06%
201711,338720.64%
201611,266460.41%
201511,22010.01%
201411,219410.37%
201311,178240.22%
201211,154360.32%
201111,118390.35%
201011,079-355-0.31%
200011,4342,0031.94%
19909,4312,1432.61%
19807,2881,1231.69%
19706,1651,1372.06%
19605,0280.00%

Mendota Heights Population by Year