Mentor, Ohio Population 2021

47,398
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Mentor is a city located in Lake County Ohio. With a 2020 population of 47,398, it is the 21st largest city in Ohio and the 838th largest city in the United States . Mentor is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually and its population has increased by 0.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 47,159 in 2010. Mentor reached it's highest population of 50,278 in 2000. Spanning over 28 miles, Mentor has a population density of 1,705 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mentor is $87,481 with a poverty rate of 4.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $958 per month, and the median house value is $172,400. The median age in Mentor is 47.7 years, 45.8 years for males, and 50 years for females.

Mentor Demographics

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

  • White: 96.00%
  • Asian: 1.43%
  • Two or more races: 1.05%
  • Black or African American: 0.76%
  • Other race: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Mentor, Ohio is 47,398 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 47,194.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 47,159.

Mentor, Ohio Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45,21496.00%
Asian6731.43%
Two or More Races4931.05%
Black or African American3580.76%
Some Other Race3050.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.06%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.05%
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Mentor Population by Race

Mentor Population Pyramid $2021

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Mentor Median Age

47.7


Total

45.8


Male

50


Female

Mentor Adults

There are 38,302 adults, (10,712 of whom are seniors) in Mentor.

Mentor Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mentor Sex Ratio

Female

24,129

51.23%

Male

22,967

48.77%

Mentor Population by Age

Mentor Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mentor Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.4%7.6%
All85.2%14.8%
Male77.8%22.2%
Non Family76.8%23.2%
Female75.2%24.8%

85.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mentor Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,6602.3885.2
Married10,735392.4
Non Family6,7141.276.8
Female1,523375.2
Male6882.8477.8

2.91

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Mentor Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5031.43%
9th to 12th Grade1,9675.61%
High School Graduate10,39729.66%
Some College7,65721.84%
Associates Degree3,59810.26%
Bachelors Degree6,87219.60%
Graduate Degree4,05911.58%
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Mentor Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mentor Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White33,55031,28710,476
Hispanic593507101
Asian519417269
Black21221046
Other Race17812518
2+ Races14813139
Native American30309

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.83%.

Mentor Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,776$58,087$41,077
Less Than 9th Grade$30,525$38,650$21,840
High School Graduate$39,812$46,906$26,906
Some College$42,793$52,500$33,882
Bachelors Degree$62,887$76,237$51,424
Graduate Degree$75,909$85,000$63,409

$48,776

Average Earnings

$58,087

Average Male

$41,077

Average Female

Mentor Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mentor Language by Age

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Mentor Language

94.27% of Mentor residents speak only English, while 5.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.47% of the population.

Mentor Language

Mentor Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,1372,0514.65%
Asian66110115.28%
Multiple486459.26%
Black3524312.22%
Hispanic896202.23%

4.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.30%

Male Poverty Rate

5.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mentor

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mentor is Asian, with 15.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mentor is Hispanic, with 2.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.71%.

Mentor Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.43%
Some College5.49%
High School4.90%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%

Mentor Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed11.43%
Female Unemployed5.79%
Female Employed3.29%
Male Employed1.84%

Mentor Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mentor Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,615$87,481
Families$90,224$103,597
Married Families$99,945-
Non Families$44,093$52,764
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Income by Household Type

Mentor Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Mentor Married by Age and Sex

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Mentor Marriage

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

Mentor Marital Status by Race

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Mentor Marital Status

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3,054

Number of Veterans

2,870

Male Veterans

184

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,206
Second Gulf War456
First Gulf War380
Korea337
World War II171

Mentor Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,037
75+887
35 to 54479
55 to 64406
18 to 34245

Mentor Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9678.03%
Hispanic528.19%
Asian406.79%
Black2610.92%
Native American2170.00%

Mentor Veterans by Race

Mentor Veterans by Education

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3.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mentor Veterans by Education

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64.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Mentor Employment by Age

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Mentor Employment by Race

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Mentor 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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79.12%

Born in Mentor

95.54%

Native Born

4.46%

Foreign Born

1.39%

Non Citizen

3.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.54% of Mentor residents were born in the United States, with 79.12% having been born in Ohio. 1.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mentor Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202147,398680.14%
202047,330680.14%
201947,262680.14%
201847,194560.12%
201747,1382550.54%
201646,883-98-0.21%
201546,981110.02%
201446,970-29-0.06%
201346,999-20-0.04%
201247,019-104-0.22%
201147,123-26-0.06%
201047,149-3,129-0.64%
200050,2782,9200.60%
199047,3585,2931.19%
198042,0655,1531.32%
197036,91232,55823.83%
19604,3542,5544.52%
19401,8001,3003.25%
19005000.00%

Mentor Population by Year