Mendota, MN Population

Population: 11,434. Estimated population in July 2020: 11,338 (-0.8% change)
Males: 5,501 (48.1%), Females: 5,933 (51.9%)

Dakota County

Zip code: 55118

Median resident age: 41.7 years
Median household income: $81,155
Median house value: $209,000

Races in Mendota Heights:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Black (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (36.1%), Irish (21.5%), Norwegian (10.4%), English (10.0%), Swedish (7.5%), French (5.7%).

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 9.4 square miles

Map of Mendota, MN

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mendota Heights

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 55.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mendota Heights city

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 67.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

3.8% Foreign born (1.6% Asia, 1.1% Europe, 0.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,786 (+18.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mendota Heights:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mendota Heights:

  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 6 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Abbreviation: MSP)
  • ST CLOUD REGIONAL (about 78 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; Abbreviation: STC)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 82 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; Abbreviation: RST)

Other public-use airports nearest to Mendota Heights:

  • ST PAUL DOWNTOWN HOLMAN FLD (about 7 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Abbreviation: STP)
  • SOUTH ST PAUL MUNI-RICHARD E FLEMING FLD (about 9 miles; SOUTH ST PAUL, MN; Abbreviation: SGS)
  • WIPLINE (about 12 miles; INVER GROVE HGTS, MN; Abbreviation: 09Y)

Amtrak station near Mendota Heights:

  • 7 miles: ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS (ST. PAUL, 730 TRANSFER RD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Mendota Heights:

  • BROWN INSTITUTE LTD (Full-time enrollment: 2,171; Location: 1440 NORTHLAND DR; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brown-institute.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Mendota Heights:

  • ST PAUL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 4 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,587)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 4 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 7,652)
  • COLLEGE OF SAINT CATHERINE-SAINT PAUL CAMPUS (about 4 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,492)
  • HAMLINE UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,847)
  • INVER HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,475)
  • METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,171)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-TWIN CITIES (about 10 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Full-time enrollment: 36,289)

Public primary/middle schools in Mendota Heights:

  • FRIENDLY HILLS MID. (Students: 701; Location: 701 MENDOTA HEIGHTS RD.; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • MENDOTA EL. (Students: 351; Location: 1979 SUMMIT LANE; Grades: KG – 04)