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Mendota Heights
  • Suburb of St. Paul, MN

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade A
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Mendota Heights is a suburb of St. Paul with a population of 11,339. Mendota Heights is in Dakota County and is one of the best places to live in Minnesota. Living in Mendota Heights offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Mendota Heights there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Mendota Heights and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Mendota Heights are highly rated.

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About Mendota Heights...
Population
11,339

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$402,600
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$881
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    165.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    26.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    17.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    313.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,621.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    140.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

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