Mendota Heights, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 11,222 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 
Males: 5,488  (48.9%)
Females: 5,734  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  50.1 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 55118.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $102,653 (it was $81,155 in 2000)
Mendota Heights:

$102,653
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $62,786 (it was $39,407 in 2000)

Mendota Heights city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $384,833 (it was $203,300 in 2000)
Mendota Heights:

$384,833
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $269,233; Detached houses: $307,170; Townhouses or other attached units: $189,839; In 2-unit structures: $527,295; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,361; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $129,451; Mobile homes: $27,936

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,164.

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  • Races in Mendota Heights, MN (2016)

    Mendota Heights races chart
    • 10,09688.6%White alone
    • 5294.6%Hispanic
    • 3012.6%Asian alone
    • 1621.4%Black alone
    • 1251.1%Other race alone
    • 970.9%Two or more races
    • 360.3%American Indian alone

Races in Mendota Heights detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mendota Heights: 113.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.8%), Irish (9.3%), American (9.1%), Norwegian (6.9%), European (4.5%), Swedish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 9.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,200 people per square mile   (low).

Mendota Heights,MN real estate house value index trend

Mendota Heights, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Mendota Heights:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 63.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mendota Heights city:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

567 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia, 1.3% Europe, 1.1% Latin America).

This city:

5.0%
Minnesota:

7.8%



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Mendota Heights, Minnesota as of July 20, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Mendota Heights to the number of sex offenders is 5,699 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,707 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,287 (1.0%)

Mendota Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Paul, MN (4.8 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (345.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lilydale, MN (1.0 miles ), Mendota, MN (1.1 miles) , Sunfish Lake, MN (1.5 miles ), West St. Paul, MN (1.7 miles ), South St. Paul, MN (2.1 miles ), St. Paul, MN (2.2 miles ), Inver Grove Heights, MN (2.3 miles ), Eagan, MN (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $183,500
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $199,100
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $219,600
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $228,400
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $187,900
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $289,000
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $508,100
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $312,800
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $465,500
  • 2006: 54 buildings, average cost: $289,400
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $328,500
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $777,100
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $451,300
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $776,000
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $520,000
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $466,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.89 N, Longitude: 93.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,936 (+34.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 801 (13.4%)

Mendota Heights household income distribution Mendota Heights home values distribution

Crime rates in Mendota Heights by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1334
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A9.026.826.635.5
Robberies 1201212024
per 100,000 8.817.20.08.517.98.917.90.017.835.5
Assaults 86710956486
per 100,000 70.751.760.385.580.744.553.835.771.153.3
Burglaries 48315636315433263127
per 100,000 424.1266.9482.3307.8277.9480.4295.8232.2275.4240.0
Theft 250263201179215258249189228153
per 100,000 2,208.92,264.11,731.31,530.31,927.22,295.42,231.61,688.12,025.21,359.8
Auto thefts 1775610173486
per 100,000 150.260.343.151.389.6151.226.935.771.153.3
Arson 1000001011
per 100,000 8.80.00.00.00.00.09.00.08.98.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 261.6) N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A135.4115.2146.8125.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Mendota Heights detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Minnesota average:

1.46
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,786 (+18.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Mendota Heights: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mendota Heights, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mendota Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.2 miles away from the Mendota Heights city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 13.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mendota Heights-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 151.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 163.0 miles away from Mendota Heights center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 312.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 191.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from Mendota Heights center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 322.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dakota County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mendota Heights topographic map

Birthplace of: George Awada - Ice hockey player, Becky Holder - Equestrian.

Main business address for: CITY CAPITAL CORP (CABLE & OTHER PAY TELEVISION SERVICES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Mendota Heights:

  • CORAM HOSPICE (2345 WATERS DRIVE)
  • DCI DAKOTA ADULTS (2031 S VICTORIA ROAD)
  • DCI DIANE (1668 DIANE ROAD)
  • DUNGARVIN HOME HEALTH CARE (1110 CENTRE POINTE CURVE #100)

Amtrak station near Mendota Heights:

  • 6 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/Universities in Mendota Heights:

  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Minneapolis (Full-time enrollment: 1,002; Location: 1315 Mendota Heights Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.chefs.edu/minneapolis-st-paul)
  • Brown College-Mendota Heights (FT enrollment: 457; Location: 1345 Mendota Heights Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.browncollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mendota Heights:

  • St Catherine University (about 4 miles; Saint Paul, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,771)
  • Macalester College (about 4 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,174)
  • Saint Paul College (about 5 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,778)
  • Concordia University-Saint Paul (about 5 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • University of St Thomas (about 5 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 8,762)
  • Hamline University (about 6 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,818)
  • Inver Hills Community College (about 6 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; FT enrollment: 4,049)

Private high schools in Mendota Heights:

  • ST THOMAS ACADEMY (Students: 675, Location: 949 MENDOTA HEIGHTS RD, Grades: 7-12, Boys only)
  • CONVENT OF THE VISITATION SCHOOL (Students: 568, Location: 2455 VISITATION DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mendota Heights:

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Notable locations in Mendota Heights: Mendota Heights Par Three Golf Course (A), Somerset Country Club (B), Mendota Country Club (C), Mendota Heights Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Mendota Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Mendota Heights: CITY CAPITAL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Mendota Heights include: Korean Hope Presbyterian Church (A), Visitation Convent (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Acacia Park Cemetery (1), Resurrection Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Augusta Lake (A), Rogers Lake (B), Lemay Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mendota Heights include: Fort Snelling State Park (1), Pine Island Park (2), Valley Park (3), Marie Park (4), Victoria Highland Park (5), Mendakota Park (6), Wentworth Park (7), Ivy Hills Park (8), Friendly Marsh Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Courtyard By Marriott-MSP Airport-Mendota Heights (1352 Northland Dr).

Dakota County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 90.2. This is worse than average.

City:

90.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0851. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0851
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.79
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.460. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.460
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 22.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.99. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.99
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00237. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00237
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.7%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.8% for Black residents, 6.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.2%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.9%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Mendota Heights in 2010:

  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
33 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
26 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Mendota Heights, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Mendota Heights (2011 data):

  • Gateway Bank: at 745 Market Street, branch established on 2004/01/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $95.1 mil, Deposits: $77.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Gateway Bancorporation, Inc.
  • American Bank of St. Paul: Mendota Heights Branch at 1060 Dakota Dr, branch established on 1927/10/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $413.3 mil, Deposits: $387.8 mil, headquarters in Saint Paul, MN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: American Bancorporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Minnesota average:

10.7

Mendota Heights travel time to work - commute Mendota Heights mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Mendota Heights city (based on Dakota County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic112,26418
Evangelical Protestant57,007111
Mainline Protestant55,85056
Other6,32127
Orthodox1,1735
Black Protestant3132
None165,624-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 35
Dakota County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Dakota County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 118
Dakota County:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 196
Here:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Dakota County:

25.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

56.4%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

56.4%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mendota Heights:

18.8%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.5%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mendota Heights:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mendota Heights:

36.6%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Mendota Heights:

61.5%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Mendota Heights:

79.4%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mendota Heights, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 7$47,002$80,5755$3,511
Police Protection - Officers 15$111,880$89,5040$0
Police - Other 1$4,375$52,5002$3,123
Firefighters 0$0 33$5,402
Streets and Highways 5$33,405$80,1720$0
Parks and Recreation 3$14,696$58,7842$2,839
Other and Unallocable 7$42,527$72,9032$2,255
Totals for Government 38$253,885$80,17444$17,130

Mendota Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,447,000 ($307.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $481,000 ($42.86)
    General - Other: $146,000 ($13.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($1.07)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($0.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($0.36)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $2,181,000 ($194.35)
    Police Protection: $1,898,000 ($169.13)
    Sewerage: $1,336,000 ($119.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,170,000 ($104.26)
    Regular Highways: $593,000 ($52.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $576,000 ($51.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $463,000 ($41.26)
    General Public Buildings: $270,000 ($24.06)
    General - Other: $36,000 ($3.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($1.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $296,000 ($26.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $1,226,000 ($109.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,396,000 ($213.51)

Mendota Heights government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,272,000 ($113.35)
    All Other: $547,000 ($48.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $199,000 ($17.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $717,000 ($63.89)
    Interest Earnings: $268,000 ($23.88)
    General Revenue, NEC: $204,000 ($18.18)
    Fines and Forfeits: $57,000 ($5.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,154,000 ($191.94)
    General Local Government Support: $350,000 ($31.19)
    All Other: $189,000 ($16.84)
  • Tax - Property: $5,484,000 ($488.68)
    Other License: $437,000 ($38.94)

Mendota Heights government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,145,000 ($993.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,130,000 ($991.80)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,635,000 ($502.14)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,635,000 ($323.92)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,000,000 ($178.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $805,000 ($71.73)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $790,000 ($70.40)

Mendota Heights government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,619,000 ($411.60)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,635,000 ($323.92)

6.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,922 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($332 average AGI)
Dakota County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hennepin County, MN  1.73% ($41,230 average AGI)
from Ramsey County, MN  1.16% ($40,896)
from Washington County, MN  0.46% ($40,092)


7.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($342 average AGI)
Dakota County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hennepin County, MN  1.79% ($41,449 average AGI)
to Ramsey County, MN  1.03% ($36,234)
to Scott County, MN  0.55% ($53,574)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mendota Heights:

  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KLBB (1400 AM; 1 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • KYCR (1570 AM; 4 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING COMPANY,)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mendota Heights:

  • K294AM (106.7 FM; WEST ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INCORPORATED)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KNOF (95.3 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: SELBY GOSPEL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMCN (91.7 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MACALESTER COLLEGE)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • WGVX (105.1 FM; LAKEVILLE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mendota Heights:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • W55AP (Channel 55; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Mendota Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 48Number of bridges
  • 577m1,893ftTotal length
  • $827,000Total costs
  • 1,554,797Total average daily traffic
  • 64,461Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 291980-1989
  • 111990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Mendota Heights, MN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mendota Heights)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Mendota Heights, MN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • MNPAIZ, I494 & Hwy 55 (Lat: 44.862444 Lon: -93.151667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 37.2 m, Overall height: 38.7 m, Call Sign: WQHP914
    Assigned Frequencies: 21535.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/02/2007, Expiration Date: 10/02/2017, Certifier: Kurt MaassRegistrant: Telecom Transport Management, Inc., 146 N. Canal Street, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98103, Phone: (206) 816-6907, Fax: (206) 545-9585, Email:
  • MSPATR, 6261 Argenta Trl (Lat: 44.856667 Lon: -93.102778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 40 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WQHP963
    Assigned Frequencies: 11525.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 22660.0 MHz, 22735.0 MHz, 22635.0 MHz... (+4 more)Grant Date: 10/02/2007, Expiration Date: 10/02/2017, Certifier: Kurt MaassRegistrant: Telecom Transport Management, Inc., 146 N. Canal Street, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98103, Phone: (206) 816-6907, Fax: (206) 545-9585, Email:
  • MSPLXT, 2425 Lexington Ave (Lat: 44.868889 Lon: -93.147806), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQJA459
    Assigned Frequencies: 21460.0 MHz, 21435.0 MHz, 21435.0 MHz, 21435.0 MHz, 21435.0 MHz, 21435.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/03/2008, Expiration Date: 07/03/2018, Certifier: Kurt MaassRegistrant: Telecom Transport Management, Inc., 146 N. Canal Street, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98103, Phone: (206) 816-6907, Fax: (206) 545-9585, Email:
  • NMCClick, 2520 Pilot Knob Road Suite 180 (Lat: 44.864750 Lon: -93.166361), Type: Building, Structure height: 8.1 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQJT408
    Assigned Frequencies: 19475.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/23/2008, Expiration Date: 12/23/2018, Certifier: Greg G ArvigRegistrant: Nextera Wireless LLC, 7115 Forthun Road, Suit 100, Baxter, MN 56425, Phone: (952) 564-6924, Fax: (218) 818-6401, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mendota Heights)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Mendota Heights)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$198,49681$222,612473$250,82415$140,52312$209,253
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$191,6158$292,54933$238,1224$94,7932$26,055
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$06$296,31287$269,7539$83,7543$149,890
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$198,0985$664,20667$233,1636$69,4522$141,245
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$177,84028$224,0181$4,7301$276,310
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0606.03 , 0606.04, 0606.05, 0606.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$293,5136$351,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$204,4320$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$259,3502$301,700
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$247,3800$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0606.03 , 0606.04, 0606.05, 0606.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Mendota Heights, MN
NameCountNameCount
Caribou Coffee1Marriott1
Cold Stone Creamery1McDonald's1
Curves1UPS4
FedEx6

Mendota Heights compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Mendota Heights on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (1,000+ students)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (500+ students)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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