City of Mendota Heights

Mendota Heights is a city in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States. It is a first ring southern suburb of the Twin Cities. The population was 11,744 at the 2020 census. 



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City of Mendota Heights

Mendota Heights was incorporated as a Village in 1956. In January, 1974, Mendota Heights became a Minnesota statutory city and operates under the Plan A form of government.

Mendota Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.02% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mendota Heights is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mendota Heights who work in management occupations (17.97%), sales jobs (10.77%), and business and financial occupations (10.58%).

Also of interest is that Mendota Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Mendota Heights is also a city of artists. Mendota Heights has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Mendota Heights’s character.

Mendota Heights is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Mendota Heights’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Customer Highlights

Sector: Municipal
Industry: Local Government
Cumulative Size: 158 kWDC
Live Since: 2017

Solar Projects

Fire Station 40 kWDC
Public Works 60 kWDC
Par 3 20 kWDC
Public Safety 33.3 kWDC
City Hall 40 kWDC
Total Solar 158 kWDC

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