Mentor Polk County, Minnesota

Mentor: City in Minnesota, USA

About

Mentor is a city located in the county of Polk in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 153 and a population density of 31 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 147 inhabitants.

Mentor Quick Facts

Population : 147 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Polk County
Postal code : 56736
Phone Area Codes : 218
Area : 4.88 km2
Altitude : 1,168 feet / 356 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:42:50 (21st May 2022)
Density : 30 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.08% (2010-2020)

Geography

Mentor is located at 47°41'54"N 96°8'28"W (47.6983000, -96.1411600).

Mentor map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Mentor decreased by 4.08% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 153 - census
2011 152 -0.66% estimation process
2012 152 0% estimation process
2013 152 0% estimation process
2014 151 -0.66% estimation process
2015 150 -0.67% estimation process
2016 151 0.66% estimation process
2017 150 -0.67% estimation process
2018 148 -1.35% estimation process
2019 147 -0.68% estimation process
2020 147 0% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 26,734
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 24,946
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 7.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 26,871
April 1, 2010 Population : 24,939
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.8%
People over 65 (%) : 19.4%
Female persons, % : 52.0%
White only, percent : 92.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 5.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 86.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,667
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.6%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 11,316

Mentor zip code is 56736. County name: Polk, County fips: 27119

City of Mentor, Mentor

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 11,316
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $203,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,302
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $438
2015-2019 median gross rent : $771
Permits for construction, 2020 : 99
2015-2019 Households : 10,355
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.51
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.3%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 45,427
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 644,128
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 230,255
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,182
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $63,820
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $32,264
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.3%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 566
2019 total employment : 8,234
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 368,120
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 3.8%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 2,319
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,307
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,244
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 597
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 115
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,070
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 90
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,965
2010 population per square mile : 132.1
2010 land area in square miles : 188.78

Schools in Mentor

College & universities near Mentor, MN

Code Name City ZIP
174075 University of Minnesota-Crookston Crookston (MN) 56716-5001
434751 White Earth Tribal and Community College Mahnomen (MN) 56557
174473 Northland Community and Technical College Thief River Falls (MN) 56701

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Mentor, MN

Code Name Address Type
GFK Grand Forks 5555 DeMers Avenue RAIL
DLK Detroit Lakes 116 Pioneer Street RAIL
FAR Fargo 420 4th Street North RAIL

Post offices near Mentor

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mentor Post Office Mentor (MN) 56736
Erskin Post Office Erskine (MN) 56535
Brook Post Office Brooks (MN) 56715
Mcintosh Post Office McIntosh (MN) 56556
Fertil Post Office Fertile (MN) 56540

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Polk County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Polk County , MN. (more)

City Name Population Title
East Grand Forks 8,401 City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Fosston 1,442 City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States
Fertile 806 City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States
Girard 732 Township in Otter Tail County, Minnesota
McIntosh 596 Human settlement in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Freeman 480 Township in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States
Erskine 467 City in Minnesota, United States
Ross 425 Human settlement in United States of America
Crookston 419 City in Minnesota, United States
Gentilly 275 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Bygland 274 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Climax 261 City in Polk County, Minnesota
Winger 215 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Fisher 200 Human settlement in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Euclid 152 Unincorporated community in Polk County, Minnesota
Gully 136 Township in Polk County, Minnesota