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Mendota Heights, a suburb of the Twin Cities in Dakota County, Minnesota, encompasses 10.12 square miles. The picturesque upcale community is home to a population of 11,222 residents in the 55178 zip code.

Mendota Heights is proud of its 13 developed parks and 242 acres of recreation areas including riverside and lakeside parks, scenic bluffs, a wildlife preserve, and more than 20 miles of trails perfect for hiking, biking, walking, and bird watching.

A focal point in the community is The Village, an eclectic combination of distinctive offices, retail stores, and residences combined with a quaint market square. The Village hosts a variety of events including the Market Square Concert Series.

Schools in Mendota Heights are governed by the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools District 197. Within the city limits are Mendota Elementary public school for grades k-4, Friendly Hills Middle public school for grades 5-8, and Henry Sibley Public High School. Students may also attend other district schools thanks to Minnesota’s open enrollment policy. There are also three private schools within the area.

Mendota Heights residents earn average household incomes well above the state average, estimated at about 97,409 per year. Home values in the area are also above the state average with median values of around $369,264.

The area receives approximately 32 inches of rain per year and 49 inches of snow. During summer months, temperatures reach about 83 degrees while winter lows fall far below freezing at 8 degrees.

Mendota Heights emanates the upscale vibe of life by design. The distinguished community is nestled into the woodlands, crafted with excellence, and fashioned to offer comfort and luxury to its residents.

Within the boundaries of Mendota Heights, you can find a multitude of places to eat, shop, and play. But the city’s proximity to Minneapolis and Saint Paul make it more than convenient to access an endles array of recreational opportunities.

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