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Mentor, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Mentor had a population of 47,650 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Mentor is located at latitude 41.6902 and longitude -81.3359 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mentor (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.64 sq. miles and a water area of 1.35 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 692 feet.

The City of Mentor (GNIS ID: 1086425) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mentor population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mentor: Mentor Station.

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Mentor, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 47,650
Population in Households 47,244
Population in Familes 39,370
Population in Group Qrtrs 406
Population Density2 1,789
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $71,576
Average Household Income $88,412
Per Capita Income $36,527


Total Housing Units 20,761 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,324 (78.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,265 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,172 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $195,609
Average Home Value $201,927


Total Households 19,589
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 13,385
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.13% 0.16%
Households 0.26% 0.24%
Families 0.04% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Mentor, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mentor to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 20 98th
Population Density # 346 72nd
Diversity Index # 531 57th
Median Household Income # 171 86th
Per Capita Income # 152 88th

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