Statewide Claims to Fame

Mentor is 7th in Ohio out of 258 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Mentor is 9th in Ohio out of 257 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Mentor is 9th in Ohio out of 269 other cities in Retail sales

Mentor is 13th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Size in square miles

Mentor, Ohio Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Mentor Rank Ohio US
Current population (2012) 47,023 21st 11,544,225 313,914,040
Size in square miles 26.6 13th 40,860.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,769.9 168th 282.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Mentor Rank Ohio US
Residents younger than 5 4.6% 253rd 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.2% 224th 23.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 16.5% 110th 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Mentor Rank Ohio US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 93.7% 76th 87.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 28.7% 106th 24.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Mentor Rank Ohio US
Race - White 96.3% 40th 83.4% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.0% 225th 12.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 255th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.4% 109th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 125th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.0% 262nd 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.3% 220th 3.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 95.4% 39th 80.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Mentor Rank Ohio US
Female residents 51.6% 190th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.6% 90th 3.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Mentor Rank Ohio US
Housing units 20,218 23rd 5,133,446 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 10.9% 245th 22.9% 25.9%
Households 18,907 22nd 4,554,007 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 86.8% 26th 68.7% 66.1%
Home median value $172,500 62nd $135,600 $186,200
People per household 2.5 105th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Mentor Rank Ohio US
Income per capita $31,503 68th $25,618 $27,915
Income per household $65,044 63rd $48,071 $52,762
Income below poverty line 6.1% 214th 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Mentor Rank Ohio US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 5,131 9th 897,939 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,478,836 9th $138,816,008 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $28,583 29th $12,049 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $157,802 7th $17,779,905 $613,795,732

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