According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Mendota Heights has an overall cost of living index of 125 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Minnesota, Mendota Heights has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Minnesota's index of 104.
The standard of living in Mendota Heights ranks as #5047 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Minnesota. By definition, that implies Mendota Heights ranks as the #1359 most expensive place in the North Star State.
|Living Expense||Mendota Heights||Minnesota||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Minnesota, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Mendota Heights||St. Paul, MN||302,760||103||0.8x||Plymouth, MN||77,213||122||1.0x||Woodbury, MN||68,686||120||1.0x||Eagan, MN||66,363||114||0.9x||Eden Prairie, MN||63,900||123||1.0x||Lakeville, MN||62,489||116||0.9x||Minnetonka, MN||52,546||121||1.0x||Apple Valley, MN||51,931||110||0.9x||Edina, MN||51,136||135||1.1x||Richfield, MN||35,982||105||0.8x|