Mentor, OH

Mentor profile

Living in Mentor

Mentor is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 47,262 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Mentor is the 22nd largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some cities, Mentor isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mentor are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mentor is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mentor who work in office and administrative support (13.38%), management occupations (11.74%), and sales jobs (11.33%).

Also of interest is that Mentor has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Mentor is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Mentor’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The education level of Mentor citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.18% of adults in Mentor have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Mentor in 2018 was $36,937, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,748 for a family of four. However, Mentor contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Mentor home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mentor residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mentor include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Mentor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Spanish.