Mentor has the 647th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 0.5% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Mentor is part of the Cleveland metro area. Unemployment in the Cleveland area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Cleveland has the 27th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Mentor is below average at $47,250, and the median cost of a home in Mentor is $166,900, which is below the national average. 31% of workers in Mentor hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 94% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Mentor. 88% of Mentor workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 6% carpool, and 4% walk. People in Mentor spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.