Mendon, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mendon, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Mendon had a population of 875 as of July 1, 2015. Mendon ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mendon is located at latitude 42.0085 and longitude -85.454 in St. Joseph County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Mendon (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. St. Joseph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 843 feet.

The Village of Mendon (GNIS ID: 2399314) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Mendon is located within Township of Mendon, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Joseph County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mendon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Mendon, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 875
Population in Households 873
Population in Familes 749
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 862
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 323
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 248
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 274 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $127,523
Average Home Value $139,855


Median Household Income $53,175
Average Household Income $57,593
Per Capita Income $21,363
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.27%
Households 0.24% 0.31%
Families 0.55% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Mendon, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mendon to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 458 34th
Population Density1 # 377 46th
Diversity Index2 # 589 15th
Median Household Income # 164 76th
Per Capita Income # 387 44th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.