Mendon, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mendon, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Mendon is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in St. Joseph County at latitude 42.0085 and longitude -85.454. St. Joseph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 843 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Mendon, but most people and references simply refer to it as Mendon, Michigan.

The P1 Census Class Code for Mendon indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Mendon, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 865
Population in Households 863
Population in Familes 742
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 852
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 319
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 245
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 349 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 271 (77.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $118,351
Average Home Value $131,044


Median Household Income $53,924
Average Household Income $58,906
Per Capita Income $21,850
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.14% -0.12%
Households 0.0% -0.06%
Families 0.39% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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, 2014 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 # 379 45th
Diversity Index2 # 598 15th
Median Household Income # 121 83rd
Per Capita Income # 348 50th

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