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Mendon, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Mendon had a population of 175 as of July 1, 2019. Mendon ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mendon is located at latitude 39.5897 and longitude -93.1346 in Chariton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mendon encompass a land area of 0.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chariton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 705 feet.

The City of Mendon (GNIS ID: 2395094) 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 City of Mendon is located within Township of Mendon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chariton County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mendon: Salt Creek.

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Mendon, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mendon, MO Housing Affordability Index is 275
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Mendon, MO Wealth Index is 51
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 175 (100%)
Population in Households 175 (100.0%)
Population in Families 146 (83.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 975
Diversity Index2 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,920
Average Household Income $51,636
Per Capita Income $22,068
Wealth Index4 51

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $85,417
Housing Affordability Index3 275
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 83
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 58
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.25% 0.0%
Households 0.26% 0.0%
Families 2.07% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Mendon, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mendon to the other 1,034 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 775 25th
Population Density # 395 62nd
Diversity Index # 904 12th
Median Household Income # 661 36th
Per Capita Income # 647 38th

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