Mendenhall, Mississippi Population 2024

2,097

Mendenhall is a city located in Rankin County, Simpson County, and Smith County Mississippi. Mendenhall has a 2024 population of 2,097. It is also the county seat of Simpson County. Mendenhall is currently declining at a rate of -1.18% annually and its population has decreased by -4.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,199 in 2020.

The average household income in Mendenhall is $57,101 with a poverty rate of 35.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mendenhall is 39 years, 45.6 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Mendenhall Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mendenhall was:

  • Black or African American: 54.11%
  • White: 45.04%
  • Two or more races: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
392.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.64% (-102)
The current population of Mendenhall, Mississippi is 2,097 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,199.

Mendenhall, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,40354.11%
White1,16845.04%
Two or more races220.85%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mendenhall Population by Race

Mendenhall Population Pyramid 2024

Mendenhall Median Age

39

Total

45.6

Male

37.9

Female

Mendenhall Adults

There are 1,937 adults, (642 of whom are seniors) in Mendenhall.

Mendenhall Age Dependency

100.2

Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mendenhall Sex Ratio

Female1,51558.43%
Male1,07841.57%

Mendenhall Population by Age

Mendenhall Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0002.5462.837.2
Non Family4111.3661.138.9
Married3102.8887.412.6
Female2513.9935.964.1
Male28357.142.9

3.34

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mendenhall Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade995.9%
9th to 12th Grade25114.95%
High School Graduate45827.28%
Some College34120.31%
Associates Degree1358.04%
Bachelors Degree24214.41%
Graduate Degree1539.11%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mendenhall Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mendenhall Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White912817261
Black745493134
2+ Races22190

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.62%.

Mendenhall Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$28,958$42,778$23,814
Less Than 9th Grade$13,155$0$13,452
High School Graduate$35,402$37,132$22,250
Some College$24,597$25,871$24,110
Bachelors Degree$53,438$0$19,292
Graduate Degree$67,337$0$77,619

$28,958

Average Earnings

$42,778

Average Male

$23,814

Average Female

Mendenhall Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mendenhall Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mendenhall Language

98.81% of Mendenhall residents speak only English, while 1.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.55% of the population.

Mendenhall Language

Mendenhall Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,39269750.07%
White1,15522319.31%

35.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.77%

Male Poverty Rate

34.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mendenhall

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mendenhall is Black, with 50.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mendenhall is White, with 19.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 54.28%.

Mendenhall Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade86%
High School33.48%
Some College21.64%
Bachelors or Greater6.08%

Mendenhall Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed17.07%
Male Employed10.13%
Male Unemployed0%

Mendenhall Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mendenhall Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$35,956$57,101
Families$48,698$76,581
Married Families$63,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$23,661$28,391

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mendenhall Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.7%

Male Marriage Rate

26.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mendenhall Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mendenhall Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Mendenhall Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mendenhall Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

112

Number of Veterans

112

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War29
Vietnam21
First Gulf War20
World War II5
Korea3

Mendenhall Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7433
75+30
35 to 5424
55 to 6420
18 to 345

Mendenhall Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White788.19%
Black181.87%
2+ Races1672.73%

Mendenhall Veterans by Race

Mendenhall Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

19.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

73.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mendenhall Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Mendenhall Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mendenhall Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mendenhall Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

92.52%

Born in Mendenhall

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Mendenhall residents were born in the United States, with 92.52% having been born in Mississippi. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mendenhall Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,969-26-1.3%
20281,995-25-1.24%
20272,020-26-1.27%
20262,046-25-1.21%
20252,071-26-1.24%
20242,097-25-1.18%
20232,122-26-1.21%
20222,148-22-1.01%
20212,170-29-1.32%
20202,199-218-9.02%
20192,417-2-0.08%
20182,419-20-0.82%
20172,439-12-0.49%
20162,451-20-0.81%
20152,471-27-1.08%
20142,49800%
20132,49840.16%
20122,49410.04%
20112,493-15-0.6%
20102,508-47-1.84%
20002,555220.87%
19802,53300%

Mendenhall Population by Year