Mendenhall, Mississippi Population 2021

2,355
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Mendenhall is a city located in Simpson County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Simpson County. With a 2020 population of 2,355, it is the 90th largest city in Mississippi and the 7031st largest city in the United States . Mendenhall is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -5.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,504 in 2010. Mendenhall reached it's highest population of 2,555 in 2000. Spanning over 5 miles, Mendenhall has a population density of 440 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mendenhall is $50,806 with a poverty rate of 32.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $704 per month, and the median house value is $90,800. The median age in Mendenhall is 33.5 years, 27.7 years for males, and 33.9 years for females.

Mendenhall Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 54.65%
  • White: 45.25%
  • Two or more races: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mendenhall, Mississippi is 2,355 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,403.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,504.

Mendenhall, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,59854.65%
White1,32345.25%
Two or More Races30.10%
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Mendenhall Population by Race

Mendenhall Population Pyramid $2021

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Mendenhall Median Age

33.5


Total

27.7


Male

33.9


Female

Mendenhall Adults

There are 1,975 adults, (435 of whom are seniors) in Mendenhall.

Mendenhall Age Dependency

89.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mendenhall Sex Ratio

Female

1,806

61.76%

Male

1,118

38.24%

Mendenhall Population by Age

Mendenhall Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mendenhall Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.7%9.3%
All60%40%
Non Family56.9%43.1%
Female42.6%57.4%
Male37.5%62.5%

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mendenhall Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0242.860
Non Family3831.1456.9
Female3593.9842.6
Married2583.5590.7
Male243.537.5

3.74

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Mendenhall Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1357.79%
9th to 12th Grade1558.94%
High School Graduate52130.05%
Some College46026.53%
Associates Degree995.71%
Bachelors Degree22512.98%
Graduate Degree1398.02%
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Mendenhall Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mendenhall Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black87063097
White861814267
2+ Races3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.01%.

Mendenhall Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,750$45,809$19,435
Less Than 9th Grade$10,655$$
High School Graduate$$37,500$
Some College$20,323$$20,625
Bachelors Degree$57,446$$43,333
Graduate Degree$51,985$50,588$68,142

$22,750

Average Earnings

$45,809

Average Male

$19,435

Average Female

Mendenhall Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mendenhall Language by Age

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Mendenhall Language

98.77% of Mendenhall residents speak only English, while 1.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Mendenhall Language

Mendenhall Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,59885453.44%
White1,3141068.07%

32.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.39%

Male Poverty Rate

34.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mendenhall

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mendenhall is Black, with 53.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mendenhall is White, with 8.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.67%.

Mendenhall Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.52%
High School31.09%
Some College23.79%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%

Mendenhall Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed19.97%
Male Employed14.57%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mendenhall Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mendenhall Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,286$50,806
Families$43,945$65,477
Married Families$91,136-
Non Families$14,846$25,374
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Income by Household Type

Mendenhall Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

21.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Mendenhall Married by Age and Sex

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Mendenhall Marriage

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

Mendenhall Marital Status by Race

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Mendenhall Marital Status

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107

Number of Veterans

107

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War66
Vietnam13
First Gulf War9
World War II8
Korea3

Mendenhall Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5464
65 to 7422
75+11
55 to 645
18 to 345

Mendenhall Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White626.70%
Black424.02%
2+ Races3100.00%

Mendenhall Veterans by Race

Mendenhall Veterans by Education

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16.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mendenhall Veterans by Education

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50.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mendenhall Employment by Age

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Mendenhall Employment by Race

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Mendenhall Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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91.01%

Born in Mendenhall

99.66%

Native Born

0.34%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.66% of Mendenhall residents were born in the United States, with 91.01% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mendenhall Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,355-16-0.67%
20202,371-16-0.67%
20192,387-16-0.67%
20182,403-23-0.95%
20172,426-12-0.49%
20162,438-25-1.02%
20152,463-28-1.12%
20142,49110.04%
20132,49010.04%
20122,48910.04%
20112,488-17-0.68%
20102,505-50-0.20%
20002,555220.04%
19802,5330.00%

Mendenhall Population by Year