Mendenhall, Mississippi Population 2022

2,339
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Mendenhall is a city located in Simpson County Mississippi. Mendenhall has a 2020 population of 2,339. It is also the county seat of Simpson County. Mendenhall is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -6.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,505 in 2010.

The average household income in Mendenhall is $50,806 with a poverty rate of 36.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $728 per month, and the median house value is $86,600. 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 Mendenhallwas:

  • Black or African American: 54.81%
  • White: 45.09%
  • 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 2,339 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,339.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,505.

Mendenhall, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,35445.09%
Black or African American1,64654.81%
Two or More Races30.10%
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Mendenhall Population by Race

Mendenhall Population Pyramid 2022

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Mendenhall Median Age

35.4


Total

36.4


Male

33.9


Female

Mendenhall Adults

There are 1,999 adults, (602 of whom are seniors) in Mendenhall.

Mendenhall Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

71.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mendenhall Sex Ratio

Female

1,832

61.01%

Male

1,171

38.99%

Mendenhall Population by Age

Mendenhall Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mendenhall Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
Non Family57.2%42.8%
All56.5%43.5%
Female34.8%65.2%
Male34.6%65.4%

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mendenhall Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0542.7956.5
Married2753.5983.3
Male263.3134.6
Female3253.9834.8
Non Family4281.3557.2

3.74

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Mendenhall Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1407.84%
9th to 12th Grade28415.91%
High School Graduate42123.59%
Some College40322.58%
Associates Degree1136.33%
Bachelors Degree27115.18%
Graduate Degree1538.57%
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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
White889809302
Black893552122
2+ Races3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.97%.

Mendenhall Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,557$38,750$19,048
Less Than 9th Grade$9,318$$6,761
High School Graduate$22,813$34,464$
Some College$20,773$23,125$20,364
Bachelors Degree$68,456$$
Graduate Degree$54,922$52,969$68,301

$22,557

Average Earnings

$38,750

Average Male

$19,048

Average Female

Mendenhall Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mendenhall Language by Age

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Mendenhall Language

99.40% of Mendenhall residents speak only English, while 0.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.60% of the population.

Mendenhall Language

Mendenhall Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,6461,00260.87%
White1,354987.24%
OtherNaN%

36.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

40.99%

Male Poverty Rate

33.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mendenhall

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mendenhall is Black, with 60.87% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.33%.

Mendenhall Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade78.54%
High School30.17%
Some College32.75%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Mendenhall Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed16.33%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed21.53%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Mendenhall Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mendenhall Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,609$51,074
Families$41,538$70,475
Married Families$83,125-
Non Families$14,804$21,977
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Income by Household Type

Mendenhall Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.4%

Male Marriage Rate

24.2%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mendenhall Marital Status by Race

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Mendenhall Marital Status

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99

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War50
First Gulf War11
Vietnam15
Korea3
World War II11

Mendenhall Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 345
35 to 5448
55 to 646
65 to 7426
75+14

Mendenhall Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White646.64%
Black323.10%
2+ Races3100.00%

Mendenhall Veterans by Race

Mendenhall Veterans by Education

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12.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mendenhall Veterans by Education

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52.5%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

6.7%

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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91.41%

Born in Mendenhall

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.77% of Mendenhall residents were born in the United States, with 91.41% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19802,5330.00%
20002,555220.04%
20102,505-50-0.20%
20112,488-17-0.68%
20122,48910.04%
20132,49010.04%
20142,49110.04%
20152,463-28-1.12%
20162,438-25-1.02%
20172,426-12-0.49%
20182,403-23-0.95%
20192,387-16-0.67%
20202,371-16-0.67%
20212,355-16-0.67%
20222,339-16-0.68%

Mendenhall Population by Year