Mendota, California Population 2021

11,481
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Mendota is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 11,481, it is the 358th largest city in California and the 2821st largest city in the United States. Mendota is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually but its population has increased by 4.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,014 in 2010. Mendota reached it's highest population of 11,543 in 2017. Spanning over 3 miles, Mendota has a population density of 3,391 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mendota is $41,497 with a poverty rate of 40.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $784 per month, and the median house value is $158,700. The median age in Mendota is 27.1 years, 26.5 years for males, and 27.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.4 males.

Mendota Demographics

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

  • Other race: 53.14%
  • White: 45.99%
  • Two or more races: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mendota, California is 11,481, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,526.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,014.

Mendota, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Some Other Race6,12853.14%
White5,30345.99%
Two or More Races590.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native410.36%
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Mendota Population by Race

Mendota Population Pyramid 2021

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Mendota Median Age

27.1


Total

26.5


Male

27.6


Female

Mendota Adults

There are 7,307 adults, (741 of whom are seniors) in Mendota.

Mendota Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

11.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mendota Sex Ratio

Female

5,755

49.91%

Male

5,776

50.09%

Mendota Population by Age

Mendota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mendota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married57.6%42.4%
All39.1%60.9%
Female23%77%
Non Family21.6%78.4%
Male15.6%84.4%

39.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mendota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8384.0639.1
Married1,3904.8357.6
Female7663.9923
Non Family4581.5221.6
Male2244.7715.6

4.25

Average Family Size

4.06

Average Household Size

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Mendota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,52457.38%
9th to 12th Grade72711.84%
High School Graduate1,10918.06%
Some College5609.12%
Associates Degree1282.08%
Bachelors Degree931.51%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Mendota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mendota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic6,0471,79693
Other Race3,14888477
White9494
Multiple Races39207
Native American1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 17.95%.

Mendota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$16,486$19,971$10,048
Less Than High School$15,373$18,178$8,946
High School Grad$21,171$21,195$21,118
Some College$17,014$21,466$14,893
Bachelors Degree$34,435$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$16,486

Average Earnings

$19,971

Average Male

$10,048

Average Female

Mendota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mendota Language by Age

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Mendota Language

11.02% of Mendota residents speak only English, while 88.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 85.97% of the population.

Mendota Language

Mendota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,1464,37039.21%
Other6,1122,95448.33%
White34033197.35%
Multiple591322.03%
Native411024.39%

40.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.89%

Male Poverty Rate

44.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mendota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mendota is White, with 97.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mendota is Multiple, with 22.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.01%.

Mendota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.71%
Some College32.99%
High School24.89%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Mendota Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.58%
Male Unemployed40.40%
Female Employed33.21%
Male Employed21.67%

Mendota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mendota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,237$41,497
Families$30,543$41,182
Married Families$42,724-
Non Families$20,606$25,737
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Income by Household Type

Mendota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mendota Married by Age and Sex

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Mendota 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 45-54.

Mendota Marital Status by Race

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Mendota Marital Status

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21

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam21
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Mendota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7421
75+
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

Mendota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic210.29%
White210.61%

Mendota Veterans by Race

Mendota Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mendota Veterans by Education

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66.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

19.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mendota Employment by Age

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Mendota Employment by Race

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Mendota 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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43.00%

Born in California

46.02%

Native Born

53.98%

Foreign Born

46.31%

Non Citizen

7.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

46.02% of Mendota residents were born in the United States, with 43.00% having been born in California. 46.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mendota Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,481-15-0.13%
202011,496-15-0.13%
201911,511-15-0.13%
201811,526-17-0.15%
201711,54320.02%
201611,541150.13%
201511,526210.18%
201411,505-7-0.06%
201311,512-7-0.06%
201211,519180.16%
201111,5011691.49%
201011,3323,4423.69%
20007,8901,0691.47%
19906,8211,7833.08%
19805,0382,3336.42%
19702,7056062.57%
19602,0995833.31%
19501,5160.00%

Mendota Population by Year