Mendota, California Population 2020

11,418
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Mendota is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 11,418, it is the 364th largest city in California and the 2824th largest city in the United States. Mendota is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually and its population has increased by 3.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,014 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Mendota has a population density of 3,373 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mendota is $37,422 with a poverty rate of 47.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $779 per month, and the median house value is $152,200. The median age in Mendota is 28.1 years, 28.1 years for males, and 28.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.2 males.

Mendota Demographics

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

  • White: 50.10%
  • Other race: 47.49%
  • Two or more races: 1.90%
  • Black or African American: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mendota, California is 11,418, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,404.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,014.

Mendota, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,70850.10%
Some Other Race5,41147.49%
Two or More Races2171.90%
Black or African American350.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.19%
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Mendota Population Pyramid 2020

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Mendota Median Age

28.1


Total

28.1


Male

28.1


Female

Mendota Adults

There are 7,197 adults, (647 of whom are seniors) in Mendota.

Mendota Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

9.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mendota Sex Ratio

Female

5,747

50.44%

Male

5,646

49.56%

Mendota Households and Families

Mendota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mendota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married54.9%45.1%
All35.1%64.9%
Non Family23.6%76.4%
Male19.3%80.7%
Female15.7%84.3%

35.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7404.1635.1
Married1,2464.8954.9
Female7964.2415.7
Non Family4541.7723.6
Male2444.619.3

4.31

Average Family Size

4.16

Average Household Size

14.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mendota Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,32954.32%
9th to 12th Grade65310.65%
High School Graduate1,47924.13%
Some College4647.57%
Associates Degree881.44%
Bachelors Degree1161.89%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Mendota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic6,0562,074116
Other Race2,74485384
Multiple Races79378
White7373
Black18
Native American55

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 10.13%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$14,826$19,721$8,750
Less Than High School$13,514$17,631$7,741
High School Grad$20,577$21,163$15,750
Some College$13,186$$12,584
Bachelors Degree$31,701$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$14,826

Average Earnings

$19,721

Average Male

$8,750

Average Female

Mendota Language

Mendota Language by Age

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Mendota Language

11.86% of Mendota residents speak only English, while 88.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 85.53% of the population.

Mendota Poverty

Mendota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,0115,05545.91%
Other5,3942,77051.35%
White282282100.00%
Multiple21715270.05%
Black352674.29%
Native22522.73%

47.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

42.05%

Male Poverty Rate

52.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mendota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mendota is White, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mendota is Native, with 22.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.30%.

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Name Poverty
Some College46.74%
Less Than High School41.51%
High School25.76%
Bachelors or Greater7.76%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed74.13%
Male Unemployed39.73%
Female Employed36.87%
Male Employed22.41%

Mendota Income

Mendota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,019$37,422
Families$28,846$36,199
Married Families$40,650-
Non Families$16,250$24,338
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Mendota Marital Status

Mendota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

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 Veterans

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19

Number of Veterans

19

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam19
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7419
75+
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic190.27%
White190.51%

Mendota Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mendota Employment Status

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66.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

21.1%

Unemployment Rate

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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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45.11%

Born in California

47.47%

Native Born

52.53%

Foreign Born

45.33%

Non Citizen

7.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

47.47% of Mendota residents were born in the United States, with 45.11% having been born in California. 45.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202011,41870.06%
201911,41170.06%
201811,404-3-0.03%
201711,40770.06%
201611,400170.15%
201511,383280.25%
201411,355-5-0.04%
201311,360-4-0.04%
201211,364200.18%
201111,3441701.52%
201011,1743,2843.54%
20007,8901,0691.47%
19906,8211,7833.08%
19805,0382,3336.42%
19702,7056062.57%
19602,0995833.31%
19501,5160.00%