Mendota, Illinois Population 2022

6,999
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Mendota is a city located in Illinois. Mendota has a 2020 population of 6,999. Mendota is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -0.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,061 in 2010.

The average household income in Mendota is $71,448 with a poverty rate of 11.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $696 per month, and the median house value is $107,200. The median age in Mendota is 38.4 years, 38.3 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Mendota Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mendotawas:

  • White: 89.72%
  • Other race: 6.48%
  • Asian: 1.85%
  • Two or more races: 1.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mendota, Illinois is 6,999 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,061.

Mendota, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,21589.72%
Black or African American150.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.16%
Asian1281.85%
Some Other Race4496.48%
Two or More Races1091.57%
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Mendota Population by Race

Mendota Population Pyramid 2022

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Mendota Median Age

39.5


Total

38.3


Male

41.2


Female

Mendota Adults

There are 5,286 adults, (1,291 of whom are seniors) in Mendota.

Mendota Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mendota Sex Ratio

Female

3,540

51.10%

Male

3,387

48.90%

Mendota Population by Age

Mendota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mendota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All64.1%35.9%
Male45%55%
Non Family44.3%55.7%
Female37.4%62.6%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mendota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7882.4264.1
Married1,3513.287.3
Male1402.9945
Female4302.3937.4
Non Family8671.1544.3

2.92

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Mendota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3908.57%
9th to 12th Grade4169.14%
High School Graduate1,57834.66%
Some College86619.02%
Associates Degree49710.92%
Bachelors Degree50911.18%
Graduate Degree2976.52%
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Mendota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mendota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian868663
White3,5513,288682
2+ Races80458
Hispanic86932653
Black1010
Native American55
Other Race265106

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.26%.

Mendota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,346$51,690$29,700
Less Than 9th Grade$43,060$43,706$
High School Graduate$37,857$50,515$23,043
Some College$31,905$44,904$27,765
Bachelors Degree$60,828$61,125$53,603
Graduate Degree$72,917$93,977$

$40,346

Average Earnings

$51,690

Average Male

$29,700

Average Female

Mendota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mendota Language by Age

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Mendota Language

78.46% of Mendota residents speak only English, while 21.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.59% of the population.

Mendota Language

Mendota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black151066.67%
White4,82451610.70%
Other52NaN%
Hispanic1,74822312.76%
Multiple10987.34%

11.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.87%

Male Poverty Rate

13.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mendota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mendota is Black, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mendota is Multiple, with 7.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.09%.

Mendota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.83%
High School10.17%
Some College9.47%
Bachelors or Greater1.00%

Mendota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.84%
Male Unemployed10.42%
Female Employed6.81%
Female Unemployed25.37%

Mendota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mendota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,974$73,250
Families$65,985$77,582
Married Families$77,825-
Non Families$35,015$60,377
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Income by Household Type

Mendota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

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 35-44.

Mendota Marital Status by Race

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Mendota Marital Status

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496

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War136
First Gulf War16
Vietnam174
Korea37
World War II18

Mendota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3476
35 to 54132
55 to 6433
65 to 74146
75+109

Mendota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White49610.50%
Hispanic201.72%

Mendota Veterans by Race

Mendota Veterans by Education

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16.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mendota Veterans by Education

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64.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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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79.31%

Born in Mendota

91.50%

Native Born

8.50%

Foreign Born

4.27%

Non Citizen

4.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.50% of Mendota residents were born in the United States, with 79.31% having been born in Illinois. 4.27% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18703,5460.00%
18804,1425961.57%
18903,542-600-1.55%
19003,7361940.53%
19103,806700.19%
19203,9341280.33%
19304,008740.19%
19404,2152070.50%
19505,1299141.98%
19606,1541,0251.84%
19706,9027481.15%
19807,1342320.33%
19907,018-116-0.16%
20007,2722540.36%
20107,3721000.14%
20117,341-31-0.42%
20127,310-31-0.42%
20137,279-31-0.42%
20147,248-31-0.43%
20157,217-31-0.43%
20167,186-31-0.43%
20177,155-31-0.43%
20187,124-31-0.43%
20197,093-31-0.44%
20207,061-32-0.45%
20217,030-31-0.44%
20226,999-31-0.44%

Mendota Population by Year