Mendota, Illinois Population 2021

6,902
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Mendota is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 6,902, it is the 280th largest city in Illinois and the 3982nd largest city in the United States . Mendota is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -6.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,372 in 2010. Mendota reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Mendota has a population density of 1,366 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mendota is $71,448 with a poverty rate of 15.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $595 per month, and the median house value is $108,600. 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: 89.75%
  • Other race: 6.84%
  • Two or more races: 1.66%
  • Asian: 1.49%
  • Black or African American: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mendota, Illinois is 6,902 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,994.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,372.

Mendota, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,33489.75%
Some Other Race4836.84%
Two or More Races1171.66%
Asian1051.49%
Black or African American180.26%
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Mendota Population by Race

Mendota Population Pyramid $2021

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Mendota Median Age

38.4


Total

38.3


Male

38.5


Female

Mendota Adults

There are 5,327 adults, (1,305 of whom are seniors) in Mendota.

Mendota Age Dependency

75.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Mendota Sex Ratio

Female

3,453

48.93%

Male

3,604

51.07%

Mendota Population by Age

Mendota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mendota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family45.3%54.7%
Male51.5%48.5%
Female51.7%48.3%
All65.1%34.9%
Married86.5%13.5%

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mendota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7552.565.1
Married1,2333.0686.5
Non Family9221.1145.3
Female4293.4551.7
Male1713.651.5

3.08

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Mendota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3687.97%
9th to 12th Grade53711.63%
High School Graduate1,60534.76%
Some College1,07423.26%
Associates Degree4189.05%
Bachelors Degree3738.08%
Graduate Degree2435.26%
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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
White3,3303,057541
Hispanic1,15852954
Other Race269147
2+ Races717112
Asian54549
Black129

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 16.90%.

Mendota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,906$44,513$25,797
Less Than 9th Grade$26,853$31,068$20,357
High School Graduate$38,856$46,875$23,702
Some College$39,688$57,500$24,792
Bachelors Degree$52,132$53,523$50,556
Graduate Degree$85,104$94,125$82,857

$38,906

Average Earnings

$44,513

Average Male

$25,797

Average Female

Mendota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mendota Language by Age

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Mendota Language

74.66% of Mendota residents speak only English, while 25.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.03% of the population.

Mendota Language

Mendota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,30454312.62%
Hispanic2,37947519.97%
Other4839319.25%
Multiple1171210.26%
Black181266.67%

15.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.30%

Male Poverty Rate

15.94%

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 10.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.27%.

Mendota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.40%
High School11.69%
Some College10.22%
Bachelors or Greater9.18%

Mendota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed34.75%
Female Unemployed25.88%
Female Employed6.23%
Male Employed4.92%

Mendota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mendota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,188$71,448
Families$65,683$74,679
Married Families$75,231-
Non Families$29,167$58,341
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Income by Household Type

Mendota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

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 45-54, 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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511

Number of Veterans

491

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam277
Second Gulf War39
Korea31
First Gulf War24
World War II16

Mendota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74244
35 to 54120
75+90
55 to 6442
18 to 3415

Mendota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White50410.40%
Hispanic90.61%
Asian712.96%

Mendota Veterans by Race

Mendota Veterans by Education

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14.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mendota Veterans by Education

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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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80.53%

Born in Mendota

90.86%

Native Born

9.14%

Foreign Born

6.14%

Non Citizen

3.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.86% of Mendota residents were born in the United States, with 80.53% having been born in Illinois. 6.14% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,902-46-0.66%
20206,948-46-0.66%
20196,994-46-0.65%
20187,040-49-0.69%
20177,089-48-0.67%
20167,137-46-0.64%
20157,183-61-0.84%
20147,244-59-0.81%
20137,303-79-1.07%
20127,382570.78%
20117,325-41-0.56%
20107,366940.13%
20007,2722540.36%
19907,018-116-0.16%
19807,1342320.33%
19706,9027481.15%
19606,1541,0251.84%
19505,1299141.98%
19404,2152070.50%
19304,008740.19%
19203,9341280.33%
19103,806700.19%
19003,7361940.53%
18903,542-600-1.55%
18804,1425961.57%
18703,5460.00%

Mendota Population by Year