Mendenhall, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 2,433 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 1,133  (46.6%)
Females: 1,300  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

45.7 years
Mississippi median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 39114.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $30,156 (it was $26,944 in 2000)
Mendenhall:

$30,156
MS:

$41,754

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,952 (it was $14,340 in 2000)

Mendenhall city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $101,831 (it was $58,200 in 2000)
Mendenhall:

$101,831
MS:

$113,900

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $102,232; detached houses: $105,411; mobile homes: $45,090

Median gross rent in 2016: $673.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 29.3%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.4% for Black residents, 82.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 90.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mendenhall, MS (2010)
    • 1,63865.4%White alone
    • 80932.3%Black alone
    • 271.1%Two or more races
    • 190.8%Hispanic
    • 80.3%Asian alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone

Races in Mendenhall detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Mendenhall, Mississippi as of August 21, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mendenhall is 134 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Mississippi average:

2.05
March 2016 cost of living index in Mendenhall: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (10.6%), Irish (7.1%), English (6.3%), Scottish (3.0%), Italian (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 323 feet

Land area: 5.32 square miles.

Population density: 457 people per square mile   (low).

Mendenhall,MS real estate house value index trend

Mendenhall, Mississippi map

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Mississippi:

1.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $967 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $804 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (31.7 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (128.4 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (361.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

D'Lo, MS (1.6 miles ),
Braxton, MS (2.7 miles),
Puckett, MS (3.2 miles ),
Magee, MS (3.2 miles ),
New Hebron, MS (4.1 miles ),
Robinhood, MS (4.2 miles ),
Georgetown, MS (4.3 miles ),
Mount Olive, MS (4.3 miles )
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Latitude: 31.96 N, Longitude: 89.87 W

Area code: 601

Distribution of median household income in Mendenhall, MS in 2016
Distribution of house value in Mendenhall, MS in 2016
Mendenhall satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $43,500
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $41,300
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $57,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $166,800
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $233,800
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $205,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Mendenhall, MS residents
Average permit cost in Mendenhall, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +72 (+2.9%).
Most common industries in Mendenhall, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.2%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.7%)
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.9%)
  • Social assistance (6.4%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Mendenhall, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (8.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (15.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.6%)
  • Child care workers (5.1%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)

Average climate in Mendenhall, Mississippi

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Tornado activity:

Mendenhall-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 165% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/10/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Mendenhall city center killed 9 people and injured 210 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/26/1976, a category F4 tornado 9.1 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mendenhall-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 163.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 181.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 286.6 miles away from Mendenhall center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 122.7 miles away from Mendenhall center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 255.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 169.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Simpson County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 10, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mendenhall topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mendenhall:

  • SIMPSON GENERAL HOSPITAL CAH (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1842 SIMPSON HIGHWAY 149)
  • BEDFORD CARE CENTER OF MENDENH (925 WEST MANGUM AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Mendenhall:

  • HOSPICE IN HIS HANDS MAGEE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MAGEE, MS)
  • BOSWELL REG CTR/W L JAQUITH IC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MAGEE, MS)
  • MAGEE GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; MAGEE, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mendenhall:

  • Belhaven University (about 31 miles; Jackson, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,147)
  • Jackson State University (about 31 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 37 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,532)
  • Mississippi College (about 38 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Hinds Community College (about 39 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 47 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,942)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 54 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)

Public high schools in Mendenhall:

  • MENDENHALL HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 207 CIRCLE DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • SIMPSON CO TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: 3415 SIMPSON HWY 49, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Mendenhall:

  • SIMPSON COUNTY ACADEMY (Students: 482, Location: 124 ACADEMY CIR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mendenhall:

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Notable location: Mendenhall Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Mendenhall include: Nazareth Baptist Church (A), Mendenhall United Methodist Church (B), Mendenhall Bible Church (C), Main Street Baptist Church (D), First Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Terrapin Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Courts: Simpson County - Justice Court Clerk (159 West Court Avenue), Simpson County - Youth Court Counselor (150 West Court Avenue).

Birthplace of: Emanuel Willis - College basketball player (Auburn Tigers), Patrick D. Smith - Writer, Larry Hardy - Football player, Stephen Hobbs - Football player.

Simpson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mendenhall and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF MENDENHALL (Population served: 2,504, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
BLACK CREEK RETREAT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-21-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2012), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2009)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 209 regular monitoring violations
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.1%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.5%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Mendenhall in 2000:

  • 80 people in nursing homes
  • 46 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 23 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 13 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Mendenhall (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank: West Jackson Avenue Branch at 165 West Jackson Avenue, branch established on 1988/01/01; at 154 Maud Avenue, branch established on 1908/11/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $228.9 mil, Deposits: $183.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices
  • PriorityOne Bank: Mendenhall Branch at 3066 Simpson Highway 13, branch established on 1976/09/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $511.5 mil, Deposits: $433.9 mil, headquarters in Magee, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Priorityone Capital Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Mendenhall:

Marital status in Mendenhall, MS
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

For population 25 years and over in Mendenhall:

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Mississippi average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Mendenhall
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mendenhall, MS (based on Simpson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,90071
Black Protestant1,5378
Mainline Protestant1,0528
Catholic1321
Other61
None5,876-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Here:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Simpson County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Simpson County:

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Simpson County:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

14.0%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Simpson County:

32.4%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.2%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mendenhall:

50.6%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.3%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Mendenhall:

29.2
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.6%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.1%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mendenhall:

6.8
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.0%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Mendenhall:

56.6%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Mendenhall:

79.4%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mendenhall, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$12,288$29,4918$2,057
Judicial and Legal 3$3,263$13,0520$0
Other and Unallocable 3$5,391$21,5640$0
Water Supply 3$4,858$19,4320$0
Streets and Highways 3$7,534$30,1360$0
Police - Other 3$5,411$21,6447$1,356
Financial Administration 2$5,732$34,3920$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,306$25,8360$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,320$27,8400$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$6,706
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 25$51,103$24,52922$10,119

Mendenhall government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $523,000 ($214.96)
    Water Utilities: $346,000 ($142.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $227,000 ($93.30)
    Central Staff Services: $219,000 ($90.01)
    Regular Highways: $218,000 ($89.60)
    Financial Administration: $145,000 ($59.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $122,000 ($50.14)
    General Public Buildings: $80,000 ($32.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $69,000 ($28.36)
    Sewerage: $59,000 ($24.25)
    Libraries: $21,000 ($8.63)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($7.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($6.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $788,000 ($323.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($2.88)

Mendenhall government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $201,000 ($82.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $168,000 ($69.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000 ($13.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $39,000 ($16.03)
    Other: $38,000 ($15.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $150,000 ($61.65)
    General Revenue - Other: $23,000 ($9.45)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($2.06)
    Rents: $5,000 ($2.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $320,000 ($131.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $600,000 ($246.61)
    Other: $43,000 ($17.67)
    Highways: $7,000 ($2.88)
  • Tax - Property: $408,000 ($167.69)
    Public Utilities Sales: $87,000 ($35.76)
    Other License: $7,000 ($2.88)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($2.47)

Mendenhall government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $762,000 ($313.19)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $688,000 ($282.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $74,000 ($30.42)

Mendenhall government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $780,000 ($320.59)

5.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rankin County, MS  1.54% ($41,741 average AGI)
to Hinds County, MS  0.64% ($22,661)
to Covington County, MS  0.47% ($20,341)

Businesses in Mendenhall, MS

  • FedEx: 1
  • H&R Block: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mendenhall:

  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mendenhall:

  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WMPR (90.1 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: J.C. MAXWELL BROADCASTING GROUP, INC)
  • WRJH (97.7 FM; BRANDON, MS; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WNSL (100.3 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJXN-FM (100.9 FM; UTICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBN (95.9 FM; TAYLORSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WKZW (94.3 FM; SANDERSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRXW (93.9 FM; PEARL, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Mendenhall:

  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WBMS-CA (Channel 10; JACKSON, MS; Owner: GENE A. BLAILOCK)
Mendenhall fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Mendenhall fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 522ft / 159mTotal length
  • $11,234,031,000Total costs
  • 149,480Total average daily traffic
  • 21,078Total average daily truck traffic
  • 145,030Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mendenhall, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mendenhall, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mendenhall)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

106 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Us Hwy 49 2 1/2 Mi S (Lat: 31.926000 Lon: -89.820361), Structure height: 79 m, Call Sign: KLA804, Licensee ID: L00001601,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.1400 MHz, 47.2600 MHz, Grant Date: 05/24/2011, Expiration Date: 06/01/2021, Registrant: State Of Mississippi, Jackson, MS 39215, Phone: (601) 847-1855
  • Approximately 1.5 Mi Nw (Lat: 31.986278 Lon: -89.900083), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: KNNU438, Licensee ID: L00324006,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2001, Expiration Date: 06/11/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2004, Certifier: David M Clark, Registrant: Pursue Energy Corporation, Brandon, MS 39043, Phone: (601) 845-4205
  • S Main And Bell Sts (Lat: 31.959333 Lon: -89.870361), Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: WNUK649, Licensee ID: L00008228,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.500 MHz, 451.500 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2000, Expiration Date: 10/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/08/2002, Registrant: Bellsouth Telecommunications Inc, 22j64 Bsc 675 W Peachtree St Ne, Atlanta, GA 30375, Phone: (601) 557-1813
  • Maud St Corner Of West St (Lat: 31.962944 Lon: -89.871750), Call Sign: KNAO279, Licensee ID: L00009875,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.250 MHz, 456.250 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2001, Expiration Date: 03/18/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2001, Registrant: Entergy Services Inc, 425 W. Capitol, Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 377-5522, Fax: (501) 377-4320, Email:
  • Lat: 31.968306 Lon: -89.869083, Call Sign: WQXL510,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/07/2016, Expiration Date: 04/07/2026, Certifier: Allen Maddox, Registrant: Primex Wireless, 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464, Email:
  • MENDENHALL YARD, Lat: 31.959750 Lon: -89.868861, Call Sign: WRAB962,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.190 MHz, 160.920 MHz, Grant Date: 10/04/2017, Expiration Date: 10/04/2027, Certifier: Diane M Neese, Registrant: Cn, 17641 South Ashland Avenue, Homewood, IL 60430, Phone: (708) 332-3543, Fax: (708) 332-6669, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mendenhall)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21536 , Serial Number: 18261698, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 01/30/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 08/22/2002
    Registrant (Individual): William T Stubbs, Po Box 157, Mendenhall, MS 39114

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 129
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Fire incident types in Mendenhall, MS

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mendenhall, MS
Most common first names in Mendenhall, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9171.3 years
Mary7576.4 years
John6972.1 years
William5474.2 years
Willie5175.1 years
Robert4171.0 years
George3271.4 years
Annie2778.9 years
Thomas2371.0 years
Henry2271.8 years
Most common last names in Mendenhall, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7474.7 years
Walker5671.6 years
Jones5373.2 years
Brown4872.3 years
May3876.3 years
Berry3872.6 years
Womack3674.2 years
Williams3473.4 years
Hayes3377.1 years
Williamson2771.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mendenhall, MS
  • 52.2%Utility gas
  • 40.6%Electricity
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mendenhall, MS
  • 69.4%Electricity
  • 32.1%Utility gas


Mendenhall compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Mendenhall on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
There are 2 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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