Mendon, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 655 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 326  (49.8%)
Females: 329  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  35.6 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 45862.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,056 (it was $34,231 in 2000)
Mendon:

$41,056
OH:

$48,081

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,184 (it was $15,301 in 2000)

Mendon village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,356 (it was $51,700 in 2000)
Mendon:

$78,356
OH:

$127,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $78,687; Detached houses: $71,649; Mobile homes: $113,995

Median gross rent in 2013: $601.

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  • Races in Mendon, OH (2010)

    Mendon races chart
    • 63696.1%White alone
    • 111.7%Hispanic
    • 60.9%American Indian alone
    • 50.8%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Black alone
    • 20.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mendon: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.4%), Irish (12.7%), United States (10.2%), Polish (6.7%), Welsh (5.1%), English (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 825 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 1,727 people per square mile   (low).

Mendon,OH real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Mendon:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mendon village:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.2%
Ohio:

4.1%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Mendon, Ohio as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mendon to the number of sex offenders is 110 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,159 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $717 (1.0%)

Mendon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (42.4 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (183.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Elgin, OH (2.3 miles) , Rockford, OH (2.6 miles ), Venedocia, OH (2.9 miles) , Ohio City, OH (2.9 miles ), Celina, OH (3.0 miles ), Spencerville, OH (3.0 miles ), St. Marys, OH (3.3 miles ), Montezuma, OH (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 40.67 N, Longitude: 84.52 W

Area code: 419

Mendon household income distribution Mendon home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.3%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-3.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (51%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (30%)
  • Transportation occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)

Work and jobs in Mendon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mendon, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mendon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/18/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Mendon village center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 9.9 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mendon-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 12.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 173.4 miles away from Mendon center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 236.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 222.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 186.4 miles away from Mendon center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 220.1 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 Mercer County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mendon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mendon:

  • LAURELS OF SHANE HILL (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROCKFORD, OH)
  • GARDENS AT CELINA (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CELINA, OH)
  • CELINA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CELINA, OH)
  • MERCER HEALTH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CELINA, OH)
  • KIDNEY SERVICES OF WEST CENTRAL OHIO - MERCER COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; CELINA, OH)
  • MUD PIKE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CELINA, OH)
  • ST MARYS LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ST MARYS, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mendon:

  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 21 miles; Lima, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,231)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 27 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Ohio Northern University (about 37 miles; Ada, OH; FT enrollment: 2,474)
  • Edison State Community College (about 40 miles; Piqua, OH; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 43 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 44 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 45 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)

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Notable location: Mendon - Union Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Mendon include: Mendon First Church of God (A), Mendon United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Mercer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

20.2

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mendon that have no violations reported:

  • MOTOR INN AUTO TRUCK STOP PWS (Population served: 475, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.3%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  71.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Mendon compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Ohio average:

10.9

Mendon travel time to work - commute Mendon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mendon village (based on Mercer County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic23,72820
Mainline Protestant5,59922
Evangelical Protestant3,37528
Other11
None8,111-
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: 8
Mercer County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Mercer County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Mercer County:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Mercer County:

29.2%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.1%
State:

11.9%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$2,574
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$448
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$375
Sewerage 2$6,418$38,5080$0
Water Supply 2$6,418$38,5080$0
Electric Power 2$6,418$38,5082$650
Totals for Government 6$19,254$38,50817$4,047

Mendon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $305,000 ($465.65)
    Water Utilities: $57,000 ($87.02)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($45.80)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($30.53)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($24.43)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($22.90)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($21.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($1.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($29.01)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $42,000 ($64.12)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($19.85)

Mendon government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $26,000 ($39.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $21,000 ($32.06)
    Highways: $8,000 ($12.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($13.74)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $289,000 ($441.22)
    Water Utilities: $61,000 ($93.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $31,000 ($47.33)
    Highways: $15,000 ($22.90)
  • Tax - Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($3.05)

Mendon government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $217,000 ($331.30)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $318,000 ($485.50)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $304,000 ($464.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $188,000 ($287.02)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $29,000 ($44.27)
    Other, NEC: $14,000 ($21.37)

Mendon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $135,000 ($206.11)

3.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
Ohio average:

4.72%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Auglaize County, OH  0.65% ($25,917 average AGI)
from Van Wert County, OH  0.27% ($23,778)
from Darke County, OH  0.25% ($22,310)


3.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.69%
Ohio average:

5.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Auglaize County, OH  0.61% ($32,223 average AGI)
to Franklin County, OH  0.28% ($26,667)
to Van Wert County, OH  0.24% ($27,854)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mendon:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCSM (1350 AM; 1 kW; CELINA, OH)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mendon:

  • WBCJ (88.1 FM; SPENCERVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WKKI (94.3 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: SONSHINE CORP.)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCSM-FM (96.7 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: HAYCO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDOH (107.1 FM; DELPHOS, OH; Owner: VOGEL ROACH CORPORATION)
  • WZRX-FM (107.5 FM; FORT SHAWNEE, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGLE (90.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WFGF (93.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: FOREVER OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WZBD (92.7 FM; BERNE, IN; Owner: ADAMS COUNTY RADIO, INC)
  • WLWD (93.9 FM; COLUMBUS GROVE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZOQ (92.1 FM; WAPAKONETA, OH; Owner: FOREVER OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WBYR (98.9 FM; VAN WERT, OH; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTGN (97.7 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS)
  • WBIE (91.5 FM; DELPHOS, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WUZZ-FM (104.9 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Mendon:

  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W61CZ (Channel 61; LIMA, OH; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • WTLW (Channel 44; LIMA, OH; Owner: AMERICAN CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SERVICES, INC.)
  • WOHL-CA (Channel 25; LIMA, OH; Owner: TV-67, INC.)
  • W55CH (Channel 55; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLIO (Channel 35; LIMA, OH; Owner: LIMA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBGU-TV (Channel 27; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 540Total average daily traffic
  • 32Total average daily truck traffic
  • 722Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mendon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7481G , Serial Number: 17259181, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 11/06/1970
    Registrant (Individual): William A Uncapher, 7313 Shll Rd Rr 1, Mendon, OH 45862

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Service Call: 1
Most common first names in Mendon, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1878.2 years
Charles1379.4 years
William1276.2 years
Mary1177.3 years
James1074.6 years
Robert1073.9 years
George977.1 years
Edward775.6 years
Edith685.8 years
Ralph681.5 years
Most common last names in Mendon, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1680.7 years
Hamilton880.8 years
Davis777.3 years
Emans781.3 years
Archer781.0 years
Clay788.7 years
Wilkins784.5 years
Hesse673.3 years
Thomas667.7 years
Adams581.0 years
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