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Population in 2012: 658 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 

Males: 335  (50.9%)
Females: 323  (49.1%)

Median resident age:  38.3 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 45862.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,038 (it was $34,231 in 2000)
Mendon:

$40,038
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,639

Mendon village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,636 (it was $51,700 in 2000)
Mendon:

$76,636
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,678; Detached houses: $71,845; Mobile homes: $190,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $584.

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  • White alone - 636 (96.1%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mendon: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (40.1%), Irish (10.2%), Polish (9.6%), United States (9.1%), Welsh (5.1%), English (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 825 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 1,735 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mendon:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mendon village:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

6 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.0%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Mendon, Ohio as of July 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mendon to the number of sex offenders is 82 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,204 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $621 (0.9%)

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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 July 2013:
Here:

4.5%
Ohio:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-3.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (55%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (17%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Mendon-area historical tornado activity is above Ohio state average. It is 142% 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 slightly above 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 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.8 miles away from Mendon center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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, Mudslide: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Mendon, OH

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mendon:

  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 21 miles; Lima, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,486)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 27 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,348)
  • Ohio Northern University (about 38 miles; Ada, OH; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 42 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,524)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast (about 44 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,903)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 44 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 8,540)
  • The University of Findlay (about 53 miles; Findlay, OH; FT enrollment: 3,107)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 14.9. This is significantly better than average.
City:

14.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.1
U.S.:

22.1

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

MOTOR INN AUTO TRUCK STOP PWS (Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.2%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.1% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mendon, OH

Mendon compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value 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 rooms per house above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mendon travel time to work - commute


Mendon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 83.74%
Here83.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America General Conference Churches of GodMissionary Church
Adherents73.0%10.3%6.6%2.9%1.4%
Congregations30.8%21.5%9.2%9.2%1.5%
NameChurch of the NazareneUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.1%1.1%1.1%
Congregations3.1%3.1%3.1%4.6%13.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Here:

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
This county:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Mercer County:

10.2%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.2%
State:

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

11.1%
Ohio:

11.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 12$1,850
Electric Power 2$5,979$35,8742$600
Other and Unallocable 2$5,434$32,60415$2,900
Totals for Government 4$11,413$34,23929$5,350

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $305,000 ($463.53)
    Water Utilities: $57,000 ($86.63)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($45.59)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($30.40)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($24.32)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($22.80)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($21.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($1.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($28.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $42,000 ($63.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($19.76)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $26,000 ($39.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $21,000 ($31.91)
    Highways: $8,000 ($12.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($13.68)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $289,000 ($439.21)
    Water Utilities: $61,000 ($92.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $31,000 ($47.11)
    Highways: $15,000 ($22.80)
  • Tax - Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($3.04)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $217,000 ($329.79)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $318,000 ($483.28)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $304,000 ($462.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $188,000 ($285.71)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $29,000 ($44.07)
    Other, NEC: $14,000 ($21.28)

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

  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $135,000 ($205.17)

3.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Ohio average:

5.31%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Auglaize County, OH  0.83% ($28,518 average AGI)
from Darke County, OH  0.37% ($38,145)
from Van Wert County, OH  0.29% ($29,271)


4.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,187 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
Ohio average:

5.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Auglaize County, OH  0.69% ($35,103 average AGI)
to Franklin County, OH  0.32% ($32,352)
to Montgomery County, OH  0.30% ($27,160)

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
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 540
Total average daily truck traffic: 32
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 722

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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