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Mendon, MA (Massachusetts) Houses and Residents

Mendon,MA index of house prices

Total population: 5,839 (Urban population: 2,412, Rural population: 2,874 (34 farm, 2,840 nonfarm))

Houses: 1,886 (1,815 occupied: 1,689 owner occupied, 239 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

12%
State:

38%

Housing density: 104 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $194,951.

Median contract rent in 2015: $600 (lower quartile is $475, upper quartile is $797)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,386


Median gross rent in Mendon, MA in 2015: $702

Housing units in Mendon with a mortgage: 1,171 (122 second mortgage, 287 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 226



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Mendon, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $427,436 (it was $236,800 in 2000)
Mendon:

$427,436
Massachusetts:

$352,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $271,229 - $578,542

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,270
  • In family households: 4,865 (1,220 male householders, 255 female householders)
    1,397 spouses, 1,789 children (1,707 natural, 47 adopted, 35 stepchildren), 58 grandchildren, 10 brothers or sisters, 55 parents, 26 other relatives, 55 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 405 (197 male householders (165 living alone)), 145 female householders (124 living alone)), 63 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 16 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 511 2-persons, 323 3-persons, 399 4-persons, 178 5-persons, 33 6-persons, 31 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 289 1-person, 48 2-persons, 5 3-persons.

1,371 married couples with children.
101 single-parent households (24 men, 77 women).

96.9% of residents of Mendon speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English not well).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 136 (2.6%)
(64.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mendon, Massachusetts:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 241 bedroom
  • 1812 bedrooms
  • 7323 bedrooms
  • 5994 bedrooms
  • 535+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Mendon population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mendon, Massachusetts:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 901 bedroom
  • 992 bedrooms
  • 313 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Mendon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Mendon in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 22no vehicle
  • 2701 vehicle
  • 8652 vehicles
  • 2893 vehicles
  • 1074 vehicles
  • 365+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Mendon population

Cars and other vehicles available in Mendon in renter-occupied apartments

  • 23no vehicle
  • 1091 vehicle
  • 762 vehicles
  • 183 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Mendon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mendon, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 123 rooms
  • 504 rooms
  • 1605 rooms
  • 3016 rooms
  • 2937 rooms
  • 4968 rooms
  • 2729+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Mendon population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mendon, Massachusetts:

  • 01 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 633 rooms
  • 704 rooms
  • 475 rooms
  • 186 rooms
  • 57 rooms
  • 68 rooms
  • 69+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Mendon population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Mendon, MA household income distribution

  • 86Less than $10,000
  • 71$10,000 to $14,999
  • 33$15,000 to $19,999
  • 61$20,000 to $24,999
  • 68$25,000 to $29,999
  • 83$30,000 to $34,999
  • 48$35,000 to $39,999
  • 64$40,000 to $44,999
  • 112$45,000 to $49,999
  • 146$50,000 to $59,999
  • 188$60,000 to $74,999
  • 310$75,000 to $99,999
  • 244$100,000 to $124,999
  • 136$125,000 to $149,999
  • 94$150,000 to $199,999
  • 73$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 131995 to March 2000
  • 141990 to 1994
  • 311985 to 1989
  • 51980 to 1984
  • 51975 to 1979
  • 191970 to 1974
  • 161965 to 1969
  • 33Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Mendon population
Mendon commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 141
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 237
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 347
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 370
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 302
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 144
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 298
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 91
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 83
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 345
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 292
  • 90 or more minutes: 70
Mendon, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 50.4%
Number of people working at home: 98 (3.5% of all workers)

Mendon mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,565 (91%)
  • Carpooled: 100 (4%)
  • Railroad: 21 (1%)
  • Walked: 29 (1%)
  • Other means: 5 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 98 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 960
 Italian: 897
 English: 688
 French (except Basque): 353
 German: 249
 French Canadian: 227
 United States or American: 167
 Polish: 163
 Russian: 113
 Scottish: 107
 Other groups: 85
 Portuguese: 73
 Swiss: 65
 Norwegian: 62
 Swedish: 61
 Scotch-Irish: 47
 Canadian: 35
 Northern European: 33
 Greek: 23
 Armenian: 23
 Arab:: 19
 Lebanese: 19
 Finnish: 19
 Dutch: 14
 Latvian: 12
 Lithuanian: 11
 British: 8
 Czechoslovakian: 7
 Danish: 7
 Belgian: 6
 European: 6
 Celtic: 5
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 3
 Jamaican: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 13%United Kingdom
  • 13%Other Eastern Europe
  • 10%Italy
  • 10%Portugal
  • 10%Russia
  • 9%Pakistan
  • 8%Canada

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,862
  • Northeast: 831
  • Midwest: 181
  • South: 146
  • West: 103

65% of Mendon residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Massachusetts.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 3
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 45
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 19
  • 11th grade: 25
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 12
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 440
  • Less than 1 year of college: 98
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 244
  • Associate degree: 175
  • Bachelor's degree: 396
  • Master's degree: 144
  • Professional school degree: 53
  • Doctorate degree: 24

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 34
  • 9th grade: 20
  • 10th grade: 39
  • 11th grade: 8
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 15
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 489
  • Less than 1 year of college: 154
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 221
  • Associate degree: 170
  • Bachelor's degree: 476
  • Master's degree: 124
  • Professional school degree: 25
  • Doctorate degree: 4

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 0.8%Males
  • 1.6%Females
Mendon marital status for males
Mendon marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,614
  • One, attached: 62
  • Two: 143
  • 3 or 4: 22
  • 5 to 9: 33
  • 10 to 19: 6
  • Mobile homes: 6

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Mendon:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 88.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.3%Electricity
  • 3.1%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 57.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.5%Electricity
  • 9.7%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 73
Here:

10.6%
Massachusetts:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 44
Here:

15.0%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 46
Here:

26.0%
Massachusetts:

48.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)