Mendon, Missouri

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Mendon, Missouri
City
Location of Mendon, Missouri
Location of Mendon, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°35′28″N 93°8′2″W / 39.59111°N 93.13389°W / 39.59111; -93.13389Coordinates: 39°35′28″N 93°8′2″W / 39.59111°N 93.13389°W / 39.59111; -93.13389
Country United States
State Missouri
County Chariton
Area[1]
 • Total 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Land 0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 171
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 168
 • Density 950.0/sq mi (366.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64660
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-47288[4]
GNIS feature ID 0735720[5]

Mendon is a city in Chariton County, Missouri, United States. The population was 171 at the 2010 census. Mendon is the hometown of former MLB pitcher Vern Kennedy.

History[edit]

Mendon was laid out in 1871.[6]

Geography[edit]

Mendon is located at 39°35′28″N 93°8′2″W / 39.59111°N 93.13389°W / 39.59111; -93.13389 (39.591126, -93.133781)[7].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 171 people, 81 households, and 48 families residing in the city. The population density was 950.0 inhabitants per square mile (366.8 /km2). There were 104 housing units at an average density of 577.8 per square mile (223.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White and 1.2% African American.

There were 81 households of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.7% were non-families. 35.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.73.

The median age in the city was 40.5 years. 21.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5% were from 25 to 44; 19.9% were from 45 to 64; and 25.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.2% male and 53.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 208 people, 92 households, and 57 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,171.6 people per square mile (446.2/km²). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 647.7 per square mile (246.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.08% White, 0.48% Native American, and 1.44% from two or more races.

There were 92 households out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.0% were non-families. 35.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 3.00. There are an average of 7.4 dogs per capita in this city and they are free to run wild around the town.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 84.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,875, and the median income for a family was $33,281. Males had a median income of $32,969 versus $15,417 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,537. About 6.3% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 7.1% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 274. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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