Mendenhall is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 2,488 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mendenhall is the 100th largest community in Mississippi.
Unlike some cities, Mendenhall isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mendenhall are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mendenhall is a city of professionals, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mendenhall who work in sales jobs (12.12%), food service (9.67%), and healthcare (8.94%).
Also of interest is that Mendenhall has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Overall, Mendenhall’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Mendenhall has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Mendenhall a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Mendenhall, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.05 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small city, Mendenhall doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Mendenhall who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.03% of the adults in Mendenhall have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mendenhall in 2010 was $17,433, which is middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,732 for a family of four. However, Mendenhall contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mendenhall is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mendenhall home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mendenhall residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mendenhall include English, Scottish, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Mendenhall is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.