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, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Mendenhall who work in sales jobs (10.30%), community and social services (7.50%), and food service (7.28%).
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.
The overall crime rate in Mendenhall is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Mendenhall is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Mendenhall are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.95% of adults in Mendenhall having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mendenhall in 2010 was $17,321, which is middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,284 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 German.
The most common language spoken in Mendenhall is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.