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Mendenhall, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Mendenhall had a population of 2,554 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Mendenhall is located at latitude 31.9607 and longitude -89.8695 in Simpson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mendenhall (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Simpson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 335 feet.

The City of Mendenhall (GNIS ID: 2405070) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Mendenhall is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Simpson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mendenhall population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mendenhall: Edna.

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Mendenhall, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,554
Daytime Population: Workers 1,457
Daytime Population: Residents 1,545
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,002
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 2,497
Population in Familes 2,077
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density2 478
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $34,291
Average Household Income $49,537
Per Capita Income $19,064


Total Housing Units 1,118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 576 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 375 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 167 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $84,030
Average Home Value $92,057


Total Households 951
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 649
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.27% 0.01%
Households 0.13% -0.06%
Families -0.23% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Mendenhall, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mendenhall to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 103 72nd
Population Density # 177 51st
Diversity Index # 141 62nd
Median Household Income # 174 52nd
Per Capita Income # 188 48th

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