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Mendon is a village in Saint Joseph County, in the Sturgis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Mendon. For links to other places called Mendon, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mendon is 42.006N. The longitude is -85.45W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 843 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 925.
Sawauquette, a Potawatomi chief, was poisoned by his people after selling their land here and trying to persuade them to move west
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28% of Mendon residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mendon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mendon was $17,266, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Mendon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mendon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $444. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $804.
Libraries in Mendon include Mendon Township Library ... View libraries
Saint Joseph County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mendon political report.
The average commute time for Mendon workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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