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Mendon is a township in Adams County, in the Quincy metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Mendon. For links to other places called Mendon, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mendon is 40.088N. The longitude is -91.294W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 728 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,553.
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48% of Mendon residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $16,742, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% 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 $241. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $605.
Adams 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 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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