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Mendon is a village 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 -91.283W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 761 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 883.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$35,139
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mendon demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Fairfield
Local festivals include:
  • Adams County Fair - July 25-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mendon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Mendon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Adams County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62351 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

45% of Mendon residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mendon ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mendon was $15,267, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Mendon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Mendon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $245.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $565.


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Libraries in Mendon include Four Star Public Library ... View libraries

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Adams County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mendon political report.

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The average commute time for Mendon workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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