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Population (year 2000): 7,272. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,077 (-2.7% change)
Males: 3,455 (47.5%), Females: 3,817 (52.5%)

La Salle County

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Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $39,354 (year 2000)
Median house value: $87,800 (year 2000)

Mendota, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Mendota:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.4%)
  • Hispanic (18.2%)
  • Other race (8.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (30.9%), Irish (14.0%), English (7.7%), United States (6.0%), Swedish (4.3%), Italian (2.9%).

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Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 3.8 square miles

Mendota,

For population 25 years and over in Mendota

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mendota city

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

8.6% Foreign born (8.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +225 (+3.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Rockford, (49.9 miles lleibovitz.illinoisproperty.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (100.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grove, IL (6.3 miles Troy IL (10.1 miles Sublette, West Brooklyn, IL (10.2 miles) , IL (10.3 miles Compton, IL (10.3 miles Arlington, IL (10.7 miles Cherry, Moille, IL (11.3 miles La Paw, IL (13.4 miles Paw


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 19 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $153,100

Latitude: 41.55 N, Longitude: 89.12 W

Area code: 815


Mendota, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.8%), Educational,health and social services (22.7%), Retail trade (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +601 (+8.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,869 (56.9%)


 

Crime in Mendota by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 4 1 1 1 0
    per 100,000 68.8 55.0 13.8 13.8 13.8 0.0
Robberies 4 3 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 55.0 41.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Assaults 87 65 14 18 14 35
    per 100,000 1196.4 893.8 192.5 247.5 192.5 481.3
Burglaries 29 38 38 35 38 19
    per 100,000 398.8 522.6 522.6 481.3 522.6 261.3
Thefts 173 152 160 185 160 205
    per 100,000 2379.0 2090.2 2200.2 2544.0 2200.2 2819.0
Auto thefts 7 6 13 8 13 6
    per 100,000 96.3 82.5 178.8 110.0 178.8 82.5
414.1 339.9 182.9 199.3 182.9 233.9


Average climate in Mendota, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mendota,

Mendota-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1951, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Mendota city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/20/2004, a category 3 tornado 16.6 miles away from the city center killed 8 people and injured 12 people and caused $8 million in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Mendota:
  • MENDOTA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (1315 MEMORIAL DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Mendota:
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; PERU, IL)
  • ST MARGARETS HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; SPRING VALLEY, IL)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF OTTAWA (about 24 miles; OTTAWA, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mendota:
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 40 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; ID: SQI)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 44 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; ID: RFD)
  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 74 miles; PEORIA, IL; ID: PIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mendota:
  • GRANDPAS' FARM MENDOTA (about 3 miles; MENDOTA, IL; ID: 0C7)
  • EARLVILLE (about 13 miles; EARLVILLE, IL; ID: C94)
  • BRESSON (about 14 miles; COMPTON, IL; ID: C82)

Amtrak station:
MENDOTA (8TH ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 4 $15,022 $45,066 0 $0
Firefighters 6 $24,030 $48,060 25 $5,004
Other and Unallocable 2 $4,000 $24,000 49 $9,212
Water Supply 3 $10,706 $42,824 0 $0
Financial Administration 3 $7,680 $30,720 0 $0
Other Government Administration 1 $3,032 $36,384 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 15 $50,376 $40,300 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $12,710 $30,504 5 $3,152
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $4,500 $54,000 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $7,942 $47,652 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $10,606 $42,424 0 $0
Totals for Government 45 $150,604 $40,161 79 $17,368


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mendota:
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 31 miles; MALTA, IL; FT enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; DeKalb, IL; FT enrollment: 19,477)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,834)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 65 miles; JOLIET, IL; FT enrollment: 6,075)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 65 miles; ELGIN, IL; FT enrollment: 5,077)
Public high school in Mendota:
  • MENDOTA TWP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 635; Location: 2300 W MAIN STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mendota:
  • NORTHBROOK SCHOOL (Students: 717; Location: 1804 GUILES AVE; Grades: PK - 08)
  • BLACKSTONE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 281; Location: 1309 JEFFERSON ST; Grades: KG - 01)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 261; Location: 805 4TH AVE; Grades: 02 - 03)
Private primary/middle school in Mendota:
  • HOLY CROSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 286; Location: 1008 JEFFERSON STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Mendota:
  • GRAVES-HUME P.L.D. (Operating income: $188,623; Location: 1401 W. MAIN ST.; 31,944 books; 1,355 audio materials; 2,041 video materials; 115 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Mendota: Tri-County Fairground (A), Doeneir Field (B), Graves Public Library (C).

Churches in Mendota include: Advent Christian Church (A), Holy Cross Catholic Church (B), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), First United Presbyterian Church (E), Church of the Nazarene (F), Northbrook Missionary Baptist Church (G), Faith Fellowship Church (H).

Lake: Mendota, Lake (A).

Parks in Mendota include: Blackstone Park (1), Apple Orchard Park (2), Mendota Lake Park (3), Mendota Swimming Pool (4).

Post office: (A).  


Mendota compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Mendota:
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLPO (1220 AM; 1 kW; LASALLE, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mendota:
  • WGLC-FM (100.1 FM; MENDOTA, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: LA SALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBZG (100.9 FM; PERU, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; OGLESBY, IL; Owner: LACO RADIO, INC.)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WIVQ (103.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WSOG (88.1 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: SPIRIT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mendota:
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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