Mendon, Utah


Former railroad station now city hall
This former railroad station is now Mendon City Hall

Mendon was founded in 1859. One of the earliest settlers was James G. Willie, leader of the Willie Company, a Mormon handcart pioneer group that left Nebraska too late in the season and suffered the deaths of 68 people on the journey. Willie served as an early postmaster and mayor of Mendon.

The historic Forster Hotel
Forster Hotel, one of nine sites in Mendon listed on the National Historic Register

Fast Facts about Mendon, Utah

Mendon, Cache County, UT 84325
Latitude: 41.708611°N
Longitude: 111.975°W
Founded: 1859
Incorporated: 1870
Elevation: 4,495'

Education:
High School or Higher: 99.8%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 40.7%
Graduate or Professional Degree: 11.2%
Cost of Living Index for Mendon: 83.7

2015 Estimates:
Median Household Income: $74,800
Median Home Value: $247,000
Median Resident Age: 28.4 Years
Major Industries:
Manufacturing, Construction, Educational Services, Retail Services, Information and Data Services, Professional Services, Transportation and Warehousing
Unemployed (March 2015): 3.2%
 

Population Demographics: 2010

Total Population
1,282
Males
633
Females
649
Population by Age
Under 18
532
18 & over
750
20-24
35
25-34
131
35-49
246
50-64
179
65 & over
119
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino
54
Non Hispanic or Latino
1,228
Population by Race
White
1,223
African-American
8
Asian
4
Native American
4
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
5
Other
16
Two or more
22
 
Map of the Cache County area

Cache County Related Pages

Photos courtesy of Tricia Simpson, CCA-by-SA 3.0 License