Mentone, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 368 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.4%
Males: 134  (36.6%)
Females: 234  (63.4%)
Median resident age:

58.6 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35984.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,169 (it was $24,625 in 2000)
Mentone:

$54,169
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $51,405 (it was $13,561 in 2000)

Mentone town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $214,089 (it was $64,800 in 2000)
Mentone:

$214,089
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $435,913; detached houses: $291,871; mobile homes: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $775.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mentone: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.3%
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  • Races in Mentone, AL (2010)
    • 33292.2%White alone
    • 143.9%Two or more races
    • 71.9%Black alone
    • 51.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.6%Hispanic

Races in Mentone detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Mentone, Alabama as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mentone is 384 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Mentone by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(207.9)
6
(1,237)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(831.6)
3
(618.6)
2
(406.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)47.8111.316.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Mentone, AL

Crime rate in Mentone detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (35.9%), English (14.7%), German (10.0%), Irish (7.1%), French (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1708 feet

Land area: 4.71 square miles.

Population density: 78 people per square mile   (very low).

Mentone, Alabama map

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $266 (0.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $764 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (37.2 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (87.7 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (515.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Valley Head, AL (1.5 miles ),
Hammondville, AL (1.8 miles ),
Menlo, GA (2.9 miles ),
Henagar, AL (3.2 miles ),
Ider, AL (3.2 miles ),
Fort Payne, AL (3.3 miles ),
Sylvania, AL (3.5 miles ),
Pine Ridge, AL (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 34.57 N, Longitude: 85.58 W

Area code: 256

Distribution of median household income in Mentone, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mentone, AL in 2017
Mentone satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Mentone, AL residents
Average permit cost in Mentone, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Alabama:

3.8%
Most common industries in Mentone, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Apparel (12.7%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Apparel (12.5%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Apparel (12.9%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.5%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Mentone, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Woodworkers (3.6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.7%)
  • Woodworkers (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Computer specialists (5.8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.4%)
  • Other transportation occupations (5.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.3%)

Average climate in Mentone, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mentone, Alabama average temperatures Mentone, Alabama average precipitation Mentone, Alabama humidity Mentone, Alabama wind speed Mentone, Alabama snowfall Mentone, Alabama sunshine Mentone, Alabama clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.1. This is better than average.

City:

53.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.44
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.27. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Mentone-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Mentone town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/6/2008, a category F4 tornado 16.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 12 people.

Earthquake activity:

Mentone-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 6.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 125.5 miles away from Mentone center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 124.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 183.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 297.4 miles away from Mentone center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 267.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 18, Floods: 16, Tornadoes: 14, Winds: 8, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mentone topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mentone:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF FORT PAYNE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • CROWNE HEALTH CARE OF FT PAYNE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • DEKALB REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • AMERICA'S BEST CARE PLUS, INC (Hospital, about 15 miles away; RAINSVILLE, AL)
  • OAKVIEW HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SUMMERVILLE, GA)
  • OAKVIEW NH (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SUMMERVILLE, GA)
  • HARBIN CLINIC SUMMERVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; SUMMERVILLE, GA)

Airports located in Mentone:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mentone:

  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 19 miles; Rainsville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,409)
  • Berry College (about 30 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 34 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 36 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Dalton State College (about 36 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 37 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 42 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)

Public elementary/middle school in Mentone:

  • MOON LAKE SCH (Students: 121, Location: 306 MAIN ST W, Grades: KG-6)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mentone: Camp Skyline Ranch (A), Camp De Soto (B), Mentone Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mentone include: Moon Lake Church (A), Wildwood Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Jones Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Moon Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Serenity Campground (Arcades & Amusements; 3680 County Road).

Hotels: Nippersink Lodge (52 Road 936), Mentone Springs Hotel (6114 Al Highway 117).

DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mentone and their reported violations in the past:

MENTONE, WATER WKS BOARD OF THE TOWN OF (Population served: 1,980, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between DEC-13-2012 and MAR-13-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between DEC-13-2012 and MAR-13-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-12-2012 and DEC-12-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-12-2012 and DEC-12-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUN-18-2012 and SEP-11-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.8%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

4 people in correctional residential facilities in 2010
2 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Mentone (2011 data):

  • The Citizens Bank of Valley Head: Mentone Office Branch at Highway 117, branch established on 2008/07/31. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $26.1 mil, Deposits: $22.8 mil, headquarters in Valley Head, AL, negative income in the last year, Consumer Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Mentone:

Marital status in Mentone, AL
  • Never married: 9.8%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

For population 25 years and over in Mentone:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mentone, AL (based on DeKalb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant32,536144
Mainline Protestant3,92536
Catholic2,6571
Other2522
Black Protestant-1
None31,739-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
DeKalb County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
DeKalb County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
This county:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
DeKalb County:

11.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.7%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mentone:

51.3%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.2%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Mentone:

29.7
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.8%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

5.6%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.3
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.1%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Mentone:

55.5%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Mentone:

82.2%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mentone, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,941$47,2920$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,423
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,420
Totals for Government 1$3,941$47,2928$2,843

Mentone government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $68,000 ($184.78)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($43.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($16.30)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($13.59)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($5.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($2.72)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($16.30)
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($2.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $87,000 ($236.41)

Mentone government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $12,000 ($32.61)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $75,000 ($203.80)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $27,000 ($73.37)
    Public Utility License: $12,000 ($32.61)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $8,000 ($21.74)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $3,000 ($8.15)

5.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marshall County, AL  0.99% ($28,534 average AGI)
to Jackson County, AL  0.85% ($28,133)
to Etowah County, AL  0.37% ($32,651)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mentone:

  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WGTA (950 AM; 5 kW; SUMMERVILLE, GA; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZOB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORT PAYNE, AL; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZQZ (1180 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TRION, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WQCH (1590 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, GA; Owner: RADIX BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mentone:

  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; TRION, GA; Owner: TTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXN-FM (101.7 FM; STEVENSON, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Mentone:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSUT-LP (Channel 21; SUMMERVILLE/TRION, GA; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION/NGTV)

Mentone fatal accident list:

Sep 22, 2010 10:30 PM, Sr-117, Lat: 34.569919, Lon: -85.600206, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 28, 2004 02:00 PM, Sr-117, Lat: 34.566636, Lon: -85.565642, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 3, 2004 05:23 PM, 1488, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 15, 1996 03:30 PM, 1631, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 5, 1988 03:20 AM, 117, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 17, 1984 12:00 AM, 117, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
May 20, 1983 01:50 PM, 7630, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.6mTotal length
  • $2,303,000Total costs
  • 2,589Total average daily traffic
  • 282Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,638Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mentone)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • VALLEY HEAD DISPATCH, Microwave Site On 23389 County Road (Lat: 34.604500 Lon: -85.581889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WRDC581,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.260 MHz, 161.475 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 03/27/2029, Certifier: Jerry Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street Ne, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Mentone 2, Lat: 34.585028 Lon: -85.587167, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.6 m, Call Sign: WQID246,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2017, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: James F Johnson, Registrant: Bennet & Bennet, Pllc, 6124 Macarthur Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20816, Phone: (202) 371-1500, Fax: (202) 371-1558, Email:
  • Mentone 1, Lat: 34.585028 Lon: -85.587167, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.6 m, Call Sign: WQID246,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2017, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: James F Johnson, Registrant: Bennet & Bennet, Pllc, 6124 Macarthur Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20816, Phone: (202) 371-1500, Fax: (202) 371-1558, Email:
  • Mentone, 21830 County Road 89 (Lat: 34.584528 Lon: -85.587472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQLM654,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 03/09/2010, Expiration Date: 03/09/2020, Certifier: Rick Suarez, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • 9BH1634A, 0.4 Miles North Of Hwy. 117 At Eagle Nest (Lat: 34.585028 Lon: -85.587167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.6 m, Call Sign: WQWR935,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2015, Expiration Date: 11/03/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mentone)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 66777 , Serial Number: 15076270, Airworthiness Date: 10/30/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 05/24/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Brian W Farrell, 886 Cove Rd, Mentone, AL 35984, Other Owners: Susan L Rutland

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of fire incidents - 53 took place in 2006, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Mentone, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (66.8%), and Structure Fires (27.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mentone, AL
    • 15966.8%Outside Fires
    • 6627.7%Structure Fires
    • 83.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 52.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mentone, AL
Most common first names in Mentone, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2073.9 years
William1772.6 years
Mary1575.6 years
Robert1379.1 years
Ruby978.8 years
George871.0 years
Charles873.4 years
John877.1 years
Thomas870.7 years
Willie680.9 years
Most common last names in Mentone, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1685.6 years
Smith1579.7 years
Blalock1376.7 years
Crowe1079.4 years
Coots962.9 years
Flarity970.4 years
Baty979.7 years
Cash982.9 years
Williams881.1 years
Johnson777.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mentone, AL
  • 51.9%Electricity
  • 33.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.8%Wood
  • 6.0%Utility gas
  • 2.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mentone, AL
  • 80.0%Electricity
  • 20.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Mentone compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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