For population 25 years and over in Mentone:
For population 15 years and over in Mentone town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $221 (0.1%)
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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.57 N, Longitude: 85.58 W
Area code: 256
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Crime in Mentone detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -20 (-4.2%).
Work and jobs in Mentone: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mentone, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mentone-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 200% 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 above Alabama state average. It is 72% 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 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.5 miles away from Mentone center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 95.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 55.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from Mentone center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 21.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 14, Tornadoes: 11, Winds: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Mentone:
Airports located in Mentone:
Local government website: www.town-of=mentone-alabama.com
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mentone:
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Public elementary/middle school in Mentone:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Mentone and their reported violations in the past:MENTONE, WATER WKS BOARD OF THE TOWN OF (Population served: 1845, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 12.5%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
2 people in other group homes
Mentone compared to Alabama state average:
Banks with branches in Mentone (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Mentone (based on DeKalb County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.98%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,130 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,343 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Mentone fatal accident list:
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, Drunken drivers: 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, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mentone)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mentone)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.