Mentone, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 992 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.5%
 
Males: 478  (48.3%)
Females: 514  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  30.7 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 46539.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,881 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Mentone:

$40,881
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,376 (it was $15,372 in 2000)

Mentone town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $70,058 (it was $61,600 in 2000)
Mentone:

$70,058
IN:

$122,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $76,399; Detached houses: $81,809; Mobile homes: $18,178

Median gross rent in 2013: $516.

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  • Races in Mentone, IN (2010)

    Mentone races chart
    • 93092.9%White alone
    • 484.8%Hispanic
    • 101.0%Two or more races
    • 70.7%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Black alone
    • 30.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mentone: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.9%), United States (18.2%), English (15.6%), Irish (7.0%), Scottish (2.8%), Dutch (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 839 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,574 people per square mile   (low).

Mentone,IN real estate house value index trend

Mentone, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Mentone:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mentone town:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 18.8%

18 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America).

This town:

2.1%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Mentone, Indiana as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mentone to the number of sex offenders is 248 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $666 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $654 (1.1%)

Mentone satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elkhart, IN (35.5 miles , pop. 51,874).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (48.0 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (96.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Burket, IN (2.0 miles) , Etna Green, IN (2.7 miles ), Claypool, IN (3.0 miles ), Akron, IN (3.1 miles ), Bourbon, IN (3.1 miles ), Silver Lake, IN (3.2 miles ), Warsaw, IN (3.3 miles ), Rochester, IN (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $54,700
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $59,900
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $31,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $118,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.17 N, Longitude: 86.04 W

Area code: 574

Mentone household income distribution Mentone home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-2.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (56%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (38%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Mentone: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mentone, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mentone, Indiana average temperatures Mentone, Indiana average precipitation Mentone, Indiana humidity Mentone, Indiana wind speed Mentone, Indiana snowfall Mentone, Indiana sunshine Mentone, Indiana clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Mentone-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Mentone town center killed 31 people and injured 252 people.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 29.4 miles away from the town center killed 36 people and injured 321 people.

Earthquake activity:

Mentone-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 212.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 189.8 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 233.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 239.1 miles away from Mentone center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 209.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kosciusko County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mentone topographic map

Birthplace of: Ed Smith (1900s pitcher) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Mentone:

  • VOCA CORPORATION OF INDIANA (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ETNA GREEN, IN)
  • FMC - NORTHEAST INDIANA KIDNEY CENTER-WARSAW (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • WARSAW MEADOWS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • CARDINAL CENTER INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • HEALTH FORCE OF INDIANA (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; WARSAW, IN)

Airports and heliports located in Mentone:

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Amtrak station near Mentone:

  • 19 miles: NAPPANEE (252 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mentone:

  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 36 miles; South Bend, IN; Full-time enrollment: 5,563)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 39 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 12,214)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 46 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 49 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 49 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 50 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 50 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)

Public elementary/middle school in Mentone:

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Library in Mentone:

  • BELL MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $281,385; Location: 101 WEST MAIN STREET; 39,964 books; 1,676 audio materials; 6,237 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 122 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Mentone Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Kosciusko County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 71.9. This is about average.

City:

71.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.65
U.S.:

9.14

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

MENTONE WATER COMPANY (Population served: 1,001, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.4%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.7%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Mentone compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Mentone (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank: at 102 East Main Street, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $119.9 mil, Deposits: $87.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Kosciusko Financial, Inc.
  • Lake City Bank: Mentone Branch at 202 East Main Street, branch established on 1984/01/03. Info updated 2006/05/11: Bank assets: $2,885.4 mil, Deposits: $2,413.2 mil, headquarters in Warsaw, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Lakeland Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Indiana average:

11.1

Mentone travel time to work - commute Mentone mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mentone town (based on Kosciusko County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,83094
Mainline Protestant5,62032
Catholic4,3564
Other4273
Black Protestant191
None51,106-
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: 8
Kosciusko County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Kosciusko County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Kosciusko County:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
Here:

8.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Kosciusko County:

28.9%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
State:

14.3%
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
Financial Administration 1$2,522$30,2640$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$578
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,404$38,4240$0
Water Supply 2$5,500$33,0000$0
Totals for Government 5$14,426$34,6223$578

Mentone government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $238,000 ($239.92)
    Water Utilities: $136,000 ($137.10)
    Sewerage: $89,000 ($89.72)
    Regular Highways: $60,000 ($60.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($15.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $22,000 ($22.18)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($6.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $200,000 ($201.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($30.24)

Mentone government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $82,000 ($82.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($15.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,000 ($16.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $29,000 ($29.23)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($23.19)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($2.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $111,000 ($111.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $27,000 ($27.22)
    General Support: $26,000 ($26.21)
    All Other: $10,000 ($10.08)
  • Tax - Property: $158,000 ($159.27)
    Individual Income: $43,000 ($43.35)

Mentone government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $650,000 ($655.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $610,000 ($614.92)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($40.32)

Mentone government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $643,000 ($648.19)

4.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
Indiana average:

5.59%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($166 average AGI)
Kosciusko County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Elkhart County, IN  0.55% ($31,482 average AGI)
from Allen County, IN  0.35% ($32,190)
from Marshall County, IN  0.31% ($35,074)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($469 average AGI)
Kosciusko County:

0.05%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Elkhart County, IN  0.64% ($31,536 average AGI)
to Allen County, IN  0.39% ($50,145)
to Whitley County, IN  0.29% ($35,101)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mentone:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WRSW (1480 AM; 1 kW; WARSAW, IN; Owner: GBC MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS 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.)
  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5 kW; ELKHART, IN)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mentone:

  • WHPZ (96.9 FM; BREMEN, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLRX (95.7 FM; NAPPANEE, IN; Owner: TALKING STICK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WRSW-FM (107.3 FM; WARSAW, IN; Owner: GBC MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WLZQ (101.1 FM; SOUTH WHITLEY, IN; Owner: LARKO COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • W300AL (107.9 FM; MISHAWAKA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; PLYMOUTH, IN; Owner: PLYMOUTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WROI (92.1 FM; ROCHESTER, IN; Owner: BAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; ROANN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: ELKHART COMMUNITY SCHOOLS CORP.)
  • WZOW (97.7 FM; GOSHEN, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WAWC (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, IN; Owner: WILLIAM ANDREW DIXON)
  • WKUZ (95.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: UPPER WABASH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W217AT (91.3 FM; PLYMOUTH, IN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Mentone:

  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Mentone fatal accident list:

Jun 11, 2011 03:50 PM, Burner Rd, Lat: 41.18618, Lon: -85.93766, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 5, 2009 11:07 PM, Sr-19, Cr-600, Lat: 41.14376, Lon: -86.03874, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 29, 2008 12:06 AM, Sr-25, Cr-1300, Lat: 41.17316, Lon: -86.07754, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Feb 16, 2006 12:38 AM, Sr-19, Cr-200, Lat: 41.08569, Lon: -86.03752, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 6, 2006 05:30 PM, Sr- 19, Cr- 500, Lat: 41.15821, Lon: -86.03856, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 22, 1978 02:50 PM, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 8,560Total average daily traffic
  • 856Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,207Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mentone)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 101 N Tucker (Lat: 41.173389 Lon: -86.037778), Call Sign: KAS403
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.235 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/27/2005, Expiration Date: 12/03/2015
    Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:
  • N Side Sr 25 1.9 Mi W Int Sr 19 (Lat: 41.173111 Lon: -86.081111), Call Sign: KZP244, Licensee ID: L00041327
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/16/2002, Expiration Date: 01/11/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2013
    Registrant: Wayne K Baker, Rr 1 Box 362 1426 St Rd 25, Mentone, IN 46539, Phone: (219) 353-7257
  • E 19th Rd, E. 19th St Rr Crossing @ Mp B423.69 (Lat: 41.201722 Lon: -86.104694), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WPYK975, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.380 MHz, 161.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/29/2003, Expiration Date: 08/29/2013, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlatna, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • E. 20TH ROAD, E. 20th Road Rr Crossing @ Rr Mp B421.75 (Lat: 41.183611 Lon: -86.064167), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQFM393, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2006, Expiration Date: 08/16/2016, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MENTONE, 3556 S 900 W (Lat: 41.179722 Lon: -86.014444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96.9 m, Call Sign: WPTG314
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6404.79 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/31/2011, Expiration Date: 09/26/2021, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2012, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • MENTONE, Lat: 41.171694 Lon: -86.035806, Call Sign: WQHK708
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.418 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/2007, Expiration Date: 08/23/2017, Certifier: Darrel Mil;ler
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BELL 47H-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6V4 SERIES (210 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 13172 , Serial Number: 1348, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/1967
    Registrant (Corporation): Lawrence D Bell Aircraft Museum Inc, Po Box 411, Mentone, IN 46539
  • Aircraft: WOLTER SCORPION TOO (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 45 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 62323 , Serial Number: 009, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 10/10/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Archimedes Rotorcraft & Vistol Museu, 12296 W 600 S, Mentone, IN 46539

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 18

Incident types - Mentone

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Most common first names in Mentone, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1877.0 years
James1163.8 years
John1075.6 years
Charles1080.6 years
William1078.9 years
Robert978.6 years
Kenneth876.8 years
Frank782.3 years
George776.3 years
Harold775.6 years
Most common last names in Mentone, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1676.9 years
Tucker1082.2 years
Scott975.7 years
Miller977.9 years
Whetstone775.7 years
Smythe679.2 years
Coplen678.8 years
Grubbs677.8 years
Holloway683.2 years
Vandermark673.0 years

Businesses in Mentone, IN

  • Ace Hardware: 1

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  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing"
  • #76 (46539) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of European first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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