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Mentone: Lots of pretty Sage on the Courthouse Square. Mentone: Marker in front of Loving County Courthouse. Mentone: Oldest Bldg in Mentone started out as school before being used as a church.
 

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Median resident age:  45.8 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,747 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Mentone:

$38,747
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,734

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,384 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
Mentone:

$84,384
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $196,985; Detached houses: $90,085; Townhouses or other attached units: $1,101,036; Mobile homes: $71,120

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  • White alone - 60 (89.6%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (10.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mentone: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Mentone, Texas as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mentone to the number of sex offenders is 56 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Mentone CCD:  0.0% ($0)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (73.1 miles , pop. 90,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (165.5 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (344.4 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Wink, TX (5.2 miles ), Barstow, TX (5.2 miles ), Pecos, TX (5.3 miles ), Kermit, TX (5.5 miles ), Jal, NM (5.7 miles ), Pyote, TX (5.8 miles) , Toyah, TX (6.0 miles) , Wickett, TX (6.3 miles ).

Latitude: 31.81 N, Longitude: 103.61 W

Area code: 432

Mentone household income distribution Mentone home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)



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Tornado activity:

Mentone-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1999, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Mentone place center caused $20,000 in damages.

On 5/22/1992, a category F2 tornado 8.9 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Mentone-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 46.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.0 miles away from Mentone center
On 5/23/2004 at 09:22:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/14/1999 at 22:43:17, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 80.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1999 at 19:04:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, 3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from Mentone center
On 6/22/2004 at 08:55:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.6 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 Loving County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Political contributions by individuals in Mentone, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mentone:

  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 76 miles; Odessa, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,108)
  • South Plains College (about 142 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 4,679)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 159 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • Texas Tech University (about 159 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 25,860)
  • El Paso Community College (about 163 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 10,943)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 165 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 2,746)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 171 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 12,687)

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Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

6.7%

Mentone compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (61%)
  • Electricity (39%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Food Environment Statistics:

Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Loving County:

24.7%
Texas:

26.6%

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2005 and 2006.1,000 average adjusted gross income)

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties between 2005 and 2006.1,000 average adjusted gross income)

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Strongest AM radio stations in Mentone:

  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KLBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: SANDSHILLS COMMUNICATION, INC.)
  • KERB (600 AM; 1 kW; KERMIT, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KIUN (1400 AM; 1 kW; PECOS, TX; Owner: PECOS RADIO CO,INC)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYKK (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HUMBLE CITY, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHOB (1390 AM; 5 kW; HOBBS, NM; Owner: AMERICAN ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mentone:

  • KPTX (98.3 FM; PECOS, TX; Owner: PARADAY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mentone:

  • KWES-TV (Channel 9; ODESSA, TX; Owner: MIDESSA TELEVISION COMPANY)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KE5UAD, Licensee ID: L01390860
    Grant Date: 04/16/2008, Expiration Date: 04/16/2018, Certifier: Harlan B Hopper
    Registrant: Harlan B Hopper, Mentone, TX 79754


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