Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Average climate in Mentone, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
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No gay or lesbian households reported
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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.
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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:1