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B
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    C+
Mentone is a town in Alabama with a population of 356. Mentone is in DeKalb County. Living in Mentone offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Mentone tend to be conservative. The public schools in Mentone are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$192,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$775
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    5%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    24%
  • 65+ years
    32%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Mentone

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,438
National
$55,322
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Mentone Reviews

1 review
Mentone is a historic township in NE Alabama. Population less than 500 people. The scenery and mountain views are breathtaking. Fall is an especially beautiful time in Mentone which includes Colorfest Weekend each October.
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