Mentone is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 8,982 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mentone is the 428th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Mentone are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Mentone is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mentone is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mentone who work in office and administrative support (12.52%), food service (11.77%), and sales jobs (11.40%).
The population of Mentone overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Mentone, 23.52% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mentone in 2010 was $23,270, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,080 for a family of four. However, Mentone contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mentone is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Mentone home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mentone residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Mentone also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.59% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mentone include Irish, English, French , and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Mentone is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.