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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mentone is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (12.74%), sales jobs (12.08%), and management occupations (8.93%).
Also of interest is that Mentone has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Mentone is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.63% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mentone in 2018 was $29,304, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,216 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 37.37% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mentone include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Mentone is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.