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Mentone, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Mentone had a population of 1,070 as of July 1, 2019. Mentone ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mentone is located at latitude 41.1734 and longitude -86.0347 in Kosciusko County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mentone encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Kosciusko County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 840 feet.

The Town of Mentone (GNIS ID: 2396750) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Mentone is located within Township of Harrison, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kosciusko County.


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Mentone, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mentone, IN Housing Affordability Index is 296
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Mentone, IN Wealth Index is 45
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,070 (100%)
Population in Households 1,070 (100.0%)
Population in Families 887 (82.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,835
Diversity Index2 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,681
Average Household Income $57,681
Per Capita Income $21,189
Wealth Index4 45

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 459 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 300 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $81,860
Housing Affordability Index3 296
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 394
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 283
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.72% 0.81%
Households 0.71% 0.8%
Families 0.63% 0.7%
Median Household Income   3.64%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

Mentone, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mentone to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 323 53rd
Population Density # 158 77th
Diversity Index # 147 78th
Median Household Income # 467 31st
Per Capita Income # 576 15th

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