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People

Total Population 1,797
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 31.1%
Employed Population 16+ 567
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 47.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18%
Median Earnings25+ $30,000
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,313

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,400
% Above Poverty Level 70.6%
% Below Poverty Level 29.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 11 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.1%
Median Gross Rent $546
Median House Value $100,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 21.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Melbourne Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 69 miles W of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Izard
Standard Zip Codes 72556
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.059
Longitude -91.908

Melbourne Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MOUNTAIN VIEW
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 46 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Station CALICO ROCK 2 WSW
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 46 F
Apr Temp 41 to 70 F
Jul Temp 64 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 73 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Station BATESVILLE LIVESTOCK
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 49 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Melbourne, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Boswell (72556)

Zion (72556)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Calico Rock 1,464 $32,059
Franklin 197 $51,875
Horseshoe Bend 2,178 $32,031
Mount Pleasant 360 $43,750
Oxford 636 $38,214
Pineville 420 $0

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Melbourne High Schools

MELBOURNE HIGH SCHOOL
303 SCHOOL DRIVE
870-368-4500
A Title I School.
Serves 232 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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