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People

Total Population 478
Male Share of the Population 47.1%
Female Share of the Population 52.9%
Senior Citizens 18.4%
Employed Population 16+ 186
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 52.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.8%
Median Earnings25+ $32,813
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,333
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,875

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,750
% Above Poverty Level 78.9%
% Below Poverty Level 21.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.6%
Median Gross Rent $583
Median House Value $65,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.9%
US/American 0%
English 9%
Irish 18.6%

Melvin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles N of Champaign, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
County Ford
Standard Zip Codes 60952
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.567
Longitude -88.247

Melvin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

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

Station GIBSON CITY
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Station RANTOUL
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
Station WATSEKA 2 NW
Distance 30.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Elliott 264 $57,656

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102 S CENTER ST
Melvin, Illinois
(217) 388-2421

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