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People

Total Population 237
Male Share of the Population 55.3%
Female Share of the Population 44.7%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 117
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 58.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,625
% Above Poverty Level 95.8%
% Below Poverty Level 4.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.5%
Median Gross Rent $408
Median House Value $45,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.4%
US/American 0%
English 2.5%
Irish 8.4%

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

Melvin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles E of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 141 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Osceola
Standard Zip Codes 51350
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.287
Longitude -95.608

Melvin 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 SANBORN
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 28.3 inches
Station SHELDON
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
Station PRIMGHAR
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashton 435 $61,250
Hartley 1,695 $61,711

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

Melvin Public Libraries

Library
Melvin Public Library
232 MAIN ST.
Melvin, Iowa
(712) 736-2107

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