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Demographics

People

Total Population1,753
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens30.9%
Employed Population 16+555
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married48.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.9%
Median Earnings25+$32,721
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,368

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,802
% Above Poverty Level74.1%
% Below Poverty Level25.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time11 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.7%
Median Gross Rent$556
Median House Value$84,000

Ancestry

Irish20%
German18.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.8%
English10.3%
Scottish6.2%
Welsh4.2%
Dutch2.2%
Norwegian1.7%
French Except Basque1%
Canadian0.7%
Polish0.5%
Italian0.4%
Arab0.3%
Iraqi0.3%
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Melbourne Almanac

CategoryValue
County Izard County
Standard Zip Codes72556
Phone Area Codes870
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.06
Approximate Longitude-91.89

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)

StationMOUNTAIN VIEW
Distance14.6 miles
Jan Temp25 to 46 F
Apr Temp46 to 71 F
Jul Temp68 to 92 F
Oct Temp47 to 74 F
Annual Precip49.3 inches
StationCALICO ROCK 2 WSW
Distance15 miles
Jan Temp22 to 46 F
Apr Temp41 to 70 F
Jul Temp64 to 91 F
Oct Temp44 to 73 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches
StationBATESVILLE LIVESTOCK
Distance16.8 miles
Jan Temp28 to 49 F
Apr Temp49 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp50 to 76 F
Annual Precip46.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Calico Rock1,714$40,870
Franklin199$55,625
Horseshoe Bend2,499$33,516
Mount Pleasant408$48,438
Oxford616$45,000
Pineville235$56,563

Melbourne Public Schools

Melbourne Elementary School
303 School Dr
ZIP: 72556
Primary
Total Enrollment 347
Melbourne High School
2270 Lacrosse Rd
ZIP: 72556
High
Total Enrollment 370
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