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Total population: 208 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 236 (8 farm, 228 nonfarm))

Houses: 120 (106 occupied: 91 owner occupied, 14 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

13%
State:

29%

Housing density: 693 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $289,718.

Median contract rent in 2016: $206 (lower quartile is $198, upper quartile is $482)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $349


Median gross rent in Melvin, IA in 2016: $412

Housing units in Melvin with a mortgage: 45 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 46

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $51,117

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $56,591

Median monthly housing costs: $524


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Melvin, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $48,219 (it was $26,500 in 2000)
Melvin:

$48,219
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $30,505 - $79,395
Median year house/condo built: 1953

Median year apartment built: 1956

Household type by relationship:

Households: 237
  • In family households: 181 (29 male householders, 28 female householders)
    51 spouses, 64 children (52 natural, 0 adopted, 12 stepchildren), 1 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 0 other relatives, 4 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 56 (31 male householders (26 living alone)), 17 female householders (14 living alone)), 7 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 29 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 40 1-person, 8 2-persons.

54 married couples with children.
5 single-parent households (3 men, 2 women).

87.6% of residents of Melvin speak English at home.
11.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 4 (1.7%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.7
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Melvin, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 362 bedrooms
  • 353 bedrooms
  • 154 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Melvin population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Melvin, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 31 bedroom
  • 82 bedrooms
  • 33 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Melvin population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Melvin in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 5no vehicle
  • 191 vehicle
  • 462 vehicles
  • 153 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Melvin population

Cars and other vehicles available in Melvin in renter-occupied apartments

  • 3no vehicle
  • 101 vehicle
  • 12 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Melvin population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Melvin, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 13 rooms
  • 104 rooms
  • 115 rooms
  • 226 rooms
  • 217 rooms
  • 128 rooms
  • 169+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Melvin population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Melvin, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 44 rooms
  • 75 rooms
  • 06 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Melvin population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Melvin, IA household income distribution

  • Melvin, IA household income distribution
  • 2Less than $10,000
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 8$40,000 to $44,999
  • 7$45,000 to $49,999
  • 17$50,000 to $59,999
  • 14$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3$125,000 to $149,999
  • 7$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Melvin, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Melvin, IA
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1$35,000 to $39,999
  • 14$40,000 to $49,999
  • 7$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$60,000 to $69,999
  • 3$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2$80,000 to $89,999
  • 2$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1$200,000 to $249,999
  • 4$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Melvin, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Melvin, IA
  • 2$250 to $299
  • 2$500 to $549
  • 5No cash rent
Melvin commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 12
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 15
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 14
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 10
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 17
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 7
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 16
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 3
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 5
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2
  • 90 or more minutes: 2
Melvin, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 43.9%
Number of people working at home: 3 (2.6% of all workers)

Melvin mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 85 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 8 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (2%)
  • Walked: 11 (10%)
  • Worked at home: 3 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 49
 Dutch: 12
 Irish: 8
 American: 4
 Italian: 2
 Czech: 1
 French Canadian: 1
 Norwegian: 1
 Polish: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 100%Mexico
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway
  • 0%Sweden

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 166
  • Other state: 66
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 53
  • South: 4
  • West: 5

68% of Melvin residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Iowa.

Melvin:

68.1%
State average:

84.7%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 3
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 42
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3
  • Associate degree: 8
  • Bachelor's degree: 13
  • Master's degree: 5
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 1
  • 11th grade: 1
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 22
  • Less than 1 year of college: 7
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 20
  • Associate degree: 11
  • Bachelor's degree: 4
  • Master's degree: 2
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 1

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.5%Males
  • 11.4%Females
Melvin marital status for males
Melvin marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 113
  • One, attached: 4
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • 5 to 9: 1
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 4.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 7.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Melvin:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Melvin
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (73.6%)
  • Electricity (7.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.7%)
  • Utility gas (6.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (78.6%)
  • Electricity (14.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

23.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)