Melville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,0818991
Median age29.336.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)36%52%55%
Speak English93%92%79%
Speak Spanish5%4%13%
Melville, LA has a population of 1,357 and is the 13,289th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,081 per sq mi which is 1119% higher than the Louisiana average and 1093% higher than the national average. The median age in Melville is 29 which is approximately 19% lower than the Louisiana average of 36. In Melville, 36% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 93% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 92% of Melville residents were born in Louisiana, 5% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Melville is 1119% higher than Louisiana.
  • The median age in Melville is 19% lower than Louisiana.
  • In Melville 35.89% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Melville 52.54% of the population is African American.
  • In Melville 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Melville population breakdown by race

African American52.54%32.16%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.57%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race10.32%1.83%3.06%
Other race1.25%1.09%4.75%
In Melville, 9.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Melville, LA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).