Population density (sq mi)1,3255791
Median age40.138.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.3:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%44%43%
Speak English88%92%79%
Speak Spanish11%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Melvin is 2224% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Melvin is 6% higher than Iowa
  • In Melvin 98.30% of the population is White
  • In Melvin 0.00% of the population is Black
  • In Melvin 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Melvin, IA Demographics


      Melvin population breakdown by race

      American Indian1.70%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race0.00%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
      In Melvin, 13.2% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Melvin age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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