Melvin 69 Average
Melvin Livability #766 ranked city in Iowa#13,946 ranked city in the USARanks better than 52% of areas
F Melvin Amenities Not many amenities close to this location
A+ Melvin Cost of Living Cost of living is 17% lower than Iowa
7525% less expensive than the US average
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Melvin cost of living
C- Melvin Crime Total crime is 39% higher than Iowa
Total crime
2,78412% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3612% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
3%Year over year crime is up
Melvin crime
D+ Melvin Employment Household income is 11% lower than Iowa
Median household income
$48,50012% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$26,17212% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%4% lower than the US average
Melvin employment
B Melvin Housing Home value is 66% lower than Iowa
Median home value
$45,00076% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$42555% lower than the US average
Home ownership
87%36% higher than the US average
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D+ Melvin Schools HS graduation rate is 7% lower than Iowa
High school grad. rates
82%1% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/aequal to the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
N/A Melvin User Ratings There are a total of 0 ratings in Melvin
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n/a 0 total ratings
User reviews rating
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User surveys rating
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      Melvin transportation information

      Average one way commute21min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.9%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.0%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk11.5%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home2.7%4.5%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Melvin, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).