|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Melfa is 396. Melfa, Virginia is the 14,149th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Melfa was in 2000, when its population was 450. In 2000, Melfa was the 13,858th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 14,149th largest city in the US. Melfa is currently 12.0% smaller than it was in 2000.
Melfa has shrunk 12.0% since the year 2000. Melfa, Virginia's growth is below average. 61% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|14143||Stockton Bend, Texas||397|
|14144||West Elizabeth, Pennsylvania||397||-29.6%|
|14145||Centre Island, New York||396||-10.8%|
|14150||New Haven, Illinois||396||-17.1%|
|14154||East Duke, Oklahoma||395||-10.8%|
|14155||Holland Patent, New York||395||-14.1%|
The total voting age population of Melfa, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 291. The voting age population is 49.5% male and 50.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 28.8% of the residents of Melfa are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Melfa are 79.7% White, 19.7% Black and 0.6% American Indian. Additionally, 2.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Melfa, 12.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 8.3%. On a per-household basis, 12.0% of families are below the poverty line in Melfa.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.3% of Melfa residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.2% of Melfa residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.4% have a bachelor's degree and 7.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Melfa residents aged 5 and older, 3.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Melfa is 1.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Melfa, 25.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Melfa is $46,250.
In Melfa, 75.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 24.9% of housing units in Melfa.
Of all the housing units in Melfa, 47.4% of them were build before 1940.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Melfa is $867.
In Melfa, 70.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.