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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Melvern is 351. Melvern, Kansas is the 14,588th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Melvern was in 2000, when its population was 438. In 2000, Melvern was the 13,987th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 14,588th largest city in the US. Melvern is currently 19.9% smaller than it was in 2000.
Melvern has shrunk 19.8% since the year 2000. Melvern, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 80% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|14587||Mardela Springs, Maryland||351||-3.5%|
|14589||Pleasant Plains, Arkansas||351||31.4%|
|14594||Twin Bridges, Montana||351||-12.4%|
The total voting age population of Melvern, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 292. The voting age population is 54.8% male and 45.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.5% of the residents of Melvern are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Melvern are 97.5% White, 2.3% Two or more races and 0.3% American Indian.
In Melvern, 18.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.0%. On a per-household basis, 15.0% of families are below the poverty line in Melvern.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.5% of Melvern residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.6% of Melvern residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.4% have a bachelor's degree and 6.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Melvern residents aged 5 and older, 1.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Melvern is 9.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Melvern, 23.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Melvern is $40,000.
In Melvern, 76.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 23.7% of housing units in Melvern.
Of all the housing units in Melvern, 38.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Melvern, 5.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Melvern is $610.
In Melvern, 79.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.