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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Melvin is 416. Melvin, Illinois is the 13,945th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Melvin was in 1990, when its population was 465. In 1990, Melvin was the 13,377th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,945th largest city in the US. Melvin is currently 10.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Melvin has shrunk 10.3% since the year 2000. Melvin, Illinois's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|13944||Junction City, Wisconsin||416||-5.2%|
|13949||St. Joe, Indiana||416||-12.4%|
The total voting age population of Melvin, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 311. The voting age population is 49.8% male and 50.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.9% of the residents of Melvin are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Melvin are 96.1% White, 1.5% Two or more races, 1.3% Asian, 0.7% American Indian and 0.4% Other. Additionally, 6.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Melvin, 30.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 49.7%. On a per-household basis, 28.0% of families are below the poverty line in Melvin.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.4% of Melvin residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.6% of Melvin residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.9% have a bachelor's degree and 6.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Melvin residents aged 5 and older, 6.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Melvin is 3.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Melvin, 21.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Melvin is $47,188.
In Melvin, 80.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 19.1% of housing units in Melvin.
Of all the housing units in Melvin, 46.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Melvin, 0.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Melvin is $668.
In Melvin, 82.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.