Melcher-Dallas, Iowa Population 2024

1,185

Melcher-Dallas is a city located in Marion County Iowa. Melcher-Dallas has a 2024 population of 1,185. Melcher-Dallas is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually but its population has decreased by -0.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,195 in 2020.

The average household income in Melcher-Dallas is $63,882 with a poverty rate of 15.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Melcher-Dallas is 34.9 years, 36.3 years for males, and 32.3 years for females.

Melcher-Dallas Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Melcher-Dallas was:

  • White: 98.36%
  • Two or more races: 1.64%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,190.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.84% (-10)
The current population of Melcher-Dallas, Iowa is 1,185 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,195.

Melcher-Dallas, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,25798.36%
Two or more races211.64%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Melcher-Dallas Population by Race

Melcher-Dallas Population Pyramid 2024

Melcher-Dallas Median Age

34.9

Total

36.3

Male

32.3

Female

Melcher-Dallas Adults

There are 931 adults, (216 of whom are seniors) in Melcher-Dallas.

Melcher-Dallas Age Dependency

78.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Melcher-Dallas Sex Ratio

Female64850.7%
Male63049.3%

Melcher-Dallas Population by Age

Melcher-Dallas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4772.6877.422.6
Married2323.2584.115.9
Non Family1081.1677.822.2
Female742.760.839.2
Male633.1671.428.6
showing: 5 rows

2.94

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Melcher-Dallas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Melcher-Dallas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Melcher-Dallas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.03%.

Melcher-Dallas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,069

Average Earnings

$58,629

Average Male

$26,125

Average Female

Melcher-Dallas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Melcher-Dallas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Melcher-Dallas Language

99.57% of Melcher-Dallas residents speak only English, while 0.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.43% of the population.

Melcher-Dallas Language

Melcher-Dallas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,22017914.67%
Hispanic371540.54%
Multiple2114.76%
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15.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.94%

Male Poverty Rate

22.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melcher-Dallas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melcher-Dallas is Hispanic, with 40.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melcher-Dallas is Multiple, with 4.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.34%.

Melcher-Dallas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.17%
High School22.85%
Some College7.14%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Melcher-Dallas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed22.79%
Male Employed3.49%
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Melcher-Dallas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Melcher-Dallas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Melcher-Dallas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Melcher-Dallas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Melcher-Dallas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Melcher-Dallas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Melcher-Dallas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

34

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Melcher-Dallas Veterans by War

count

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Melcher-Dallas Veterans by Age

count

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Melcher-Dallas Veterans by Race

Melcher-Dallas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melcher-Dallas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Melcher-Dallas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Melcher-Dallas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Melcher-Dallas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.58%

Born in Melcher-Dallas

99.61%

Native Born

0.39%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.61% of Melcher-Dallas residents were born in the United States, with 79.58% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Melcher-Dallas Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,19520.17%
20281,19320.17%
20271,19120.17%
20261,18920.17%
20251,18720.17%
20241,18520.17%
20231,18320.17%
20221,18120.17%
20211,179-16-1.34%
20201,195-54-4.32%
20191,249-8-0.64%
20181,25750.4%
20171,252-9-0.71%
20161,261-3-0.24%
20151,264-11-0.86%
20141,275
20131,275-9-0.7%
20121,284-1-0.08%
20111,285-2-0.16%
20101,287
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Melcher-Dallas Population by Year