Melfa, Virginia Population 2020

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Melfa is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 374, it is the 183rd largest city in Virginia and the 14512th largest city in the United States. Melfa is currently declining at a rate of -1.06% annually and its population has decreased by -8.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 408 in 2010. Melfa reached it's highest population of 397 in 2011. Spanning over 0 miles, Melfa has a population density of 1,284 people per square mile.

The average household income in Melfa is $54,814 with a poverty rate of 13.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $795 per month, and the median house value is $146,100. The median age in Melfa is 48.6 years, 37 years for males, and 53.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.9 males.

Melfa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Melfa was:

  • White: 84.97%
  • Black or African American: 14.25%
  • Native American: 0.78%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Melfa, Virginia is 374, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 382.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 408.

Melfa, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32884.97%
Black or African American5514.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.78%
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Melfa Population Pyramid 2020

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Melfa Median Age

48.6


Total

37


Male

53.4


Female

Melfa Adults

There are 328 adults, (91 of whom are seniors) in Melfa.

Melfa Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Melfa Sex Ratio

Female

196

50.78%

Male

190

49.22%

Melfa Households and Families

Melfa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Melfa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.5%7.5%
Non Family75.4%24.6%
All71.6%28.4%
Female40%60%
Male25%75%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1762.1971.6
Married672.6192.5
Non Family611.1875.4
Female403.1340
Male81.7525

2.67

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Melfa Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade103.40%
9th to 12th Grade258.50%
High School Graduate13044.22%
Some College5819.73%
Associates Degree3712.59%
Bachelors Degree165.44%
Graduate Degree186.12%
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Melfa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White24122033
Black48371
Native American3
Hispanic22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.69%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,958$36,250$26,250
Less Than High School$$35,417$
High School Grad$36,375$36,750$33,750
Some College$30,208$32,344$21,875
Bachelors Degree$58,750$77,813$44,375
Graduate Degree$38,500$46,250$37,500

$33,958

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Melfa Language

Melfa Language by Age

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Melfa Language

97.86% of Melfa residents speak only English, while 2.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.34% of the population.

Melfa Poverty

Melfa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black552850.91%
White315144.44%
Hispanic131076.92%

13.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.16%

Male Poverty Rate

13.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melfa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melfa is Hispanic, with 76.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melfa is White, with 4.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.27%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.86%
Some College18.95%
High School3.08%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed15.31%
Male Employed1.79%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Melfa Income

Melfa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,667$54,814
Families$58,125$63,831
Married Families$72,188-
Non Families-$35,554
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Melfa Marital Status

Melfa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Melfa Married by Age and Sex

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Melfa 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.

Melfa Marital Status by Race

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Melfa Veterans

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52

Number of Veterans

52

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam21
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War8
Korea1
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
75+17
55 to 6415
35 to 5412
65 to 747
18 to 341
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4315.64%
Black918.00%

Melfa Veterans by Education

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3.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melfa Employment Status

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.21%

Born in Virginia

99.22%

Native Born

0.78%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.22% of Melfa residents were born in the United States, with 70.21% having been born in Virginia. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020374-4-1.06%
2019378-4-1.05%
2018382-4-1.04%
2017386-4-1.03%
20163900.00%
2015390-1-0.26%
2014391-1-0.26%
2013392-3-0.76%
2012395-2-0.50%
201139710.25%
20103960.00%