Melvern, Kansas Population 2020

747
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Melvern is a city located in Kansas. Melvern has a 2020 population of 747. Melvern is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -1.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 760 in 2010. Melvern reached it's highest population of 764 in 2011.

The average household income in Melvern is $63,983 with a poverty rate of 13.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $688 per month, and the median house value is $111,600. The median age in Melvern is 41.3 years, 48.1 years for males, and 33.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.9 males.

Melvern Demographics

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

  • White: 97.70%
  • Two or more races: 1.66%
  • Black or African American: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Melvern, Kansas is 747, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 751.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 760.

Melvern, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White76497.70%
Two or More Races131.66%
Black or African American40.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.13%
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Melvern Population by Race

Melvern Population Pyramid 2020

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Melvern Median Age

41.3


Total

48.1


Male

33.8


Female

Melvern Adults

There are 597 adults, (97 of whom are seniors) in Melvern.

Melvern Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Melvern Sex Ratio

Female

430

54.99%

Male

352

45.01%

Melvern Population by Age

Melvern Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Melvern Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.8%10.2%
Male85.7%14.3%
All76.4%23.6%
Female59.3%40.7%
Non Family57.8%42.2%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Melvern Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3092.5176.4
Married1663.1389.8
Non Family1021.257.8
Female273.5959.3
Male142.5785.7

3.01

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Melvern Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade305.79%
9th to 12th Grade417.92%
High School Graduate19838.22%
Some College12223.55%
Associates Degree336.37%
Bachelors Degree7013.51%
Graduate Degree244.63%
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Melvern Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Melvern Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White50944088
Multiple Races421
Black444
Native American111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Melvern Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,672$43,382$31,583
Less Than High School$15,536$25,313$
High School Grad$38,594$39,844$31,731
Some College$40,694$51,000$33,750
Bachelors Degree$41,731$68,750$40,375
Graduate Degree$43,750$$39,375

$38,672

Average Earnings

$43,382

Average Male

$31,583

Average Female

Melvern Earnings by Educational Attainment

Melvern Language by Age

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Melvern Language

94.62% of Melvern residents speak only English, while 5.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.38% of the population.

Melvern Language

Melvern Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White76110714.06%
Multiple1317.69%

13.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.92%

Male Poverty Rate

13.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melvern

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melvern is White, with 14.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melvern is Multiple, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.08%.

Melvern Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.80%
High School14.14%
Some College8.39%
Bachelors or Greater1.06%

Melvern Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.59%
Male Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed9.41%
Male Employed3.76%

Melvern Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Melvern Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,750$63,983
Families$80,568$73,865
Married Families$88,676-
Non Families$33,750$40,309
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Income by Household Type

Melvern Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Melvern Married by Age and Sex

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Melvern Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Melvern Marital Status by Race

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Melvern Marital Status

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78

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam27
Second Gulf War20
Korea6
First Gulf War4
World War II1

Melvern Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6435
18 to 3416
75+10
65 to 749
35 to 548

Melvern Veterans by Age

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Melvern Veterans by Race

Melvern Veterans by Education

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12.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melvern Veterans by Education

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64.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Melvern Employment by Age

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Melvern Employment by Race

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Melvern Employment by Education

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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72.25%

Born in Kansas

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Melvern residents were born in the United States, with 72.25% having been born in Kansas. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Melvern Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020747-2-0.27%
2019749-2-0.27%
201875181.08%
201774330.41%
2016740-3-0.40%
2015743-4-0.54%
2014747-5-0.66%
2013752-5-0.66%
2012757-7-0.92%
201176440.53%
20107600.00%

Melvern Population by Year