Melvern, Kansas Population 2020

380

Melvern is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 380, it is the 326th largest city in Kansas and the 14454th largest city in the United States. Melvern is currently growing at a rate of 0.53% annually but its population has decreased by -1.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 385 in 2010. Melvern reached it's highest population of 387 in 2011. Spanning over 0 miles, Melvern has a population density of 1,068 people per square mile.

The average household income in Melvern is $46,353 with a poverty rate of 21.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $560 per month, and the median house value is $67,900. The median age in Melvern is 40.6 years, 44.5 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.8 males.

Melvern Demographics

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

  • White: 96.26%
  • Two or more races: 3.30%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Melvern, Kansas is 380, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 376.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 385.

Melvern, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43896.26%
Two or More Races153.30%
Asian10.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.22%

Melvern Population Pyramid 2020

Melvern Median Age

40.6


Total

44.5


Male

36.5


Female

Melvern Adults

There are 334 adults, (61 of whom are seniors) in Melvern.

Melvern Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Melvern Sex Ratio

Female

230

50.55%

Male

225

49.45%

Melvern Households and Families

Melvern Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Melvern Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.4%5.6%
Male81%19%
All71.8%28.2%
Female56%44%
Non Family48.3%51.7%

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1772.5371.8
Married713.2194.4
Non Family601.2748.3
Female253.5656
Male212.6281

2.95

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

11.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Melvern Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade113.73%
9th to 12th Grade3411.53%
High School Graduate12943.73%
Some College6823.05%
Associates Degree113.73%
Bachelors Degree206.78%
Graduate Degree227.46%

Melvern Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28724439
Multiple Races752
Native American111

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,958$30,250$19,792
Less Than High School$8,750$$
High School Grad$25,625$20,833$31,250
Some College$25,000$32,321$17,250
Bachelors Degree$48,750$47,083$50,208
Graduate Degree$$$25,938

$23,958

Average Earnings

$30,250

Average Male

$19,792

Average Female

Melvern Language

Melvern Language by Age

Melvern Language

98.83% of Melvern residents speak only English, while 1.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.17% of the population.

Melvern Poverty

Melvern Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4359622.07%
Multiple15213.33%

21.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.00%

Male Poverty Rate

19.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melvern

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melvern is White, with 22.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melvern is Multiple, with 13.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.22%
Some College18.99%
High School15.50%
Bachelors or Greater4.76%
Name Poverty
Female Employed20.65%
Male Employed14.91%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Melvern Income

Melvern Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,442$46,353
Families$47,708$52,721
Married Families$61,250-
Non Families$22,308$29,518

Melvern Marital Status

Melvern Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Melvern Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Melvern Marital Status by Race

Melvern Veterans

55

Number of Veterans

52

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam29
Korea7
First Gulf War5
Second Gulf War5
World War II1

$Melvern Veterans by Education

16.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melvern Employment Status

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Melvern Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.41%

Born in Kansas

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Melvern residents were born in the United States, with 73.41% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202038020.53%
201937820.53%
201837641.08%
201737220.54%
2016370-2-0.54%
2015372-3-0.80%
2014375-5-1.32%
2013380-3-0.78%
2012383-4-1.03%
201138710.26%
20103860.00%