Melville, Louisiana Population 2020

1,041

Melville is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,041, it is the 165th largest city in Louisiana and the 10146th largest city in the United States. Melville is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,041 in 2010. Melville reached it's highest population of 1,055 in 2016. Spanning over 1 miles, Melville has a population density of 829 people per square mile.

The average household income in Melville is $25,235 with a poverty rate of 29.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $413 per month, and the median house value is $65,000. The median age in Melville is 32.7 years, 32.6 years for males, and 34.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 135.8 males.

Melville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 50.68%
  • White: 34.64%
  • Two or more races: 12.97%
  • Other race: 1.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Melville, Louisiana is 1,041, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,047.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,041.

Melville, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American59450.68%
White40634.64%
Two or More Races15212.97%
Some Other Race201.71%

Melville Population Pyramid 2020

Melville Median Age

32.7


Total

32.6


Male

34.3


Female

Melville Adults

There are 902 adults, (180 of whom are seniors) in Melville.

Melville Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Melville Sex Ratio

Female

497

42.41%

Male

675

57.59%

Melville Households and Families

Melville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Melville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
Female61%39%
All60.7%39.3%
Male58.3%41.7%
Non Family49.5%50.5%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4332.7160.7
Non Family1821.1849.5
Female1183.8361
Married854.1185.9
Male483.2758.3

3.68

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

10.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Melville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7810.53%
9th to 12th Grade20627.80%
High School Graduate37750.88%
Some College233.10%
Associates Degree141.89%
Bachelors Degree435.80%
Graduate Degree0.00%

Melville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black35725915
White29019228
Multiple Races56
Hispanic386
Other Race20

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 72.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.66%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,393$20,121$16,509
Less Than High School$21,250$22,500$
High School Grad$16,724$21,053$15,345
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$18,393

Average Earnings

$20,121

Average Male

$16,509

Average Female

Melville Language

Melville Language by Age

Melville Language

91.74% of Melville residents speak only English, while 8.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.12% of the population.

Melville Poverty

Melville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black59423138.89%
White38811329.12%

29.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.07%

Male Poverty Rate

39.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melville is Black, with 38.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melville is White, with 29.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.78%.

Name Poverty
Some College35.14%
High School28.91%
Less Than High School22.18%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed25.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed16.33%

Melville Income

Melville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$25,913$25,235
Families$29,531$26,360
Married Families$38,185-
Non Families$25,077$21,597

Melville Marital Status

Melville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

22.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.4%

Male Marriage Rate

25.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Melville Married by Age and Sex

Melville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Melville Marital Status by Race

Melville Veterans

24

Number of Veterans

24

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam24
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

$Melville Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melville Employment Status

31.7%

Labor Force Participation

31.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Melville 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

90.36%

Born in Louisiana

98.98%

Native Born

1.02%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.98% of Melville residents were born in the United States, with 90.36% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% 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
20201,041-3-0.29%
20191,044-3-0.29%
20181,047-5-0.48%
20171,052-3-0.28%
20161,05550.48%
20151,0500.00%
20141,05050.48%
20131,04520.19%
20121,04310.10%
20111,04210.10%
20101,0410.00%