Melvin, Illinois Population 2022

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Melvin is a city located in Ford County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 408, it is the 970th largest city in Illinois and the 20355th largest city in the United States. Melvin is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -1.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 416 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Melvin has a population density of 1,179 people per square mile.

The average household income in Melvin is $59,974 with a poverty rate of 22.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $697 per month, and the median house value is $58,800. The median age in Melvin is 33.3 years, 33.9 years for males, and 32.7 years for females.

Melvin Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Melvinwas:

  • White: 94.71%
  • Other race: 4.53%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Two or more races: 0.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Melvin, Illinois is 408 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 416.

Melvin, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Melvin Population by Race

Melvin Population Pyramid 2022

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Melvin Median Age

35.8


Total

32.5


Male

38.8


Female

Melvin Adults

There are 286 adults, (58 of whom are seniors) in Melvin.

Melvin Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Melvin Sex Ratio

Female

193

48.61%

Male

204

51.39%

Melvin Population by Age

Melvin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Melvin Household Types

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Melvin Households and Families

2.98

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Melvin Households by Type

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Melvin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Melvin Educational Attainment by Race

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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 white people with a rate of 14.35%.

Melvin Educational Attainment by Race

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$24,500

Average Earnings

$40,313

Average Male

$18,750

Average Female

Melvin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Melvin Language by Age

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Melvin Language

89.39% of Melvin residents speak only English, while 10.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.84% of the population.

Melvin Language

Melvin Poverty by Race

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22.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.71%

Male Poverty Rate

31.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melvin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melvin is White, with 18.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melvin is Hispanic, with 26.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.10%.

Melvin Poverty

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Melvin Poverty Rate by Education

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Melvin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Melvin Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Melvin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Melvin Married by Age and Sex

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Melvin 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 55-64.

Melvin Marital Status by Race

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Melvin Marital Status

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28

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Melvin Veterans by War

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Melvin Veterans by Age

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Melvin Veterans by Race

Melvin Veterans by Education

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14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melvin Veterans by Education

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59.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Melvin Employment by Age

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Melvin Employment by Race

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Melvin 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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77.58%

Born in Melvin

95.21%

Native Born

4.79%

Foreign Born

3.02%

Non Citizen

1.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.21% of Melvin residents were born in the United States, with 77.58% having been born in Illinois. 3.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Melvin Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Melvin Population by Year