Melvin, Illinois Population 2024

395

Melvin is a city located in Ford County Illinois. Melvin has a 2024 population of 395. Melvin is currently declining at a rate of -1.99% annually and its population has decreased by -5.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 417 in 2020.

The average household income in Melvin is $74,570 with a poverty rate of 24.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Melvin is 30.6 years, 35.3 years for males, and 25.4 years for females.

Melvin Demographics

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

  • White: 93.27%
  • Other race: 5.83%
  • Two or more races: 0.9%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,141.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.28% (-22)
The current population of Melvin, Illinois is 395 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 417.

Melvin, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White41693.27%
Other race265.83%
Two or more races40.9%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Melvin Population by Race

Melvin Population Pyramid 2024

Melvin Median Age

30.6

Total

35.3

Male

25.4

Female

Melvin Adults

There are 321 adults, (58 of whom are seniors) in Melvin.

Melvin Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Melvin Sex Ratio

Female23552.69%
Male21147.31%

Melvin Population by Age

Melvin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1722.5985.514.5
Married743.8590.59.5
Non Family721.0776.423.6
Male192.8494.75.3
Female74.291000
showing: 5 rows

3.55

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

85.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Melvin Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Melvin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Melvin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Melvin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,875

Average Earnings

$28,125

Average Male

$36,250

Average Female

Melvin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Melvin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Melvin Language

93% of Melvin residents speak only English, while 7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7% of the population.

Melvin Language

Melvin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4118119.71%
Other2626100%
Multiple4250%
showing: 3 rows

24.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.46%

Male Poverty Rate

32.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melvin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melvin is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melvin is White, with 19.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.79%.

Melvin Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.93%
Some College19.23%
High School18.18%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%
showing: 4 rows

Melvin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed87.5%
Male Unemployed20%
Male Employed17.91%
Female Employed15.49%
showing: 4 rows

Melvin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Melvin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Melvin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Melvin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Melvin 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.

Melvin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Melvin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

24

Number of Veterans

24

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Melvin Veterans by War

count

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Melvin Veterans by Age

count

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Melvin Veterans by Race

Melvin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melvin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Melvin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Melvin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Melvin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.48%

Born in Melvin

97.09%

Native Born

2.91%

Foreign Born

2.91%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.09% of Melvin residents were born in the United States, with 78.48% having been born in Illinois. 2.91% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029355-8-2.2%
2028363-8-2.16%
2027371-8-2.11%
2026379-8-2.07%
2025387-8-2.03%
2024395-8-1.99%
2023403-8-1.95%
2022411-8-1.91%
202141920.48%
202041761.46%
2019411-8-1.91%
2018419-3-0.71%
2017422-4-0.94%
2016426-5-1.16%
2015431-1-0.23%
2014432-5-1.14%
2013437-8-1.8%
2012445
2011445-7-1.55%
2010452
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Melvin Population by Year