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Melvin, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Melvin had a population of 184 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Melvin is located at latitude 31.1992 and longitude -99.5813 in McCulloch County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Melvin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McCulloch County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,857 feet.

The Town of Melvin (GNIS ID: 2412982) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Melvin is located within Melvin Division of McCulloch County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Melvin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Melvin, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 184
Population in Households 184
Population in Familes 151
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 397
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 82
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (28.7%)
Median Home Value $57,692
Average Home Value $156,071


Median Household Income $46,767
Average Household Income $66,007
Per Capita Income $28,937
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.32%
Households 0.2% 0.24%
Families 2.55% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Melvin, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Melvin to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1544 12th
Population Density1 # 1283 27th
Diversity Index2 # 811 54th
Median Household Income # 760 57th
Per Capita Income # 384 78th

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