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Melvin, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Melvin had a population of 188 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Melvin, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 188
Daytime Population: Workers 4
Daytime Population: Residents 94
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 98
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 188
Population in Familes 154
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 405
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $73,967
Per Capita Income $32,510


Total Housing Units 116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (27.6%)
Median Home Value $61,538
Average Home Value $160,764


Total Households 84
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.76% 0.63%
Households 0.5% 0.7%
Families 2.45% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

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, 2017 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 # 1543 12th
Population Density # 1275 27th
Diversity Index # 826 53rd
Median Household Income # 747 57th
Per Capita Income # 301 83rd

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