The City of Melba had a population of 513 as of July 1, 2015. Melba ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Melba is located at latitude 43.3736 and longitude -116.5319 in Canyon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Melba (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Canyon County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,667 feet.
The City of Melba (GNIS ID: 2411072) 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.
Idaho is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Melba is located within Melba Division of Canyon County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Melba population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||513|
|Population in Familes||458|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||3.0|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||197 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||120 (60.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||51 (25.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||26 (13.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$196,875|
|Average Home Value||$241,250|
|Median Household Income||$51,168|
|Average Household Income||$56,661|
|Per Capita Income||$18,353|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.55%|
|Per Capita Income||3.34%|
The table below compares Melba to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.
|Total Population||# 136||41st|
|Population Density1||# 80||65th|
|Diversity Index2||# 49||79th|
|Median Household Income||# 68||70th|
|Per Capita Income||# 170||26th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool.