Melba, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Melba, Idaho - Basic Facts

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The City of Melba had a population of 527 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.


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City of Melba, ID Boundary Map



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Melba, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 527
Population in Households 527
Population in Familes 470
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,344
Diversity Index2 55
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 175
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 137
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 123 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $240,385
Average Home Value $301,446
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,087
Average Household Income $57,748
Per Capita Income $18,527
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.89%
Households 0.37% 0.9%
Families 0.48% 0.86%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Melba, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Melba to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho 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 # 132 42nd
Population Density1 # 75 67th
Diversity Index2 # 46 80th
Median Household Income # 40 83rd
Per Capita Income # 168 26th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool.