Melvin, IA 51350 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 51350: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Melvin, IA 51350

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • Single Family Addresses: 106
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Osceola County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.278, Longitude -95.565
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Melvin, IA 51350 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 373
Population in Households 373
Population in Familes 292
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 170
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 108
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 138 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $74,286
Average Home Value $100,362


Median Household Income $42,862
Average Household Income $55,043
Per Capita Income $25,087
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.19% -0.71%
Households -1.0% -0.6%
Families -1.14% -0.75%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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, IA 51350 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51350 to the other 963 ZIP Codes in Iowa 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 # 774 20th
Population Density1 # 856 11th
Diversity Index2 # 168 83rd
Median Household Income # 863 10th
Per Capita Income # 716 26th

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