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
  • County: Osceola County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.278, Longitude -95.565
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • PO Box Addresses: 75
  • Residential Addresses: 105
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 105

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Melvin, IA 51350 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 365
Population in Households 365
Population in Familes 282
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $44,748
Average Household Income $64,683
Per Capita Income $29,418


Total Housing Units 199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 136 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $79,487
Average Home Value $106,066


Total Households 166
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 105
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 -1.16% -0.95%
Households -1.17% -0.86%
Families -1.4% -0.97%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Melvin, IA 51350 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 51350 to the other 961 ZIP Codes in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 778 19th
Population Density # 864 10th
Diversity Index # 160 83rd
Median Household Income # 881 8th
Per Capita Income # 484 50th

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