Melvin, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 465. Estimated population in 2021: 466 (+0.2% change)
Males: 224 (48.2%), Females: 241 (51.8%)

Ford County

Zip code: 60952

Median resident age: 38.0 years
Median household income: $37,500
Median house value: $45,600

Races in Melvin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)

Ancestries: German (37.8%), English (12.3%), Irish (9.7%), United States (8.2%), French (4.1%), Greek (3.2%).

Elevation: 810 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Melvin

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Melvin village

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+0.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Melvin:

  • GIBSON AREA HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; GIBSON CITY, IL)
  • PAVILION FOUNDATION,THE (about 32 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL)
  • CARLE FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; URBANA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Melvin:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 37 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: CMI)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 46 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • DECATUR (about 66 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Melvin:

  • PAXTON (about 14 miles; PAXTON, IL; Abbreviation: 1C1)
  • RANTOUL NATL AVN CNTR-FRANK ELLIOTT FLD (about 22 miles; RANTOUL, IL; Abbreviation: TIP)
  • FRASCA FIELD (about 31 miles; URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: C16)
Amtrak station near Melvin:

  • 19 miles: RANTOUL (RNATOUL, N. KENTUCKY ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Melvin:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 32 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 36,284)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 32 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; BOURBONNAIS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,207)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 66 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,075)

Libraries

Library in Melvin:

  • MELVIN P.L. (Operating income: $20,258; Location: 102 S CENTER ST; 8,421 books; 35 audio materials; 253 video materials; 41 serial subscriptions)

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