Melbourne, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Melbourne, Arkansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Melbourne had a population of 1,759 as of July 1, 2017. Melbourne ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Melbourne is located at latitude 36.061 and longitude -91.9021 in Izard County. The formal boundaries for the City of Melbourne (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Izard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 610 feet.

The City of Melbourne (GNIS ID: 2405065) 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.

The City of Melbourne is located within Township of Mill Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Izard County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Melbourne population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Melbourne: Mill Creek.

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Melbourne, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,759
Daytime Population: Workers 1,794
Daytime Population: Residents 1,077
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,871
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.63
Population in Households 1,680
Population in Familes 1,360
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density2 279
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $31,360
Average Household Income $45,055
Per Capita Income $19,673


Total Housing Units 881 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 495 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 242 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $106,183
Average Home Value $142,778


Total Households 737
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 480
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 -0.68% -0.76%
Households -0.9% -0.77%
Families 0.12% -0.89%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Melbourne, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Melbourne to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 159 71st
Population Density # 356 34th
Diversity Index # 463 14th
Median Household Income # 432 20th
Per Capita Income # 339 37th

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