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Melvin is a village in Ford County, in the Champaign-Urbana metro area.

The latitude of Melvin is 40.567N. The longitude is -88.247W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 814 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 462.


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Median household income
Local
$37,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Melvin demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Ford County Fair - July 8-14, 2007
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Sections below provide additional information and links about Melvin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60952 ZIP code.

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40% of Melvin residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Melvin ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Melvin was $16,383, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Melvin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Melvin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $270.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $500.


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Libraries in Melvin include Melvin Public Library ... View libraries

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Ford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Melvin political report.

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The average commute time for Melvin workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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