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Melba is a city in Canyon County, in the Boise City-Nampa metro area.
The community was named for Melba Todd, daughter of founder C.C. Todd
The latitude of Melba is 43.375N. The longitude is -116.528W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,667 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 507.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Melba demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Canyon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boise City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 83641 ZIP code.
21% of Melba residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Melba ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Melba was $12,928, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Melba residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Melba, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $330. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $759.
Newspapers in Melba include Kuna-Melba News
Canyon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Melba political report.
The average commute time for Melba workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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