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   (County: St. Landry Parish)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Melville Town, Louisiana give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 49

5 to 9 years : 11

10 to 14 years : 45

15 to 17 years : 21

18 and 19 years : 5

20 years : 4

21 years : 19

22 to 24 years : 23

25 to 29 years : 25

30 to 34 years : 12

35 to 39 years : 64

40 to 44 years : 15

45 to 49 years : 21

50 to 54 years : 41

55 to 59 years : 31

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 9

65 and 66 years : 3

67 to 69 years : 12

70 to 74 years : 30

75 to 79 years : 10

80 to 84 years : 19

85 years and over : 24

Female:

Under 5 years : 38

5 to 9 years : 31

10 to 14 years : 29

15 to 17 years : 37

18 and 19 years : 10

20 years : 17

21 years : 14

22 to 24 years : 15

25 to 29 years : 31

30 to 34 years : 21

35 to 39 years : 15

40 to 44 years : 60

45 to 49 years : 63

50 to 54 years : 78

55 to 59 years : 66

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 19

65 and 66 years : 9

67 to 69 years : 14

70 to 74 years : 24

75 to 79 years : 4

80 to 84 years : 30

85 years and over : 8


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 886

Multiple ancestry : 168

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 115


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,169

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 87

5 to 17 years : 174

18 to 24 years : 107

25 to 34 years : 89

35 to 44 years : 154

45 to 54 years : 203

55 to 59 years : 97

60 and 61 years : 43

62 to 64 years : 28

65 to 74 years : 92

75 years and over : 95

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 87

5 to 17 years : 135

18 to 24 years : 107

25 to 34 years : 89

35 to 44 years : 142

45 to 54 years : 193

55 to 59 years : 94

60 and 61 years : 43

62 to 64 years : 28

65 to 74 years : 79

75 years and over : 85

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 39

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 12

45 to 54 years : 10

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 13

75 years and over : 10

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 481

Female : 601

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 40

Female : 47

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence : 636

Born in other state in the United States : 87

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 357

Now married, except separated : 305

Divorced : 86

Separated : 29

Widowed : 116

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 25

Now married, except separated : 36

Divorced : 12

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Speak only English : 1,011

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 43

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

French Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Melville Town, Louisiana

  • Other Groups: 593   (50.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 157   (13.4%)
  • United States Or American: 125   (10.7%)
  • Irish: 89   (7.6%)
  • Italian: 56   (4.8%)
  • English: 49   (4.2%)
  • German: 25   (2.1%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 21   (1.8%)
  • Dutch: 15   (1.3%)
  • French Canadian: 15   (1.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 7   (0.6%)
  • Subsaharan African: 6   (0.5%)
  • British: 3   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 3   (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 2   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Melville Town, Louisiana is 1,169



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Melville Town, Louisiana: 521
Female Population in Melville Town, Louisiana: 648


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Melville Town, Louisiana: 37.8
Median Female Resident Age in Melville Town, Louisiana: 45.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Louisiana is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Melville Town, Louisiana


White


Both sexes

47.5

Male

46.5

Female

48.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

38.8

Male

29.0

Female

45.1

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

34.5

Male

15.5

Female

53.5

Asian


Both sexes

45.5

Male

47.5

Female

43.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

40.0

Male

40.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

13.0

Male

15.5

Female

11.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

37.5

Male

40.5

Female

37.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.7

Male

46.8

Female

48.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Melville Town, Louisiana


  • White: 723
  • African American: 417
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 29



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Melville Town, Louisiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Melville Town, Louisiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 14   (3.98%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (2.56%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 17   (4.83%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 34   (9.66%)
  • 9th Grade: 43   (12.22%)
  • 10th Grade: 15   (4.26%)
  • 11th Grade: 12   (3.41%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (1.14%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 151   (42.9%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 6   (1.7%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 20   (5.68%)
  • Associate Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 9   (2.56%)
  • Master's Degree: 14   (3.98%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (1.14%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 28   (6.54%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (1.64%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 15   (3.5%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 37   (8.64%)
  • 9th Grade: 36   (8.41%)
  • 10th Grade: 27   (6.31%)
  • 11th Grade: 4   (0.93%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 33   (7.71%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 156   (36.45%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 24   (5.61%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 32   (7.48%)
  • Associate Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 18   (4.21%)
  • Master's Degree: 11   (2.57%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Melville Town, Louisiana

  • Melville Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: P O Box 485, Melville, LA 71353, Phone: (337) 623-4688, Students: 207 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Melville Town, Louisiana

  • Melville Private School


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: Po Box 199, Melville, LA 71353, Phone: (337) 623-5745, Students: 24 )



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Melville Town, Louisiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Melville Town, Louisiana.

Area Features of Melville Town, Louisiana


Airport


(1) Majors Airpark  

Basin


(1) Melville Crevasse  

Building


(1) Melville Police Department   (2) Melville Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Opelousas Club House   (4) Saint Landry Parish Police Jury  

Cemetery


(1) Mount Pleasant Cemetery  

Church


(1) Emma Zion Baptist Church   (2) Evening Star Baptist Church   (3) First Baptist Church   (4) First Pentecostal Church   (5) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (6) Mount Pleasant Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Melville  

Dam


(1) Pointe Coupee Drainage Structure  

Gut


(1) Bad Bayou   (2) Bayou Misery   (3) Loggy Bayou  

Lake


(1) Burtons Lake   (2) Half Moon Lake   (3) Keith Lake   (4) Second Lake   (5) Side Lake   (6) Swayze Lake  

Locale


(1) Melville Wastewater Treatment Facility   (2) Red Cross  

Oilfield


(1) Elba Oil Field   (2) Latenache Oil Field   (3) Melville Gas Field   (4) Sambo Gas Field  

Populated Place


(1) Elba   (2) Goodwood   (3) Hallf Moon   (4) Melville   (5) Purvis Historical   (6) Sambo   (7) Second Lake Historical   (8) Swayze Lake  

School


(1) Melville Elementary School   (2) Melville Head Start Center School  

Stream


(1) Bad Bayou   (2) Bayou Ha Ha   (3) Bayou Latenache   (4) Bayou Petite Prairie   (5) Bayou Rouge   (6) Blind Bayou   (7) Cowhead Bayou   (8) Cross Bayou   (9) Flat Bayou   (10) Hog Bayou   (11) Morris Bayou   (12) Prader Bayou   (13) Squaw Bayou  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Melville Town, Louisiana

71353 (pop. 2,196)


Cities Nearby Melville Town, Louisiana

Morganza Village, LA  (pop. 873) 9.5 Miles
Palmetto Village, LA  (pop. 221) 9.8 Miles
Fordoche Town, LA  (pop. 735) 10.8 Miles
Krotz Springs Town, LA  (pop. 1,109) 10.8 Miles
Livonia Town, LA  (pop. 1,530) 14.8 Miles
Port Barre Town, LA  (pop. 2,292) 15.8 Miles
New Roads City, LA  (pop. 4,729) 18.2 Miles
Washington Town, LA  (pop. 753) 19.4 Miles
Maringouin Town, LA  (pop. 1,456) 19.4 Miles
Simmesport Town, LA  (pop. 1,950) 20.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Melville Town, Louisiana

337



Elevation in Melville Town, Louisiana is 46.0 ft. (14.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Melville Town, Louisiana

Lat: 30.693351 N        Long: -91.745506 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Melville Town, Louisiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Louisiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30
  Total Electric Industry 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Melville Town, Louisiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 33   (9.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 39   (11.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 30   (9.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 65   (19.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 35   (10.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 45   (13.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 33   (9.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 12   (3.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 4   (1.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 24   (7.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 6   (1.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 229

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 54

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 4

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 21

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 5


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 29

5 to 9 minutes : 72

10 to 14 minutes : 0

15 to 19 minutes : 17

20 to 24 minutes : 10

25 to 29 minutes : 13

30 to 34 minutes : 44

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 10

45 to 59 minutes : 65

60 to 89 minutes : 25

90 or more minutes : 23


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

With Social Security income : 213

No Social Security income : 272


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

With retirement income : 107

No retirement income : 378


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 55

$10,000 to $14,999 : 43

$15,000 to $19,999 : 42

$20,000 to $24,999 : 15

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 28

$40,000 to $44,999 : 3

$45,000 to $49,999 : 10

$50,000 to $59,999 : 13

$60,000 to $74,999 : 30

$75,000 to $99,999 : 14

$100,000 to $124,999 : 6

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $19,427


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Melville Town, Louisiana

  • KNEK (1190 AM; 0.25 kW; Opelousas, LA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • KSLO (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Opelousas, LA; Owner: Kslo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KSLO (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Opelousas, LA; Owner: Kslo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KCLF (1500 AM; 1.0 kW; New Roads, LA; Owner: New World Broadcasting Company, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Melville Town, Louisiana

  • KFXZ-FM (105.9 FM; Grand Coteau, LA; Owner: Pittman Broadcasting Services, Llc)
  • KOGM (107.1 FM; Opelousas, LA; Owner: Kslo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KOGM (107.1 FM; Opelousas, LA; Owner: Kslo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KPCP (88.3 FM; New Roads, LA; Owner: Stop The Violence/save The Children, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Simmesport, LA; Owner: Port Allen Educational Broadcasting Foundation)
  • KLIL (92.1 FM; Moreauville, LA; Owner: Cajun Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KRDJ (93.7 FM; Grosse Tete, LA; Owner: The Last Bastion Station Trust, Llc, As Trustee)
  • KZLG (95.9 FM; Moreauville, LA; Owner: Amy M Coco)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Melville Town, Louisiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 27  (13.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 19  (9.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 16  (8.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 8  (4.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 68  (35.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 30  (19.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 59  (38.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 39  (25.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 3  (1.9%)


(updated 2010)





There are 31 Farms In Melville Town, Louisiana


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Melville Town, Louisiana

  • Lafayette Regional


    (about 36.7 miles in Lafayette, Louisiana; Airport Code: LFT)

  • Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field


    (about 37.1 miles in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Airport Code: BTR)

  • Acadiana Reg


    (about 46.0 miles in Cade, Louisiana; Airport Code: ARA)

  • Acadiana Regional


    (about 46.1 miles in Cade, Louisiana; Airport Code: ARA)

  • Esler Regional


    (about 58.5 miles in Libuse, Louisiana; Airport Code: ESF)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Melville Town, Louisiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

61.68%

Carpooled

31.44%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.20%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.30%

Walked

1.50%

Other Means

3.29%

Worked At Home

0.60%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Melville Town, Louisiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 170

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 6

Female householder, no husband present : 93

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 193

Householder not living alone : 23


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 23

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 462


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 153

Renter-occupied housing units : 17

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 6

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 51

Renter-occupied housing units : 42

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 126

Renter-occupied housing units : 90


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 147

$10,000 to $14,999 : 115

$15,000 to $19,999 : 48

$20,000 to $24,999 : 20

$25,000 to $29,999 : 22

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 41

$40,000 to $44,999 : 6

$45,000 to $49,999 : 10

$50,000 to $59,999 : 23

$60,000 to $74,999 : 30

$75,000 to $99,999 : 14

$100,000 to $124,999 : 6

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Total : 626


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Occupied : 485

Vacant : 141


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : 9

Built 2000 to 2004 : 5

Built 1990 to 1999 : 91

Built 1980 to 1989 : 87

Built 1970 to 1979 : 116

Built 1960 to 1969 : 131

Built 1950 to 1959 : 112

Built 1940 to 1949 : 49

Built 1939 or earlier : 26


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Utility gas : 214

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 8

Electricity : 260

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 3

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 14

$10,000 to $14,999 : 14

$15,000 to $19,999 : 13

$20,000 to $24,999 : 37

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 43

$35,000 to $39,999 : 35

$40,000 to $49,999 : 66

$50,000 to $59,999 : 14

$60,000 to $69,999 : 43

$70,000 to $79,999 : 3

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 19

$100,000 to $124,999 : 5

$125,000 to $149,999 : 13

$150,000 to $174,999 : 0

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 11

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 0

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 81

Housing units without a mortgage : 249


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Melville Town, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $32,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $32,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $38,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $62,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $61,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $36,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $47,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Melville Town, Louisiana: 61.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Louisiana: 67.1%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Melville Town, Louisiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Melville Town, LA): $18,487
Median Household Income In 2000 (Louisiana): $32,566


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Melville Town): $34,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Louisiana): $77,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Melville Town): $243
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Louisiana): $466


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Melville Town, Louisiana

Utility Gas: 61.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.5%
Electricity: 35.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.6%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Melville Town, Louisiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Melville Town, Louisiana

Stat Home Health Agency-west, Llc


     Address: 19060 Hwy 105, Melville, Louisiana 71353
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/16/1992

Pointe Coupee Homebound Health


     Address: 350 Hospital Road, New Roads, Louisiana 70760
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 8/17/1984

Medsource Home Health


     Address: 105 N Main Street Suite 305, Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/8/1980

Bunkie Homecare


     Address: 427 Evergreen Hwy, Bunkie, Louisiana 71322
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/20/1984

Regional Home Care


     Address: 504 Jack Miller Road Suite 8, Ville Platte, Louisiana 70586
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/21/2003

Hospitals Close To Melville Town, Louisiana

Opelousas General Health System


     Address: 539 East Prudhomme Street, Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Doctors Hospital Of Opelousas


     Address: 3983 I 49 South Service Road, Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Ville Platte Medical Center


     Address: 800 E Main, Ville Platte, Louisiana 70586
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Southwest Medical Center


     Address: 2810 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, Lafayette, Louisiana 70506
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Park Place Surgical Hospital


     Address: 901 Wilson Street, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Melville Town, Louisiana

Tri-community Nursing Ctr


     Address: 7014 Hwy 71, Palmetto, Louisiana 71358
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 76
     Percent Occupied: 70%

Lakeview Manor Nursing Home


     Address: 400 Hospital Road, New Roads, Louisiana 70760
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 116
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Pointe Coupee Healthcare


     Address: 1820 False River Road, New Roads, Louisiana 70760
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 109
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Bayou Chateau Nursing Ctr


     Address: 16232 Hwy. 1, Simmesport, Louisiana 71369
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 72%

St Francisville Country Manor


     Address: 15243 Hwy 10 East, Saint Francisville, Louisiana 70775
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 116
     Percent Occupied: 91%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Melville Town, Louisiana

Name: River Bend
Address: PO Box 220; St. Francisville, LA 70775
Distance: 23 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Melville Town, Louisiana

    Retired Workers: 180
    Disabled Workers: 105
    Widowers Workers: 75
    Spouses Workers: 50
    Children Workers: 70


(updated 2007)



St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 49.42%
  • Bush & Cheney 49.82%
  • Other 0.76%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Melville Town, Louisiana citizens.

Relocation to St. Landry Parish, LA

6.76 % of St. Landry Parish tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $29,863

Louisiana Average 8.89 %

0.05 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $18,643

Louisiana Average 0.12 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to St. Landry Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Lafayette Parish , LA 1.49 % ($36,342 AGI )
  • Orleans Parish , LA 0.87 % ($23,739 AGI )
  • Evangeline Parish , LA 0.46 % ($27,379 AGI )

Relocation away from St. Landry Parish, LA

5.33 % of St. Landry Parish tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $28,242

Louisiana Average 13.45 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from St. Landry Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Lafayette Parish , LA 1.51 % ($28,671 AGI )
  • Evangeline Parish , LA 0.39 % ($21,558 AGI )
  • Acadia Parish , LA 0.36 % ($27,474 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Louisiana

Low Bracket: $12,500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $25,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Louisiana

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Melville Town, Louisiana is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Melville Town, Louisiana directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Louisiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
6,591 6,921 7,502 7,937 9,592 7,823 8,346 10,614 8,271 15,960


(updated 2014)



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