MS

National Population : 333,590,059
Mississippi State Population : 3,106,550

About Melba, MS

Melba, MS is located in Lamar County in the state of Mississippi.

The total City Population for Melba is about 1,421 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 11,183.

The Average Home Value is $136,900.00, which is roughly 33% higher than the Average Home Value of $91,745.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 27% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $55,742.00, which is roughly 30% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,280.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 3% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Melba is about .

Mississippi is ranked #50 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 8.08 out of 100.

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Voting

Lamar County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 64.54% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 72.68%
Democratic: 25.77%
Libertarian: 0.93%
Other: 0.51%
Green: 0.11%


Nearby Locations

Bassfield, MS (10.77 mi.)
Seminary, MS (13.19 mi.)
Hattiesburg, MS (14.98 mi.)
Columbia, MS (15.82 mi.)
Moselle, MS (17.50 mi.)
Carson, MS (17.75 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 39482
Latitude : 31.358902
Longitude : -89.577452
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 327 ft.
Area Code(s) : 601, 769

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.70
Male Population Estimate : 42.70%
Female Population Estimate : 44.45%
Median Age : 35.2
Male Median Age : 34.5
Female Median Age : 35.9

White Population Estimate : 77.14%
Black Population Estimate : 9.70%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.20%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.17%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.05%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.47%
Other Population Estimate : 0.43%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Melba specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Lamar County: About 6 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Lamar County: About 58 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Lamar County is about 30% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 80% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.