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Melbourne, IA

The small town of Melbourne, Iowa is home to approximately 1,000 residents. Families with young children will feel right at home, as kids under 5 make up an above-average percentage of the population, while young adults feature less prominently in the demographics. At an average age of just under 35, the town's population is notably younger than most cities in Iowa. Most residents own their homes in Melbourne, and 24% of residents rent. Renters in the town benefit from a relatively low average rent of $697 a month, which is $113/month less than the state average.

Melbourne residents have an average commute of about 24 minutes. Many residents (40%) drive to work, while public transportation is not used. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.

There are three primary industries in Melbourne: manufacturing, healthcare, and retail. Combined, these industries make up 22% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the town. With an average annual income of nearly $66,000, Melbourne workers earn roughly the same as the average Iowa resident. However, Melbourne compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average, Melbourne has a relatively large concentration of residents older than 25 who have a high school degree or equivalent (23%). Furthermore, 8% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 2% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate.

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