Melfa, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Melfa, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Melfa had a population of 330 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Melfa is located at latitude 37.6493 and longitude -75.7413 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Melfa encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Town of Melfa (GNIS ID: 2391295) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Melfa, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 330
Population in Households 330
Population in Familes 271
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,161
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $46,434
Average Household Income $61,271
Per Capita Income $25,886


Total Housing Units 202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 104 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $136,458
Average Home Value $140,952


Total Households 146
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 95
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -2.54% -1.31%
Households -2.44% -1.41%
Families -1.43% -1.52%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Melfa, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Melfa to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 496 17th
Population Density # 209 65th
Diversity Index # 246 59th
Median Household Income # 355 40th
Per Capita Income # 336 44th

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