Melbourne is located close to the center of Iowa. Melbourne is between the Marshall, Jasper county. Melbourne has 0.57 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Melbourne population is 868, which has grown 9.32% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 5.19% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Melbourne median household income is $48,906 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 4.01% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 33.56% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Melbourne median house value is $94,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 37.43% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 53.09% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Melbourne is much better than the state average in quality. The Melbourne area code is 641.