Melvin is located in northwest Iowa. Melvin is between the Osceola, Obrien county. Melvin has 0.18 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Melvin population is 255, which has grown 4.94% since 2000. The population growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 5.19% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Melvin median household income is $41,875 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 50.90% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 33.56% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Melvin median house value is $46,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 79.07% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 53.09% and is much higher 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 Melvin is much better than the state average in quality. The Melvin area code is 712.