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Melville, Louisiana

 



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Melville, Louisiana map

Current weather forecast for Melville, LA

Population (year 2000): 1,376
Males: 626 (45.5%), Females: 750 (54.5%)

Elevation: 33 feet

County: St. Landry

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Zip code: 71353

Median resident age: 35.1 years
Median household income: $18,487
Median house value: $43,100

Races in Melville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (51.7%)
  • Black (45.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: French (11.4%), United States (9.1%), Irish (6.5%), Italian (4.1%), English (3.6%), French Canadian (2.6%).

 

Melville, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Melville town, Louisiana

  • High school or higher: 57.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 44.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Melville town, Louisiana

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

0.0% Foreign born


 

Melville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (38.5 miles, pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (44.7 miles, pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (258.1 miles, pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Krotz Springs, LA (10.8 miles), Livonia, LA (16.3 miles), Port Barre, LA (17.4 miles), Simmesport, LA (20.6 miles), Maringouin, LA (20.9 miles), New Roads, LA (21.1 miles), Washington, LA (22.2 miles), Leonville, LA (22.4 miles).

Area code: 337

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.1%), Construction (19.3%), Manufacturing (15.2%), Retail trade (10.9%).

 

Average weather in Melville, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average temp. (F) 50.1 53.8 60.7 66.9 74.5 80.1 82.2 81.9 77.5 68.2 59.4 52.5
High temperature (F) 60.2 64.3 71.6 78.0 85.0 90.1 91.9 92.1 88.0 80.2 70.4 62.9
Low temperature (F) 40.0 43.2 49.7 55.8 64.1 70.1 72.4 71.7 67.1 56.0 48.4 42.0
Precipitation (in) 6.7 5.2 5.1 5.5 5.4 5.1 4.8 4.9 4.8 4.2 5.0 6.0

 

Normal climate in Melville, Louisiana

Based on data reported by main weather stations

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Days with precip. 10 9 9 7 8 10 13 12 9 6 8 10
Wind speed (mph) 8.7 9.1 9.1 8.7 7.6 6.5 5.9 5.6 6.4 6.6 7.4 8.1
Morning humidity (%) 85 84 86 89 91 92 92 92 91 89 89 87
Afternoon humidity (%) 67 62 61 60 62 63 66 66 64 59 63 66
Sunshine (%) 54 58 65 66 67 71 72 72 70 70 61 54
Days clear of clouds 7 8 8 8 8 7 5 7 9 14 10 8
Partly cloudy days 6 6 8 9 11 14 15 15 11 8 8 7
Cloudy days 18 15 15 13 12 9 11 9 10 8 13 16
Snowfall (in) 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

 

Hospitals/medical centers near Melville:
  • POINTE COUPEE GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; NEW ROADS, LA)
  • ST LANDRY EXTENDED CARE HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; OPELOUSAS, LA)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL OF OPELOUSAS (about 27 miles; OPELOUSAS, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Melville:
  • LAFAYETTE REGIONAL (about 38 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA; ID: LFT)
  • BATON ROUGE METROPOLITAN, RYAN FIELD (about 45 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; ID: BTR)
  • ACADIANA REGIONAL (about 47 miles; NEW IBERIA, LA; ID: ARA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Melville:
  • PETE ANTIE MUNI (about 2 miles; MELVILLE, LA; ID: 7L9)
  • FALSE RIVER RGNL (about 20 miles; NEW ROADS, LA; ID: HZR)
  • ST LANDRY PARISH-AHART FIELD (about 26 miles; OPELOUSAS, LA; ID: OPL)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Melville:
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AND A & M COLLEGE (about 40 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; FT enrollment: 8,399)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE (about 41 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA; FT enrollment: 13,673)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & AG & MECH & HEBERT LAWS CTR (about 44 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; FT enrollment: 28,696)
  • SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY (about 89 miles; HAMMOND, LA; FT enrollment: 12,549)
  • NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 89 miles; THIBODAUX, LA; FT enrollment: 6,244)
  • ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 91 miles; ALCORN STATE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 114 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; FT enrollment: 6,460)
Public primary/middle school in Melville:
  • MELVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 536 FONTENOT STREET; Grades: PK - 07)
Private primary/middle school in Melville:
  • MELVILLE PRIVATE SCHOOL (Students: 21; Location: PO BOX 199; Grades: KG - 8)

Melville, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Melville compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average.


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Strongest AM radio stations in Melville:
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WIBR (1300 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNK (1380 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WXOK (1460 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPFC (1550 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: VICTORY & POWER MINISTRIES,INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Melville:
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • KRXE (105.9 FM; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Melville:
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • K50FI (Channel 50; OPELOUSAS, LA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

 

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