Melbourne is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 1,791 people and just one neighborhood, Melbourne is the 148th largest community in Arkansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Melbourne is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Melbourne is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Melbourne who work in office and administrative support (12.03%), healthcare (11.41%) and management occupations (9.34%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Melbourne has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Melbourne a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the benefits of Melbourne is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.17 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Melbourne is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.