Melba is a tiny city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 529 people and just one neighborhood, Melba is the 104th largest community in Idaho.
Real Estate Prices
Melba real estate is some of the most expensive in Idaho, although Melba house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Melba is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Melba is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Melba who work in farm management occupations (14.81%), sales jobs (12.04%) and office and administrative support (10.65%).
In addition, many people in Melba have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Melba’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One downside of living in Melba, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.69 minutes every day commuting to work.
Melba 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.