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
Unlike some cities, Melba isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Melba are a mix of both white- and blue-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
Melba’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
In Melba, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.69 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Melba doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.