Melba, Idaho 

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Population

623

+3.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$39,000

Median Home Price

$361,600

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Best Places to Live in Melba, Idaho

Mid-sized capital city - Southwestern Idaho, on a river plain at the base of the Boise Mountains. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Melba, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Melba, ID Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Mild climate
Outdoor recreation
Attractive setting
Cons
Entertainment
Economic cycles
Growth and sprawl

What Bert Has To Say About Boise City Metro Area

Boise is the capital, largest city, and cultural center of Idaho. The clean and attractive downtown is framed by mountains to the northeast and irrigated agricultural plains to the west. The economy is a diverse blend of agriculture, agricultural processing, light manufacturing, and high-tech industries, including Micron Technology (semiconductors), Hewlett-Packard, and J.R. Simplot (agriculture and french-fry fame). The presence of state government rounds out the economic picture. More recently, the mountains, pleasant climate and low costs relative to other West Coast locations has brought a strong surge of migrants, many from California, and the typical construction real estate and service businesses that emerge from such migration. Considerable recent job growth has resulted from this migration.


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Country: United States
State: Idaho
County: Canyon County
Metro Area: Boise City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Melba
Zip Codes: 83641
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 2868 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Melba is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Melba jobs have increased by 3.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Melba's cost of living is 13.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Melba's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Canyon county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Melba's population is 623 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Melba is Real Estate: $361,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 26.9%.

SCHOOLS
Melba public schools spend $6,563 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.6 students per teacher in Melba. More Education



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Housing Market in Melba

It's a good time to buy in Melba. Home Appreciation is up 26.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Melba is $361,600.

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