Melody Hill, Indiana

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Melody Hill is a census-designated place (CDP) in Vanderburgh County, Indiana, United States. The population was 3,066 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Melody Hill is located at 38°1′31″N 87°30′57″W / 38.02528°N 87.51583°W / 38.02528; -87.51583 (38.025242, -87.515813)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.5 km²), of which, 1.4 square miles (3.5 km²) of it is land and 0.73% is water.

The CDP consists of two neighborhoods off of St. George Road between U.S. 41 and Oak Hill Road. Melody Hills does not include the newer homes and neighborhoods built to the east and north in the 1980's and 1990's.

The older section consists of smaller tract homes. It is on the south side of St. George Road between Oak Hill Road and Cunningham Court.

The newer section, consisting of larger homes built on a hill, is on the north side of St. George Road between Ward Road on the east and Twickingham Road on the west. It is south the Evansville Regional Airport and east of the Sunset Memorial Gardens cemetery. To the east is the "Knob Hill" area, another street of homes on a smaller hill. This does not include the newer neighborhoods that have been built since the 1970's.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,066 people, 1,159 households, and 935 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,252.0 people per square mile (870.4/km²). There were 1,193 housing units at an average density of 876.3/sq mi (338.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.23% White, 1.57% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 0.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68% of the population.

There were 1,159 households out of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.0% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.3% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.

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