|• Total||0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)|
|• Land||0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||502 ft (153 m)|
|• Density||507.9/sq mi (196.1/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0498043|
Melbourne is a 6th-class city along the south bank of the Ohio River in Campbell County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 401 as of the 2010 U.S. census. St. Anne Convent is located in Melbourne; scenes from the movie Rain Man were filmed there.
As of the census of 2010, there were 401 people, 128 households, and 88 families residing in the town. The population density was 507.9 people per square mile (196.1/km²). There were 160 housing units at an average density of 177.8 per square mile (68.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.5% White, 0.25% Native American, and 0.25% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.
There were 128 households out of which 21.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.3% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.3% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.11.
In the town the population was spread out with 17.2% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 18.3% from 25 to 44, 30.5% from 45 to 64, and 27.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50.2 years. For every 100 females there were 80.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 73.5 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $51,458, and the median income for a family was $56,250. Males had a median income of $40,833 versus $36,563 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,324. About 3.5% of families and 15.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.6% of those under age 18 and 38.1% of those age 65 or over.
- Commonwealth of Kentucky. Office of the Secretary of State. Land Office. "Melbourne, Kentucky". Accessed 26 August 2013.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Historical images and texts from Melbourne, Campbell County, Kentucky
- St. Philips Catholic Church, Melbourne, Ky.