Melrose, MA
Demographic Data




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Melrose Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Melrose Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
27,997

Age

PEOPLE OF Massachusetts DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.63
5 To 17 14.07
18 To 24 5.36
25 To 34 12.50
35 To 54 31.98
55 To 64 12.82
65 Years And Over 15.64

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 4.2
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 94.3
COLLEGE GRADUATES 53.0

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Melrose 44413 40995.43279448925 #BED630
USA 28889 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Melrose 85521 42501.50000931845 #BED630
USA 53657 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
3.4%

Employment Industries in Melrose

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 14.6
Professional, scientific, and technical services 13.7
Education 10.2
Retail 9.7
Finance 8.4
Other 6.4
Manufacturing 6.2
Construction 5.9
Accommodation 5.5
Public Service 5.0
Arts 3.1
Administration 2.3
Transportation 2.3
Information Technology 2.3

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 88.8
Black Or African American 2.6
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.0
Asian 3.8
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Some Other Race Alone 1.2
Two Or More Races 0.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 3.5

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 29.8
Italian 23.0
English 11.8
German 7.5
Polish 4.1
French 4.1
French Canadian 3.6
Greek 3.2
Portuguese 2.4
Scottish 2.2
Swedish 1.8
Haitian 1.5
Russian 1.4
Welsh 1.4
Brazilian 1.3
Norwegian 1.3
British 1.2
Canadian 0.8
Eastern European 0.6
Scots-Irish 0.6

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 85.4
Portuguese 2.3
Spanish 2.2
French Creole 1.5
Arabic 1.5
Italian 1.1
Chinese 1.0
Persian 0.8
Vietnamese 0.7
French 0.4
Gujarathi 0.4
West Germanic languages 0.3
Serbo-Croatian 0.3
Japanese 0.3
Hindi 0.3
Russian 0.3
Indic languages 0.3
Other Asian languages 0.2
Polish 0.2
German 0.2

Foreign Born Melrose Residents:
12.7%