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. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (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
28,193

Age

PEOPLE OF Massachusetts DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.25
5 To 17 13.24
18 To 24 7.01
25 To 34 12.71
35 To 54 30.96
55 To 64 12.61
65 Years And Over 16.21

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 4.8
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 94.4
COLLEGE GRADUATES 55.0

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Melrose 49159 42046.184494980276 #BED630
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Melrose 93434 43216.38527718032 #BED630
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
3.9%

Employment Industries in Melrose

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Professional, scientific, and technical services 15.9
Healthcare 15.4
Education 11.8
Retail 9.9
Finance 7.8
Manufacturing 5.4
Other 5.3
Public Service 5.2
Accommodation 5.1
Construction 4.2
Administration 3.2
Arts 2.4
Transportation 2.3
Information Technology 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 85.3
Black Or African American 3.5
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.0
Asian 6.1
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.8
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 3.3

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 28.1
Italian 21.3
English 11.1
German 6.5
French 4.2
Polish 3.9
French Canadian 3.4
Greek 3.1
Scottish 2.5
Haitian 2.0
Swedish 1.8
Portuguese 1.5
Brazilian 1.5
British 1.3
European 1.0
Welsh 1.0
Norwegian 0.9
Canadian 0.8
Eastern European 0.8
Armenian 0.8

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 84.7
French 2.5
Spanish 2.2
Chinese 1.8
Vietnamese 1.8
Portuguese 1.6
French Creole 1.5
Arabic 1.1
Greek 0.7
Langs. of India 0.6
Italian 0.6
Slavic languages 0.4
German/Yiddish 0.3
West Germanic languages 0.3
Serbo-Croatian 0.3
Japanese 0.2
Other Asian languages 0.2
African languages 0.2
Polish 0.1
Tagalog 0.1

Foreign Born Melrose Residents:
13.8%