Melrose is a tiny village located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 657 people and just one neighborhood, Melrose is the 100th largest community in New Mexico.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Melrose, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 44.19% of Melrose’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Melrose is a village of service providers, construction workers and builders and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Melrose who work in management occupations (11.61%), teaching (8.61%) and food service (8.61%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Melrose. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Melrose’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Melrose has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Melrose a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small village, Melrose doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.