|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Melrose is 29,312. Melrose, Massachusetts is the 1,335th largest city in the US.
Melrose is located entirely in Middlesex County.
The peak population of Melrose was in 2020, when its population was 29,756. In 2020, Melrose was the 1,309th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,335th largest city in the US. Melrose is currently 1.5% smaller than it was in 2020.
Melrose has grown 7.8% since the 2000. Melrose, Massachusetts's growth is about average. 56% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Melrose has a population density of 5,766.8 people per square mile.
|1280||North Attleborough Town||30,854|
|1365||West Springfield Town||28,629|
|1331||Garfield Heights, Ohio||29,369||-4.2%|
|1333||Oak Park, Michigan||29,322||-9.4%|
|1338||Anderson, South Carolina||29,284||12.6%|
|1339||Magna metro township, Utah||29,268|
|1341||Morgantown, West Virginia||29,219||9.4%|
The total voting age population of Melrose, Massachusetts, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 21,174. The voting age population is 46.6% male and 53.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.2% of the residents of Melrose are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Melrose are 88.2% White, 6.2% Asian, 2.9% Black, 2.4% Two or more races and 0.3% Other. Additionally, 3.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Melrose, 4.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 3.1%. On a per-household basis, 1.8% of families are below the poverty line in Melrose.
Among those aged 16 and older, 71.8% of Melrose residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.9% of Melrose residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 61.6% have a bachelor's degree and 31.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Melrose residents aged 5 and older, 13.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 6.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Melrose is 2.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Melrose, 13.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Melrose is $106,955.
In Melrose, 65.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 34.2% of housing units in Melrose.
Of all the housing units in Melrose, 53.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Melrose, 8.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Melrose is $1,516.
In Melrose, 88.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.