|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Melrose Park is 24,206. Melrose Park, Illinois is the 1,607th largest city in the US.
Melrose Park is located entirely in Cook County.
The peak population of Melrose Park was in 2010, when its population was 25,411. In 2010, Melrose Park was the 1,403rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,607th largest city in the US. Melrose Park is currently 4.7% smaller than it was in 2010.
Melrose Park has grown 4.4% since the 2000. Melrose Park, Illinois's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Melrose Park has a population density of 5,996 people per square mile.
|1605||South Plainfield, New Jersey||24,243||10.9%|
|1606||Lexington, South Carolina||24,208||126.9%|
|1607||Melrose Park, Illinois||24,206||4.4%|
|1612||West Memphis, Arkansas||24,150||-12.9%|
The total voting age population of Melrose Park, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 13,337. The voting age population is 46.7% male and 53.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.5% of the residents of Melrose Park are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Melrose Park are 58.1% White, 33.0% Other, 6.6% Black, 1.1% Two or more races, 0.7% Asian and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 75.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Melrose Park, 17.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.2%. On a per-household basis, 13.6% of families are below the poverty line in Melrose Park.
Among those aged 16 and older, 67.0% of Melrose Park residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 71.9% of Melrose Park residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.8% have a bachelor's degree and 4.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Melrose Park residents aged 5 and older, 71.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 67.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Melrose Park is 4.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Melrose Park, 8.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Melrose Park is $50,870.
In Melrose Park, 50.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 49.6% of housing units in Melrose Park.
Of all the housing units in Melrose Park, 25.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Melrose Park, 9.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 830 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Melrose Park is $995.
In Melrose Park, 71.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.