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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Melvindale is 12,668. Melvindale, Michigan is the 2,658th largest city in the US.
Melvindale is located entirely in Wayne County.
The peak population of Melvindale was in 2020, when its population was 12,814. In 2020, Melvindale was the 2,627th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,658th largest city in the US. Melvindale is currently 1.1% smaller than it was in 2020.
Melvindale has grown 18.0% since the 2000. Melvindale, Michigan is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 66% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Melvindale has a population density of 3,939.3 people per square mile.
|2543||Sault Ste. Marie||13,410||-6.2%|
|2653||Paradise Valley, Arizona||12,682||-7.3%|
|2656||St. Marys, Pennsylvania||12,670||-12.4%|
|2657||Oakland, New Jersey||12,669||0.9%|
The total voting age population of Melvindale, Michigan, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 6,508. The voting age population is 48.3% male and 51.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.8% of the residents of Melvindale are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Melvindale are 68.2% White, 16.2% Black, 8.4% Other, 5.3% Two or more races, 1.6% Asian and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 23.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Melvindale, 23.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 34.4%. On a per-household basis, 17.3% of families are below the poverty line in Melvindale.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.9% of Melvindale residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 75.3% of Melvindale residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.5% have a bachelor's degree and 4.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Melvindale residents aged 5 and older, 35.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 16.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Melvindale is 12.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Melvindale, 6.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Melvindale is $41,629.
In Melvindale, 51.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 49.0% of housing units in Melvindale.
Of all the housing units in Melvindale, 12.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Melvindale, 14.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 570 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Melvindale is $856.
In Melvindale, 68.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.