Melrose is a city located in Middlesex County Massachusetts. With a 2020 population of 27,842, it is the 47th largest city in Massachusetts and the 1381st largest city in the United States . Melrose is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually but its population has increased by 3.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,983 in 2010. Melrose reached it's highest population of 33,180 in 1970. Spanning over 5 miles, Melrose has a population density of 5,945 people per square mile.
The average household income in Melrose is $135,189 with a poverty rate of 4.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,516 per month, and the median house value is $570,300. The median age in Melrose is 41.3 years, 39.6 years for males, and 42.5 years for females.