Melrose, Minnesota Population 2021

3,684
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Melrose is a city located in Stearns County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 3,684, it is the 187th largest city in Minnesota and the 5635th largest city in the United States . Melrose is currently growing at a rate of 0.38% annually and its population has increased by 2.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,598 in 2010. Melrose reached it's highest population of 3,684 in 2021. Spanning over 3 miles, Melrose has a population density of 1,161 people per square mile.

The average household income in Melrose is $67,700 with a poverty rate of 3.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $873 per month, and the median house value is $131,000. The median age in Melrose is 39.6 years, 38.5 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.

Melrose Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Melrose was:

  • White: 94.27%
  • Other race: 3.04%
  • Two or more races: 1.97%
  • Black or African American: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Melrose, Minnesota is 3,684 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,642.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,598.

Melrose, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,43894.27%
Some Other Race1113.04%
Two or More Races721.97%
Black or African American260.71%
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Melrose Population by Race

Melrose Population Pyramid $2021

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Melrose Median Age

39.6


Total

38.5


Male

44.3


Female

Melrose Adults

There are 2,662 adults, (659 of whom are seniors) in Melrose.

Melrose Age Dependency

82.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Melrose Sex Ratio

Female

1,815

49.77%

Male

1,832

50.23%

Melrose Population by Age

Melrose Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Melrose Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.5%9.5%
Male83.3%16.7%
All74.5%25.5%
Non Family56%44%
Female41.3%58.8%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Melrose Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3982.5574.5
Married7553.3990.5
Non Family5271.1956
Female802.7141.3
Male364.3983.3

3.31

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Melrose Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade27011.01%
9th to 12th Grade2078.44%
High School Graduate84134.30%
Some College53821.94%
Associates Degree28011.42%
Bachelors Degree2128.65%
Graduate Degree1044.24%
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Melrose Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Melrose Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1451,874299
Hispanic28983
Other Race484817
2+ Races2323
Black11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 35.42%.

Melrose Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,463$44,611$32,875
Less Than 9th Grade$42,742$43,468$
High School Graduate$37,224$43,158$34,375
Some College$33,594$50,038$30,532
Bachelors Degree$55,972$63,750$47,500
Graduate Degree$70,682$$71,705

$42,463

Average Earnings

$44,611

Average Male

$32,875

Average Female

Melrose Earnings by Educational Attainment

Melrose Language by Age

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Melrose Language

81.06% of Melrose residents speak only English, while 18.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.48% of the population.

Melrose Language

Melrose Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,8271224.32%
Black2514.00%

3.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.79%

Male Poverty Rate

5.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melrose

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melrose is White, with 4.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melrose is Black, with 4.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.36%.

Melrose Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.37%
Bachelors or Greater6.65%
Some College3.82%
High School3.14%

Melrose Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.50%
Female Employed2.31%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.86%

Melrose Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Melrose Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,591$67,700
Families$84,875$83,341
Married Families$95,250-
Non Families$28,802$39,251
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Income by Household Type

Melrose Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Melrose Married by Age and Sex

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Melrose Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Melrose Marital Status by Race

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Melrose Marital Status

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270

Number of Veterans

257

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War80
Vietnam56
First Gulf War53
Korea31
World War II7

Melrose Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+88
35 to 5463
55 to 6459
65 to 7433
18 to 3427

Melrose Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White27010.65%
Hispanic133.58%

Melrose Veterans by Race

Melrose Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melrose Veterans by Education

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67.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Melrose Employment by Age

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Melrose Employment by Race

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Melrose Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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86.48%

Born in Melrose

91.88%

Native Born

8.12%

Foreign Born

6.28%

Non Citizen

1.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.88% of Melrose residents were born in the United States, with 86.48% having been born in Minnesota. 6.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Melrose Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,684140.38%
20203,670140.38%
20193,656140.38%
20183,64250.14%
20173,637-17-0.47%
20163,654-4-0.11%
20153,658310.85%
20143,627140.39%
20133,61360.17%
20123,60720.06%
20113,605130.36%
20103,5925011.51%
20003,0915301.90%
19902,561320.02%
19202,529-62-0.24%
19102,5910.00%

Melrose Population by Year