Melrose, Minnesota Population 2022

3,698
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Melrose is a city located in Stearns County Minnesota. Melrose has a 2020 population of 3,698. Melrose is currently growing at a rate of 0.38% annually and its population has increased by 2.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,592 in 2010.

The average household income in Melrose is $67,700 with a poverty rate of 4.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $946 per month, and the median house value is $132,600. 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 Melrosewas:

  • White: 93.15%
  • Two or more races: 3.01%
  • Other race: 2.90%
  • Black or African American: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Melrose, Minnesota is 3,698 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,698.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,592.

Melrose, Minnesota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,40193.15%
Black or African American340.93%
Some Other Race1062.90%
Two or More Races1103.01%
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Melrose Population by Race

Melrose Population Pyramid 2022

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Melrose Median Age

44.4


Total

40.3


Male

45.9


Female

Melrose Adults

There are 2,780 adults, (768 of whom are seniors) in Melrose.

Melrose Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Melrose Sex Ratio

Female

1,790

49.03%

Male

1,861

50.97%

Melrose Population by Age

Melrose Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Melrose Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
Male78.8%21.2%
All73.9%26.1%
Non Family58.6%41.4%
Female53.7%46.3%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Melrose Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5202.3473.9
Married8253.1686.3
Male333.8578.8
Female413.1553.7
Non Family6211.1358.6

3.13

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Melrose Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2329.03%
9th to 12th Grade1917.43%
High School Graduate1,02940.04%
Some College57322.30%
Associates Degree2208.56%
Bachelors Degree2037.90%
Graduate Degree1224.75%
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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
Other Race515119
White2,2421,985306
Black22
2+ Races2828
Hispanic307141

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 37.25%.

Melrose Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,860$46,157$31,764
Less Than 9th Grade$39,673$41,250$
High School Graduate$37,233$43,995$31,442
Some College$32,865$52,262$29,271
Bachelors Degree$55,500$66,042$
Graduate Degree$67,237$66,184$76,818

$42,860

Average Earnings

$46,157

Average Male

$31,764

Average Female

Melrose Earnings by Educational Attainment

Melrose Language by Age

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Melrose Language

80.61% of Melrose residents speak only English, while 19.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.84% of the population.

Melrose Language

Melrose Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,7951726.15%
Black3213.13%
OtherNaN%

4.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.38%

Male Poverty Rate

7.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melrose

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melrose is White, with 6.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melrose is Other, with NaN% 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 5.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.53%.

Melrose Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.67%
High School4.90%
Some College1.79%
Bachelors or Greater8.62%

Melrose Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.09%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed4.72%
Female Unemployed89.47%

Melrose Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Melrose Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,920$66,010
Families$85,469$85,315
Married Families$91,020-
Non Families$26,960$36,119
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Income by Household Type

Melrose Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

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 35-44.

Melrose Marital Status by Race

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Melrose Marital Status

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301

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War66
First Gulf War73
Vietnam56
Korea22
World War II8

Melrose Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3432
35 to 5498
55 to 6467
65 to 7427
75+77

Melrose Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White30011.50%
Black13.03%
Hispanic205.15%

Melrose Veterans by Race

Melrose Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melrose Veterans by Education

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66.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

2%

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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84.50%

Born in Melrose

92.14%

Native Born

7.86%

Foreign Born

5.75%

Non Citizen

2.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.14% of Melrose residents were born in the United States, with 84.50% having been born in Minnesota. 5.75% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19102,5910.00%
19202,529-62-0.24%
19902,561320.02%
20003,0915301.90%
20103,5925011.51%
20113,605130.36%
20123,60720.06%
20133,61360.17%
20143,627140.39%
20153,658310.85%
20163,654-4-0.11%
20173,637-17-0.47%
20183,64250.14%
20193,656140.38%
20203,670140.38%
20213,684140.38%
20223,698140.38%

Melrose Population by Year