Melrose, Minnesota Population 2020

3,598

Melrose is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 3,598, it is the 187th largest city in Minnesota and the 5701st largest city in the United States. Melrose is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,598 in 2010. Melrose reached it's highest population of 3,656 in 2015. Spanning over 3 miles, Melrose has a population density of 1,133 people per square mile.

The average household income in Melrose is $65,992 with a poverty rate of 4.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $799 per month, and the median house value is $123,300. The median age in Melrose is 40.4 years, 39.2 years for males, and 44 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.1 males.

Melrose Demographics

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

  • White: 98.38%
  • Other race: 1.38%
  • Two or more races: 0.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Melrose, Minnesota is 3,598, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,636.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,598.

Melrose, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,57598.38%
Some Other Race501.38%
Two or More Races90.25%

Melrose Population Pyramid 2020

Melrose Median Age

40.4


Total

39.2


Male

44


Female

Melrose Adults

There are 2,599 adults, (592 of whom are seniors) in Melrose.

Melrose Age Dependency

81.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Melrose Sex Ratio

Female

1,872

51.51%

Male

1,762

48.49%

Melrose Households and Families

Melrose Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Melrose Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married87.6%12.4%
All74.7%25.3%
Non Family59.8%40.2%
Female38%62%

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3932.5574.7
Married7583.4487.6
Non Family5201.1759.8
Female792.8138
Male362.94100

3.28

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Melrose Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade38315.84%
9th to 12th Grade1114.59%
High School Graduate75931.39%
Some College52521.71%
Associates Degree29712.28%
Bachelors Degree25210.42%
Graduate Degree913.76%

Melrose Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0391,829322
Hispanic35874
Other Race292921

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 72.41%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,838$42,416$33,629
Less Than High School$36,724$38,322$
High School Grad$35,326$40,281$33,194
Some College$42,539$52,292$31,852
Bachelors Degree$63,194$70,250$51,250
Graduate Degree$70,250$$71,625

$38,838

Average Earnings

$42,416

Average Male

$33,629

Average Female

Melrose Language

Melrose Language by Age

Melrose Language

76.26% of Melrose residents speak only English, while 23.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.89% of the population.

Melrose Poverty

Melrose Poverty by Race

4.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.12%

Male Poverty Rate

7.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melrose

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melrose is White, with 6.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melrose is White, with 6.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.22%.

Name Poverty
High School6.59%
Some College6.26%
Bachelors or Greater6.25%
Less Than High School4.74%
Name Poverty
Female Employed3.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed2.68%

Melrose Income

Melrose Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,899$65,992
Families$70,724$81,560
Married Families$86,923-
Non Families$24,922$36,217

Melrose Marital Status

Melrose Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Melrose Married by Age and Sex

Melrose Marriage

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

Melrose Marital Status by Race

Melrose Veterans

158

Number of Veterans

158

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War44
Vietnam42
Second Gulf War39
Korea20
World War II16

$Melrose Veterans by Education

5.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melrose Employment Status

70.5%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Melrose Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.81%

Born in Minnesota

85.25%

Native Born

14.75%

Foreign Born

13.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.25% of Melrose residents were born in the United States, with 81.81% having been born in Minnesota. 13.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,598-19-0.53%
20193,617-19-0.52%
20183,63660.17%
20173,630-19-0.52%
20163,649-7-0.19%
20153,656280.77%
20143,628140.39%
20133,61460.17%
20123,60850.14%
20113,603120.33%
20103,5915001.51%
20003,0915301.90%
19902,561320.02%
19202,529-62-0.24%
19102,5910.00%