Melrose, New Mexico Population 2022

608
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Melrose is a city located in Curry County New Mexico. Melrose has a 2020 population of 608. Melrose is currently declining at a rate of -1.14% annually and its population has decreased by -7.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 659 in 2010.

The average household income in Melrose is $58,239 with a poverty rate of 13.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $800 per month, and the median house value is $80,900. The median age in Melrose is 52.9 years, 52.5 years for males, and 52.9 years for females.

Melrose Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Melrosewas:

  • White: 83.39%
  • Other race: 15.05%
  • Two or more races: 1.21%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Melrose, New Mexico is 608 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 608.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 659.

Melrose, New Mexico Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48283.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.35%
Some Other Race8715.05%
Two or More Races71.21%
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Melrose Population by Race

Melrose Population Pyramid 2022

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Melrose Median Age

53.2


Total

53


Male

53.3


Female

Melrose Adults

There are 460 adults, (127 of whom are seniors) in Melrose.

Melrose Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Melrose Sex Ratio

Female

307

53.11%

Male

271

46.89%

Melrose Population by Age

Melrose Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Melrose Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.4%5.6%
All85.1%14.9%
Non Family81.9%18.1%
Female72.7%27.3%
Male66.7%33.3%

85.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Melrose Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2612.2185.1
Married1242.9394.4
Male212.5266.7
Female442.0572.7
Non Family72081.9

2.6

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Melrose Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6013.76%
9th to 12th Grade4911.24%
High School Graduate12428.44%
Some College14132.34%
Associates Degree409.17%
Bachelors Degree81.83%
Graduate Degree143.21%
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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
White34229322
Native American22
Hispanic9434
Other Race8730

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.43%.

Melrose Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,500$49,583$15,227
Less Than 9th Grade$16,136$65,500$
High School Graduate$28,393$42,273$14,821
Some College$36,875$49,250$18,125
Bachelors Degree$48,750$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,500

Average Earnings

$49,583

Average Male

$15,227

Average Female

Melrose Earnings by Educational Attainment

Melrose Language by Age

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Melrose Language

82.52% of Melrose residents speak only English, while 17.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.35% of the population.

Melrose Language

Melrose Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White476398.19%
Other40NaN%
Hispanic1004040.00%

13.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.87%

Male Poverty Rate

11.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melrose

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melrose is White, with 8.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melrose is Hispanic, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.01%.

Melrose Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.28%
High School1.61%
Some College4.42%
Bachelors or Greater18.18%

Melrose Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.87%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed13.25%
Female Unemployed57.14%

Melrose Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Melrose Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,304$53,844
Families$48,375$52,643
Married Families$48,125-
Non Families-$51,349
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Income by Household Type

Melrose Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

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 45-54, 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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53

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War5
First Gulf War26
Vietnam19
Korea
World War II

Melrose Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342
35 to 5410
55 to 6429
65 to 748
75+4

Melrose Veterans by Age

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Melrose Veterans by Race

Melrose Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melrose Veterans by Education

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46.8%

Labor Force Participation

40.9%

Employment Rate

8.7%

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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48.62%

Born in Melrose

92.39%

Native Born

7.61%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

6.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.39% of Melrose residents were born in the United States, with 48.62% having been born in New Mexico. 1.04% 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
20106590.00%
2011669101.52%
201267450.75%
2013668-6-0.89%
2014666-2-0.30%
2015651-15-2.25%
20166510.00%
2017643-8-1.23%
2018636-7-1.09%
2019629-7-1.10%
2020622-7-1.11%
2021615-7-1.13%
2022608-7-1.14%

Melrose Population by Year