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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Melrosewas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Melrose
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.