Melrose Park is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Melrose Park has a 2020 population of 24,672. Melrose Park is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually and its population has decreased by -0.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,796 in 2010.
The average household income in Melrose Park is $64,089 with a poverty rate of 15.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,054 per month, and the median house value is $200,700. The median age in Melrose Park is 33.1 years, 31.9 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Melrose Parkwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.21%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.29%.
27.10% of Melrose Park residents speak only English, while 72.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 68.92% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Melrose Park is Native, with 55.07% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Melrose Park is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.67%.
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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 Park
65.39% of Melrose Park residents were born in the United States, with 54.44% having been born in Illinois. 19.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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