Melvindale, Michigan Population 2020

10,222
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Melvindale is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 10,222, it is the 91st largest city in Michigan and the 3054th largest city in the United States. Melvindale is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -4.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,715 in 2010. Melvindale reached it's highest population of 13,862 in 1970. Spanning over 3 miles, Melvindale has a population density of 3,754 people per square mile.

The average household income in Melvindale is $51,119 with a poverty rate of 28.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $845 per month, and the median house value is $61,700. The median age in Melvindale is 31.4 years, 29.9 years for males, and 34.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.0 males.

Melvindale Demographics

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

  • White: 68.38%
  • Black or African American: 14.33%
  • Other race: 6.74%
  • Two or more races: 6.57%
  • Asian: 3.48%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Melvindale, Michigan is 10,222, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,312.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,715.

Melvindale, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,12468.38%
Black or African American1,49314.33%
Some Other Race7026.74%
Two or More Races6856.57%
Asian3633.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native520.50%
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Melvindale Population Pyramid 2020

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Melvindale Median Age

31.4


Total

29.9


Male

34.1


Female

Melvindale Adults

There are 7,178 adults, (1,102 of whom are seniors) in Melvindale.

Melvindale Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Melvindale Sex Ratio

Female

5,344

51.29%

Male

5,075

48.71%

Melvindale Households and Families

Melvindale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Melvindale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.2%35.8%
All52.3%47.7%
Female49.9%50.1%
Non Family45.5%54.5%
Male33.5%66.5%

52.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7342.7952.3
Non Family1,4781.0645.5
Married1,3824.2564.2
Female6113.7849.9
Male2632.5733.5

3.79

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Melvindale Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5729.13%
9th to 12th Grade93714.96%
High School Graduate2,29336.61%
Some College1,32921.22%
Associates Degree4437.07%
Bachelors Degree3936.27%
Graduate Degree2964.73%
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Melvindale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,1243,371430
Hispanic94638423
Black83372187
Other Race36717523
Multiple Races24613773
Asian15212576
Native American3838

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 asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,737$33,472$32,107
Less Than High School$26,161$30,050$
High School Grad$26,231$23,152$28,621
Some College$36,767$43,264$35,281
Bachelors Degree$37,161$36,659$52,647
Graduate Degree$60,645$$54,740

$32,737

Average Earnings

$33,472

Average Male

$32,107

Average Female

Melvindale Language

Melvindale Language by Age

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Melvindale Language

66.48% of Melvindale residents speak only English, while 33.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.31% of the population.

Melvindale Poverty

Melvindale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,8741,39623.77%
Hispanic2,28567729.63%
Multiple67343965.23%
Asian36325469.97%
Black1,48024816.76%
Other70219027.07%

28.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.38%

Male Poverty Rate

27.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melvindale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melvindale is Asian, with 69.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melvindale is Black, with 16.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.87%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.54%
High School20.45%
Some College17.72%
Bachelors or Greater10.30%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.19%
Female Unemployed24.65%
Male Employed11.77%
Female Employed9.90%

Melvindale Income

Melvindale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,556$51,119
Families$47,708$61,843
Married Families$60,735-
Non Families$20,243$28,733
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Melvindale Marital Status

Melvindale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Melvindale Married by Age and Sex

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Melvindale Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Melvindale Marital Status by Race

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Melvindale Veterans

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598

Number of Veterans

492

Male Veterans

106

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam203
Second Gulf War103
First Gulf War82
World War II11
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64190
35 to 54174
65 to 74131
75+58
18 to 3445
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Name Veterans % of Total
White53610.27%
Black424.44%
Hispanic342.70%
Other204.04%

Melvindale Veterans by Education

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28.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melvindale Employment Status

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56.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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66.16%

Born in Michigan

84.49%

Native Born

15.51%

Foreign Born

6.38%

Non Citizen

9.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.49% of Melvindale residents were born in the United States, with 66.16% having been born in Michigan. 6.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,222-45-0.44%
201910,267-45-0.44%
201810,312-46-0.44%
201710,358-45-0.43%
201610,403-48-0.46%
201510,451-50-0.48%
201410,501-15-0.14%
201310,516-87-0.82%
201210,603-34-0.32%
201110,637-65-0.61%
201010,702-33-0.03%
200010,735-481-0.44%
199011,216-1,106-0.94%
198012,322-1,540-1.17%
197013,8627730.58%
196013,0893,6063.28%
19509,4834,7197.13%
19404,7647111.63%
19304,0530.00%