Melvindale, Michigan Population 2021

10,136
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Melvindale is a city located in Wayne County Michigan. With a 2020 population of 10,136, it is the 91st largest city in Michigan and the 3076th largest city in the United States . Melvindale is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -5.40% 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 3,722 people per square mile.

The average household income in Melvindale is $53,318 with a poverty rate of 23.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $856 per month, and the median house value is $64,300. The median age in Melvindale is 31.5 years, 28.2 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Melvindale Demographics

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

  • White: 68.16%
  • Black or African American: 16.24%
  • Other race: 8.45%
  • Two or more races: 5.34%
  • Asian: 1.62%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Melvindale, Michigan is 10,136 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,304.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,715.

Melvindale, Michigan Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,05368.16%
Black or African American1,68016.24%
Some Other Race8748.45%
Two or More Races5535.34%
Asian1681.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.19%
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Melvindale Population by Race

Melvindale Population Pyramid $2021

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Melvindale Median Age

31.5


Total

28.2


Male

35.3


Female

Melvindale Adults

There are 7,136 adults, (1,011 of whom are seniors) in Melvindale.

Melvindale Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Melvindale Sex Ratio

Female

5,089

49.18%

Male

5,259

50.82%

Melvindale Population by Age

Melvindale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Melvindale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.3%29.7%
All51%49%
Female45.5%54.5%
Non Family42.4%57.6%
Male20.5%79.5%

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Melvindale Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7242.7851
Non Family1,5581.0642.4
Married1,2804.3670.3
Female6283.9545.5
Male2582.4520.5

3.9

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Melvindale Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5038.12%
9th to 12th Grade1,02716.58%
High School Graduate2,29637.07%
Some College1,10417.82%
Associates Degree4897.89%
Bachelors Degree4988.04%
Graduate Degree2774.47%
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Melvindale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Melvindale Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,9423,194499
Hispanic1,04448825
Black978800144
Other Race44221625
2+ Races20111334
Asian938173
Native American99

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 78.49%.

Melvindale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,153$31,025$35,593
Less Than 9th Grade$22,435$22,188$
High School Graduate$26,380$23,500$28,507
Some College$37,119$37,596$37,083
Bachelors Degree$36,172$35,850$37,321
Graduate Degree$53,578$$49,688

$33,153

Average Earnings

$31,025

Average Male

$35,593

Average Female

Melvindale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Melvindale Language by Age

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Melvindale Language

64.73% of Melvindale residents speak only English, while 35.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 16.95% of the population.

Melvindale Language

Melvindale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,7871,24821.57%
Hispanic2,46663125.59%
Multiple54835264.23%
Black1,67422813.62%
Other87421324.37%
Asian1686941.07%

23.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.41%

Male Poverty Rate

22.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melvindale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melvindale is Multiple, with 64.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melvindale is Black, with 13.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.00%.

Melvindale Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.52%
Some College17.95%
High School16.16%
Bachelors or Greater11.87%

Melvindale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed34.07%
Female Unemployed13.97%
Male Employed9.00%
Female Employed8.07%

Melvindale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Melvindale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,629$53,318
Families$50,391$66,680
Married Families$60,338-
Non Families$18,591$28,590
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Income by Household Type

Melvindale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

35.9%

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 Marital Status

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494

Number of Veterans

366

Male Veterans

128

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam179
First Gulf War94
Second Gulf War65
World War II12
Korea

Melvindale Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64191
35 to 54189
65 to 7472
75+42
18 to 34

Melvindale Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4027.93%
Black716.35%
Hispanic382.82%
Other Race213.50%

Melvindale Veterans by Race

Melvindale Veterans by Education

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21.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melvindale Veterans by Education

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56.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

12.6%

Unemployment Rate

Melvindale Employment by Age

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Melvindale Employment by Race

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Melvindale 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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68.95%

Born in Melvindale

86.05%

Native Born

13.95%

Foreign Born

6.30%

Non Citizen

7.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.05% of Melvindale residents were born in the United States, with 68.95% having been born in Michigan. 6.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Melvindale Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,136-56-0.55%
202010,192-56-0.55%
201910,248-56-0.54%
201810,304-50-0.48%
201710,354-46-0.44%
201610,400-51-0.49%
201510,451-49-0.47%
201410,500-16-0.15%
201310,516-87-0.82%
201210,603-35-0.33%
201110,638-64-0.60%
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%

Melvindale Population by Year