Melwood, Maryland Population 2020

3,656

Melwood is a city located in Maryland. Melwood has a 2020 population of 3,656. Melwood is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of in 2010. Melwood reached it's highest population of 3,744 in 2017.

The average household income in Melwood is $97,674 with a poverty rate of 5.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,641 per month, and the median house value is $267,900. The median age in Melwood is 46.3 years, 46.6 years for males, and 46 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.9 males.

Melwood Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 58.94%
  • White: 17.94%
  • Other race: 12.09%
  • Two or more races: 9.03%
  • Asian: 2.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Melwood, Maryland is 3,656, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,656.

Melwood, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,15558.94%
White65617.94%
Some Other Race44212.09%
Two or More Races3309.03%
Asian732.00%

Melwood Population Pyramid 2020

Melwood Median Age

46.3


Total

46.6


Male

46


Female

Melwood Adults

There are 2,805 adults, (893 of whom are seniors) in Melwood.

Melwood Age Dependency

91.2

Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Melwood Sex Ratio

Female

1,999

54.68%

Male

1,657

45.32%

Melwood Households and Families

Melwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Melwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married88%12%
All83.5%16.5%
Non Family74.5%25.5%
Male45.8%54.2%

83.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5042.4283.5
Married7663.288
Non Family5611.1674.5
Female1533.16100
Male242.5845.8

3.1

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Melwood Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade652.47%
9th to 12th Grade2529.58%
High School Graduate69126.27%
Some College73728.02%
Associates Degree1184.49%
Bachelors Degree34112.97%
Graduate Degree42616.20%

Melwood Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,7251,577485
White464412135
Hispanic30719072
Other Race1806333
Multiple Races15615675
Asian525228

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.85%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,125$60,764$41,917
Less Than High School$25,236$26,486$20,066
High School Grad$30,000$30,313$28,864
Some College$61,473$66,696$48,942
Bachelors Degree$102,273$114,659$67,625
Graduate Degree$78,171$79,329$63,798

$45,125

Average Earnings

$60,764

Average Male

$41,917

Average Female

Melwood Language

Melwood Language by Age

Melwood Language

82.25% of Melwood residents speak only English, while 17.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.36% of the population.

Melwood Poverty

Melwood Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,1551245.75%
White6038313.76%

5.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.43%

Male Poverty Rate

5.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Melwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Melwood is White, with 13.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Melwood is Black, with 5.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.01%.

Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater11.21%
High School5.50%
Some College4.21%
Less Than High School3.15%
Name Poverty
Female Employed3.45%
Male Employed0.14%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Melwood Income

Melwood Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$82,035$97,674
Families$108,194$115,111
Married Families$120,909-
Non Families$60,464$67,135

Melwood Marital Status

Melwood Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Melwood Married by Age and Sex

Melwood Marriage

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

Melwood Marital Status by Race

Melwood Veterans

498

Number of Veterans

423

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam155
First Gulf War154
Second Gulf War77
Korea20
World War II10
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54137
55 to 64135
75+111
65 to 7489
18 to 3426
Name Veterans % of Total
Black36420.54%
White12224.06%
Hispanic4211.26%
2 or More1210.34%

$Melwood Veterans by Education

1.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Melwood Employment Status

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Melwood Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

28.56%

Born in Maryland

87.77%

Native Born

12.23%

Foreign Born

8.32%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.77% of Melwood residents were born in the United States, with 28.56% having been born in Maryland. 8.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,6560.00%
20193,6560.00%
20183,656-88-2.35%
20173,74450515.59%
20163,23947617.23%
20152,763431.58%
20142,720-178-6.14%
20132,898-147-4.83%
20123,0451424.89%
20112,9032,903
20100.00%