Melrose, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Melrose, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
28,054
Unemployment
4.2%
Poverty
3.9%
Median Home
$599,600
Median Income
$114,604
Median Rent
$1,638

Melrose SnackAbility

10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
9
Commute
3

Melrose, MA Crime Report

158
Total Crimes
564.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-75.93%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Melrose
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 158 564.8 1,362.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 26 92.9 308.8 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 2.3 6.5
Robbery 5 17.9 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 20 71.5 235.9 279.7
Property Crime 132 471.8 1,053.2 1,958.2
Burglary 17 60.8 149.7 314.2
Larceny 108 386.1 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 7 25.0 99.2 246.0

Melrose, MA Cost Of Living

145
Melrose's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Melrose Massachusetts National Average
Overall 145 132 100
Services 128 119 100
Groceries 114 112 100
Health 122 123 100
Housing 204 164 100
Transportation 108 109 100
Utilities 123 116 100

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Rankings for Melrose in Massachusetts

Map Of Melrose, MA

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Population over time in Melrose

Year Population % Change
2020 28,054 -0.2%
2019 28,116 -0.1%
2018 28,132 1.2%
2017 27,787 0.4%
2016 27,681 0.6%
2015 27,509 1.0%
2014 27,239 0.7%
2013 27,043 0.7%
2012 26,864 0.6%
2011 26,704 -

Race / Ethnicity in Melrose

White
80.4% (22,545)
African American
3.3% (937)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
9.2% (2,594)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (16)
Two Or More
3.3% (920)
Hispanic
3.7% (1,042)
Race Melrose MA USA
White 80.4% 70.8% 60.1%
African American 3.3% 6.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 9.2% 6.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.8% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.3% 2.7% 2.8%
Hispanic 3.7% 12.0% 18.2%

Gender in Melrose

Female
52.0% (14,574)
Male
48.0% (13,479)
Gender Melrose MA USA
Female 52.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Melrose for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,122)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (561)
High School / GED
16.0% (4,488)
Some College
12.0% (3,366)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,683)
Bachelor's Degree
31.0% (8,696)
Master's Degree
21.0% (5,891)
Professional Degree
4.0% (1,122)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (1,122)
Education Melrose MA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 31.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 21.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Melrose, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
3.2% (88,870)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.6% (72,144)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.5% (181,484)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.1% (170,251)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.5% (183,481)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.8% (301,808)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.3% (261,118)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.4% (459,578)
$150,000 to $199,999
17.9% (501,766)
$200,000 or more
20.8% (584,895)
Income Melrose MA USA
Less than $10,000 3.2% 5.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.5% 6.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.1% 6.4% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.5% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.8% 13.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.3% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.4% 18.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 17.9% 10.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 20.8% 14.3% 8.3%

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