Melrose, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Melrose, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
28,113
Unemployment
2.8%
Poverty
4.1%
Median Home
$570,300
Median Income
$106,955
Median Rent
$1,516

Melrose SnackAbility

10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
7
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
3

Melrose, MA Crime Report

204
Total Crimes
725.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-70.71%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Melrose
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 204 725.5 1,507.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 32 113.8 327.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.2 5.0
Robbery 3 10.7 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 29 103.1 241.0 250.2
Property Crime 172 611.7 1,179.8 2,109.9
Burglary 25 88.9 179.0 340.5
Larceny 131 465.9 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 16 56.9 89.0 219.9

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 145 131 100
Services 130 122 100
Groceries 108 109 100
Health 118 121 100
Housing 203 165 100
Transportation 111 107 100
Utilities 115 114 100

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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
2019 28,113 -0.0%
2018 28,116 -0.1%
2017 28,132 1.2%
2016 27,787 0.4%
2015 27,681 0.6%
2014 27,509 1.0%
2013 27,239 0.7%
2012 27,043 0.7%
2011 26,864 0.6%
2010 26,704 -

Race / Ethnicity in Melrose

White
85.7% (24,093)
African American
2.9% (811)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
6.2% (1,736)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.1% (587)
Hispanic
3.2% (886)
Race Melrose MA USA
White 85.7% 71.6% 60.7%
African American 2.9% 6.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 6.2% 6.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.2% 11.8% 18.0%

Gender in Melrose

Female
53.8% (15,135)
Male
46.2% (12,978)
Gender Melrose MA USA
Female 53.8% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.2% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Melrose for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (281)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (562)
High School / GED
15.0% (4,216)
Some College
13.0% (3,654)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,967)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (8,433)
Master's Degree
23.0% (6,465)
Professional Degree
5.0% (1,405)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (1,124)
Education Melrose MA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 15.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 23.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Melrose, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
3.2% (90,823)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.4% (68,489)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.5% (211,672)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.6% (158,568)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.3% (205,716)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.7% (299,766)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.7% (272,221)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.9% (474,960)
$150,000 to $199,999
17.0% (477,193)
$200,000 or more
19.6% (551,887)
Income Melrose MA USA
Less than $10,000 3.2% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.4% 4.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.5% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.6% 6.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.3% 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.7% 14.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.7% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.9% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 17.0% 10.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 19.6% 13.2% 7.7%

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