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Melrose Park, NY Population and Races

 
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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Melrose Park is 2,026, which is 14.12% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.26% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Melrose Park population density is 469.43 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 359.17 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Melrose Park is white, which represent 99.56% of the total population. The average Melrose Park education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 2,026. #599

Population Growth Since 2000, #917

Melrose Park, NY
-14.12%
New York
3.26%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #940

Melrose Park, NY
469.43 per square mile
New York
359.17 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:2,017 (99.56%, #115)
Black:2 (0.10%, #845)
Hispanic:13 (0.64%, #955)
Asian:1 (0.05%, #816)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #471)
One Race, Other:1 (0.05%, see rank)
Two or More Races:5 (0.25%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

1,874 (92.50%) out of the total population of 2,026 reported first ancestry.

 Melrose Park, NY% of the Total PopulationNew YorkU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.81%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.28%0.47%
Danish60.30%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch1055.18%, see rank1.25%1.40%
English36217.87%, see rank5.38%8.02%
French643.16%, see rank2.93%3.34%
German27613.62%, see rank10.62%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.77%0.41%
Hungarian90.44%, see rank0.76%0.46%
Irish54426.85%, see rank12.41%10.80%
Italian77538.25%, see rank13.28%5.52%
Norwegian100.49%, see rank0.42%1.42%
Polish1246.12%, see rank4.82%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.27%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank2.21%0.92%
Scotch-Irish00.00%, see rank0.35%0.99%
Scottish592.91%, see rank1.06%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank1.27%0.95%
Swedish90.44%, see rank0.62%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.18%0.30%
Ukrainian954.69%, see rank0.69%0.31%
American1075.28%, see rank5.03%7.12%
Welsh211.04%, see rank0.42%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 984 (48.57%, see rank)
Females: 1,042 (51.43%, see rank)

Melrose Park, NY
Male: 48.57%
Female: 51.43%
New York
Male: 48.46%
Female: 51.54%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Melrose Park, NY
48.00 years old
New York
38.10 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Melrose Park, NY
48.60 years old
New York
36.50 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Melrose Park, NY
45.20 years old
New York
39.60 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Melrose Park, NY% of the Total PopulationNew YorkU.S.
Under 5 years200.99%, see rank5.97%6.36%
5 to 9 years1175.77%, see rank5.90%6.51%
10 to 14 years1617.95%, see rank6.07%6.59%
15 to 19 years1175.77%, see rank6.71%6.85%
20 to 24 years1567.70%, see rank7.33%7.13%
25 to 34 years1306.42%, see rank14.09%13.47%
35 to 44 years23111.40%, see rank13.02%12.96%
45 to 54 years44321.87%, see rank14.51%14.09%
55 to 64 years32415.99%, see rank12.35%12.29%
65 to 74 years20510.12%, see rank7.55%7.64%
75 to 84 884.34%, see rank4.42%4.25%
85 years and over341.68%, see rank2.10%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Melrose Park, NYNew YorkU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,455, 100%13,329,734209,056,129
Less Than High School51, 3.51%, see rank14.62%13.67%
High School Graduate312, 21.44%, see rank26.94%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree461, 31.68%, see rank24.75%29.09%
Bachelor Degree400, 27.49%, see rank19.09%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree231, 15.88%, see rank14.59%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.70, see rank13.6913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Melrose Park, NY New YorkU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten4348.84%51.16%66.80%33.20%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)20094.00%, see rank6.00%, see rank86.92%13.08%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)14696.58%, see rank3.42%, see rank87.36%12.64%90.60%9.40%
College9976.77%, see rank23.23%, see rank64.72%35.28%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School34100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank39.93%60.07%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Melrose Park, NYNew YorkU.S.
Total Households802, 100%7,255,528116,211,092
Average Household Size2.51, see rank2.622.63
1 Person Households123, 15.34%, see rank29.55%27.57%
2 or More Person Households679, 84.66%, see rank70.45%72.43%
Family Households (Families)612, 76.31%, see rank63.90%66.22%
Average Family Size2.87, see rank3.383.32
Married-Couple Family485, 60.47%, see rank44.12%48.42%
Nonfamily Households190, 23.69%, see rank36.10%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Melrose Park, NY%New YorkU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,728see rank16,079,429252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over871100%, see rank7,699,246123,281,364
Never Married23326.75%, see rank40.74%35.77%
Married56564.87%, see rank49.43%52.04%
Widowed171.95%, see rank2.59%2.57%
Divorced566.43%, see rank7.23%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over857100%, see rank8,380,183129,692,771
Never Married16319.02%, see rank35.20%29.48%
Married49958.23%, see rank45.45%49.19%
Widowed11713.65%, see rank9.41%9.16%
Divorced789.10%, see rank9.93%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Melrose Park, NY%New YorkU.S.
Native1,99098.22%, see rank77.67%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence1,71684.70%, see rank63.54%58.73%
Born in Different State26413.03%, see rank11.70%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
100.49%, see rank2.43%1.42%
Foreign Born361.78%, see rank22.33%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship361.78%, see rank11.83%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship00.00%, see rank10.50%7.09%
Born In Europe311.53%, see rank3.86%1.53%
Born In Asia50.25%, see rank6.16%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.89%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.06%0.07%
Born In Latin America00.00%, see rank11.06%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.29%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Melrose Park, NY%New YorkU.S.
English76295.01%, see rank69.43%79.39%
Spanish101.25%, see rank14.40%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages172.12%, see rank9.95%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages131.62%, see rank4.67%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank1.55%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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