Melrose Park demographics profile

StatisticMelrose ParkIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)5,99822291
Median age32.637.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1856%44%43%
Speak English29%77%79%
Speak Spanish67%13%13%
Melrose Park, IL has a population of 25,422 and is the 1,695th largest city in the United States. The population density is 5,998 per sq mi which is 2598% higher than the Illinois average and 6520% higher than the national average. The median age in Melrose Park is 33 which is approximately 13% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Melrose Park, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 29% speak English and 67% speak Spanish. 56% of Melrose Park residents were born in Illinois, 7% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 34% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Melrose Park is 2598% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Melrose Park is 13% lower than Illinois.
  • In Melrose Park 57.66% of the population is White.
  • In Melrose Park 6.19% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Melrose Park 0.76% of the population is Asian.

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Melrose Park population breakdown by race

RaceMelrose ParkIllinoisNational
Black or African American6.19%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.22%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.06%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.44%2.34%3.06%
Other race33.66%5.86%4.75%
In Melrose Park, 73.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Melrose Park, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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