StatisticMelrose ParkIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)5,99822891
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Melrose Park is 2531% 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
  • In Melrose Park 0.76% of the population is Asian

Compare Melrose Park, IL Demographics


      Melrose Park population breakdown by race

      RaceMelrose ParkIllinoisNational
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Melrose Park age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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