Melwood demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,15462791
Median age51.238.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1825%44%43%
Speak English91%82%79%
Speak Spanish8%7%13%
Melwood, MD has a population of 3,239 and is the 8,422nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,154 per sq mi which is 84% higher than the Maryland average and 1173% higher than the national average. The median age in Melwood is 51 which is approximately 34% higher than the Maryland average of 38. In Melwood, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 21% of Melwood residents were born in Maryland, 71% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Melwood is 84% higher than Maryland.
  • The median age in Melwood is 34% higher than Maryland.
  • In Melwood 22.26% of the population is White.
  • In Melwood 65.61% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Melwood 0.77% of the population is Asian.

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      Melwood population breakdown by race

      Black or African American65.61%29.63%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race7.47%3.12%3.06%
      Other race3.89%3.67%4.75%
      In Melwood, 7.0% 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 Melwood, MD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).