Living in Melrose Park, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Melrose Park SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
7
Amenities
9.5
Education
4
Commute
6

Melrose Park, IL Crime Report

401
Total Crimes
1,593.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-37.96%
Below National Average

Melrose Park, IL Cost Of Living

103
Melrose Park's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average

Melrose Park, Illinois Info Snack

Melrose Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. It is a suburb of Chicago,14 miles by road. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 25,411. Melrose Park had long been home to a large Italian-American population, but is now overwhelmingly Hispanic, based on US Census data.
Population
25,311
Unemployment
6.0%
Poverty
17.0%
Median Home
$178,600
Median Income
$50,647
Median Rent
$970

Melrose Park, IL Photos

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Map Of Melrose Park, IL

Population over time in Melrose Park

Year Population % Change
2017 25,311 -0.5%
2016 25,447 0.1%
2015 25,422 -0.3%
2014 25,491 -0.1%
2013 25,514 0.5%
2012 25,393 0.6%
2011 25,241 1.0%
2010 24,993 1.1%
2009 24,725 -
Crime/100k Melrose Park IL USA
Violent Crime 337.8 404.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 107.3 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 202.7 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 1255.8 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 270.2 306.7 376.0
Larceny 699.4 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 286.1 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Melrose Park

White
19.7% (4,984)
African American
5.3% (1,352)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.7% (175)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.1% (23)
Hispanic
74.2% (18,777)
Race Melrose Park IL USA
White 19.7% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 5.3% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.1% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 74.2% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Melrose Park, Illinois

Less than $10,000
6.7% (169,113)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.7% (118,016)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.7% (295,042)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.8% (249,220)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.2% (410,421)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.3% (488,550)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.2% (384,049)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.2% (258,450)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.9% (98,237)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (59,997)
Income Melrose Park IL USA
Less than $10,000 6.7% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.7% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.7% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.8% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.2% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.3% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.2% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.2% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.9% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Melrose Park

Female
48.3% (12,218)
Male
51.7% (13,093)
Gender Melrose Park IL USA
Female 48.3% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 51.7% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Melrose Park for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
18.0% (4,555)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (2,531)
High School / GED
34.0% (8,605)
Some College
17.0% (4,302)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (2,024)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (2,024)
Master's Degree
3.0% (759)
Professional Degree
1.0% (253)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (253)
Education Melrose Park IL USA
< 9th Grade 18.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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