Melrose, Massachusetts

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Population in 2017: 28,367 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.5%
 
Males: 13,817  (48.7%)
Females: 14,550  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02176.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $101,780 (it was $62,811 in 2000)
Melrose:

$101,780
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $48,673 (it was $30,347 in 2000)

Melrose city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $528,659 (it was $252,500 in 2000)
Melrose:

$528,659
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $505,607; detached houses: $535,651; townhouses or other attached units: $663,805; in 2-unit structures: $424,555; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $335,423; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $256,034

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,303.

March 2019 cost of living index in Melrose: 138.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.8%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.2% for Black residents, 1.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Melrose, MA (2010)
    • 24,16189.5%White alone
    • 1,0203.8%Asian alone
    • 6632.5%Hispanic
    • 6252.3%Black alone
    • 4021.5%Two or more races
    • 1000.4%Other race alone
    • 110.04%American Indian alone

Races in Melrose detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Melrose, Massachusetts as of July 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Melrose is 14,090 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Melrose by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(15.1)
1
(3.8)
4
(15.1)
1
(3.7)
2
(7.4)
3
(11.2)
2
(7.4)
1
(3.6)
3
(10.9)
3
(10.7)
3
(10.6)
2
(7.1)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
14
(52.9)
12
(45.2)
8
(30.1)
9
(33.7)
11
(40.5)
8
(29.9)
14
(51.6)
6
(21.8)
4
(14.5)
9
(32.2)
8
(28.3)
4
(14.3)
3
(10.7)
1
(3.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
32
(120.9)
31
(116.9)
22
(82.9)
20
(74.8)
23
(84.8)
24
(89.6)
30
(110.5)
31
(112.7)
14
(50.6)
19
(68.0)
16
(56.7)
13
(46.3)
19
(67.6)
13
(45.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
89
(336.4)
78
(294.1)
81
(305.1)
75
(280.5)
102
(375.9)
92
(343.3)
62
(228.4)
82
(298.1)
69
(249.6)
44
(157.5)
36
(127.6)
17
(60.6)
23
(81.8)
22
(77.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
229
(865.5)
226
(852.1)
291
(1,096)
235
(878.9)
193
(711.3)
184
(686.7)
221
(814.1)
216
(785.3)
181
(654.7)
205
(733.7)
215
(761.8)
173
(616.3)
174
(619.2)
115
(402.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(128.5)
22
(82.9)
37
(139.4)
26
(97.2)
23
(84.8)
15
(56.0)
22
(81.0)
15
(54.5)
12
(43.4)
16
(57.3)
26
(92.1)
24
(85.5)
19
(67.6)
9
(31.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.5)
1
(3.7)
1
(3.7)
1
(3.7)
5
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)120.6101.3114.090.696.691.898.588.670.376.875.155.055.537.0

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City-data.com crime index in Melrose, MA

Crime rate in Melrose detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 48 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (24.1%), Italian (17.9%), American (6.3%), English (5.8%), Haitian (3.7%), Greek (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 133 feet

Land area: 4.69 square miles.

Population density: 6,042 people per square mile   (high).

Melrose, Massachusetts map

3,727 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 3.5% Europe, 1.6% Asia).

This city:

13.1%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,527 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,595 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Malden, MA (2.1 miles , pop. 56,340).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (9.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (183.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Malden, MA (1.5 miles ),
Stoneham, MA (1.5 miles ),
Saugus, MA (1.6 miles ),
Wakefield, MA (1.7 miles ),
Everett, MA (1.9 miles ),
Medford, MA (1.9 miles ),
Winchester, MA (2.0 miles ),
Revere, MA (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 42.46 N, Longitude: 71.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,793 (-30.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,390 (15.1%)

Area codes: 781, 339, 617

Distribution of median household income in Melrose, MA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Melrose, MA in 2017

Property values in Melrose, MA

Melrose satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $334,100
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $186,900
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $193,200
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $222,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $257,700
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $267,800
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $201,000
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $204,000
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $337,000
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $379,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Melrose, MA residents
Average permit cost in Melrose, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.1%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Melrose, MA
Historical housing units in Melrose, MA
Most common industries in Melrose, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.2%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.1%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.0%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Melrose, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (7.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Engineers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Computer specialists (3.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)

Average climate in Melrose, Massachusetts

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Melrose, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.6. This is about average.

City:

75.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.236. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.527. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.527
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.83
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Melrose-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Melrose city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Melrose-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 195.0 miles away from Melrose center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 193.5 miles away from Melrose center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 235.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.5 miles away from Melrose center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 57.2 miles away from Melrose center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 14

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Explosion: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Melrose topographic map

Hospitals in Melrose:

  • HALLMARK HEALTH SYSTEM (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 585 LEBANON STREET)
  • MELROSE-WAKEFIELD HOSPITAL (585 LEBANON ST)

Home Health Centers in Melrose:

  • MELROSE VISITING NRSG SERV (50 TREMONT STREET, #103)

Nursing Homes in Melrose:

  • CUMMINGS REHAB AND NURSING CARE CENTER (585 LEBANON STREET)
  • EPOCH SENIOR HEALTHCARE OF MELROSE (15 GREEN STREET)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-MELROSE (40 MARTIN STREET)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-THE ELMHURST (743 MAIN STREET)
  • MACKENZIE NURSING HOME INC (24 VINE STREET)
  • MELROSE CARE CENTER, A LTC FACILITY (40 MARTIN ST)
  • NORMANDY HOUSE NURSING HOME (15 GREEN ST)
  • TUELL NURSING HOME (92 FRANKLIN STREET)

Amtrak stations near Melrose:

  • 6 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 7 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 8 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Melrose:

  • Tufts University (about 5 miles; Medford, MA; Full-time enrollment: 9,041)
  • Bunker Hill Community College (about 6 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 8,814)
  • Lesley University (about 7 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 4,317)
  • Harvard University (about 7 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 20,857)
  • Cambridge College (about 7 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 2,782)
  • Suffolk University (about 7 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 6,982)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (about 8 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 13,548)

Public high school in Melrose:

  • MELROSE HIGH (Students: 896, Location: 360 LYNN FELLS PKWY, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Melrose:

  • MELROSE MIDDLE (Students: 779, Location: 350 LYNN FELLS PKWY, Grades: 6-8)
  • WINTHROP (Students: 402, Location: 162 FIRST STREET, Grades: KG-5)
  • LINCOLN (Students: 401, Location: 80 WEST WYOMING AVENUE, Grades: KG-5)
  • ROOSEVELT (Students: 365, Location: 253 VINTON STREET, Grades: KG-5)
  • HORACE MANN (Students: 267, Location: 40 DAMON AVENUE, Grades: KG-5)
  • HERBERT CLARK HOOVER (Students: 263, Location: 37 GLENDOWER RD, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Melrose:

  • ST MARY'S SCHOOL (Students: 390, Location: 4 MYRTLE ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ANOVA (Students: 40, Location: 645 MAIN ST ANNEX BLDG, Grades: KG-7)
  • MELROSE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 35, Location: 70 W EMERSON ST, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in Melrose

Library in Melrose:

  • MELROSE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,120,250; Location: 69 WEST EMERSON ST.; 100,590 books; 3,015 audio materials; 3,866 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 157 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Nearest hospital: Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, in MELROSE, MA

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Melrose: Melrose-Cedar Park Station (A), Melrose-Highlands Station (B), Wyoming Hill Station (C), Mount Hood Golf Course (D), Towers Plaza (E), Bellevue Golf Club (F), Melrose Fire Department Station 3 (G), Melrose Fire Department Station 2 (H), Melrose City Hall (I), Donald Collins Memorial Library (J), First Baptist Church Library (K), Melrose Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (L), Melrose Public Library (M), Milano Senior Center (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Towers Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Melrose include: Vineyard Christian Fellowship Church (A), Trinity Episcopal Church (B), Trinity Church (C), Temple Beth Shalom (D), Temple Beth Shaolom (E), Saint Marys Parish Church (F), Saint Mary of the Annunciation Church (G), Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church (H), Melrose Highlands Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Wyoming Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Ell Pond (A), Long Pond (B), Swains Pond (C), Towners Pond (D), Second Pond (E), First Pond (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Melrose include: Melrose Town Center Historic District (1), Sewall Woods Park (2), Conant Playground (3), Mount Hood Memorial Park (4), Melrose Common (5), Pine Banks Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Beebe Estate (Historical Places & Services; 235 West Foster Street).

Birthplace of: Andy Brickley - Ice hockey winger, David Souter - Judge, Sewall Wright - Geneticist, Colin McManus - Ice dancer, Don Orsillo - Television sports announcer, Elizabeth George Speare - Children's writer, Geraldine Farrar - (1882-1967) opera diva, John Larrabee - Politician, Keith Tkachuk - NHL player (St. Louis Blues, born: Mar 28, 1972), Leslie Parrish - Film actor.

Middlesex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Melrose and their reported violations in the past:

MELROSE WATER DEPT. (MWRA) (Population served: 26,983, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Lead Service Line Replacement (LSLR) - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-01-2014 to JUN-16-2014)
  • Lead Service Line Replacement (LSLR) - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2009)
  • Lead Service Line Replacement (LSLR) - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-31-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2009)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.1%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.4%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Melrose in 2010:

  • 223 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Melrose in 2000:

  • 291 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Melrose (2011 data):

  • Eastern Bank: Melrose Branch at 441 Main Street, branch established on 1981/07/01; Melrose Towers Branch at 27 Melrose Street, branch established on 1975/09/12. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation
  • East Boston Savings Bank: Melrose Branch at 108 Main Street, branch established on 2004/08/30. Info updated 2011/06/07: Bank assets: $1,946.5 mil, Deposits: $1,609.3 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Meridian Financial Services, Inc
  • TD Bank, National Association: Melrose Store Branch at 478 Main Street, branch established on 2011/05/21. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Melrose Branch at 690 Main Street, branch established on 1957/05/06. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Melrose Co-operative Bank: Melrose Co-Operative Bank at 638 Main Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $179.3 mil, Deposits: $160.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Central Co-operative Bank: Melrose Branch at 846 Main Street, branch established on 1974/05/20. Info updated 2008/06/25: Bank assets: $520.7 mil, Deposits: $335.1 mil, headquarters in Somerville, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancorp, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Melrose Branch at 492 Main Street, branch established on 1968/01/29. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Northern Bank & Trust Company: Melrose Branch at 514-516 Franklin Street, branch established on 1987/10/19. Info updated 2012/02/08: Bank assets: $734.7 mil, Deposits: $586.1 mil, headquarters in Woburn, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Melrose:

Marital status in Melrose, MA
  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

For population 25 years and over in Melrose:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Massachusetts average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Melrose
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Melrose:

(Melrose, Massachusetts Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Melrose, MA (based on Middlesex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic718,209107
Mainline Protestant70,053269
Other68,480199
Evangelical Protestant41,270304
Orthodox23,64128
Black Protestant2,2768
None579,156-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
This county:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Here:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Middlesex County:

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

18.0%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

55.0%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

54.6%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Melrose:

28.2
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.7%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Melrose:

8.5%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Melrose:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Melrose:

61.6%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.3%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Melrose, MA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 357$2,072,403$69,66151$114,100
Firefighters 56$334,849$71,7530$0
Police Protection - Officers 48$374,493$93,6230$0
Other and Unallocable 25$138,477$66,46923$26,651
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 24$82,525$41,263156$151,243
Health 14$72,491$62,1355$13,024
Financial Administration 14$81,092$69,5071$3,020
Local Libraries 11$51,163$55,81423$11,944
Water Supply 10$49,697$59,6360$0
Other Government Administration 10$73,687$88,42415$11,421
Natural Resources 9$39,166$52,2210$0
Streets and Highways 5$23,299$55,9180$0
Sewerage 4$20,203$60,6090$0
Welfare 4$20,681$62,04317$9,823
Parks and Recreation 4$20,571$61,71311$7,431
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$19,136$76,5441$3,445
Solid Waste Management 2$7,940$47,6400$0
Judicial and Legal 2$13,959$83,7541$2,848
Police - Other 1$5,146$61,7522$2,498
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,546
Totals for Government 603$3,500,978$69,671307$358,994

Melrose government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,282,000 ($115.70)
    Regular Highways: $913,000 ($32.19)
    General - Other: $110,000 ($3.88)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,235,000 ($1629.89)
    General - Other: $23,350,000 ($823.14)
    Sewerage: $7,799,000 ($274.93)
    Regular Highways: $5,702,000 ($201.01)
    Water Utilities: $5,436,000 ($191.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,144,000 ($146.09)
    Police Protection: $4,074,000 ($143.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,704,000 ($60.07)
    Financial Administration: $1,247,000 ($43.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,128,000 ($39.76)
    Libraries: $951,000 ($33.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $927,000 ($32.68)
    Health - Other: $704,000 ($24.82)
    Central Staff Services: $666,000 ($23.48)
    Public Welfare - Other: $511,000 ($18.01)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $293,000 ($10.33)
    Housing and Community Development: $55,000 ($1.94)
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000 ($0.53)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $45,223,000 ($1594.21)
    Corporate Bonds: $11,818,000 ($416.61)
    Benefit Payments: $5,879,000 ($207.25)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $4,588,000 ($161.74)
    Withdrawals: $55,000 ($1.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,619,000 ($57.07)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,015,000 ($35.78)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($0.49)
    Other - Health - Other: $9,000 ($0.32)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $593,000 ($20.90)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($1.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,510,000 ($53.23)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $203,000 ($7.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $39,299,000 ($1385.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $96,000 ($3.38)

Melrose government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,522,000 ($300.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,704,000 ($60.07)
    Other: $1,302,000 ($45.90)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $415,000 ($14.63)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $276,000 ($9.73)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $2,888,000 ($101.81)
    From Other Governments: $353,000 ($12.44)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-600,000 ($-21.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $497,000 ($17.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $140,000 ($4.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,846,000 ($170.83)
    Donations From Private Sources: $190,000 ($6.70)
    Fines and Forfeits: $145,000 ($5.11)
    Interest Earnings: $48,000 ($1.69)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($0.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,342,000 ($223.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $11,655,000 ($410.86)
    General Local Government Support: $4,828,000 ($170.20)
    Highways: $943,000 ($33.24)
    Other: $586,000 ($20.66)
    Public Welfare: $304,000 ($10.72)
  • Tax - Property: $61,617,000 ($2172.14)
    Other Selective Sales: $274,000 ($9.66)
    Other License: $46,000 ($1.62)

Melrose government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,384,000 ($2022.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,013,000 ($1974.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,344,000 ($188.39)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,973,000 ($140.06)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $8,431,000 ($297.21)
    Beginning: $4,585,000 ($161.63)

Melrose government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,330,000 ($117.39)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $6,517,000 ($229.74)
    Total Federal Securities: $4,655,000 ($164.10)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,848,000 ($593.93)

6.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($87,519 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,206 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.09%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.44% ($85,882 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.62% ($66,782)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.57% ($104,103)


7.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,907 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.13%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.21% ($121,025 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.77% ($88,059)
to Worcester County, MA  0.60% ($72,434)
Businesses in Melrose, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Decora Cabinetry4New Balance1
Domino's Pizza1Nike1
Dunkin Donuts2Rite Aid1
FedEx2Shaw's1
GNC1Starbucks1
H&R Block1UPS2
Lane Furniture1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Melrose:

  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXKS (1430 AM; 5 kW; EVERETT, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBPS (1150 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF BOSTON LICENSEE, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Melrose:

  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMFO (91.5 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: TUFTS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Melrose:

  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Melrose: Walter C., Jr. Monegan.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Melrose fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • / 0.1mTotal length
  • $748,000Total costs
  • 3,200Total average daily traffic
  • 640Total average daily truck traffic
  • 0Total future (year 21) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 585 Lebanon St (Lat: 42.459806 Lon: -71.061444), Call Sign: WNGV267, Licensee ID: L00055095,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.212 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2001, Expiration Date: 09/30/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/19/2011, Registrant: Melrose Wakefield Hospital, 585 Lebanon St, Melrose, MA 02176, Phone: (617) 662-7200
  • Melrose Towers (Lat: 42.466111 Lon: -71.063611), Type: Building, Structure height: 26.8 m, Call Sign: WPYH495,
    Assigned Frequencies: 857.287 MHz, Grant Date: 08/12/2003, Expiration Date: 08/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2012, Certifier: Robin J Cohen, Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 576 Main St (Lat: 42.456750 Lon: -71.066167), Call Sign: KDD961,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.0600 MHz, 154.220 MHz, Grant Date: 10/10/1996, Expiration Date: 12/30/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: City Of Melrose, 576 Main St, Melrose, MA 02176, Phone: (617) 665-0501
  • 56 W Foster St Police Station (Lat: 42.452028 Lon: -71.036722), Call Sign: KNDL987, Licensee ID: L00033998,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.970 MHz, Grant Date: 12/24/2002, Expiration Date: 01/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2013, Registrant: City Of Melrose, 56 W Foster St, Melrose, MA 02176, Phone: (617) 665-1212
  • 585 Lebanon St (Lat: 42.459806 Lon: -71.061444), Call Sign: KAG394, Licensee ID: L00055095,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/2004, Expiration Date: 05/16/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/19/2014, Registrant: Melrose Wakefield Hospital, 585 Lebanon St, Melrose, MA 02176, Phone: (781) 979-3000
  • Lat: 42.463778 Lon: -71.042278, Call Sign: WQAI876,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.312 MHz, 463.637 MHz, 452.112 MHz, 467.837 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2014, Expiration Date: 06/09/2024, Certifier: Brian Skinner, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 42.453583 Lon: -71.041528, Call Sign: WQOY454,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.437 MHz, 467.437 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2012, Expiration Date: 03/02/2022, Certifier: Joan Bell, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • MELROSE, 585 Lebanon St (Lat: 42.460639 Lon: -71.061139), Structure height: 25.6 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WPOP921,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17945.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 04/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/20/2016, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • BOS0305, 585 Lebanon (Lat: 42.459722 Lon: -71.060833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQBM335,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19640.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2004, Expiration Date: 11/03/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/01/2005, Certifier: Eric M Botto, Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5594, Email:
  • MA-BOS5914A, 51 Highland Ave (Lat: 42.465639 Lon: -71.063639), Type: Bant, Structure height: 26.8 m, Overall height: 29.8 m, Call Sign: WQMB379,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2010, Expiration Date: 06/17/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • MA-BOS5241A, 340 Main Street (Lat: 42.452028 Lon: -71.066694), Type: Bant, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQNM420,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 03/22/2021, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 585 Lebanon Street, Melrose Wakefield Hospital (Lat: 42.460278 Lon: -71.061944), Type: Bant, Structure height: 35.1 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: KCI297, Licensee ID: L01422065,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.175 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2010, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Melrose)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: NAVION NAVION A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1046W , Serial Number: NAV-4-54, Airworthiness Date: 09/08/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 10/31/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas Schinkel, 499 Lebanon St, Melrose, MA 02176
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/16/2014
  • Aircraft: DJI INNOVATIONS PHANTOM 3 ADVANCED (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 608FH , Serial Number: P76DCG10011375, Certificate Issue Date: 05/04/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Blue Heron Ventures LLC, 185 Essex St Unite 1b, Melrose, MA 02176
  • Aircraft: MICHAUD NORMAN J KR2S (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 24065 , Serial Number: 9130-653, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 09/24/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Norman J Michaud, 7 Winter St, Melrose, MA 02176
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/07/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED63$334,968199$271,7491,105$272,69948$119,8961$2,288,00027$222,852
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$249,25014$225,42961$275,1647$81,7140$02$299,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$342,60027$229,963172$298,29113$116,4621$525,00012$251,083
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$329,66725$302,320126$281,6595$166,8001$788,0003$306,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$366,33344$292,5681$150,0000$02$280,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3361.00 , 3362.00, 3363.00, 3364.01, 3364.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED46$323,69633$348,182
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$319,50011$341,091
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$270,6679$373,889
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$383,0002$302,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3361.00 , 3362.00, 3363.00, 3364.01, 3364.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Melrose, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Melrose, MA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 23. The highest number of fires - 45 took place in 2005, and the least - 5 in 2003. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Melrose, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (67.8%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (16.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Melrose, MA
    • 26967.8%Structure Fires
    • 6516.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4711.8%Outside Fires
    • 164.0%Other
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Most common first names in Melrose, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary47182.3 years
John38675.9 years
William23774.8 years
Helen19882.0 years
Joseph18977.4 years
James18275.5 years
Margaret17282.7 years
George16677.8 years
Robert16371.0 years
Charles14878.6 years
Most common last names in Melrose, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7479.3 years
Sullivan7278.6 years
Brown6881.6 years
Murphy6377.6 years
Johnson5177.2 years
Macdonald4381.2 years
Jones3380.1 years
Anderson3279.1 years
Obrien3078.4 years
Cronin2977.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Melrose, MA
  • 59.3%Utility gas
  • 34.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.6%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Melrose, MA
  • 52.9%Utility gas
  • 23.1%Electricity
  • 19.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Other fuel


Melrose compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Melrose on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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