Melrose, New Mexico

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Population in 2017: 639 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.2%
 
Males: 305  (47.8%)
Females: 334  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

42.9 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 88124.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,071 (it was $26,607 in 2000)
Melrose:

$38,071
NM:

$46,744

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,877 (it was $13,053 in 2000)

Melrose village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $65,217 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Melrose:

$65,217
NM:

$171,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $101,826; detached houses: $96,654; mobile homes: $173,396

Median gross rent in 2017: $762.

March 2019 cost of living index in Melrose: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.5%
(18.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Melrose, NM (2010)
    • 50777.9%White alone
    • 12218.7%Hispanic
    • 142.2%Two or more races
    • 60.9%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Melrose, New Mexico as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Melrose is 124 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
New Mexico average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (13.1%), American (11.9%), Irish (5.2%), English (4.0%), Scottish (3.2%), Danish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4408 feet

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 371 people per square mile   (very low).

Melrose, New Mexico map

10 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.6%
New Mexico:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $218 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $296 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (114.4 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (175.9 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (409.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Floyd, NM (3.9 miles),
Cannon AFB, NM (4.2 miles ),
House, NM (4.7 miles),
Portales, NM (4.9 miles ),
Clovis, NM (4.9 miles ),
House-Forrest, NM (5.1 miles ),
Grady, NM (5.7 miles),
East De Baca, NM (5.7 miles )

Latitude: 34.43 N, Longitude: 103.63 W

Area code: 505

Distribution of median household income in Melrose, NM in 2017
Distribution of house value in Melrose, NM in 2017
Melrose satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
New Mexico:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +69 (+10.3%).
Most common industries in Melrose, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.0%)
  • Utilities (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.6%)
  • Rail transportation (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Educational services (16.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.2%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Melrose, NM (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Carpenters (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Child care workers (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)

Average climate in Melrose, New Mexico

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Melrose-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/21/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.6 miles away from the Melrose village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1957, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Melrose-area historical earthquake activity is below New Mexico state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 190.9 miles away from Melrose center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 147.9 miles away from Melrose center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 287.4 miles away from Melrose center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 183.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1990 at 13:16:10, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 LG, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 185.4 miles away from Melrose center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 195.9 miles away from Melrose center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Curry County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Melrose topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Melrose:

  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 24 miles; Portales, NM; Full-time enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 93 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • South Plains College (about 94 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 105 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 110 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Amarillo College (about 115 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 115 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)

Public high school in Melrose:

  • MELROSE HIGH (Students: 76, Location: 100 MISSOURI AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Melrose:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Melrose: Melrose Weather Station (A), Melrose Ambulance Service (B), Melrose Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Melrose include: Church of Christ (A), Melrose First Baptist Church (B), Forrest Baptist Church (C), Church of the Prophecy (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Birthplace of: William Hanna - Animator and cartoonist.

Curry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

MELROSE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 916, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In NOV-15-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2011)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JUL-14-2010, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2004), St Public Notif received (APR-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2005)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2004), St Public Notif received (APR-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This village:

2.2 people
New Mexico:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

62.8%
Whole state:

65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.7%
Whole state:

8.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Melrose (2011 data):

  • American Heritage Bank: Melrose Branch at 400 East Denby Street, branch established on 2001/06/26. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $71.6 mil, Deposits: $61.0 mil, headquarters in Clovis, NM, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices
  • New Mexico Bank & Trust: Melrose Branch at 430 Main Street, branch established on 1964/06/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $974.9 mil, Deposits: $690.3 mil, headquarters in Albuquerque, NM, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Financial Usa, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Melrose:

Marital status in Melrose, NM
  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 16.2%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Melrose:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
New Mexico average:

12.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Melrose, NM (based on Curry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,95550
Catholic9,8614
Mainline Protestant2,07011
Other9843
Black Protestant3236
None21,183-
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: 6
This county:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Here:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

5.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Curry County:

7.0%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.8%
New Mexico:

22.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Curry County:

11.5%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.4%
New Mexico:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.4%
New Mexico:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Melrose:

29.2
New Mexico:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.8%
New Mexico:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.7%
New Mexico:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Melrose:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Melrose:

35.6%
State:

34.5%

General health condition:
This city:

52.8%
New Mexico:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Melrose:

74.8%
New Mexico:

80.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Melrose, NM Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$11,332$45,3280$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,620$33,7200$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,488$41,8560$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,488$41,8560$0
Water Supply 1$4,320$51,8400$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$456
Fire - Other 0$0 2$218
Police - Other 0$0 1$510
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$2,240
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$400
Welfare 0$0 5$4,840
Totals for Government 8$28,248$42,37215$8,664

Melrose government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $458,000 ($716.74)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $123,000 ($192.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $80,000 ($125.20)
    Water Utilities: $78,000 ($122.07)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($89.20)
    Financial Administration: $56,000 ($87.64)
    Sewerage: $55,000 ($86.07)
    Police Protection: $54,000 ($84.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $51,000 ($79.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($29.73)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($23.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($18.78)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000 ($9.39)
    Corrections - Other: $2,000 ($3.13)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,000 ($7.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $441,000 ($690.14)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($17.21)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($4.69)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($1.56)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($1.56)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $208,000 ($325.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($10.95)

Melrose government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $66,000 ($103.29)
    Sewerage: $36,000 ($56.34)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($7.82)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $448,000 ($701.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $126,000 ($197.18)
    Sale of Property: $11,000 ($17.21)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($14.08)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($9.39)
    Rents: $1,000 ($1.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $120,000 ($187.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $314,000 ($491.39)
    Other: $183,000 ($286.38)
    Highways: $15,000 ($23.47)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($23.47)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($18.78)
    Public Utility License: $3,000 ($4.69)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($1.56)

Melrose government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $591,000 ($924.88)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $466,000 ($729.26)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $173,000 ($270.74)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,000 ($73.55)

Melrose government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $142,000 ($222.22)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $124,000 ($194.05)

9.23% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,564 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.23%
New Mexico average:

6.21%

0.68% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,081 average AGI)
Curry County:

0.68%
New Mexico average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Roosevelt County, NM  0.84% ($40,327 average AGI)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.38% ($46,939)
from Okaloosa County, FL  0.25% ($54,558)


10.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.42%
New Mexico average:

6.56%

0.66% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,030 average AGI)
Curry County:

0.66%
New Mexico average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Roosevelt County, NM  0.85% ($32,540 average AGI)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.55% ($42,847)
to Lubbock County, TX  0.46% ($68,173)

Strongest AM radio stations in Melrose:

  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: ZIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSEL (1450 AM; 1 kW; PORTALES, NM; Owner: ROONEY MOON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWKA (680 AM; 1 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: CURRY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBIM (910 AM; 5 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KNMX (540 AM; 5 kW; LAS VEGAS, NM; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO B/DCASTING CO, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Melrose:

  • K220FT (91.9 FM; PORTALES, NM; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSMX (107.5 FM; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: ROONEY MOON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMQ-FM (101.5 FM; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KKYC (102.3 FM; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORP.)
  • KICA-FM (98.3 FM; FARWELL, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • K201CY (88.1 FM; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KSEL-FM (95.3 FM; PORTALES, NM; Owner: ROONEY MOON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTQM-FM (99.9 FM; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: CURRY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Melrose:

  • KENW (Channel 3; PORTALES, NM; Owner: EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY)
  • K58FW (Channel 64; PORTALES, NM; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • KVIH-TV (Channel 12; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: NVG-AMARILLO, LLC)
  • K49BY (Channel 49; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K45BF (Channel 45; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: QUORUM OF AMARILLO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K26CD (Channel 26; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: PANHANDLE TELECASTING CO.)
  • K43BU (Channel 43; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: NVG-AMARILLO, LLC)
  • K47DH (Channel 47; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: MISSION B/CING.OF AMARILLO LIC.,INC.)
  • K55AM (Channel 55; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: KOB-TV, LLC)
  • K51DX (Channel 51; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY)

Melrose fatal accident list:

Jan 17, 1991 12:05 AM, 60-84, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 19, 1986 03:37 PM, 5th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 10, 1983 11:30 AM, 60-84, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.3mTotal length
  • $882,000Total costs
  • 6,100Total average daily traffic
  • 1,464Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,374Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Melrose)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Bnsf Ls7100 Mp681.1 - Melrose Aei - Main 2 (Lat: 34.423722 Lon: -103.633167), Type: Mast, Structure height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WQZB756,
    Assigned Frequencies: 902.250 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 910.000 MHz, 910.000 MHz, 911.500 MHz, 911.500 MHz, 913.000 MHz, 913.000 MHz, 915.000 MHz... (+9 more), Grant Date: 03/30/2017, Expiration Date: 03/30/2027, Certifier: Miles Francis, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4615, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 19.2 Mi Sw (Lat: 34.213972 Lon: -103.842750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45 m, Call Sign: WPGW339,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.900 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/2000, Expiration Date: 03/27/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2005, Certifier: Walter F Rausch, Registrant: Bnsf, 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4613, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • L1 MOBILES, Lat: 34.420389 Lon: -103.494167, Call Sign: WQAE328,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.590 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2014, Expiration Date: 05/14/2024, Certifier: Robert C Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 8310 Nieman Rd., Lenexa, KS 66214, Phone: (913) 577-8926, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 34.478333 Lon: -103.453056, Call Sign: WQCJ437,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.350 MHz, Grant Date: 03/17/2005, Expiration Date: 03/17/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2015, Certifier: Danny Fish, Registrant: Lindsay Manufacturing Co., 214 East Second Street, Lindsay, NE 68644, Phone: (402) 428-7231, Fax: (402) 428-7341
  • ST. VRAIN M/W SITE, Lat: 34.420389 Lon: -103.494167, Call Sign: WQUL481,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.937 MHz, 452.937 MHz, 457.937 MHz, 457.937 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2014, Expiration Date: 08/08/2024, Certifier: Michael Murphy, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • MELROSE, Melrose Site: 18700 Ft From St Rt 252 And Us 60-84 (Lat: 34.492833 Lon: -104.006361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WMR980,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • CANNON, Cannon Site: Ne Corner Sect 31, T3n , R 32e (Lat: 34.448139 Lon: -103.617750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WMW510,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/24/2019, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • NM04015A, Cannon Site: Ne Corner Sect 31, T3n , R 32e (Lat: 34.448111 Lon: -103.617722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQPR786, Licensee ID: L00127664,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2012, Expiration Date: 07/31/2022, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • MELROSE, Melrose Repeater Approx 6 Mi Nne (Lat: 34.507000 Lon: -103.556611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 67 m, Call Sign: WBV222,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2019, Expiration Date: 04/21/2029, Registrant: Public Service Company Of New Mexico, 2401 Aztec Rd Ne; Ms Z-200, Albuquerque, NM 87107, Phone: (505) 241-2927, Email:
  • MELROSE, 1.6 Mi N Of Ih-84 (Lat: 34.449778 Lon: -103.618000), Overall height: 49.1 m, Call Sign: WLN775, Licensee ID: L00265137,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, Grant Date: 02/21/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: R D Meiszer, Registrant: Lb Tower Company LLC, 441 Vine Street, Suite 3900, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3011, Phone: (513) 381-7775, Fax: (513) 381-1292

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA6FBK, Licensee ID: L00249690, Grant Date: 08/22/1996, Expiration Date: 08/22/2006, Cancellation Date: 11/26/2002, Registrant: David B Holman, Melrose, NM 88124
  • Call Sign: KG5PCF, Licensee ID: L02048315, Grant Date: 08/29/2016, Expiration Date: 08/29/2026, Certifier: Jeremy N Cochran, Registrant: Jeremy N Cochran, 3795 Cr 14, Melrose, NM 88124

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 185FF , Serial Number: 18503665, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 06/14/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Arlan Schmitz, 414 Moss St, Melrose, NM 88124

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of fires - 35 took place in 2011, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Melrose, NM When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (77.2%), and Structure Fires (8.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Melrose, NM
    • 14977.2%Outside Fires
    • 178.8%Structure Fires
    • 168.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 115.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Melrose, NM
Most common first names in Melrose, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1378.5 years
Mary1182.0 years
James1072.3 years
George977.3 years
John875.1 years
Carl483.0 years
Clara486.0 years
Charles470.0 years
Joe477.2 years
Richard475.8 years
Most common last names in Melrose, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1176.4 years
Widner782.4 years
Woods655.2 years
Pinkston590.0 years
Christesson581.4 years
Shaw474.5 years
Williams486.5 years
Gonser476.8 years
Ashley473.0 years
Gonzales470.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Melrose, NM
  • 58.5%Utility gas
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.7%Wood
  • 2.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Melrose, NM
  • 81.2%Utility gas
  • 15.9%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Melrose compared to New Mexico state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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