Melrose Park, New York

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Population in 2010: 2,294.
Population change since 2000: -2.8%
Males: 1,082  (47.2%)
Females: 1,212  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

46.3 years
New York median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 13021.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $98,138 (it was $51,600 in 2000)
Melrose Park:

$98,138
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $42,632 (it was $22,724 in 2000)

Melrose Park CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $173,465 (it was $86,300 in 2000)
Melrose Park:

$173,465
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $180,042; detached houses: $186,475; townhouses or other attached units: $179,799; in 2-unit structures: $437,682; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $332,620; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $236,568; mobile homes: $73,911

Median gross rent in 2019: $922.

March 2019 cost of living index in Melrose Park: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.7%

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Ancestries: Italian (25.9%), English (19.1%), Irish (11.0%), American (6.9%), French Canadian (4.8%), Polish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 3.74 square miles.

Population density: 613 people per square mile   (low).

Melrose Park, New York map

36 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.5%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,803 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,026 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Syracuse, NY (22.0 miles , pop. 147,306).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (57.0 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (198.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Auburn, NY (1.4 miles ),
Owasco, NY (1.5 miles ),
Fleming, NY (1.9 miles ),
Sennett, NY (2.1 miles ),
Throop, NY (2.4 miles ),
Skaneateles, NY (2.5 miles ),
Aurelius, NY (2.6 miles ),
Scipio, NY (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.91 N, Longitude: 76.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Distribution of median household income in Melrose Park, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Melrose Park, NY in 2019
Melrose Park satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.8%
New York:

8.1%
Most common industries in Melrose Park, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Public administration (10.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (14.2%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.2%)
  • Educational services (20.5%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Melrose Park, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Child care workers (4.4%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.2%)

Average climate in Melrose Park, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Melrose Park, New York average temperatures Melrose Park, New York average precipitation Melrose Park, New York humidity Melrose Park, New York wind speed Melrose Park, New York snowfall Melrose Park, New York sunshine Melrose Park, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 7.49. This is significantly better than average.

City:

7.49
U.S.:

74.20
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.295. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.295
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Tornado activity:

Melrose Park-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Melrose Park place center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 25.1 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Melrose Park-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 68% 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 131.7 miles away from Melrose Park center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 180.1 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) earthquake occurred 178.2 miles away from Melrose Park center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 220.7 miles away from Melrose Park center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 353.7 miles away from Melrose Park center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 253.3 miles away from Melrose Park 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 Cayuga County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Melrose Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Melrose Park:

  • CAYUGA COUNTY CHHA (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • AUBURN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • UNIV DIALYSIS CTR @ AUBURN (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • MERCY HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER N H INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • AUBURN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • FINGER LAKES CENTER FOR LIVING (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • CAYUGA COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; AUBURN, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Melrose Park:

  • Cayuga County Community College (about 3 miles; Auburn, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,141)
  • Onondaga Community College (about 19 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 8,920)
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (about 22 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Syracuse University (about 23 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 20,717)
  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 23 miles; Geneva, NY; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Le Moyne College (about 25 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 3,041)
  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 29 miles; Cortland, NY; FT enrollment: 6,838)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Melrose Park: Lakeview Golf and Country Club (A), Owasco Country Club (B), Dickman Farms (C), Owasco Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Melrose Park: Sacred Heart Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sucker Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Melrose Park include: Island Park (1), Emerson Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cayuga County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.2%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
9 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Melrose Park:

Marital status in Melrose Park, NY
  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Melrose Park:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
New York average:

13.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Melrose Park, NY (based on Cayuga County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic23,93710
Mainline Protestant6,46238
Evangelical Protestant2,88631
Other5025
Orthodox1501
Black Protestant1191
None45,970-
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: 17
Here:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Cayuga County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Cayuga County:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Cayuga County:

7.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cayuga County:

12.2%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

63.8%
New York:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

67.0%
New York:

48.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.9
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.4%
New York:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.1%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.3
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Melrose Park:

36.0%
New York:

33.4%

General health condition:
Melrose Park:

68.5%
New York:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Melrose Park:

84.7%
New York:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Melrose Park, NY Residents

4.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.10%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Onondaga County, NY  1.07% ($42,763 average AGI)
from Tompkins County, NY  0.38% ($38,298)
from Oswego County, NY  0.33% ($56,680)


4.95% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Onondaga County, NY  1.21% ($46,292 average AGI)
to Oswego County, NY  0.35% ($36,850)
to Tompkins County, NY  0.31% ($32,989)

Strongest AM radio stations in Melrose Park:

  • WAUB (1590 AM; 1 kW; AUBURN, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLF (1340 AM; 1 kW; AUBURN, NY; Owner: WOLF RADIO, INC)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNSS (1260 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSFW (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SENECA FALLS, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDCW (1390 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFBL (1050 AM; 3 kW; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WACK (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Melrose Park:

  • W251AJ (98.1 FM; MELROSE PARK, NY; Owner: FMX BROADCASTING)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDWN (89.1 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CAYUGA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE)
  • WMHR (102.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLLW (99.3 FM; SENECA FALLS, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W251AK (98.1 FM; NEDROW, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WYYY (94.5 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNYR-FM (98.5 FM; WATERLOO, NY; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNY-FM (91.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: THE PUB. B/C COUNC. OF CEN. NY, INC.)
  • WFLK (101.7 FM; GENEVA, NY; Owner: MB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNTQ (93.1 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYXL (97.3 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AH (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, JAMESVILLE, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF THE FINGER LAKES, INC.)
  • WWHT (107.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBS (104.7 FM; FULTON, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXHC (101.5 FM; HOMER, NY; Owner: EVES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIII (99.9 FM; CORTLAND, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZUN (102.1 FM; PHOENIX, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WCOV-FM (93.7 FM; CLYDE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Melrose Park:

  • W48AO (Channel 48; AUBURN, NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
  • W54AK (Channel 54; AUBURN, NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTVH (Channel 5; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WTVH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • W11BP (Channel 11; SYRACUSE, ETC., NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTVU-LP (Channel 22; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W51BA (Channel 51; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WOBX-LP (Channel 35; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WBLZ-LP (Channel 13; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSTQ-LP (Channel 14; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: FEDERAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMBO-LP (Channel 60; SYRACUSE, ETC., NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • W30AJ (Channel 30; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: JOHN MESTER INCOME FAMILY TRUST)
  • W69AN (Channel 69; UNION SPRINGS, ETC., NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
  • WNDR-LP (Channel 18; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • W40BJ (Channel 40; DEWITT, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$93,9259$128,87024$109,7985$20,7201$148,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$101,9101$9,7600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$136,9557$83,1692$11,3000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$06$110,6801$19,3500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$186,0400$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0407.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$128,4272$144,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$139,760
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0407.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Melrose Park, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Melrose Park, NY - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Melrose Park, NY
  • 89.9%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Wood
  • 3.8%Electricity
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Melrose Park, NY
  • 61.0%Utility gas
  • 39.0%Electricity


Melrose Park compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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