Melvindale, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 10,341 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.7%
 
Males: 5,153  (49.8%)
Females: 5,188  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

33.8 years
Michigan median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 48122.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,116 (it was $37,954 in 2000)
Melvindale:

$38,116
MI:

$52,492

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,382 (it was $19,011 in 2000)

Melvindale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $70,527 (it was $78,400 in 2000)
Melvindale:

$70,527
MI:

$147,100

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $140,811; detached houses: $144,214; townhouses or other attached units: $139,223; in 2-unit structures: $85,770; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $111,298; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,517; mobile homes: $47,205; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $14,226

Median gross rent in 2016: $807.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 31.6%
(28.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.7% for Black residents, 30.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.4% for other race residents, 60.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Melvindale, MI (2016)
    • 5,90257.1%White alone
    • 2,00219.4%Hispanic
    • 1,31212.7%Black alone
    • 7317.1%Two or more races
    • 4464.3%Asian alone
    • 670.6%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Melvindale, Michigan as of August 18, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Melvindale is 295 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Melvindale by year

Type

2003

2004

2006

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.6)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.9)
2
(20.6)
9
(95.3)
3
(28.0)
4
(37.7)
6
(57.3)
15
(143.8)
5
(48.2)
1
(9.7)
4
(39.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(84.2)
5
(47.0)
15
(141.7)
11
(113.2)
19
(201.2)
10
(93.4)
12
(113.1)
5
(47.7)
10
(95.9)
8
(77.1)
10
(96.6)
9
(87.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(121.6)
8
(75.2)
25
(236.2)
24
(247.0)
25
(264.7)
28
(261.5)
24
(226.2)
23
(219.6)
47
(450.7)
34
(327.6)
43
(415.5)
51
(497.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
51
(477.2)
37
(347.9)
48
(453.4)
61
(627.9)
74
(783.6)
74
(691.1)
88
(829.2)
60
(572.9)
58
(556.2)
51
(491.4)
42
(405.9)
39
(380.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
153
(1,432)
105
(987.3)
169
(1,596)
226
(2,326)
226
(2,393)
226
(2,111)
253
(2,384)
215
(2,053)
165
(1,582)
173
(1,667)
176
(1,701)
169
(1,647)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
60
(561.4)
60
(564.2)
89
(840.7)
34
(350.0)
43
(455.4)
54
(504.3)
51
(480.6)
32
(305.5)
38
(364.4)
32
(308.3)
21
(202.9)
43
(419.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(18.7)
1
(9.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(51.5)
3
(31.8)
5
(46.7)
3
(28.3)
3
(28.6)
1
(9.6)
4
(38.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 275.3)208.2138.1267.7285.4376.6275.9301.2250.7365.4272.2251.8282.9

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City-data.com crime index in Melvindale, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 24 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Michigan average:

1.64
March 2016 cost of living index in Melvindale: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Arab (8.7%), Lebanese (4.5%), Irish (3.6%), American (2.9%), Polish (2.7%), Italian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 2.77 square miles.

Population density: 3,735 people per square mile   (average).

Melvindale,MI real estate house value index trend

Melvindale, Michigan map

1,683 residents are foreign born (5.5% Latin America, 2.3% Asia).

This city:

16.3%
Michigan:

6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,924 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,595 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dearborn, MI (2.9 miles , pop. 97,775).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (8.3 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (232.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Allen Park, MI (1.5 miles ),
River Rouge, MI (1.6 miles ),
Lincoln Park, MI (1.6 miles ),
Ecorse, MI (1.7 miles ),
Dearborn, MI (1.7 miles ),
Wyandotte, MI (2.3 miles ),
Southgate, MI (2.3 miles ),
Taylor, MI (2.3 miles )
.

Latitude: 42.28 N, Longitude: 83.18 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -282 (-2.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 427 (10.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 734

Distribution of median household income in Melvindale, MI in 2016
Distribution of house value in Melvindale, MI in 2016
Melvindale satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $26,800
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $53,200
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $55,100
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $57,200
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,200
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $53,900
  • 2003: 110 buildings, average cost: $50,100
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $47,600
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $49,400
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $55,300
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $120,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Melvindale, MI residents
Average permit cost in Melvindale, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Melvindale, MI
Historical housing units in Melvindale, MI
Most common industries in Melvindale, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (11.5%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (15.7%)
  • Construction (14.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.8%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Melvindale, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)

Average climate in Melvindale, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Melvindale, Michigan environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.4. This is worse than average.

City:

90.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.527. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.527
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.03. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.03
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.78
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00579. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00579
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Melvindale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the Melvindale city center injured 22 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/4/1957, a category F4 tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Melvindale-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 153.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 114.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.5 miles away from Melvindale center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 124.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 284.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 362.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Melvindale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Melvindale:

  • PROFESSIONAL HOME CARE, INC (2920 OAKWOOD BLVD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Melvindale:

  • OAKWOOD HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ALLEN PARK, MI)
  • RN HOME HEALTH CARE, PL L C (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ALLEN PARK, MI)
  • OAKWOOD DOWNRIVER MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LINCOLN PARK, MI)
  • OAKWOOD REHABILITATION AND SKILLED NURSING CTR-DEARB (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DEARBORN, MI)
  • OAKWOOD OUTPATIENT DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; DEARBORN, MI)
  • DEARBORN SURGERY CENTER, LLC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; DEARBORN, MI)
  • OAKWOOD HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; DEARBORN, MI)

Amtrak stations near Melvindale:

  • 3 miles: DEARBORN (16121 MICHIGAN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.
  • 4 miles: GREENFIELD VILLAGE (DEARBORN, 20900 OAKWOOD BLVD.)
  • 9 miles: DETROIT (11 W. BALTIMORE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Melvindale:

  • Baker College of Allen Park (about 2 miles; Allen Park, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,693)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (about 4 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Henry Ford Community College (about 5 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 12,610)
  • Wayne County Community College District (about 8 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 10,554)
  • Wayne State University (about 8 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 20,204)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 10 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,406)
  • Madonna University (about 14 miles; Livonia, MI; FT enrollment: 3,212)

Public high schools in Melvindale:

Public elementary/middle schools in Melvindale:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Melvindale: Melvindale City Hall (A), Melvindale Fire Department (B), Melvindale Library (C), Melvindale Police Station (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Farmer Jack Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Reves-Wilhelm Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tyre Drain (A), Allen Drain (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Melvindale include: Coogan Park (1), De Luca Field (2), Reves-Wilhelm Cemetery Historical Marker (3), Lankford Park (4), McGinty Playground (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Balkan Vending (Amusement & Theme Parks; 17901 Allen Road).

Hotels: Ace Motel (17050 Raupp Street), Budget Equipment Inc (17950 Allen Rd), Ankur Investment Inc (17600 Dix Road).

Birthplace of: Zach Gowen - Professional wrestler, Al Cicotte - Baseball player.

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

LONG LAKE BAR (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2010)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Melvindale in 2000:

  • 20 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Melvindale (2011 data):

  • Comerica Bank: Melvindale Branch at 18225 Allen Road, branch established on 1946/10/01. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • Bank of America, National Association: Oakwood Blvd at 3805 Oakwood Boulevard, branch established on 1934/01/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Melvindale:

Marital status in Melvindale, MI
  • Never married: 40.5%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Melvindale:

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Michigan average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Melvindale
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Melvindale:

(Melvindale, Michigan Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Melvindale, MI (based on Wayne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic297,283151
Evangelical Protestant183,985527
Black Protestant124,432282
Mainline Protestant85,387231
Other79,840116
Orthodox17,58023
None1,032,077-
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: 556
Wayne County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 294
Wayne County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 523
Wayne County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,019
Here:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wayne County:

11.6%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

33.2%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.3%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.5%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.0%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Melvindale:

10.6%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Melvindale:

33.5%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

54.8%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Melvindale, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 28$169,313$72,5630$0
Firefighters 16$83,767$62,8250$0
Financial Administration 8$21,294$31,9410$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$34,649$59,3980$0
Other and Unallocable 4$13,711$41,1331$2,276
Sewerage 2$6,058$36,3480$0
Water Supply 2$6,445$38,6700$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,991$35,89213$9,770
Judicial and Legal 1$7,153$85,8360$0
Police - Other 0$0 2$1,831
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$5,712
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 69$345,381$60,06626$19,589

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

  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $4,273,000 ($413.21)
    General - Other: $4,121,000 ($398.51)
    Sewerage: $3,445,000 ($333.14)
    Regular Highways: $2,745,000 ($265.45)
    Police Protection: $2,082,000 ($201.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,411,000 ($136.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $867,000 ($83.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $800,000 ($77.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $527,000 ($50.96)
    Financial Administration: $340,000 ($32.88)
    Central Staff Services: $195,000 ($18.86)
    Libraries: $120,000 ($11.60)
    Health - Other: $67,000 ($6.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $125,000 ($12.09)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,965,000 ($190.02)
    Other - Sewerage: $1,401,000 ($135.48)
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $34,000 ($3.29)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $20,000 ($1.93)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,316,000 ($320.67)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $86,000 ($8.32)

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

  • Charges - Other: $6,059,000 ($585.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $538,000 ($52.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,493,000 ($241.08)
    Other: $145,000 ($14.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $26,000 ($2.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,144,000 ($110.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $889,000 ($85.97)
    Rents: $181,000 ($17.50)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($0.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,389,000 ($134.32)
    Highways: $663,000 ($64.11)
    Other: $222,000 ($21.47)
  • Tax - Property: $7,640,000 ($738.81)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $316,000 ($30.56)
    Other License: $37,000 ($3.58)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,298,000 ($802.44)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,348,000 ($613.87)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,736,000 ($361.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,785,000 ($172.61)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,562,000 ($441.16)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,124,000 ($979.02)

4.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,058 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($896 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Oakland County, MI  1.09% ($53,755 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.58% ($34,674)
from Washtenaw County, MI  0.38% ($54,183)


4.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($740 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Oakland County, MI  1.31% ($55,624 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  0.81% ($34,456)
to Washtenaw County, MI  0.34% ($50,963)
Businesses in Melvindale, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1Tim Hortons1
Comfort Inn1Wendy's1
Curves1White Castle1
GameStop1

Strongest AM radio stations in Melvindale:

  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WNZK (690 AM; 3 kW; DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCAR (1090 AM; 1 kW; LIVONIA, MI; Owner: WCAR-AM, NC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WQBH (1400 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: QUEEN'S BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Melvindale:

  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHFR (89.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)

TV broadcast stations around Melvindale:

  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUPW (Channel 36; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WUPW BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTVG (Channel 13; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WTVG, INC.)
  • WGTE-TV (Channel 30; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W66BV (Channel 66; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Melvindale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.9mTotal length
  • 328,479Total average daily traffic
  • 31,718Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Melvindale, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 61960-1969
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Melvindale, MI
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$48,0007$26,85736$78,5562$21,0005$30,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$29,0000$07$59,5711$8,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$52,61512$49,00037$75,70314$12,5006$50,6671$49,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$68,0004$35,00018$74,3890$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$33,0000$03$97,3330$01$60,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5785.00 , 5786.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$135,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$49,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$71,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$72,0000$01$72,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5785.00 , 5786.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Melvindale, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Melvindale, MI - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 14
Fire incident types in Melvindale, MI

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Melvindale, MI
Most common first names in Melvindale, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11179.8 years
John11173.6 years
William8371.0 years
Joseph7672.1 years
James6168.1 years
Charles5778.0 years
George4772.1 years
Robert4663.1 years
Helen4476.6 years
Edward3970.4 years
Most common last names in Melvindale, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1762.2 years
Moore1573.8 years
Smith1571.6 years
Brown1476.2 years
Davis1267.9 years
Clark1280.1 years
Miller1068.3 years
Morris1065.1 years
Allen974.4 years
Nagy968.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Melvindale, MI
  • 94.2%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Electricity
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Melvindale, MI
  • 79.2%Utility gas
  • 18.6%Electricity
  • 2.7%Other fuel


Melvindale compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Melvindale on our top lists:

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  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South America (population 500+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #49 (48122) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab first ancestries"
  • #73 (48122) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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