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Melrose Park, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

Melrose Park,FL index of house prices

Total population: 7,616 (Urban population: 7,087, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 2,299 (2,054 occupied: 1,495 owner occupied, 447 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

23%
State:

36%

Housing density: 2,546 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $284,018.

Median contract rent in 2016: $504 (lower quartile is $406, upper quartile is $742)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $870


Median gross rent in Melrose Park, FL in 2016: $583

Housing units in Melrose Park with a mortgage: 1,420 (151 second mortgage, 81 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 122


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Melrose Park, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $224,794 (it was $93,900 in 2000)
Melrose Park:

$224,794
Florida:

$197,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $131,218 - $227,220

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,731,174
  • In family households: 1,413,253 (269,141 male householders, 165,347 female householders)
    293,617 spouses, 494,558 children (462,215 natural, 9,274 adopted, 23,069 stepchildren), 37,690 grandchildren, 25,833 brothers or sisters, 28,014 parents, 36,210 other relatives, 47,765 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 317,921 (120,559 male householders (88,038 living alone)), 131,000 female householders (109,501 living alone)), 66,362 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 16,892 (10,931 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: -1 1-person, -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

240,332 married couples with children.
100,923 single-parent households (20,481 men, 80,442 women).

77.9% of residents of Melrose Park speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 35% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
18.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (56% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English not well, 35% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 4,176 (50.1%)
(65.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.5
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Melrose Park, Florida:

  • 80no bedroom
  • 311 bedroom
  • 3542 bedrooms
  • 9253 bedrooms
  • 2314 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Melrose Park population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Melrose Park, Florida:

  • 40no bedroom
  • 1311 bedroom
  • 382 bedrooms
  • 983 bedrooms
  • 294 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Melrose Park population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Melrose Park in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 31no vehicle
  • 5341 vehicle
  • 7062 vehicles
  • 2533 vehicles
  • 744 vehicles
  • 395+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Melrose Park population

Cars and other vehicles available in Melrose Park in renter-occupied apartments

  • 109no vehicle
  • 1121 vehicle
  • 802 vehicles
  • 263 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Melrose Park population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Melrose Park, Florida:

  • 01 room
  • 322 rooms
  • 2133 rooms
  • 1424 rooms
  • 3115 rooms
  • 4796 rooms
  • 2537 rooms
  • 1728 rooms
  • 359+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Melrose Park population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Melrose Park, Florida:

  • 351 room
  • 562 rooms
  • 623 rooms
  • 554 rooms
  • 475 rooms
  • 246 rooms
  • 457 rooms
  • 38 rooms
  • 99+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Melrose Park population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Melrose Park, FL household income distribution

  • 107Less than $10,000
  • 95$10,000 to $14,999
  • 89$15,000 to $19,999
  • 67$20,000 to $24,999
  • 106$25,000 to $29,999
  • 93$30,000 to $34,999
  • 133$35,000 to $39,999
  • 85$40,000 to $44,999
  • 164$45,000 to $49,999
  • 205$50,000 to $59,999
  • 351$60,000 to $74,999
  • 205$75,000 to $99,999
  • 95$100,000 to $124,999
  • 47$125,000 to $149,999
  • 72$150,000 to $199,999
  • 10$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5781995 to March 2000
  • 4011990 to 1994
  • 5701985 to 1989
  • 5371980 to 1984
  • 2521975 to 1979
  • 1481970 to 1974
  • 1071965 to 1969
  • 65Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Melrose Park population
Melrose Park commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 14
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 118
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 262
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 569
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 489
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 258
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 655
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 106
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 94
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 195
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 230
  • 90 or more minutes: 61
Melrose Park, FL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 88.4%
Number of people working at home: 178 (4.6% of all workers)

Melrose Park mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,235 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 554 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 170 (6%)
  • Railroad: 11 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 11 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 44 (1%)
  • Other means: 18 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 32 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 2,449
 Jamaican: 1,583
 Haitian: 1,111
 Unclassified or not reported: 990
 United States or American: 331
 Irish: 141
 German: 64
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 55
 Barbadian: 54
 Guyanese: 49
 West Indian: 45
 English: 42
 African: 35
 German Russian: 29
 Bahamian: 28
 Italian: 26
 Canadian: 16
 British West Indian: 12
 French (except Basque): 10
 Scotch-Irish: 8
 Nigerian: 5
 Other Subsaharan African: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 52%Jamaica
  • 31%Haiti
  • 3%Other Caribbean
  • 3%Barbados
  • 2%Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1%Guyana
  • 1%Pakistan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,864
  • Other state: 1,465
  • Northeast: 529
  • Midwest: 208
  • South: 695
  • West: 33

68% of Melrose Park residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 78% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 45% lived in Florida.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 50
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 23
  • 5th and 6th grade: 56
  • 7th and 8th grade: 53
  • 9th grade: 66
  • 10th grade: 91
  • 11th grade: 110
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 248
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 752
  • Less than 1 year of college: 48
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 132
  • Associate degree: 112
  • Bachelor's degree: 109
  • Master's degree: 20
  • Professional school degree: 11
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 50
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6
  • 5th and 6th grade: 35
  • 7th and 8th grade: 30
  • 9th grade: 34
  • 10th grade: 119
  • 11th grade: 130
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 249
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 852
  • Less than 1 year of college: 129
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 171
  • Associate degree: 113
  • Bachelor's degree: 164
  • Master's degree: 34
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

Melrose Park marital status for males
Melrose Park marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,840
  • One, attached: 39
  • Two: 33
  • 3 or 4: 15
  • 5 to 9: 60
  • 10 to 19: 29
  • 20 to 49: 26
  • 50 or more: 20
  • Mobile homes: 9

Median worth of mobile homes: $46,870

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.2%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Melrose Park:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Melrose Park
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (89.4%)
  • Utility gas (5.1%)
  • No fuel used (2.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)
  • Electricity (97.6%)
  • Utility gas (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 79
Here:

6.8%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

4.0%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 57
Here:

16.8%
Florida:

21.0%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)