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Melrose Park, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $238,130 (it was $93,900 in 2000)
Melrose Park:

$238,130
Florida:

$214,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $142,825 - $233,356

Melrose Park,FL index of house prices

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

Houses: 2,301 (2,066 occupied: 1,535 owner occupied, 435 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

22%
State:

35%

Housing density: 2,548 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $240,193.

Median contract rent in 2017: $504 (lower quartile is $406, upper quartile is $742)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $892


Median gross rent in Melrose Park, FL in 2017: $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

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)

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: 4,245 (50.2%)
(63.8% 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:

4.0
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Melrose Park, Florida
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Melrose Park, Florida
  • 80no bedroom
  • 311 bedroom
  • 3542 bedrooms
  • 9253 bedrooms
  • 2314 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Melrose Park, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Melrose Park, Florida
  • 40no bedroom
  • 1311 bedroom
  • 382 bedrooms
  • 983 bedrooms
  • 294 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Melrose Park in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 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
Cars and other vehicles available in Melrose Park in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Melrose Park in renter-occupied apartments
  • 109no vehicle
  • 1121 vehicle
  • 802 vehicles
  • 263 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Melrose Park, Florida
  • 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
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Melrose Park, Florida
  • 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
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Melrose Park, FL household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Melrose Park, FL in 2017
  • 54,793Less than $10,000
  • 64,505$10,000 to $19,999
  • 73,392$20,000 to $29,999
  • 74,132$30,000 to $39,999
  • 69,279$40,000 to $49,999
  • 54,199$50,000 to $59,999
  • 75,060$60,000 to $74,999
  • 94,917$75,000 to $99,999
  • 59,533$100,000 to $124,999
  • 37,405$125,000 to $149,999
  • 43,040$150,000 to $199,999
  • 51,967$200,000 or more

Percentage of workers working in this county: 88.8%
Number of people working at home: 197 (5.0% of all workers)

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

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%)
Class of Workers in 2000
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Melrose Park, Florida
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Melrose Park, Florida
  • 5781995 to March 2000
  • 4011990 to 1994
  • 5701985 to 1989
  • 5371980 to 1984
  • 2521975 to 1979
  • 1481970 to 1974
  • 1071965 to 1969
  • 65Before 1965
Ancestries in Melrose Park, FL

First ancestries reported:

  • West Indian: 2,918 (45.5%)
  • Other: 2,606 (40.6%)
  • United States: 331 (5.2%)
  • Irish: 177 (2.8%)
  • German: 156 (2.4%)
  • French: 71 (1.1%)
  • English: 53 (0.8%)
  • Subsaharan African: 49 (0.8%)
  • Italian: 26 (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 13 (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 11 (0.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 8 (0.1%)

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

Jamaica
Melrose Park:

52.3% (1,389)
Florida:

5.3% (141,182)

Haiti
Melrose Park:

30.7% (815)
Florida:

6.8% (182,224)

Other Caribbean
Melrose Park:

3.1% (83)
Florida:

1.4% (38,484)

Barbados
Melrose Park:

2.5% (67)
Florida:

0.2% (4,760)

Trinidad and Tobago
Melrose Park:

2.1% (55)
Florida:

1.1% (28,788)

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
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: $40,409

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.2%
Year householders moved into residence in Melrose Park
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Melrose Park, FL
  • 89.4%Electricity
  • 5.1%Utility gas
  • 2.7%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Melrose Park, FL
  • 97.6%Electricity
  • 1.2%Utility gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used

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 Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability