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Area: 0.334 square miles

Population: 1,739

Population density:
Fells:

5,201 people per square mile
Melrose:

5,919 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in Fells in Melrose, MA neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community
Age and Sex of Residents in Fells in Melrose, MA
Races in Fells in Melrose neighborhood in MA
Household income distribution in 2013 in Fells in Melrose neighborhood in MA
Median household income in 2016:
Fells:

$60,105
Melrose:

$87,712

Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Fells in Melrose neighborhood in MA

Median rent in 2016:
Fells:

$1,262
Melrose:

$1,119

Zip codes: 02148, 02176.

Males:

891
Females:

847
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

35.3 years
Whole city:

38.9 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

36.5 years
Whole city:

42.5 years

Average household size:
Fells:

2.2 people
Melrose:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
Fells:

49.4%
Melrose:

47.9%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

44.5%
Melrose:

51.0%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Fells:

29.4%
Melrose:

35.2%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Fells:

11.3%
Melrose:

5.1%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Fells:

19.0%
Melrose:

16.7%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Fells:

16.6%
city:

13.5%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Fells:

6.5%
Melrose:

1.9%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

52.8%
Melrose:

70.5%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Fells:

17.6%
Melrose:

16.0%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

2.1%
city:

1.5%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

27.5%
Melrose:

12.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Fells:

  • 1 room: 11
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 32
  • 4 rooms: 24
  • 5 rooms: 61
  • 6 rooms: 50
  • 7 rooms: 42
  • 8 rooms: 25
  • 9+ rooms: 30
Note: State values scaled to Fells population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fells:

  • 1 room: 33
  • 2 rooms: 55
  • 3 rooms: 261
  • 4 rooms: 154
  • 5 rooms: 41
  • 6 rooms: 13
  • 7 rooms: 14
  • 8 rooms: 16
  • 9+ rooms: 5
Note: State values scaled to Fells population

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fells:

  • no bedroom: 11
  • 1 bedroom: 39
  • 2 bedrooms: 64
  • 3 bedrooms: 111
  • 4 bedrooms: 24
  • 5+ bedrooms: 34
Note: State values scaled to Fells population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in Fells:

  • no bedroom: 33
  • 1 bedroom: 317
  • 2 bedrooms: 197
  • 3 bedrooms: 34
  • 4 bedrooms: 16
  • 5+ bedrooms: 6
Note: State values scaled to Fells population
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.6
Melrose:

1.8

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

1.1
city:

1.2

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Fells:

66.6%
Melrose:

68.4%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2016 (25.4% of all units):
    Fells:

    $531,556
    Melrose:

    $466,032

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2016 (3.9% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $362,159
    city:

    $492,063

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2016 (6.9% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $312,586
    Melrose:

    $394,211

  • Average estimated '16 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (4.0% of all units):
    Fells:

    $241,332
    city:

    $256,850

  • Average estimated '16 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (12.6% of all units):
    Fells:

    $125,980
    Melrose:

    $226,207

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 30
  • 2010 to 2013: 18
  • 2000 to 2009: 206
  • 1990 to 1999: 24
  • 1980 to 1989: 24
  • 1970 to 1979: 109
  • 1960 to 1969: 123
  • 1950 to 1959: 60
  • 1940 to 1949: 80
  • 1939 or earlier: 180
Note: State values scaled to Fells Melrose MA population

City-data.com crime index for city in 2016 (higher means more crime):
City:

55.0
U.S. average:

236.5

Mode of transportation to work in Fells in Melrose, MA
Time Leaving Home for Work in Fells in Melrose neighborhood in MA
Commute time to work in Fells in Melrose neighborhood in MA

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    11.9%
    city:

    14.2%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    8.3%
    city:

    7.0%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    6.8%
    city:

    8.8%

  • Percentage of males in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    5.0%
    city:

    6.7%

  • Percentage of males in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    4.1%
    city:

    2.4%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    3.4%
    city:

    1.8%

  • Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    2.1%
    city:

    3.5%

  • Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    2.5%
    city:

    4.0%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    22.5%
    city:

    12.8%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    16.2%
    city:

    16.4%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    1.3%
    city:

    6.3%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    5.1%
    city:

    2.4%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    8.2%
    city:

    4.1%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    8.1%
    city:

    18.1%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    6.3%
    city:

    7.3%

  • Percentage of females in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    1.4%
    city:

    1.9%

  • Percentage of females in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    4.2%
    city:

    1.3%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    2.5%
    city:

    4.7%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    3.6%
    city:

    1.8%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    5.9%
    city:

    9.4%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    9.0%
    city:

    11.8%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    25.1%
    city:

    10.5%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    26.8%
    city:

    28.0%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    2.4%
    city:

    0.7%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    4.0%
    city:

    0.7%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
Fells:

0.3%
Melrose:

0.1%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Fells:

    22.7%
    Melrose:

    13.9%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Fells:

    8.6%
    Melrose:

    4.6%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Fells:

    5.0%
    Melrose:

    2.6%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Fells:

    31.2%
    Melrose:

    10.7%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Fells:

11.0%
Melrose:

3.8%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2016):
Fells:

2001
Melrose:

1998

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2016):
Fells:

2012
Melrose:

2011

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Fells:

101.1%
Melrose:

75.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Roads and streets:

Main St

Length: 0.46 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 60 to 1186

Fellsway E

Length: 0.43 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 574 to 599

Washington St

Length: 0.42 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 395

E Border Rd

Length: 0.36 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 23 to 159

Glenrock Ave

Length: 0.30 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 199

Banks Pl

Length: 0.29 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 99

Brazil St

Length: 0.20 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 99

Glen Rock Rd

Length: 0.15 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 35 to 43

Sylvan St

Length: 0.14 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 2 to 9

Goodyear Ave

Length: 0.14 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 199

Summer St

Length: 0.11 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 335 to 399

Stone Pl

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 11 to 99

Elliott St

Length: 0.06 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 99

Pleasant St

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 26

Railroad features:

Mbta Commuter Rail

Length: 0.33 miles
Direction: N-S
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