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Area: 0.334 square miles

Population: 2,003

Population density:
Fells:

5,991 people per square mile
Melrose:

5,988 people per square mile
  • Races in 2019
    • 1,13555.2%White
    • 41019.9%Asian
    • 27913.6%Black
    • 1356.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 512.5%American Indian
    • 381.8%Two or more races
    • 100.5%Some other race
Age and Sex of Residents in Fells in Melrose, MA
Median household income in 2019:
Fells:

$87,643
Melrose:

$106,955

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 61Less than $10,000
  • 132$10,000 to $19,999
  • 96$20,000 to $29,999
  • 116$30,000 to $39,999
  • 73$40,000 to $49,999
  • 72$50,000 to $59,999
  • 136$60,000 to $74,999
  • 52$75,000 to $99,999
  • 70$100,000 to $124,999
  • 70$125,000 to $149,999
  • 124$150,000 to $199,999
  • 97$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 4Less than $50,000
  • 4$100,000 to $149,999
  • 17$150,000 to $199,999
  • 37$200,000 to $249,999
  • 40$250,000 to $299,999
  • 53$300,000 to $399,999
  • 35$400,000 to $499,999
  • 77$500,000 to $749,999
  • 29$750,000 to $999,999
  • 28$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 13Less than $100
  • 8$100 to $199
  • 75$200 to $299
  • 57$300 to $399
  • 9$400 to $499
  • 47$500 to $599
  • 49$600 to $699
  • 9$700 to $799
  • 90$800 to $899
  • 16$900 to $999
  • 98$1,000 to $1,249
  • 197$1,250 to $1,499
  • 73$1,500 to $1,999
  • 248$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2019:
Fells:

$1,556
Melrose:

$1,396

Zip codes: 02148, 02176.

Males:

913
Females:

1,089
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

36.6 years
Whole city:

39.6 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

33.3 years
Whole city:

42.5 years

Average household size:
Fells:

2.3 people
Melrose:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
Fells:

46.7%
Melrose:

47.6%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

42.9%
Melrose:

54.3%

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

32.4%
Melrose:

36.5%

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

10.6%
Melrose:

3.3%

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

18.1%
Melrose:

15.5%

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

20.0%
city:

14.7%

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

4.9%
Melrose:

1.6%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

47.9%
Melrose:

67.2%

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

18.0%
Melrose:

18.6%

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

3.3%
city:

2.0%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

30.8%
Melrose:

12.2%

Educational Attainment in 2019
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fells
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fells
  • 101 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 173 rooms
  • 194 rooms
  • 295 rooms
  • 696 rooms
  • 307 rooms
  • 308 rooms
  • 459+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fells
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fells
  • 381 room
  • 1032 rooms
  • 2893 rooms
  • 1564 rooms
  • 455 rooms
  • 146 rooms
  • 567 rooms
  • 178 rooms
  • 149+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fells
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fells
  • 20no bedroom
  • 301 bedroom
  • 492 bedrooms
  • 743 bedrooms
  • 734 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fells
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fells
  • 39no bedroom
  • 3181 bedroom
  • 2762 bedrooms
  • 173 bedrooms
  • 444 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.9
Melrose:

1.9

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

1.0
city:

1.1

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Fells:

62.4%
Melrose:

71.8%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2019 (22.6% of all units):
    Fells:

    $323,035
    Massachusetts:

    $507,994

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2019 (4.0% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $488,830
    Massachusetts:

    $489,464

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2019 (5.3% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $88,843
    Massachusetts:

    $533,120

  • Average estimated '19 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (23.3% of all units):
    Fells:

    $473,676
    Massachusetts:

    $518,368

Year house built in Fells
  • Year house built in Fells
  • 1542014 or later
  • 292010 to 2013
  • 2322000 to 2009
  • 261990 to 1999
  • 641980 to 1989
  • 1511970 to 1979
  • 1151960 to 1969
  • 611950 to 1959
  • 401940 to 1949
  • 1711939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2019 (higher means more crime):
City:

53.2
U.S. average:

211.9

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 36Less than 5 minutes
  • 125 to 9 minutes
  • 5510 to 14 minutes
  • 8515 to 19 minutes
  • 7320 to 24 minutes
  • 10925 to 29 minutes
  • 15830 to 34 minutes
  • 4635 to 39 minutes
  • 9640 to 44 minutes
  • 19345 to 59 minutes
  • 11660 to 89 minutes
  • 3490 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 52.4%655Drove a car alone
  • 5.1%64Carpooled
  • 2.4%30Bus
  • 31.0%387Subway or elevated rail
  • 2.4%30Long-distance train or commuter rail
  • 5.0%63Light rail, streetcar or trolley
  • 0.6%8Bicycle
  • 4.9%61Walked
  • 1.3%16Other means
  • 3.5%44Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 2312:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 275:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 275:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 926:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 1246:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 1767:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 757:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 1698:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 618:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 389:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 1310:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 1811:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 6412:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 634:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

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

    14.4%
    city:

    16.0%

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

    9.2%
    city:

    10.6%

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

    12.1%
    city:

    7.9%

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

    6.7%
    city:

    7.9%

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

    5.0%
    city:

    4.4%

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

    1.2%
    city:

    0.8%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    4.2%
    city:

    1.8%

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

    6.5%
    city:

    5.0%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    15.7%
    city:

    13.1%

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

    7.8%
    city:

    12.3%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    5.6%
    city:

    2.7%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    3.3%
    city:

    3.1%


Occupations of females:

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

    9.9%
    city:

    14.2%

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

    4.2%
    city:

    10.1%

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

    7.0%
    city:

    2.9%

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

    4.5%
    city:

    4.3%

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

    3.7%
    city:

    2.6%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    4.3%
    city:

    2.4%

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

    10.1%
    city:

    10.6%

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

    9.1%
    city:

    15.2%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    19.9%
    city:

    10.0%

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

    22.3%
    city:

    20.5%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    1.2%
    city:

    0.9%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    3.3%
    city:

    1.2%


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

0.4%
Melrose:

0.2%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

    30.3%
    Melrose:

    14.4%

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

    5.3%
    Melrose:

    4.7%

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

    6.9%
    Melrose:

    2.9%

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

    49.4%
    Melrose:

    11.4%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Fells:

8.5%
Melrose:

4.1%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Fells:

2002
Melrose:

2002

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Fells:

2014
Melrose:

2014

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

86.4%
Melrose:

81.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 63.5%Utility gas
  • 17.9%Electricity
  • 12.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Other fuel

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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