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Demographic Statistics

Melrose, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

Total population27,134100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male12,75747.0
Female14,37753.0
Under 5 years1,8106.7
5 to 9 years1,6226.0
10 to 14 years1,6216.0
15 to 19 years1,3264.9
20 to 24 years1,0643.9
25 to 34 years3,94414.5
35 to 44 years4,73817.5
45 to 54 years4,11415.2
55 to 59 years1,4365.3
60 to 64 years1,0263.8
65 to 74 years2,0677.6
75 to 84 years1,6476.1
85 years and over7192.6
Median age (years)39.4(X)
18 years and over21,16578.0
Male
9,74035.9
Female
11,42542.1
21 years and over20,58375.9
62 years and over5,04018.6
65 years and over4,43316.3
Male
1,6546.1
Female
2,77910.2
RACE
One race26,76298.6
White
25,82095.2
Black or African American
2550.9
American Indian and Alaska Native
260.1
Asian
5462.0
Asian Indian
970.4
Chinese
2530.9
Filipino
760.3
Japanese
170.1
Korean
220.1
Vietnamese
480.2

Other Asian 1

330.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
60.0
Native Hawaiian
10.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
00.0
Samoan
30.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

20.0
Some other race
1090.4
Two or more races3721.4

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White26,15696.4
Black or African American3421.3
American Indian and Alaska Native990.4
Asian6562.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.1
Some other race2781.0
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population27,134100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)2831.0
Mexican
360.1
Puerto Rican
600.2
Cuban
190.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
1680.6
Not Hispanic or Latino26,85199.0
White alone
25,64094.5
RELATIONSHIP
Total population27,134100.0
In households26,80598.8
Householder
10,98240.5
Spouse
5,86921.6
Child
7,96729.4
Own child under 18 years
5,63020.7
Other relatives
9713.6
Under 18 years
2891.1
Nonrelatives
1,0163.7
Unmarried partner
4261.6
In group quarters3291.2
Institutionalized population
2911.1
Noninstitutionalized population
380.1
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households10,982100.0
Family households (families)7,10864.7
With own children under 18 years
3,15828.8
Married-couple family
5,86953.4
With own children under 18 years
2,71024.7
Female householder, no husband present
9518.7
With own children under 18 years
3733.4
Nonfamily households3,87435.3
Householder living alone
3,26029.7
Householder 65 years and over
1,44713.2
Households with individuals under 18 years3,33630.4
Households with individuals 65 years and over3,14028.6
Average household size2.44(X)
Average family size3.08(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units11,248100.0
Occupied housing units10,98297.6
Vacant housing units2662.4
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
480.4
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)0.4(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)1.6(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units10,982100.0
Owner-occupied housing units7,35967.0
Renter-occupied housing units3,62333.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.78(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit1.75(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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