Melrose Park, NY

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Population

2,331

0.997% growth

Median Age

48.4


Median Household Income

$87,917

0.85% growth

Poverty Rate

5.19%


Number of Employees

1,177

6.59% decline

Median Property Value

$155,400

1.08% decline

About

In 2017, Melrose Park, NY had a population of 2.33k people with a median age of 48.4 and a median household income of $87,917. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Melrose Park, NY grew from 2,308 to 2,331, a 0.997% increase and its median household income grew from $87,176 to $87,917, a 0.85% increase.

The population of Melrose Park, NY is 99.8% White Alone, 0.129% Asian Alone, and 0.0858% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Melrose Park, NY speak a non-English language, and 100% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Melrose Park, NY is $155,400, and the homeownership rate is 91.6%. Most people in Melrose Park, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Melrose Park, NY is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Cayuga Lake, the longest of central New York's glacial Finger Lakes.

Economy

The economy of Melrose Park, NY employs 1.18k people. The largest industries in Melrose Park, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (243 people), Manufacturing (182 people), and Educational Services (137 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($232,634), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($166,250), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($115,388).

Median household income in Melrose Park, NY is $87,917. Males in Melrose Park, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in Melrose Park, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$87,917

2017 value

± $14,898

0.85%

1 Year Growth

± 22.3%

Households in Melrose Park, NY have a median annual income of $87,917, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $87,176 in 2016, which represents a 0.85% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,804

Average Male Salary

± $1,164

$59,246

Average Female Salary

± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in New York made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $65,105 ± $849

  2. Asian

    $62,456 ± $2,350

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New York workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Melrose Park, NY is from New York.

0.499

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 407

  2. Census Tract 411

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Melrose Park, NY was Census Tract 407 with a value of $83,917, followed by Census Tract 411 and N/A, with respective values of $63,485 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.19% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Melrose Park, NY (121 out of 2.33k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Males 75+ and then Females 65 - 74.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    120 ± 70

  2. Asian

    1 ± 55

  3. Black

    0 ± 56

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Melrose Park, NY is White, followed by Asian and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.18k

2017 Value

± 168

-6.59%

1 Year decline

± 22.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Melrose Park, NY declined at a rate of -6.59%, from 1.26k employees to 1.18k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Melrose Park, NY, are Management Occupations (177 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (154 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (105 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Melrose Park, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Melrose Park, NY, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (177 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (154 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (105 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Melrose Park, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (3.03 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.2 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.84 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Melrose Park, NY, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($115,474), Protective Service Occupations ($90,625), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($89,125).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.18k

2017 Value

± 168

-6.59%

1 Year decline

± 22.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Melrose Park, NY declined at a rate of -6.59%, from 1.26k employees to 1.18k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Melrose Park, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (243 people), Manufacturing (182 people), and Educational Services (137 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Melrose Park, NY, though some of these residents may live in Melrose Park, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Melrose Park, NY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (243 people), Manufacturing (182 people), and Educational Services (137 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Melrose Park, NY has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.81 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.24 times), and Manufacturing (1.53 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Melrose Park, NY, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($232,634), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($166,250), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($115,388).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $67.6B

  2. $47.2B

  3. $45.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $67.6B, followed by Electronics ($47.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($45.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$570B

2015 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

49.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound New York trade was $570B. This is expected to increase 49.9% to $854B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $34.6B

  2. $29.6B

  3. $18.8B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $34.6B, followed by Pennsylvania with $29.6B and Connecticut and $18.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

88.6% of the population of Melrose Park, NY has health coverage, with 62.1% on employee plans, 1.97% on Medicaid, 9.91% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.59% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Melrose Park, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Melrose Park, NY see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1240 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 393 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2%). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1,199 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,338

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,803

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,179

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.4%

Uninsured

62.1%

Employer Coverage

1.97%

Medicaid

9.91%

Medicare

13.1%

Non-Group

1.59%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Melrose Park, NY grew by 672% from 1.47% to 11.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Melrose Park, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.2% prevalence

  2. 12.2% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 12.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Melrose Park, NY is home to a population of 2.33k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.89% of Melrose Park, NY residents were born outside of the country (44 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Melrose Park, NY is composed of 2.33k White Alone residents (99.8%), 3 Asian Alone residents (0.129%), 2 Hispanic or Latino residents (0.0858%), 0 Two or More Races residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), 0 Black or African American Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Melrose Park, NY are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

48

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.9

69

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 39

In 2017, the median age of all people in Melrose Park, NY was 48.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 48, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 69. But people in Melrose Park, NY are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Melrose Park, NY residents was 49.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.89%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

44 people

2.04%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

47 people

As of 2017, 1.89% of Melrose Park, NY residents (44 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Melrose Park, NY was 2.04%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,406 ± 17,230 people

  2. China

    402,542 ± 15,418 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 New York residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

100%

2017 Citizenship

100%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 100% of Melrose Park, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Melrose Park, NY was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    2.33k ± 220

  2. Asian Alone

    3 ± 3

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2 ± 27.2

In 2017, there were 775 times more White Alone residents (2.33k people) in Melrose Park, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3 Asian Alone and 2 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Melrose Park, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Melrose Park, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Melrose Park, NY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Melrose Park, NY are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    74 ± 36

  2. World War II

    15 ± 16

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    14 ± 20

Melrose Park, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.93 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Melrose Park, NY was $155,400 in 2017, which is 0.714 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $157,100 to $155,400, a 1.08% decrease. The homeownership rate in Melrose Park, NY is 91.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Melrose Park, NY have an average commute time of 22.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Melrose Park, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$87,917

Median Household Income

± $14,898

869

Number of Households

± 142

In 2017, the median household income of the 869 households in Melrose Park, NY grew to $87,917 from the previous year's value of $87,176.

The following chart displays the households in Melrose Park, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$155,400

2017 Median

± $13,170

$157,100

2016 Median

± $16,357

In 2017, the median property value in Melrose Park, NY declined from to $155,400 from the previous year's value of $157,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Melrose Park, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Melrose Park, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Melrose Park, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Melrose Park, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

91.6%

2017 Homeownership

91.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 91.6% of the housing units in Melrose Park, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 91.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Melrose Park, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Melrose Park, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Melrose Park, NY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

22.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Melrose Park, NY have a shorter commute time (22.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.81% of the workforce in Melrose Park, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    92.4%

  2. Carpooled

    3.06%

  3. Worked At Home

    1.61%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Melrose Park, NY was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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