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Population (year 2000): 7,114
Males: 3,483 (49.0%), Females: 3,631 (51.0%)

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Median resident age: 31.5 years
Median household income: $45,745 (year 2000)
Median house value: $93,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Melrose Park:

  • Black (82.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (8.1%)
  • Two or more races (4.8%)
  • Hispanic (3.9%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: West Indian (41.0%), United States (4.7%), Irish (2.5%), German (2.2%).

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Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Melrose

For population 25 years and over in Melrose Park

  • High school or higher: 66.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Melrose Park CDP

  • Never married: 38.8%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

37.4% Foreign born (36.0% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lauderdale, FL Fort (3.9 miles pop. 152,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (18.8 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (1021.0 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Estates, FL (0.8 miles Broward Gardens, FL (1.1 miles Boulevard Village, FL (1.2 miles Riverland Vista, FL (1.2 miles Chula George, FL (1.4 miles St. Park, FL (1.4 miles Broadview Park, FL (1.5 miles Washington Park, FL (1.8 miles Franklin

Latitude: 26.11 N, Longitude: 80.19 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.4%), Retail trade (15.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,681 (-37.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 57 (1.8%)

Average climate in Melrose Park, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Melrose Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/23/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the Melrose Park city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1980, a category 3 tornado 4.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Melrose Park:
  • PLANTATION GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; PLANTATION, FL)
  • ST JOHNS REHABILITATION HOSP (about 3 miles; LAUDERDALE LAKES, FL)
  • FLORIDA MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Melrose Park:
  • FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 5 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
  • MIAMI INTL (about 24 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: MIA)
  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 39 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Melrose Park:
  • DOWNTOWN FORT LAUDERDALE (about 5 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: DT1)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE EXECUTIVE (about 6 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FXE)
  • NORTH PERRY (about 9 miles; HOLLYWOOD, FL; ID: HWO)

Amtrak stations near Melrose Park:
  • 2 miles: FORT LAUDERDALE (200 SW 21ST TERRACE). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: HOLLYWOOD (3001 HOLLYWOOD BLVD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: DEERFIELD BEACH (1300 W. HILLSBORO BLVD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Melrose Park:
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 12,554)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 5 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • KEISER COLLEGE (about 6 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 2,879)
  • BARRY UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 5,780)
  • FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY-BOCA RATON (about 20 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; FT enrollment: 14,311)
  • MIAMI-DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 25,323)

Church in Melrose Park: Melrose Park Church (A).


Melrose Park compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Melrose Park:
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRF (1580 AM; 10 kW; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WAVS (1170 AM; 5 kW; DAVIE, FL; Owner: RADIO WAVS, INC.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WEXY (1520 AM; 4 kW; WILTON MANORS, FL; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFLL (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLQY (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Melrose Park:
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)
  • WLRN-FM (91.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WFLC (97.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYM (93.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO-MIAMI, LLC)
  • WHQT (105.1 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVE (93.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIB (103.5 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXJ (102.7 FM; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WPOW (96.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WPOW LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZTA (94.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLYF (101.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WAFG (90.3 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WESTMINSTER ACADEMY)
  • WAMR-FM (107.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDNA (88.9 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: BASCOMB MEMORIAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Melrose Park:
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WFUN-CA (Channel 48; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDLP-CA (Channel 21; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WGEN-LP (Channel 55; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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