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Population (year 2000): 23,171. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,512 (-2.8% change)
Males: 11,623 (50.2%), Females: 11,548 (49.8%)

Cook County

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Median resident age: 30.6 years
Median household income: $40,689 (year 2000)
Median house value: $154,600 (year 2000)

Melrose Park, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Melrose Park:

  • Hispanic (53.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (40.5%)
  • Other race (20.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
  • Black (2.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (18.9%), German (7.8%), Irish (5.4%), Polish (4.0%), United States (2.1%), English (1.4%).

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Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Melrose

For population 25 years and over in Melrose Park

  • High school or higher: 60.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Melrose Park village

  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

35.4% Foreign born (30.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,273 (+10.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Park, IL Oak (4.9 miles www.ziprealty.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (13.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Park, IL (1.5 miles Stone IL (1.6 miles Bellwood, IL (1.7 miles Maywood, Grove, IL (2.2 miles River Park, IL (2.5 miles Franklin IL (2.8 miles Broadview, IL (2.9 miles Northlake, Forest, IL (3.0 miles River


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $205,000
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $255,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Latitude: 41.90 N, Longitude: 87.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 708


Melrose Park, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (26.0%), Educational,health and social services (12.0%), Retail trade (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,607 (+45.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,849 (18.5%)


 

Crime in Melrose Park by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 6 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 25.9 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 6 4 6 1
    per 100,000 0.0 25.9 17.3 25.9 4.3
Robberies 17 18 16 18 13
    per 100,000 73.4 77.7 69.1 77.7 56.1
Assaults 19 9 23 9 7
    per 100,000 82.0 38.8 99.3 38.8 30.2
Burglaries 16 11 14 11 8
    per 100,000 69.1 47.5 60.4 47.5 34.5
Thefts 849 808 922 808 685
    per 100,000 3664.1 3487.1 3979.1 3487.1 2956.3
Auto thefts 198 157 193 157 129
    per 100,000 854.5 677.6 832.9 677.6 556.7
258.2 238.4 303.4 238.4 189.8


Average climate in Melrose Park, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Melrose

Melrose Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.0 miles away from the Melrose Park city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Corey Maggette - NBA player (Los Angeles Clippers, born: Nov 12, 1979), Michael Finley - NBA player (San Antonio Spurs, born: Mar 6, 1973).


Main business address for: MIDWEST BANC HOLDINGS INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), ALBERTO CULVER CO (RETAIL-RETAIL STORES, NEC).


Hospitals/medical centers in Melrose Park:
  • GOTTLIEB MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (701 WEST NORTH AVE)
  • WESTLAKE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (1225 SUPERIOR ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Melrose Park:
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER (about 2 miles; MAYWOOD, IL)
  • THC CHICAGO INC DBA KINDRED HOSP CHGO (about 3 miles; NORTHLAKE, IL)
  • JOHN J MADDEN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 4 miles; HINES, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Melrose Park:
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 38 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Melrose Park:
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 15 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; ID: PWK)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 17 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 4H1)
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 18 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; ID: 06C)

Amtrak stations near Melrose Park:
  • 6 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Melrose Park:
  • THE TRAINING INSTITUTE INC (Location: 1440 W NORTH AVE STE 305; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Melrose Park:
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 3 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,007)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,618)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 6 miles; ELMHURST, IL; FT enrollment: 2,188)
  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CICERO, IL; FT enrollment: 2,085)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 11 miles; ADDISON, IL; FT enrollment: 3,076)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,201)
Private high school in Melrose Park:
  • WALTHER LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 386; Location: 900 CHICAGO AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Melrose Park:
  • MELROSE PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 951; Location: 1715 W LAKE ST; Grades: KG - 08)
  • STEVENSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 878; Location: 1630 N 20TH AVE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • SCOTT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 691; Location: 2250 SCOTT ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • GRANT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 607; Location: 1300 N 34TH AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MANNHEIM MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 598; Location: 2600 HYDE PARK AVE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • JANE ADDAMS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 312; Location: 910 DIVISION ST; Grades: KG - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Melrose Park:
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 269; Location: 1025 W LAKE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SACRED HEART (Students: 203; Location: 815 N. 16TH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF MT CARMEL SCHOOL (Students: 166; Location: 1102 NORTH 22ND AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GOTTLIEB CHILD CARE CENTER (Students: 108; Location: 701 W NORTH AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Melrose Park:
  • MELROSE PARK P.L. (Operating income: $672,352; Location: 801 N. BROADWAY; 87,708 books; 1,165 audio materials; 1,702 video materials; 183 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Melrose Park: Maywood Park Racetrack (A), Village Hall (B).

Shopping Center: Winston Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Melrose Park include: Saint Paul Lutheran Church (A), Iglesia Evangelica de Melrose (B), Saint John Church of Christ (C), Pentecostal Christian Tabernacle (D), Christian Assembly Church (E), Christ Lutheran Church (F), Melrose Park Methodist Church (G), Melrose Park Bible Church (H).

Parks in Melrose Park include: Eisenhower Park (1), Bulger Park (2), Bataan Park (3), Kiddieland Park (4).


Melrose Park compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Melrose Park:
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WPNA (1490 AM; 1 kW; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: ALLIANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Melrose Park:
  • WRRG (88.9 FM; RIVER GROVE, IL; Owner: TRITON COLLEGE)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Melrose Park:
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)

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