Melrose, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Melrose, New Mexico - Basic Facts

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The Village of Melrose had a population of 864 as of July 1, 2016. Melrose ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Melrose is located at latitude 34.4295 and longitude -103.6294 in Curry County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Melrose (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Curry County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,413 feet.

The Village of Melrose (GNIS ID: 2413572) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Village of Melrose is located within Melrose Division of Curry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Melrose population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Melrose: Brownhorn.


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Village of Melrose, NM Boundary Map



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Melrose, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 864
Population in Households 864
Population in Familes 702
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 511
Diversity Index2 52
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 396
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 256
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 494 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 286 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 110 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $78,017
Average Home Value $102,885
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,326
Average Household Income $48,434
Per Capita Income $21,338
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 4.63% 3.07%
Households 4.49% 3.04%
Families 4.97% 2.95%
Median Household Income   -0.7%
Per Capita Income   0.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Melrose, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Melrose to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 165 63rd
Population Density1 # 110 75th
Diversity Index2 # 344 23rd
Median Household Income # 340 23rd
Per Capita Income # 211 53rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.