Melrose Park, IL Population

Population: 23,171. Estimated population in July 2020: 22,512 (-2.8% change)
Males: 11,623 (50.2%), Females: 11,548 (49.8%)

Cook County

Zip codes: 60160, 60164.

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

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%).

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

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

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Melrose Park:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 38 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Melrose Park:

  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 15 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 17 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 4H1)
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 18 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 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 and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 5,618)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 6 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)
  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CICERO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 11 miles; ADDISON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,076)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time 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)

Libraries

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)

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