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Melrose, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Melrose had a population of 262 as of July 1, 2016. Melrose ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Melrose is located at latitude 41.0887 and longitude -84.42 in Paulding County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Melrose (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Paulding County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 709 feet.

The Village of Melrose (GNIS ID: 2399307) 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.

The Village of Melrose is located within Township of Brown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Paulding 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: Murat, Newberg, Newburg, Royal Oak, Saint Andrews.

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


Total Population 262
Population in Households 262
Population in Familes 225
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 306
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 99
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 74
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 114 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $98,611
Average Home Value $138,580


Median Household Income $49,328
Average Household Income $55,958
Per Capita Income $22,316
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.77% -0.7%
Households -0.48% -0.41%
Families -0.43% -0.82%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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.

Melrose, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Melrose to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio 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 # 1023 16th
Population Density1 # 1128 7th
Diversity Index2 # 750 39th
Median Household Income # 614 50th
Per Capita Income # 721 41st

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