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Melrose Park Real Estate Analysis

Melrose Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. It is a suburb of Chicago. Melrose Park has long been home to a large Italian-American population, though now it is majority Mexican-American. The suburb was the home of Kiddieland Amusement Park from 1929 until 2010, and the current home of Maywood Park Racetrack, Shrine of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, and Stern Pinball, Inc., which is now the world’s last manufacturer of coin-operated pinball machines.[1]

There is a Metra railroad station in Melrose Park with daily service to Chicago. Melrose Park is home to two hospitals, Westlake Hospital and Gottlieb Memorial Hospital.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 4.24 square miles (11.0 km2), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 23,171 people, 7,631 households, and 5,448 families residing in the village. The population density was 5,465.7 people per square mile (2,110.0/km²). There were 7,905 housing units at an average density of 1,864.7 per square mile (719.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 71.53% White, 2.92% African American, 0.49% Native American, 1.99% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 20.08% from other races, and 2.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 53.88% of the population.

There were 7,631 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.61.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 11.6% from 18 to 24, 32.6% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.3 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $40,689, and the median income for a family was $46,963. Males had a median income of $31,353 versus $24,961 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,206. About 8.7% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.0% of those under age 18 and 10.6% of those age 65 or over.

Melrose Park Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Melrose Park

1739 N 24th Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1739 N 24th Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10679019)
3 beds 2 baths 1,448 sqft $153,900
461 Winston Court Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 461 Winston Court, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10679186)
3 beds 3 baths 1,918 sqft $176,220
10518 Drummond Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60164
Photo of 10518 Drummond Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60164 (MLS # 10677047)
2 beds 1 bath 1,042 sqft $120,400
11533 W Grand Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60164
Photo of 11533 W Grand Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60164 (MLS # 10675157)
3 beds 2 baths 1,800 sqft $249,900
1301 N 5th Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1301 N 5th Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10675147)
3 beds 2 baths 1,827 sqft $282,700
9740 Castello Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60164
Photo of 9740 Castello Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60164 (MLS # 10673290)
4 beds 2 baths 1,180 sqft $184,900
2240 Ruby Street Melrose Park, IL 60164
Photo of 2240 Ruby Street, Melrose Park, IL 60164 (MLS # 10667185)
3 beds 2 baths 1,621 sqft $239,000
2101 Fairfield Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60164
Photo of 2101 Fairfield Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60164 (MLS # 10672884)
4 beds 2 baths $339,000
3130 Lee Street Melrose Park, IL 60164
Photo of 3130 Lee Street, Melrose Park, IL 60164 (MLS # 10672869)
4 beds 2 baths 1,128 sqft $229,900
1406 N 19th Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1406 N 19th Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10669329)
4 beds 4 baths 1,600 sqft $325,000
2108 Ruby Street Melrose Park, IL 60164
Photo of 2108 Ruby Street, Melrose Park, IL 60164 (MLS # 10665233)
3 beds 2 baths 1,948 sqft $226,000
1700 Riverwoods Drive, Unit Number 313 Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1700 Riverwoods Drive, Unit Number 313, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10661094)
1 bed 1 bath 860 sqft $169,900
1803 Haddon Street Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1803 Haddon Street, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10657146)
3 beds 3 baths 2,474 sqft $314,900
2700 Landen Drive Melrose Park, IL 60164
Photo of 2700 Landen Drive, Melrose Park, IL 60164 (MLS # 10656743)
3 beds 1 bath 744 sqft $189,900
1215 Park Drive Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1215 Park Drive, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10656650)
4 beds 4 baths 2,372 sqft $449,000
1002 N 14th Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1002 N 14th Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10654010)
2 beds 2 baths 939 sqft $159,900
1613 N 19th Avenue N Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1613 N 19th Avenue N, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10655132)
2 beds 1 bath 950 sqft $185,000
321 Andy Drive Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 321 Andy Drive, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10652499)
3 beds 2 baths 1,827 sqft $259,900
1534 N 33rd Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1534 N 33rd Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10647356)
4 beds 2 baths 1,640 sqft $350,000
1624 N 33rd Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1624 N 33rd Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10642651)
3 beds 2 baths 782 sqft $129,900

Sold Listings in Melrose Park

1513 N Harold Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1513 N Harold Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10637672)
2 beds 1 bath 1,038 sqft $110,000
2102 Ruby Street Melrose Park, IL 60164
Photo of 2102 Ruby Street, Melrose Park, IL 60164 (MLS # 10636465)
3 beds 2 baths 1,387 sqft $196,000
919 Norwood Street Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 919 Norwood Street, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10634709)
3 beds 3 baths 1,918 sqft $285,000
1700 Riverwoods Drive, Unit Number 504 Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1700 Riverwoods Drive, Unit Number 504, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10632198)
1 bed 1 bath 1,100 sqft $138,000
10629 Drummond Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60164
Photo of 10629 Drummond Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60164 (MLS # 10632116)
2 beds 1 bath 805 sqft $148,000
1701 N 24th Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1701 N 24th Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10624585)
5 beds 3 baths 2,484 sqft $308,500
2203 Gustave Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60164
Photo of 2203 Gustave Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60164 (MLS # 10618545)
3 beds 2 baths 1,000 sqft $219,000
761 Elsie Drive Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 761 Elsie Drive, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10606097)
4 beds 3 baths 1,918 sqft $275,000
3104 Charles Street Melrose Park, IL 60164
Photo of 3104 Charles Street, Melrose Park, IL 60164 (MLS # 10606534)
3 beds 1 bath $135,500
1319 N 16th Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1319 N 16th Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10602041)
6 beds 5 baths $305,000
3118 Sandra Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60164
Photo of 3118 Sandra Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60164 (MLS # 10601891)
5 beds 2 baths 1,705 sqft $107,500
1700 N 17th Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1700 N 17th Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10597442)
3 beds 3 baths 1,700 sqft $250,000
1523 Broadway Street Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1523 Broadway Street, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10597047)
2 beds 1 bath 1,250 sqft $218,900
1111 N 10th Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1111 N 10th Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10593562)
3 beds 3 baths 1,904 sqft $217,875
3006 Rhodes Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60164
Photo of 3006 Rhodes Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60164 (MLS # 10592802)
3 beds 3 baths 1,988 sqft $210,000
10514 Drummond Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60164
Photo of 10514 Drummond Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60164 (MLS # 10585600)
2 beds 2 baths 800 sqft $140,000
1015 N 15th Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1015 N 15th Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10585544)
3 beds 1 bath 1,083 sqft $154,000
133 N 24th Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 133 N 24th Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10585228)
3 beds 1 bath 1,156 sqft $109,900
9721 Palmer Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60164
Photo of 9721 Palmer Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60164 (MLS # 10583187)
3 beds 1 bath 1,300 sqft $215,000
1673 Clinton Court Melrose Park, IL 60160
Photo of 1673 Clinton Court, Melrose Park, IL 60160 (MLS # 10575257)
3 beds 3 baths 1,918 sqft $210,000

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Melrose Park School Data

Melrose Park School Districts

Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview 89
PK-8

Melrose Park Schools

Grant Elementary School
1-4, public
Mannheim Middle School
6-8, public
http://www.d83.org/
Scott Elementary School
PK-5, public
http://d83.org/
Jane Addams Elementary School
PK-8, public
https://janeaddams.maywood89.org/
Melrose Park Elementary School
PK-8, public
https://melrosepark.maywood89.org/
Stevenson Elementary School
PK-8, public
Sacred Heart School
PK-8, private
http://www.shsmelrosepark.com
Walther Christian Academy
9-12, private
http://www.walther.com
St Paul Lutheran School
PK-8, private
http://www.stpaulmp.org
Grace Montessori School
PK-2, private
H Mcnelty School Of First Baptist
PK-8, private
Word Of God Christian Academy
K-10, private
St. Paul Lutheran School
PK-8, private
Word Of God Christian Academy
K-8, private
Joseph Academy – Melrose Park
n/a, private
Walther Lutheran High School
PK-12, private

Posted on June 15, 2012 at 6:31 pm by Jorge Vigil

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