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Living In Melrose Park, IL

Melrose Park is a small city in Illinois with a population of just under 26,000. Young children account for a larger portion of the population here (9%) than nationally (6%), making it a nice place to raise a family, while retirees are less well-represented. With an average age of just under 34, the city's residents skew notably younger than most cities in Illinois. In terms of housing, residents are fairly evenly split between renting (52%) and owning (48%) their residence. The average rent of $1,000/month is roughly equal to the state average.

Melrose Park has an average commute time of about 30 minutes. Many residents (41%) drive to work, while public transportation is not used widely. Few workers commute on foot.

Compared to the national average, Melrose Park has a relatively large number of residents older than 25 with a high school degree or GED (21%). Further, 5% possess a Bachelor's degree and 2% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree. Many Melrose Park residents work in one of two industries: manufacturing and retail. Combined, these industries make up 17% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 10% of the city's population works in transportation, which ranks as the top field in the city. With an average annual income of nearly $60,000, Melrose Park workers bring in less than the average Illinois resident. The city's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345.

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