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About Melvindale

Melvindale is a suburb in the Detroit Metro Area and in the Wayne County. It has a population of 12,639 and a population density of 4,634, which is 98% above the national average. It has a median age of 34, which is 6 years below the Detroit Metro median age and 5 years below the national average.


Melvindale has a median home value of $133,500, which is 46% below the Metro average.The average rent of $1,211 is 13% below the metro average rent and 42% below the national average rent, making it one of the most affordable places to live in Detroit. The average household income in Melvindale is $38,918 , which is 45% below the Metro average household income and 48% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Melvindale is 4. Melvindale also has a crime index 120 that is above the Metro average and above the National average.


$133,500Median Home Value
$245,800 Detroit Metro Area
$1,211Median Rent
$1,388 Detroit Metro Area
3 /10 - 9 /10
School Rating
122
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
22 mins To Detroit Metro Area
26 mins Average Travel Time To Work

Melvindale Zip Code

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Melvindale's population is made up of 40% married, 46% single, 9% divorced and 5% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 30%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 26%. Homeowners make up 60% of the population in Melvindale.

12,639Population
4,345,761 Detroit Metro Area
4,634Population Density
  • 55% Male
  • 45% Female
34 Median Age
40 Detroit Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Melvindale is $20,981. The Median Household Income is $38,918 and the Melvindale Unemployment Rate is 11%.

$20,981Income Per Capita
$40,496 Detroit Metro Area
$38,918Median Household Income
$71,265 Detroit Metro Area
33% Poverty Rate
14% Detroit Metro Area
11% Unemployment Rate
5% Detroit Metro Area
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Amenities in Melvindale
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$133,500Median Home Value
$245,800 Detroit Metro Area
$1,211Median Rent
$1,388 Detroit Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Detroit Metro Area

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Renters
40%
Home Owners
60%
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3 /10 - 9 /10
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Top Schools in Melvindale

Melvindale-North Allen Park Schools School District
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3201 Oakwood Boulevard, Melvindale, MI, 48122
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Dearborn City School District
4
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2623 Salina Street, Dearborn, MI, 48120
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4-8
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Lincoln Park, School District Of The City Of
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1360 Lafayette Boulevard, Lincoln Park, MI, 48146
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Dearborn City School District
4
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2700 Ferney Street, Dearborn, MI, 48120
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PK, K-3
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Dearborn City School District
4
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22586 Ann Arbor Trail, Dearborn Heights, MI, 48127
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22 mins
Detroit Metro Area
26 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
Detroit Metropolitan Airport
17 mins
Baker College Flint
1 hr 20 mins
Northwood University Michigan
46 mins
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Melvindale crime index is 122 which is higher than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Melvindale.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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