Melrose Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Melrose: City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States; suburb of Boston, Massachusetts

About

Melrose is a city located in the county of Middlesex in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 26,983 and a population density of 2,185 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 27,790 inhabitants.

The city was created 392 years ago in 1628.

Melrose Quick Facts

Population : 27,790 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Middlesex County
Area : 12.35 km2
Altitude : 135 feet / 41 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1629 (392 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 16:48:52 (28th November 2021)
Postal code : 02176
Density : 2,250 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.9% (2010-2020)
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Location of Melrose on Massachusetts map.
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Downtown Melrose
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Geography

Melrose is located at 42°27'30"N 71°3'58"W (42.4584300, -71.0661600).

Melrose map

Demographics

The population of Melrose increased by 2.9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 26,983 - census
2011 27,294 1.14% estimation process
2012 27,516 0.81% estimation process
2013 27,807 1.05% estimation process
2014 28,039 0.83% estimation process
2015 28,052 0.05% estimation process
2016 28,114 0.22% estimation process
2017 28,205 0.32% estimation process
2018 28,103 -0.36% estimation process
2019 28,016 -0.31% estimation process
2020 27,790 -0.81% estimation process

Melrose zip code is 02176. County name: Middlesex, County fips: 25017

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Local Places in Melrose

1 Melrose City Hall
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Melrose City Hall

People born in Melrose (74)

People born in Melrose, including geneticist Sewall Wright, soprano opera singer and film actress Geraldine Farrar, actress Leslie Parrish, you can see a list of people who born in Melrose.

Schools in Melrose

College & universities near Melrose, MA

Code Name City ZIP
373678 New England Hair Academy Malden (MA) 02148

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Melrose, MA

Code Name Address Type
WOB Anderson Regional Transportation Center 100 Atlantic Ave. RAIL
BON North Station 100 Legends Way RAIL
BOS South Station 2 South Station RAIL
BBY Back Bay station 145 Dartmouth St. RAIL
RTE Route 128 station 50 University Ave RAIL

Post offices near Melrose

Post Office Name City ZIP
Melr Post Office Melrose (MA) 02176

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Other cities in Middlesex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Middlesex County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Cambridge 119,192 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Lowell 110,904 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Lowell 109,945 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Cambridge 107,289 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Newton 87,803 City in Massachusetts, United States
Somerville 80,935 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Somerville 75,754 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Framingham 73,892 Town in Massachusetts
Framingham Center 65,413 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Waltham 62,069 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Medford 60,847 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Malden 59,922 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Everett 46,107 City in Massachusetts
Arlington 45,169 Town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Billerica 43,021 Town in Massachusetts
Woburn 40,135 City in Massachusetts

Distance to Other Cities

Melrose distances to largest Massachusetts cities