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Melrose Park is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Melrose Park is 41.900N. The longitude is -87.856W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 633 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 23,057.
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8% of Melrose Park residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Melrose Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Melrose Park was $16,206, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Melrose Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Melrose Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $549. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,253.
Libraries in Melrose Park include Melrose Park Public Library ... View libraries
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Melrose Park political report.
The average commute time for Melrose Park workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Melrose Park between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Melrose Park include Days Inn.
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