U.S. Beacon June 15, 2024

Melrose Park, IL

Cook County, Illinois

Latitude: 41.899880     Longitude: -87.859785
Population 22,512 (2005)
Elevation of Melrose Park, Illinois: 630 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1748242, place: Melrose Park village, Illinois)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 17,409 (100%)
In labor force: 10,895 (62.58%)
--Civilian labor force: 10,895 (62.58%)
----Employed: 10,239 (58.81%)
----Unemployed: 656 (3.77%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 6%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 6,514 (37.42%)
Females 16 years and over: 8,782 (50.45%)
In labor force: 4,708 (27.04%)
--Civilian labor force: 4,708 (27.04%)
----Employed: 4,464 (25.64%)
Own children under 6 years: 2,339 (13.44%)
All parents in family in labor force: 1,146 (6.58%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 9,984 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 7,168 (71.79%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 1,989 (19.92%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 280 (2.8%)
Walked: 298 (2.98%)
Other means: 133 (1.33%)
Worked at home: 116 (1.16%)
Mean travel time to work: 24.2 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 10,239 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 1,709 (16.69%)
Service occupations: 1,597 (15.6%)
Sales and office occupations: 2,871 (28.04%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 22 (0.21%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 867 (8.47%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 3,173 (30.99%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 19 (0.19%)
Construction: 709 (6.92%)
Manufacturing: 2,665 (26.03%)
Wholesale trade.: 645 (6.3%)
Retail trade: 1,115 (10.89%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 631 (6.16%)
Information: 207 (2.02%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 521 (5.09%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 829 (8.1%)
Educational, health and social services: 1,226 (11.97%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 883 (8.62%)
Other services (except public administration): 451 (4.4%)
Public administration: 338 (3.3%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 8,990 (87.8%)
Government workers: 876 (8.56%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 359 (3.51%)
Unpaid family workers: 14 (0.14%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 7,625 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 655 (8.59%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 505 (6.62%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 1,010 (13.25%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 1,055 (13.84%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 1,451 (19.03%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 1,604 (21.04%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 737 (9.67%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 437 (5.73%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 105 (1.38%)
$200,000 or more: 66 (0.87%)
Median household income: $40,689

With earnings: 6,300 (82.62%)
--Mean earnings: $51,126
With Social Security income: 1,951 (25.59%)
--Mean Social Security income: $11,268
With Supplemental Security Income: 192 (2.52%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,385
With public assistance income: 246 (3.23%)
--Mean public assistance income: $3,772
With retirement income: 925 (12.13%)
--Mean retirement income: $13,232

Families: 5,496 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 282 (5.13%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 238 (4.33%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 580 (10.55%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 738 (13.43%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 1,137 (20.69%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 1,356 (24.67%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 662 (12.05%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 367 (6.68%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 79 (1.44%)
$200,000 or more: 57 (1.04%)
Median family income: $46,963

Per capita income: $16,206

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $31,353
Female full-time, year-round workers: $24,961

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 479 (8.72%)
--With related children under 18 years: 346 (6.3%)
----With related children under 5 years: 221 (4.02%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 154 (2.8%)
--With related children under 18 years: 134 (2.44%)
----With related children under 5 years: 100 (1.82%)
Individuals: 2,369 (43.1%)
--18 years and over: 1,645 (29.93%)
----65 years and over: 266 (4.84%)
--Related children under 18 years: 697 (12.68%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 381 (6.93%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 774 (14.08%)

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