Melrose, New Mexico

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Melrose, New Mexico

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High Points

Melrose strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Mexico):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Melrose Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 19% Melrose Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Melrose, New Mexico

Comparing Melrose to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Mexico (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 8 9
Racial Diversity 8 2
Female Share of the Population 8 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Well-Paid Single Women 4 8
Well-Paid Single Men 3 6
Male Share of the Population 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 7
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 7
Median Family Income 2 5
People Above Poverty 2 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Working at Home 6 5
Short Commute Times 5 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
People Living Alone 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 7
Affordability of Rents 8 7
Housing Recently Built 3 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Melrose Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 116 miles SW of Amarillo, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 177 miles E of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County Curry
Standard Zip Codes 88124
Phone Area Codes 505
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.43
Longitude -103.631

Melrose Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 24.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 54 F
Apr Temp 41 to 75 F
Jul Temp 64 to 92 F
Oct Temp 43 to 75 F
Annual Precip 17.1 inches
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 49 F
Apr Temp 38 to 71 F
Jul Temp 60 to 90 F
Oct Temp 41 to 72 F
Annual Precip 18.1 inches
Distance 34.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 49 F
Apr Temp 39 to 71 F
Jul Temp 61 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 19.3 inches
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Melrose Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 736 100%
Male 345 46.9%
Female 391 53.1%
Under 18 190 25.8%
18+ 546 74.2%
65+ 149 20.2%
Median Age 41.9
Average Family Size 2.99
White 678 92.1%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 5 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 1.5%
Other 26 3.5%
Mixed Race 14 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 85 11.5%

Estimated Melrose Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 728
Growth -8
Growth % -1.1%

Melrose Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.8%
US/American 21.5%
Irish 12.3%
English 8%
German 6.7%
Scottish 2.7%
Dutch 2.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Italian 1.4%
Polish 0.8%
Norwegian 0.8%
Austrian 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
British 0.4%
European 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Dutch West Indian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Melrose 736 $31,635
Clovis 32,667 $33,622
Portales 11,131 $30,462
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Melrose High Schools (2004)

Serves 121 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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