NM

National Population : 333,590,059
New Mexico State Population : 1,875,810

About Melrose, NM

Melrose, NM is located in Curry County in the state of New Mexico.

The total City Population for Melrose is about 629 with about 143 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 1,165.

The Average Home Value is $94,800.00, which is roughly 25% lower than the Average Home Value of $126,359.00 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 50% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $47,727.00, which is roughly 26% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $35,200.00 for the state of New Mexico, and roughly 17% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Melrose is about 5.3%.

New Mexico is ranked #13 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 67.89 out of 100.

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Voting

Curry County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 58.76% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 69.16%
Democratic: 28.52%
Libertarian: 1.62%
Green: 0.35%
Other: 0.34%


Nearby Locations

Saint Vrain, NM (10.41 mi.)
Floyd, NM (12.07 mi.)
McAlister, NM (21.59 mi.)
Cannon AFB, NM (21.68 mi.)
Clovis, NM (21.68 mi.)
Taiban, NM (23.82 mi.)
Portales, NM (25.35 mi.)
House, NM (29.39 mi.)
Grady, NM (32.31 mi.)
Texico, NM (32.58 mi.)
Fort Sumner, NM (34.63 mi.)
Lake Sumner, NM (34.63 mi.)
Elida, NM (36.92 mi.)
Quay, NM (37.91 mi.)
Rogers, NM (39.08 mi.)
Broadview, NM (39.97 mi.)
Bellview, NM (39.97 mi.)
Pep, NM (47.31 mi.)
Causey, NM (48.38 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 88124
Latitude : 34.548830
Longitude : -103.660834
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 4578 ft.
Area Code(s) : 575

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.29
Male Population Estimate : 50.73%
Female Population Estimate : 49.27%
Median Age : 45.2
Male Median Age : 43.4
Female Median Age : 46.4

White Population Estimate : 92.02%
Black Population Estimate : 0.94%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 14.51%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.20%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 2.49%
Other Population Estimate : 6.61%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Melrose specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Curry County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Curry County: About 407 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Curry County is about 40% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 29% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.