Melrose (zip 02176), Massachusetts 

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Population

27,851

+4.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

Median Income

$86,409

Median Home Price

$780,400

Median Age

40.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.8

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Melrose (zip 02176), Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in the 02176 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Melrose (zip 02176)
Cost of Living: 59.2% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

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Melrose, MA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Education
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Traffic and sprawl
Economic cycles
Cost of living


What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Melrose (zip 02176) is 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Melrose (zip 02176) jobs have increased by 4.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Melrose (zip 02176)'s cost of living is 59.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Melrose (zip 02176)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in the 02176 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Middlesex county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 71.5% to 26.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Melrose (zip 02176)'s population is 27,851 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Melrose (zip 02176) is Real Estate: $780,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.3%.

SCHOOLS
Melrose (zip 02176) public schools spend $12,796 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Melrose (zip 02176). More Education



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Housing Market in Melrose

It's a good time to buy in Melrose. Home Appreciation is up 17.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Melrose is $780,400.
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Reviews for Melrose   1 Reviews
Just the right size - 2/13/2015
12 miles from Boston; close to the city but very sophisticated friendly small town. Mixed neighborhoods of seniors, youn families and singles. Professionals and blue... Read More

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