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People

Total Population 3,604
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 20.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,605
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 59.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,419
% Above Poverty Level 85.4%
% Below Poverty Level 14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.4%
Median Gross Rent $790
Median House Value $131,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.4%
US/American 0%
English 3.1%
Irish 4.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Melrose Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles W of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Stearns
Metro Area Saint Cloud
Standard Zip Codes 56352
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.674
Longitude -94.807

Melrose Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MELROSE
Distance 1.4 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.3 inches
Station LONG PRAIRIE
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 19 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
Station GLENWOOD 2 WNW
Distance 31.1 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 24.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Elrosa 174 $46,406
Freeport 607 $71,071
Greenwald 242 $53,750
Grey Eagle 349 $48,929

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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546 N. 5TH AVE. E.
320-256-4224
Serves 846 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

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