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Demographics

People

Total Population3,609
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens19.3%
Employed Population 16+1,764
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married56.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.4%
Median Earnings25+$34,015
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$29,813
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,507

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,500
% Above Poverty Level91.1%
% Below Poverty Level8.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone31.5%
Median Gross Rent$787
Median House Value$131,800

Ancestry

German53.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.4%
English5%
Irish3.8%
French Except Basque3.2%
Norwegian3.2%
Polish2.8%
Dutch1.5%
Swedish0.9%
Scottish0.6%
Greek0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Italian0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Nigerian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
African0.2%
Czech0.1%
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Melrose Almanac

CategoryValue
County Stearns County
Standard Zip Codes56352
Phone Area Codes320
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude45.67
Approximate Longitude-94.81

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)

StationMELROSE
Distance1.4 miles
Jan Temp0 to 20 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 59 F
Annual Precip27.3 inches
StationLONG PRAIRIE
Distance21.5 miles
Jan Temp-0 to 19 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip29.4 inches
StationGLENWOOD 2 WNW
Distance31.1 miles
Jan Temp0 to 20 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp35 to 59 F
Annual Precip24.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Elrosa179$63,333
Freeport751$68,875
Greenwald241$55,250
Grey Eagle387$60,750
New Munich347$52,917
Sauk Centre4,342$56,587

Melrose Hospitals

Centracare Health Sys Melrose
(Non-profit)
525 Main Street West
(320) 256-4230

Melrose Public Schools

Melrose Elementary
566 5th Ave Ne
ZIP: 56352
(320) 256-5160
Primary
Total Enrollment 502
Melrose Middle
546 5th Ave Ne
ZIP: 56352
(320) 256-5160
Middle
Total Enrollment 360
Melrose Secondary
546 5th Ave Ne
ZIP: 56352
(320) 256-5160
High
Total Enrollment 500
West Central Area Learning Center
9 West 2nd St S
ZIP: 56378
(320) 256-7836
Other
Total Enrollment 29

Melrose Private Schools

Montessori School Of Melrose
207 E 5th St N
ZIP: 56352
Elementary
Total Enrollment 3
St Johns-st Andrews Catholic School
115 E County Road 13
ZIP: 56352
Elementary
Total Enrollment 60
St Mary Elementary School
320 5th Ave Se
ZIP: 56352
Elementary
Total Enrollment 127
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