Demographics

People

Total Population687
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens26.2%
Employed Population 16+289
Age of the Population53

Families

% of people married48.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.4%
Median Earnings25+$24,712
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$9,659
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,250
% Above Poverty Level91.9%
% Below Poverty Level8.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work9.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone41.8%
Median Gross Rent$512
Median House Value$62,600

Ancestry

German41.3%
Polish14.1%
Finnish13.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.9%
Italian8.6%
English5.2%
Irish5.1%
Norwegian4.9%
Russian4.4%
Swedish4.1%
French Except Basque2.9%
Slovak1.7%
Czech1.5%
Swiss1.3%
Canadian1.3%
Dutch0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Scottish0.3%
Belgian0.3%
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Mellen Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyAshland County
Standard Zip Codes54546
Phone Area Codes715
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude46.32
Approximate Longitude-90.66

Mellen Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMELLEN 4 NE
Distance2.9 miles
Jan Temp-3 to 19 F
Apr Temp28 to 51 F
Jul Temp55 to 77 F
Oct Temp34 to 54 F
Annual Precip33.3 inches
StationHURLEY
Distance24.1 miles
Jan Temp-0 to 19 F
Apr Temp29 to 49 F
Jul Temp56 to 76 F
Oct Temp35 to 53 F
Annual Precip33.1 inches
StationIRONWOOD
Distance24.8 miles
Jan Temp-0 to 19 F
Apr Temp28 to 50 F
Jul Temp55 to 77 F
Oct Temp34 to 53 F
Annual Precip34.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ashland7,963$56,595
Butternut426$39,375
Hurley1,533$47,321
Montreal748$43,417

Mellen Public Libraries

Legion Memorial Library
106 IRON ST.
Mellen, Wisconsin
(715) 274-8331

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Mellen Public Schools

Mellen Public School
420 S Main St
ZIP: 54546
(715) 274-3601
Other
Total Enrollment 282
Mellen Technology Charter School
420 S Main St
ZIP: 54546
(715) 274-3601
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