Demographics

People

Total Population509
Male Share of the Population46.6%
Female Share of the Population53.4%
Senior Citizens14.3%
Employed Population 16+271
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married49.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.8%
Median Earnings25+$36,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,536

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,500
% Above Poverty Level82.3%
% Below Poverty Level17.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home11.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.2%
Median Gross Rent$778
Median House Value$98,300

Ancestry

German40.1%
Norwegian20.6%
Irish15.3%
Polish9.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.5%
English4.7%
Swedish4.3%
Italian2.8%
Dutch2.4%
Scottish1.6%
Czech1.4%
Canadian1.2%
Lithuanian1.2%
Russian0.8%
Swiss0.6%
Finnish0.4%
Slovene0.4%
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Melrose Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyJackson County
Standard Zip Codes54642
Phone Area Codes608
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.13
Approximate Longitude-90.99

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)

StationSPARTA
Distance16.4 miles
Jan Temp3 to 24 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip33 inches
StationHATFIELD HYDRO PLANT
Distance20.9 miles
Jan Temp1 to 23 F
Apr Temp31 to 57 F
Jul Temp57 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 60 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches
StationTREMPEALEAU DAM 6
Distance23.4 miles
Jan Temp6 to 24 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip32.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Black River Falls3,512$69,266
Blair1,334$54,667
Ettrick587$77,500
Rockland645$71,923
Sparta9,656$65,376
Taylor411$58,750

Melrose Public Schools

Melrose Elementary
805 Second St
ZIP: 54642
(608) 488-2311
Primary
Total Enrollment 338
Melrose-mindoro High
N181 State Road 108
ZIP: 54642
(608) 488-2201
High
Total Enrollment 215
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