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Demographics

People

Total Population564
Male Share of the Population46.8%
Female Share of the Population53.2%
Senior Citizens12.4%
Employed Population 16+241
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married51.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.4%
Median Earnings25+$32,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$35,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,625

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,500
% Above Poverty Level83.5%
% Below Poverty Level16.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24.2%
Median Gross Rent$710
Median House Value$104,000

Ancestry

German35.3%
Norwegian20.6%
Irish14.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.2%
Polish8.2%
English4.8%
Italian3.5%
Swedish3.2%
Dutch2.1%
Lithuanian1.2%
Swiss1.2%
Canadian1.1%
Czech0.7%
Slovene0.5%
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Melrose Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jackson 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 Falls3,566$66,618
Blair1,324$58,375
Ettrick624$71,528
Rockland627$72,500
Sparta9,659$61,766
Taylor489$52,778

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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