Melrose, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Melrose, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Melrose had a population of 528 as of July 1, 2018. Melrose ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Melrose is located at latitude 44.1312 and longitude -90.9969 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Melrose (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 791 feet.

The Village of Melrose (GNIS ID: 1583689) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Melrose: Bristol.

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Melrose, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 528
Population in Households 528
Population in Familes 423
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 660
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $52,211
Average Household Income $66,137
Per Capita Income $25,920


Total Housing Units 263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 172 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $145,313
Average Home Value $204,386


Total Households 223
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 150
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.59% 0.19%
Households 0.62% 0.18%
Families 1.1% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Melrose, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Melrose to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 522 33rd
Population Density # 381 51st
Diversity Index # 650 16th
Median Household Income # 444 43rd
Per Capita Income # 499 36th

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