Melrose, WI 54642 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 54642: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Melrose, WI 54642

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.136, Longitude -90.993
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 54642 has segments in 2 Counties (Jackson, La Crosse).

  • Businesses Addresses: 38
  • PO Box Addresses: 57
  • Residential Addresses: 794
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 24
    • Single Family Addresses: 770

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Melrose, WI 54642 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,042
Daytime Population: Workers 457
Daytime Population: Residents 963
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,420
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 2,040
Population in Familes 1,691
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $54,837
Average Household Income $73,340
Per Capita Income $27,628


Total Housing Units 914 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 615 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $159,109
Average Home Value $217,073


Total Households 769
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 545
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.42% 0.42%
Households 0.46% 0.46%
Families 0.33% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

Melrose, WI 54642 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54642 to the other 769 ZIP Codes in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 472 39th
Population Density # 606 21st
Diversity Index # 651 15th
Median Household Income # 394 49th
Per Capita Income # 416 46th

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