Mellen, Wisconsin

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Population in 2014: 717 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.1%
 
Males: 351  (49.0%)
Females: 366  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  49.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 54546.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,037 (it was $31,917 in 2000)
Mellen:

$31,037
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,843 (it was $16,297 in 2000)

Mellen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $52,090 (it was $36,500 in 2000)
Mellen:

$52,090
WI:

$163,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $446.

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  • Races in Mellen, WI (2010)

    Mellen races chart
    • 70296.0%White alone
    • 121.6%Hispanic
    • 91.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.8%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

Races in Mellen detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mellen: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.0%), Polish (9.3%), Swedish (7.2%), Norwegian (5.3%), Italian (4.2%), Czech (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1907

Elevation: 1250 feet

Land area: 1.85 square miles.

Population density: 387 people per square mile   (very low).

Mellen,WI real estate house value index trend

Mellen, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Mellen:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mellen city:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Mellen, Wisconsin as of July 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Mellen to the number of sex offenders is 716 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $983 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $965 (2.0%)

Mellen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (76.2 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (151.9 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (343.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Morse, WI (1.2 miles ), Marengo, WI (3.0 miles ), White River, WI (3.4 miles ), Jacobs, WI (3.5 miles ), Gurney, WI (3.6 miles) , Glidden, WI (3.7 miles ), Birch Hill, WI (3.8 miles ), Peeksville, WI (3.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $75,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.32 N, Longitude: 90.66 W

Area code: 715

Mellen household income distribution Mellen home values distribution

Mellen tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -134 (-13.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (53%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (35%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Mellen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mellen, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mellen-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.7 miles away from the Mellen city center killed 2 people and injured 42 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 58.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 24 people.

Earthquake activity:

Mellen-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 262.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 274.3 miles away from Mellen center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 347.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 300.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 449.9 miles away from Mellen center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 228.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ashland County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mellen topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mellen:

  • MELLEN MANOR (450 LAKE DR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mellen:

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 73 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 74 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 76 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 77 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Lake Superior College (about 78 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 105 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 114 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)

Public high school in Mellen:

  • MELLEN PUBLIC SCHOOL (Location: 420 S MAIN ST, Grades: PK-12)
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Library in Mellen:

  • LEGION MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $64,913; Location: 102 E. BENNETT AVE.; 11,977 books; 11,545 e-books; 2,663 audio materials; 980 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 6 other licensed databases; 41 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Mellen: Mellen City Hall (A), Mellen Area Museum (B), Legion Memorial Library (C), Mellen Fire and Rescue (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Mellen: Immanuel Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Montreal Creek (A), Devils Creek (B), City Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Ashland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 46.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.7
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 8.10. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.10
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 4.49. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.49
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.1%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 71.4% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 40.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.0%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported
29 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
33 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Mellen (2011 data):

  • Northern State Bank: Mellen Branch at 103 North Main, branch established on 1933/09/05. Info updated 2010/03/23: Bank assets: $228.0 mil, Deposits: $209.1 mil, headquarters in Ashland, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Bay Area Banking Shares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Wisconsin average:

10.5

Mellen travel time to work - commute Mellen mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mellen city (based on Ashland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,9528
Evangelical Protestant2,63314
Mainline Protestant2,07811
Other3344
None6,160-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Ashland County:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Ashland County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Ashland County:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

18.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Ashland County:

26.4%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.7%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.0%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mellen:

40.6%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Mellen:

28.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mellen:

21.3%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.1%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Mellen:

50.5%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Mellen:

73.8%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mellen, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,693$32,3160$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,693$32,3167$1,075
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,129$36,7742$400
Firefighters 0$0 23$1,688
Streets and Highways 1$3,277$39,3240$0
Health 0$0 10$2,030
Sewerage 1$3,769$45,2280$0
Water Supply 1$2,551$30,6120$0
Local Libraries 1$2,055$24,6602$932
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$179
Totals for Government 8$23,167$34,75146$6,304

Mellen government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $136,000 ($189.68)
    Health - Other: $96,000 ($133.89)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($5.58)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $157,000 ($218.97)
    Sewerage: $117,000 ($163.18)
    Water Utilities: $112,000 ($156.21)
    Police Protection: $110,000 ($153.42)
    Central Staff Services: $74,000 ($103.21)
    Fire Protection: $66,000 ($92.05)
    Libraries: $53,000 ($73.92)
    Health Services - Other: $32,000 ($44.63)
    General Public Buildings: $31,000 ($43.24)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($41.84)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($16.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($15.34)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($12.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($6.97)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $2,000 ($2.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($29.29)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($15.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $5,000 ($6.97)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($4.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $323,000 ($450.49)

Mellen government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $98,000 ($136.68)
    All Other: $23,000 ($32.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $60,000 ($83.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($13.95)
    General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($13.95)
    Rents: $7,000 ($9.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $64,000 ($89.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $442,000 ($616.46)
    Highways: $58,000 ($80.89)
    All Other: $4,000 ($5.58)
  • Tax - Property: $157,000 ($218.97)
    NEC: $7,000 ($9.76)

Mellen government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $285,000 ($397.49)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $21,000 ($29.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $215,000 ($299.86)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $18,000 ($25.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $73,000 ($101.81)

Mellen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $586,000 ($817.29)

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($58,101 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bayfield County, WI  0.70% ($28,227 average AGI)
from Price County, WI  0.38% ($26,083)
from St. Louis County, MN  0.27% ($34,353)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bayfield County, WI  0.87% ($28,127 average AGI)
to Price County, WI  0.39% ($29,800)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.24% ($20,733)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mellen:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WATW (1400 AM; 1 kW; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mellen:

  • WIMI (99.7 FM; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEGZ (105.9 FM; WASHBURN, WI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJJH (96.7 FM; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHBM-FM (90.3 FM; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WCQM (98.3 FM; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, LLC)
  • W280DD (103.9 FM; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WBSZ (93.3 FM; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: GERALD JAMES HACKMAN)

TV broadcast stations around Mellen:

  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WAST-LP (Channel 25; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: RESOURCE RECOVERY OF WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • W45CI (Channel 45; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)

Mellen fatal accident list:

Mar 9, 1990 07:28 PM, 13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • 8,130Total average daily traffic
  • 586Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,665Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mellen)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • COPPER FALLS PARK, 37884 Copper Falls Rd (Lat: 46.369500 Lon: -90.641861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18.2 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WNWG770
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.400 MHzGrant Date: 03/01/2011, Expiration Date: 05/20/2021Registrant: Wisconsin State Patrol, Madison, WI 53707-7912, Phone: (608) 266-2497, Fax: (608) 267-4495, Email:
  • MELLEN, On Cth M 2 Km E Jct Sth 13 & Cth M (Lat: 46.285833 Lon: -90.659167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 122 m, Overall height: 127 m, Call Sign: KZT477
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.040 MHz, 151.460 MHz, 155.475 MHz, 155.865 MHz, 154.905 MHz, 151.280 MHzGrant Date: 07/06/2011, Expiration Date: 09/30/2021, Certifier: Diane MillerRegistrant: State Of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53707-7912, Phone: (608) 266-2497, Fax: (608) 267-4495, Email:
  • St Hwy 13 2 3/4 Mi S (Lat: 46.293278 Lon: -90.684917), Call Sign: KNEK875, Licensee ID: L00091585
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.170 MHzGrant Date: 01/07/1998, Expiration Date: 12/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2002Registrant: North Country Lumber, Mellen, WI 54546
  • 2.6 Mi W (Lat: 46.287167 Lon: -90.683806), Call Sign: WNHE792, Licensee ID: L00007963
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.675 MHzGrant Date: 09/19/2001, Expiration Date: 10/07/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2011Registrant: Bayfield Electric Cooperative, Iron River, WI 54847, Phone: (715) 372-4287
  • Lat: 46.325278 Lon: -90.660278, Call Sign: WQLY627
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.300 MHzGrant Date: 05/27/2010, Expiration Date: 05/27/2020, Certifier: Joseph A AndrashieRegistrant: Northway Communications Inc., 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, 2.6 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 46.287167 Lon: -90.683778), Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WNEG862
    Assigned Frequencies: 2138.00 MHz, 2131.60 MHzGrant Date: 07/28/1995, Expiration Date: 07/28/2000, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2000Registrant: Phone: (715) 836-1125
  • Mellen, 2.6 Mi Sw (Lat: 46.287222 Lon: -90.683889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WPQN658
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHzGrant Date: 04/02/2010, Expiration Date: 06/22/2020, Certifier: Ronald D ObermuellerRegistrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6749, Fax: (202) 293-7783, Email:
  • MELLEN, 72804 W Lake Dr. (Lat: 46.285833 Lon: -90.659167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 122 m, Overall height: 127 m, Call Sign: WPRT351
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHz, 6705.00 MHz, 6645.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHzGrant Date: 11/10/2010, Expiration Date: 01/22/2021, Certifier: Diane K MillerRegistrant: Wisconsin State Of, Madison, WI 53707, Phone: (608) 709-0083, Fax: (608) 267-4495

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KL7VB, Previous Call Sign: NL7VB, Licensee ID: L00494765, Grant Date: 04/28/2002, Expiration Date: 04/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2007, Certifier: Virgil W Hoppe, Registrant: Virgil W Hoppe, 74175 Hwy 77 East, Mellen, WI 54546
  • Call Sign: KD7VTA, Licensee ID: L00679452, Grant Date: 03/05/2013, Expiration Date: 05/02/2023, Certifier: Brent B Couperus, Registrant: Brent B Couperus, 30551 Long Lake Rd, Mellen, WI 54546

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mellen and their reported violations in the past:

WI DNR COPPER FALLS PICNIC AREA & CMPGRD N (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
WI DNR COPPER FALLS PARK OFFICE & BATH HOUSE SHOWERS (Population served: 33, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
MELLEN COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2013), St Boil Water Order (JUN-25-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2013), St Public Notif issued (JUN-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2013)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mellen that have no violations reported:

  • WILDWOOD HAVEN RESORT & CAMPGROUND (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST ANNES CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Most common first names in Mellen, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2874.2 years
Mary1682.9 years
William1674.1 years
Edward1068.1 years
Anna1088.1 years
George1076.0 years
Helen1080.9 years
Robert979.3 years
Margaret979.6 years
James874.6 years
Most common last names in Mellen, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1379.7 years
Hanson1174.6 years
Bonitz984.9 years
Block776.0 years
Neibauer771.4 years
Anderson676.7 years
Jaeger679.4 years
Hawkinson675.5 years
Carlson673.5 years
Wrege678.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Mellen compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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