Melrose, Wisconsin

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Population in 2022: 538 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.7%
 
Males: 268  (49.9%)
Females: 270  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

38.8 years
Wisconsin median age:

40.4 years

Zip codes: 54642.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $54,706 (it was $37,955 in 2000)
Melrose:

$54,706
WI:

$70,996

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $27,541 (it was $18,765 in 2000)

Melrose village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $152,183 (it was $65,100 in 2000)
Melrose:

$152,183
WI:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $170,941; detached houses: $177,327; mobile homes: $51,797

Median gross rent in 2022: $975.

March 2022 cost of living index in Melrose: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 13.6%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 87.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 60.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Melrose, WI (2022)
    • 51886.8%White alone
    • 477.9%Hispanic
    • 244.0%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.3%Other race alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Melrose, Wisconsin as of April 23, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Melrose is 81 to 1.


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Ancestries: Norwegian (30.9%), German (25.7%), English (7.2%), American (5.3%), European (3.9%), Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1914

Elevation: 790 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 681 people per square mile   (low).

Melrose, Wisconsin map

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.6%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,970 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,258 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (25.0 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (108.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (230.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Irving, WI (2.2 miles ),
North Bend, WI (2.5 miles ),
Little Falls, WI (2.6 miles ),
Cataract, WI (2.9 miles),
Burns, WI (3.5 miles ),
Black River Falls, WI (3.7 miles ),
Ettrick, WI (3.7 miles ),
New Lyme, WI (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 44.13 N, Longitude: 91.00 W

Area code: 608

Distribution of median household income in Melrose, WI in 2022
Distribution of house value in Melrose, WI in 2022
Melrose satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 2 buildings, average cost: $244,800
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $46,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $55,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Melrose, WI residents
Average permit cost in Melrose, WI
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.1%
Wisconsin:

2.7%
Most common industries in Melrose, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.4%)
  • Food (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Truck transportation (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.3%)
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Melrose, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)

Average climate in Melrose, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Melrose, Wisconsin average temperatures Melrose, Wisconsin average precipitation Melrose, Wisconsin humidity Melrose, Wisconsin wind speed Melrose, Wisconsin snowfall Melrose, Wisconsin sunshine Melrose, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 69.9. This is about average.

City:

69.9
U.S.:

72.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 6.34. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.34
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Melrose-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Melrose village center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1959, a category F3 tornado 23.0 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Melrose-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 34% greater 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 269.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 213.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 424.7 miles away from Melrose center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 401.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 424.7 miles away from Melrose center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 195.7 miles away from Melrose center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Melrose topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Melrose:

  • FAMILY HERITAGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BLACK RIVER FALLS, WI)
  • GUNDERSEN LUTHERAN RENAL DIALYSIS - BLACK RIVER FALLS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; BLACK RIVER FALLS, WI)
  • BLACK RIVER MEMORIAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; BLACK RIVER FALLS, WI)
  • BLACK RIVER MEM HSPTL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; BLACK RIVER FALLS, WI)
  • MAYO CLINIC HLTH SYSTM, FRANCISCAN HLTHCARE-SPARTA Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; SPARTA, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Melrose:

  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 25 miles; La Crosse, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,837)
  • Western Technical College (about 26 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • Viterbo University (about 26 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • Winona State University (about 33 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 36 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 53 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 53 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)

Public high school in Melrose:

Public elementary/middle school in Melrose:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Melrose Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Douglas Pond 24 (A), Douglas Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

NORTH BEND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
RIVERBEND GOLF COURSE THE WELL 1 (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-01-2008 and SEP-21-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-17-2008), St Other (3 times from SEP-16-2008 to JAN-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • MONKEYS ROOST (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LANDING THE (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHANTY TOWN TAVERN (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVERVIEW INN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

64.6%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.5%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Melrose (2011 data):

  • Black River Country Bank: Melrose Branch at 401 North Washington, branch established on 1973/04/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $70.9 mil, Deposits: $57.9 mil, headquarters in Black River Falls, WI, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Brad, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Melrose:

Marital status in Melrose, WI
  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Melrose:

  • High school or higher: 97.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Melrose
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Melrose, WI (based on Jackson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,71517
Evangelical Protestant3,00819
Catholic1,4403
Other11
None11,285-
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: 3
Jackson County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
This county:

6.06 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Jackson County:

9.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson County:

8.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.6%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jackson County:

14.5%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Melrose:

49.0%
Wisconsin:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Melrose:

44.6%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.0%
Wisconsin:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.3%
Wisconsin:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Melrose:

6.9
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.9%
Wisconsin:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.1%
Wisconsin:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Melrose:

74.6%
Wisconsin:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Melrose, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 1$4,404$52,8480$0
Financial Administration 0$0 2$2,856
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$13,404
Totals for Government 1$4,404$52,8489$16,260

Melrose government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($16.73)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($11.15)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $175,000 ($325.28)
    Sewerage: $100,000 ($185.87)
    Regular Highways: $79,000 ($146.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($39.03)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($39.03)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($37.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($27.88)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($26.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($18.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($16.73)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($11.15)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($9.29)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($7.43)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($7.43)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($3.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $75,000 ($139.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $6,000 ($11.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $115,000 ($213.75)

Melrose government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $82,000 ($152.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($26.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($3.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($7.43)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($7.43)
    Rents: $2,000 ($3.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.86)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($1.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $240,000 ($446.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $170,000 ($315.99)
    Highways: $20,000 ($37.17)
    Other: $8,000 ($14.87)
    Education: $6,000 ($11.15)
  • Tax - Property: $66,000 ($122.68)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($3.72)

Melrose government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,796,000 ($3338.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,739,000 ($3232.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,000 ($105.95)

Melrose government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,154,000 ($2144.98)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $111,000 ($206.32)

Businesses in Melrose, WI

  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Melrose:

  • WKLJ (1290 AM; 5 kW; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WIZM (1410 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KAGE (1380 AM; 4 kW; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCN (1370 AM; 5 kW; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Melrose:

  • WCOW-FM (97.1 FM; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WIZM-FM (93.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WWIS-FM (99.7 FM; BLACK RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: WWIS RADIO, INC.)
  • WHLA (90.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WLSU (88.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: BD.OF REGENTS, UNIV.OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • KXLC (91.1 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WVCX (98.9 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KQEG (102.7 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220EP (91.9 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KHME (101.1 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • WFBZ (105.5 FM; TREMPEALEAU, WI; Owner: S & S BROADCASTING)
  • WKBH-FM (100.1 FM; WEST SALEM, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WQCC (106.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WXYM (96.1 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOG (94.5 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • KQAL (89.5 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHTL-FM (102.3 FM; WHITEHALL, WI; Owner: THE WHTL GROUP, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Melrose:

  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLAX (Channel 25; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHLA-TV (Channel 31; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KQEG-CA (Channel 50; La CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE PARTNERSHIP)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 35.1mTotal length
  • $152,000Total costs
  • 6,695Total average daily traffic
  • 350Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,733Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Melrose)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • SOUTH, Alecksons Rd& Hwy N (Lat: 44.200250 Lon: -91.074028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 39.7 m, Overall height: 45.4 m, Call Sign: WQAU314, Licensee ID: L00098431,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.135 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2004, Expiration Date: 08/06/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/11/2014, Certifier: Mike Hemp, Registrant: County Of Jackson, 23 Harrison St, Black River Falls, WI 54615, Phone: (715) 284-5615

  • MELROSE, Water Tank (Lat: 44.132889 Lon: -90.986556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 35.3 m, Overall height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WQQI458,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.062 MHz, 154.445 MHz, 159.135 MHz, 158.827 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2022, Expiration Date: 12/26/2032, Certifier: John M Ross, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

  • N 2025 State Rd 54 (Lat: 44.116389 Lon: -91.013889), Call Sign: WQXR503,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.705 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2016, Expiration Date: 05/17/2026, Certifier: William Freise Mr, Registrant: Air Communications Of Wi, 1600 Western Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54703, Phone: (715) 835-1751, Fax: (715) 835-4046, Email:

  • N181 State Road 108 (Lat: 44.074000 Lon: -91.020889), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WRBU270,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 06/20/2018, Expiration Date: 06/20/2028, Certifier: Tony Proft, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2327, Fax: (262) 248-0061, Email:

  • Lat: 44.133333 Lon: -91.017778, Call Sign: WRYA976,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.987 MHz, Grant Date: 07/18/2023, Expiration Date: 07/18/2033, Certifier: Tim Kunes, Registrant: Kohnert Communications LLC, 36119 Sunset Blvd, Whitehall, WI 54773, Phone: (715) 530-0046, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Melrose)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 770H, N770H, N-770H, Serial Number: 18257818, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 12/07/2020
    Registrant (Individual): James M Olson, N2410 County Rd N, Melrose, WI 54642

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Melrose, WI
  • 66.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.6%Wood
  • 8.0%Electricity
  • 1.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Melrose, WI
  • 43.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 39.6%Electricity
  • 16.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Melrose compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2024.