Mellen, WI Population

Population: 845. Estimated population in July 2020: 808 (-4.4% change)
Males: 419 (49.6%), Females: 426 (50.4%)

Ashland County

Zip code: 54546

Median resident age: 42.6 years
Median household income: $31,917
Median house value: $39,600

Races in Mellen:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.2%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (41.3%), Polish (11.4%), English (9.2%), Norwegian (8.2%), Swedish (8.2%), Irish (7.3%).

Elevation: 1250 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mellen

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mellen city

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -134 (-13.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mellen:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mellen:

  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 40 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 96 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
  • DULUTH INTL (about 112 miles; DULUTH, MN; Abbreviation: DLH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mellen:

  • JOHN F KENNEDY MEMORIAL (about 23 miles; ASHLAND, WI; Abbreviation: ASX)
  • PARK FALLS MUNI (about 31 miles; PARK FALLS, WI; Abbreviation: PKF)
  • MADELINE ISLAND (about 33 miles; LA POINTE, WI; Abbreviation: 4R5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mellen:

  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 101 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 103 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,436)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH (about 104 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 8,224)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE (about 111 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,512)
  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 117 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 121 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 121 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)

Schools

Public high school in Mellen:

  • MELLEN HI (Students: 96; Location: 420 S MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Mellen:

  • MELLEN EL (Students: 212; Location: 420 S MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Mellen:

  • LEGION MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $55,374; Location: 102 E. BENNETT ST.; 9,570 books; 210 audio materials; 357 video materials; 74 serial subscriptions)