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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    D+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Mellen is a town in Wisconsin with a population of 687. Mellen is in Ashland County. Living in Mellen offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Mellen there are a lot of bars and parks. Many retirees live in Mellen and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Mellen are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$62,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$512
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

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    Working in Mellen

    Jobs
    B
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $31,250
    National
    $55,322
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