Melrose is a tiny village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 499 people and just one neighborhood, Melrose is the 434th largest community in Wisconsin. Melrose has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Melrose is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Melrose is a village of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Melrose who work in office and administrative support (10.04%), healthcare (9.62%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.37%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Melrose is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
One downside of living in Melrose, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.20 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small village, Melrose doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.