Income/capita 29%
Household income 47%
Unemployment 10%
Income per capita$21,061$29,253$29,829
Median household income$29,375$54,610$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,750$69,544$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,583$31,736$35,192
Median earnings male$25,714$37,342$36,919
Median earnings female$12,500$25,818$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%3.7%4.7%
Poverty level17.9%12.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mellen is 29% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mellen is 47% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mellen is 10% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mellen is 19% higher than the national average

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      Mellen employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector52.1%3.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.3%
      Wholesale & retail services11.7%8.5%
      Public administration1.8%2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services4.3%53.8%

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      Marengo, WI118$63,25014%
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      Glidden, WI494$31,00044%
      Birch Hill, WI282$18,90666%
      Saxon, WI58$0100%
      Mellen, WI704$29,37547%

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      Delaware Park, NJ704$85,44154%
      Salem, NY704$54,8961%
      Mellen, WI704$29,37547%
      Source: The Mellen, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).