Mequon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 25,142 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Mequon is the 36th largest community in Wisconsin.
Mequon home prices are not only among the most expensive in Wisconsin, but Mequon real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Mequon is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.72% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mequon is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mequon who work in management occupations (20.37%), sales jobs (10.71%), and healthcare (9.78%).
Also of interest is that Mequon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.94% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Mequon is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Mequon a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Mequon has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Mequon’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Mequon is a pretty powerful place. 67.26% of the adults in Mequon have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Mequon in 2018 was $68,275, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $273,100 for a family of four.
The people who call Mequon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mequon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mequon include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Mequon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.