Mequon, WI
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Mequon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 23,946 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 91.59% 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 (18.30%), healthcare (13.06%), and sales jobs (12.99%).

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.

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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Mequon. 63.91% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Mequon in 2010 was $62,948, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $251,792 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 Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Mequon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Spanish.