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Mequon, WI
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Living in Mequon



Mequon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 25,337 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Mequon is the 34th 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.

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.

Of important note, Mequon is also a city of artists. Mequon has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Mequon’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 16.97% 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.

Mequon is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Mequon’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Mequon, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Mequon is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 70.59% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Mequon in 2018 was $70,925, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $283,700 for a family of four.

Mequon is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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, English, Polish, and Italian.

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