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 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.
Mequon is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.70% 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 (19.93%), sales jobs (10.56%), and healthcare (9.89%).
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.
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.
A relatively large number of people in Mequon telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.41% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Mequon. 69.92% 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 2018 was $66,751, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $267,004 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, Polish, English, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Mequon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.