Markesan, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Markesan, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Markesan had a population of 1,371 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Markesan is located at latitude 43.7108 and longitude -88.9912 in Green Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Markesan (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Green Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 853 feet.

The City of Markesan (GNIS ID: 1583659) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Markesan: Granville.

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Markesan, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,371
Population in Households 1,305
Population in Familes 1,066
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 588
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $46,246
Average Household Income $56,287
Per Capita Income $23,592


Total Housing Units 661 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 365 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 197 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $114,286
Average Home Value $146,516


Total Households 562
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 366
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.89% -0.52%
Households -0.57% -0.43%
Families -0.55% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Markesan, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Markesan to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 333 57th
Population Density # 418 46th
Diversity Index # 214 72nd
Median Household Income # 585 25th
Per Capita Income # 640 17th

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