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Mequon, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Mequon had a population of 24,486 as of July 1, 2019. Mequon ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mequon is located at latitude 43.2364 and longitude -87.9845 in Ozaukee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mequon encompass a land area of 46.35 sq. miles and a water area of 2.45 sq. miles. Ozaukee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 669 feet.

The City of Mequon (GNIS ID: 1583699) 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.

The City of Mequon is located within Thiensville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ozaukee County.


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Mequon, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mequon, WI Housing Affordability Index is 121
State of Wisconsin Housing Affordability Index is 127
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Mequon, WI Wealth Index is 272
State of Wisconsin Wealth Index is 88
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 24,486 (100%)
Population in Households 23,234 (94.9%)
Population in Families 20,355 (83.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,252 ( 5.1%)
Population Density 529
Diversity Index2 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $111,677
Average Household Income $159,637
Per Capita Income $60,951
Wealth Index4 272

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,767 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,988 (81.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,181 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 598 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $414,926
Housing Affordability Index3 121
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,169
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 6,884
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.62% 0.54%
Households 0.7% 0.65%
Families 0.52% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.58%

Mequon, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mequon to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 35 96th
Population Density # 446 43rd
Diversity Index # 167 79th
Median Household Income # 13 98th
Per Capita Income # 10 99th

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