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Mequon, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Mequon had a population of 24,070 as of July 1, 2017. 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 43.2131 and longitude -88.0137 in Ozaukee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mequon (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mequon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Mequon, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 24,070
Daytime Population: Workers 16,709
Daytime Population: Residents 12,714
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29,423
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 22,801
Population in Familes 20,008
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,269
Population Density2 519
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $113,590
Average Household Income $166,450
Per Capita Income $63,215


Total Housing Units 9,606 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,620 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,343 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 642 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $393,358
Average Home Value $470,815


Total Households 8,964
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 6,745
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 0.46%
Households 0.58% 0.56%
Families 0.38% 0.46%
Median Household Income   0.43%
Per Capita Income   1.43%

Mequon, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mequon to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 36 95th
Population Density # 454 41st
Diversity Index # 167 79th
Median Household Income # 9 99th
Per Capita Income # 8 99th

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