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Overview

Introduction to Mequon, Wisconsin

Mequon, Wisconsin, in Ozaukee county, is 14 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As of the year 2000 census, 21,823 people lived in Mequon.

Mequon History

The Potawatomi and Menominee Native Americans were the original inhabitants of the present day City of Mequon. The city derived its name from the Native American word "Miguan," meaning ladle. However, some also believe that the city was named after the daughter of a local Indian chief. The first white settlers arrived in the area in the late 1830s. The City of Mequon was officially incorporated in 1957.

Mequon and nearby Attractions

  • Mequon Nature Preserve
  • Mee - Kwon Park Golf Course
  • Pabst House
  • Milwaukee Public Museum
  • Harrington Beach State Park
  • Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art

Things To Do In Mequon

Local parks include the Katherine Kearney Carpenter Park and Mequon Park. Local golfers can enjoy a round at the North Shore Country Club or the Ozaukee Country Club. The Mequon Nature Preserve, the Kettle Moraine State Forest, Harrington Beach State Park, the Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art and the Betty Brinn Children's Museum are all accessible from Mequon as well. Every June, Mequon hosts the Pommerntag Outdoor German Festival.

Mequon Transportation

General Mitchell International is the nearest major airport.

Mequon Higher Education

Concordia University-Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary and Cardinal Stritch University are all nearby.

People

Total Population 23,494
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 21.7%
Employed Population 16+ 10,639
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 67.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 62.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $122,364
% Above Poverty Level 96.4%
% Below Poverty Level 3.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 7.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,335
Median House Value $347,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.1%
US/American 0.2%
English 9.1%
Irish 13.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mequon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 14 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Ozaukee
Standard Zip Codes 53092, 53097
Phone Area Codes 262
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.236
Longitude -87.984

Mequon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GERMANTOWN
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Station PORT WASHINGTON
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 50 F
Jul Temp 64 to 78 F
Oct Temp 44 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
Station HARTFORD 2 W
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 32.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bayside 4,490 $119,667
Brown Deer 12,101 $70,012
Cedarburg 11,508 $93,163
Grafton 11,535 $86,282
River Hills 1,472 $176,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mequon Public Libraries

Library
Frank L. Weyenberg Library
11345 N. CEDARBURG RD.
Mequon, Wisconsin
(262) 242-2593

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Mequon Hospitals

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(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
13111 N PORT WASHINGTON RD
(262) 243-7300
Emergency Service: Yes

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Mequon High Schools

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5000 W MEQUON RD
262-238-5646
Serves 1,620 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.3

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