Markesan, Wisconsin Population 2024

1,365

Markesan is a city located in Dodge County, Fond du Lac County, Green Lake County, and Marquette County Wisconsin. Markesan has a 2024 population of 1,365. Markesan is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually and its population has decreased by -1.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,379 in 2020.

The average household income in Markesan is $74,937 with a poverty rate of 20.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Markesan is 49 years, 43.4 years for males, and 52.5 years for females.

Markesan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Markesan was:

  • White: 84.29%
  • Two or more races: 9.83%
  • Black or African American: 4.57%
  • Other race: 1.32%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
587.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.02% (-14)
The current population of Markesan, Wisconsin is 1,365 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,379.

Markesan, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,08984.29%
Two or more races1279.83%
Black or African American594.57%
Other race171.32%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Markesan Population by Race

Markesan Population Pyramid 2024

Markesan Median Age

49

Total

43.4

Male

52.5

Female

Markesan Adults

There are 1,005 adults, (327 of whom are seniors) in Markesan.

Markesan Age Dependency

90.6

Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Markesan Sex Ratio

Female71955.65%
Male57344.35%

Markesan Population by Age

Markesan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5292.373.726.3
Married2732.6784.215.8
Non Family1731.1761.338.7
Female783.3762.837.2
Male53.81000

2.79

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Markesan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade181.91%
9th to 12th Grade10210.82%
High School Graduate34736.8%
Some College24425.87%
Associates Degree848.91%
Bachelors Degree808.48%
Graduate Degree687.21%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Markesan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Markesan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White815733138
Hispanic874910
2+ Races56418
Black20200
Other Race660

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.93%.

Markesan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$39,038$48,036$33,750
Less Than 9th Grade$42,500$0$0
High School Graduate$45,132$50,167$35,192
Some College$34,861$55,625$29,844
Bachelors Degree$41,250$32,917$57,813
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$39,038

Average Earnings

$48,036

Average Male

$33,750

Average Female

Markesan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Markesan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Markesan Language

93.67% of Markesan residents speak only English, while 6.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.93% of the population.

Markesan Language

Markesan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White96518919.59%
Multiple1275946.46%
Hispanic1844323.37%
Other17317.65%

20.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.59%

Male Poverty Rate

33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Markesan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Markesan is Multiple, with 46.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Markesan is Other, with 17.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.81%.

Markesan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater33.11%
Some College28.53%
Less Than 9th Grade12.5%
High School4.64%

Markesan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed53.33%
Male Employed6.07%
Female Employed2.44%
Male Unemployed0%

Markesan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Markesan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$62,545$74,937
Families$66,250$88,452
Married Families$80,417$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,708$44,134

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Markesan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Markesan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Markesan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Markesan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Markesan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

67

Number of Veterans

67

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam28
Second Gulf War16
World War II10
First Gulf War6
Korea4

Markesan Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+31
35 to 5416
65 to 7411
55 to 646
18 to 343

Markesan Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White646.99%
2+ Races35.08%

Markesan Veterans by Race

Markesan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Markesan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Markesan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Markesan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Markesan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.84%

Born in Markesan

96.59%

Native Born

3.41%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

1.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.59% of Markesan residents were born in the United States, with 73.84% having been born in Wisconsin. 1.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Markesan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,347-4-0.3%
20281,351-3-0.22%
20271,354-4-0.29%
20261,358-3-0.22%
20251,361-4-0.29%
20241,365-3-0.22%
20231,368-4-0.29%
20221,372-15-1.08%
20211,38780.58%
20201,379-18-1.29%
20191,397-1-0.07%
20181,39810.07%
20171,39700%
20161,397-2-0.14%
20151,399-15-1.06%
20141,414-8-0.56%
20131,422-19-1.32%
20121,441-20-1.37%
20111,461-4-0.27%
20101,46500%

Markesan Population by Year