Mequon, Wisconsin Population 2020

24,281

Mequon is a city located in Wisconsin. With a 2020 population of 24,281, it is the 35th largest city in Wisconsin and the 1587th largest city in the United States. Mequon is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually but its population has increased by 4.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,132 in 2010. Mequon reached it's highest population of 24,385 in 2018. Spanning over 47 miles, Mequon has a population density of 525 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mequon is $178,759 with a poverty rate of 5.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,321 per month, and the median house value is $391,700. The median age in Mequon is 48.3 years, 47.8 years for males, and 48.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.9 males.

Mequon Demographics

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

  • White: 91.35%
  • Asian: 3.65%
  • Black or African American: 2.76%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Mequon, Wisconsin is 24,281, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,385.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,132.

Mequon, Wisconsin Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,90991.35%
Asian8763.65%
Black or African American6612.76%
Two or More Races4301.79%
Some Other Race600.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.04%

Mequon Population Pyramid 2020

Mequon Median Age

48.3


Total

47.8


Male

48.8


Female

Mequon Adults

There are 18,736 adults, (5,619 of whom are seniors) in Mequon.

Mequon Age Dependency

82.8

Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Mequon Sex Ratio

Female

12,370

51.58%

Male

11,614

48.42%

Mequon Households and Families

Mequon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mequon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.6%7.4%
All85%15%
Female82.5%17.5%
Male69.6%30.4%
Non Family64.6%35.4%

85.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0742.5385
Married6,2582.992.6
Non Family1,9801.1864.6
Female4812.9382.5
Male3553.0169.6

2.88

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mequon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade960.58%
9th to 12th Grade3031.84%
High School Graduate1,93211.72%
Some College2,49915.16%
Associates Degree7454.52%
Bachelors Degree5,68834.51%
Graduate Degree5,22031.67%

Mequon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,08614,8209,947
Asian444416336
Black432380279
Hispanic337315199
Multiple Races168156156
Native American30115
Other Race999
Islander999

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$69,696$98,295$45,837
Less Than High School$41,477$41,250$42,000
High School Grad$32,318$46,471$26,901
Some College$40,179$41,997$32,647
Bachelors Degree$72,007$97,292$46,610
Graduate Degree$106,913$133,378$73,712

$69,696

Average Earnings

$98,295

Average Male

$45,837

Average Female

Mequon Language

Mequon Language by Age

Mequon Language

90.91% of Mequon residents speak only English, while 9.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.36% of the population.

Mequon Poverty

Mequon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,5491,1235.46%
Black645426.51%
Multiple41351.21%

5.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.48%

Male Poverty Rate

5.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mequon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mequon is Black, with 6.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mequon is Multiple, with 1.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.88%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.59%
Some College5.61%
High School4.47%
Bachelors or Greater2.62%
Name Poverty
Female Employed2.66%
Male Employed2.38%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mequon Income

Mequon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$113,627$178,759
Families$136,280$204,089
Married Families$146,019-
Non Families$43,875$83,646

Mequon Marital Status

Mequon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

65.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mequon Married by Age and Sex

Mequon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Mequon Marital Status by Race

Mequon Veterans

1,295

Number of Veterans

1,220

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam526
First Gulf War184
Korea179
World War II161
Second Gulf War132
Age Group Veterans
75+598
65 to 74448
35 to 54135
55 to 64102
18 to 3412
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2046.95%
Black479.42%
Hispanic184.65%
Asian152.27%
2 or More147.00%
Hawaiian9100.00%
Indian615.38%

$Mequon Veterans by Education

2.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mequon Employment Status

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mequon Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

61.24%

Born in Wisconsin

91.11%

Native Born

8.89%

Foreign Born

3.09%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.11% of Mequon residents were born in the United States, with 61.24% having been born in Wisconsin. 3.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024,281-52-0.21%
201924,333-52-0.21%
201824,3853681.53%
201724,017-52-0.22%
201624,0691200.50%
201523,9494271.82%
201423,5221150.49%
201323,407730.31%
201223,334770.33%
201123,2571350.58%
201023,1221,2990.58%
200021,8232,9381.46%
199018,8852,6921.55%
198016,1934,0432.91%
197012,1503,6073.58%
19608,5438,44324.91%
1940100-2,200-7.54%
19002,3000.00%