Mequon, Wisconsin Population 2021

24,422
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Mequon is a city located in Ozaukee County Wisconsin. With a 2020 population of 24,422, it is the 35th largest city in Wisconsin and the 1580th largest city in the United States . Mequon is currently growing at a rate of 0.08% annually and its population has increased by 5.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,132 in 2010. Mequon reached it's highest population of 24,422 in 2021. Spanning over 47 miles, Mequon has a population density of 528 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mequon is $182,630 with a poverty rate of 5.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,561 per month, and the median house value is $407,000. The median age in Mequon is 47.6 years, 46.2 years for males, and 48.5 years for females.

Mequon Demographics

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

  • White: 91.76%
  • Asian: 3.07%
  • Black or African American: 2.69%
  • Two or more races: 2.05%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Mequon, Wisconsin is 24,422 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,362.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,132.

Mequon, Wisconsin Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,15491.76%
Asian7423.07%
Black or African American6492.69%
Two or More Races4952.05%
Some Other Race760.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.05%
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Mequon Population by Race

Mequon Population Pyramid $2021

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Mequon Median Age

47.6


Total

46.2


Male

48.5


Female

Mequon Adults

There are 18,898 adults, (5,675 of whom are seniors) in Mequon.

Mequon Age Dependency

82.6

Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mequon Sex Ratio

Female

12,448

51.56%

Male

11,696

48.44%

Mequon Population by Age

Mequon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mequon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female91.2%8.8%
Married90.5%9.5%
All84.9%15.1%
Non Family69.1%30.9%
Male66.2%33.8%

84.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mequon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9932.5584.9
Married6,1632.990.5
Non Family1,9381.2469.1
Female5132.8391.2
Male3793.0766.2

2.88

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Mequon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade850.52%
9th to 12th Grade3141.90%
High School Graduate1,95111.83%
Some College2,28213.84%
Associates Degree7674.65%
Bachelors Degree5,77835.04%
Graduate Degree5,31232.22%
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Mequon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mequon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,03814,76910,074
Black449366281
Hispanic416389230
Asian388368325
2+ Races200200177
Native American16169
Other Race121212
Islander121212

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

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

Mequon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$69,950$93,796$48,680
Less Than 9th Grade$43,917$44,292$
High School Graduate$40,000$50,551$31,726
Some College$43,170$53,412$39,276
Bachelors Degree$70,160$91,923$51,211
Graduate Degree$102,411$129,702$73,438

$69,950

Average Earnings

$93,796

Average Male

$48,680

Average Female

Mequon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mequon Language by Age

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Mequon Language

90.45% of Mequon residents speak only English, while 9.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.42% of the population.

Mequon Language

Mequon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,3571,1155.48%
Black625629.92%
Multiple471122.55%
Asian67471.04%

5.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.52%

Male Poverty Rate

5.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mequon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mequon is Black, with 9.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mequon is Asian, with 1.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.75%.

Mequon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.15%
High School4.73%
Some College4.46%
Bachelors or Greater2.87%

Mequon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed22.45%
Female Employed3.12%
Male Employed2.93%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mequon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mequon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$116,486$182,630
Families$136,996$207,838
Married Families$146,250-
Non Families$51,762$86,843
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Income by Household Type

Mequon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mequon Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Mequon Marital Status

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1,161

Number of Veterans

1,105

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam421
World War II162
First Gulf War161
Korea137
Second Gulf War113

Mequon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+560
65 to 74372
35 to 54155
55 to 6461
18 to 3413

Mequon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0495.99%
Black499.30%
2+ Races2710.11%
Asian173.15%
Hispanic122.45%
Islander12100.00%
Native American743.75%

Mequon Veterans by Race

Mequon Veterans by Education

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1.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mequon Veterans by Education

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59.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Mequon Employment by Age

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Mequon Employment by Race

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Mequon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.37%

Born in Mequon

90.95%

Native Born

9.05%

Foreign Born

3.82%

Non Citizen

5.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.95% of Mequon residents were born in the United States, with 62.37% having been born in Wisconsin. 3.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mequon Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202124,422200.08%
202024,402200.08%
201924,382200.08%
201824,3623411.42%
201724,021-49-0.20%
201624,0701220.51%
201523,9484241.80%
201423,5241200.51%
201323,404690.30%
201223,335760.33%
201123,2591370.59%
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%

Mequon Population by Year