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Mequon is a city in Ozaukee County, in the Milwaukee-Waukesha metro area.

The community was named after the daughter of an Indian chief.

The latitude of Mequon is 43.236N. The longitude is -87.984W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 669 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 23,449.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$90,733
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mequon demographic reports
Mequon is on Lake Michigan.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 15. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Pommerntag Outdoor German Festival - June 24, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mequon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Colleges and universities: Concordia University Mequon
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Mequon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ozaukee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Milwaukee area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53097 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

34% of Mequon residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mequon ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mequon was $48,333, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

60% of Mequon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Mequon festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Mequon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $836.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,829.


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Libraries in Mequon include Frank L. Weyenberg Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Ozaukee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mequon political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Mequon workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Mequon between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Mequon include Best Western Quiet House Suite.

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