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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Markesan is a town in Wisconsin with a population of 1,260. Markesan is in Green Lake County. Living in Markesan offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Markesan and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Markesan are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$111,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$714
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    71.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    71.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    71.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,075.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in Markesan

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$55,550
National
$55,322
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Markesan Reviews

2 reviews
Nice little town. People are friendly and the service at area businesses are great. With Little Green Lake right outside of town, it's a great place to visit and relax.
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I liked how close the community was in Markesan. Everyone knew each other and looked out for each other. The public schools are rated in the top four percent in Wisconsin.