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Mequon
  • Suburb of Milwaukee, WI

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  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Mequon is a suburb of Milwaukee with a population of 24,357. Mequon is in Ozaukee County and is one of the best places to live in Wisconsin. Living in Mequon offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Mequon there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many retirees live in Mequon and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Mequon are highly rated.

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About Mequon...
Population
24,357

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$396,700
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,708
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    40.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    12
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    80.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    617.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    28.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    34%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

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