Mequon has the 1308th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 3.5% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Mequon is part of the Milwaukee metro area. Unemployment in the Milwaukee area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Milwaukee has the 36th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Mequon is below average at $48,170, and the median cost of a home in Mequon is $346,900, which is above the national average. 63% of workers in Mequon hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 98% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Mequon. 83% of Mequon workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Mequon spend an average of 22 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.