Markesan, WI Population

Population: 1,396. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,349 (-3.4% change)
Males: 679 (48.6%), Females: 717 (51.4%)

Green Lake County

Zip code: 53946

Median resident age: 39.1 years
Median household income: $38,472
Median house value: $79,700

Races in Markesan:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.2%)
  • Other race (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (59.7%), Polish (7.5%), English (6.8%), Irish (6.4%), Dutch (5.2%), United States (4.6%).

Elevation: 847 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Markesan

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Markesan city

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

3.4% Foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -327 (-19.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Markesan:

  • RIPON MEDICAL CTR (about 14 miles; RIPON, WI)
  • WAUPUN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; WAUPUN, WI)
  • BERLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; BERLIN, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Markesan:

  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 36 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Abbreviation: OSH)
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 47 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • OUTAGAMIE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 50 miles; APPLETON, WI; Abbreviation: ATW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Markesan:

  • GILBERT FIELD (about 27 miles; RIO, WI; Abbreviation: 94C)
  • DODGE COUNTY (about 29 miles; JUNEAU, WI; Abbreviation: UNU)
  • WAUTOMA MUNI (about 32 miles; WAUTOMA, WI; Abbreviation: Y50)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Markesan:

  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 33 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 39 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 48 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 53 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 54 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 59 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 64 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)

Schools

Public high school in Markesan:

  • MARKESAN HI (Students: 306; Location: 100 E VISTA BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Markesan:

  • MARKESAN EL (Students: 397; Location: 200 SOUTH MARGARET STREET; Grades: PK – 06)
  • MARKESAN MID (Students: 152; Location: 100 E VISTA BLVD; Grades: 07 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Markesan:

  • FAITH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 50; Location: N1529 STATE RD 73; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Markesan:

  • MARKESAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $99,690; Location: 75 N. BRIDGE ST.; 12,287 books; 305 audio materials; 1,502 video materials; 62 serial subscriptions)