The Seven Waters Bike Trail is a scenic corridor that stretches more than 17 miles northwest of Burlington and Muskego Lake to Waukesha County. Take the Lake-to-Lake bike path and keep it connected to the scenic Lake of the Lakes Trail, a one-mile bike path. The Peebles Trail was a nearly 6-mile path that connected the historic town of Peesbles and its historic waterfalls with the city of Milwaukee.
On the eastern edge of Racine County is the North Shore Trail, which runs south from Racine-Kenosha County to south of the Milwaukee County Line and then south to Milwaukee. The Sturtevant Trail of Racines runs for 3.5 km on the west side of Raciné, from its western edge in the village of Sturtevant to its eastern end in Racinedonia, and its south-eastern quarter is bordered by a railway track that runs north through the town of Racine and into the village of Caledonia.
The WE - Energies Trail, named after the Wisconsin Energy Corporation supply corridor that it uses for much of its route, connects to the Muskego Oak Ridge Trail in Racine County and the Milwaukee County Line in Kenosha County, and follows a corridor originally used by the US Army Corps of Engineers and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WNDR). The Muskesgo Recreation Trail follows the corridor originally used to build a railroad line between the city of Muskogee and Milwaukee.
The area was originally inhabited by the Indians; the Potawatomi occupied the land west of the Milwaukee River, while the Menominees lived along the Wisconsin River and Lake Michigan. European trappers, explorers and traders used the Mequon as a means of transport. Twenty families from Pomerania founded the Free City of Freistadt in the early 18th century on the site of a former railway station. The population grew to 13.6% of those who were 65 years or older, with a population of about 2,000 people per square mile.
The racial composition of the city is 94.16% white, with a population of about 2,000 people per square mile, and is the second largest in the state of Wisconsin, behind Milwaukee County. The racial makeup of both cities is 94% white men and 16% white women.
The poverty line is about $18,000 for a family of four in Milwaukee County, including $9,500 for families with children under 18 and $11,600 for families under 18. About 1.1 million people in the city of Milwaukee are below the poverty line, with about 2.5 million living in poverty, or about one-third of the total population.
This is because 38.0% have children under 18 living with them, 74.8% are in married couples, 18.5% have been in non-family relationships, 4.8% have had a housekeeper without a husband and 4% have had their husbands.
Wisconsin has 8,162 housing units with a median household income of $50,000 or less. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, there were 9,145 housing units in Wisconsin as of July 1, 2016.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 million square feet, of which 2.1 million are land and 1 million are water. In 2005, Mequon was the second largest city in Wisconsin, with a median income of $50,000. CNN Money magazine ranked it 10th - the most expensive city for real estate in Wisconsin, along with Thiensville, a village around it, in its annual list of America's 100 largest cities.
The US Census Bureau estimates that median income per household in the city was $106,647 in 2009 and 2011, and $124,422 for families, the second highest in Wisconsin and the third highest in the state. At the 2000 census, there were 598 households (6,561 families) in the city, with an average income of $50,000 per family and a median household size of 2,826. At the 2010 census, 1,072 households, or 1.5 million families (2.1 million households), lived in our city.
The highest temperature ever recorded in Mequon was 105 degrees Celsius on July 14, 2009 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. June and July are the wettest months of the year, with the majority of rainfall occurring in short, vigorous thunderstorms. The warmest month of the year is the first week of July 2011, when the average maximum temperature was 27 degrees Celsius, the highest in the state.
The overall climate of the city is tempered by the nearby Lake Michigan, which provides cooler temperatures in summer and especially in spring, and keeps temperatures warmer overnight in winter. January is the coldest month with average highs of only 27 degrees Celsius and lows of between 11 and 12 degrees Celsius.
The Ozaukee Interurban Trail runs from south to north through the city and the Old Plank Road Trail runs parallel to the road, which was originally built of wooden planks in the 19th century. The paved recreation path Neues Berlin runs along the East-West compass, which bears the name of the former city centre, the old town hall building and Altberlin Park.