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Brookfield
  • Suburb of Milwaukee, WI

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

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Brookfield is a suburb of Milwaukee with a population of 41,342. Brookfield is in Waukesha County and is one of the best places to live in Wisconsin. Living in Brookfield offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Brookfield there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Brookfield and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Brookfield are highly rated.

About

About Brookfield...
Population
41,342

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$388,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,699
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Brookfield Rankings

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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
    12.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    12.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    16.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    69.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,130.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    103.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

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