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Brown Deer
  • Suburb of Milwaukee, WI

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

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Brown Deer is a suburb of Milwaukee with a population of 11,987. Brown Deer is in Milwaukee County. Living in Brown Deer offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Brown Deer there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Brown Deer and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Brown Deer are above average.

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About Brown Deer...
Population
11,987

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$169,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$952
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    220.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    8.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    33.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    160.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,311.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    287.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

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