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Cedarburg is a suburb of Milwaukee with a population of 11,499. Cedarburg is in Ozaukee County and is one of the best places to live in Wisconsin. Living in Cedarburg offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Cedarburg there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Cedarburg and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Cedarburg are highly rated.
About Cedarburg...
Population
11,499

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$281,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$822
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Cedarburg Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    8.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    43.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    563.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    8.7
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Cedarburg

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$82,198
National
$55,322
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Cedarburg Reviews

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This city is wonderful! The downtown is amazing with cute little shops, wonderful festivals, and nice people. There is always something to do, places to go, people to see. Parks are clean and nice. The river runs through the town which makes it a beautiful place to visit, take pictures, gather.
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As a former resident of Cedarburg, I can attest to it as a welcoming, friendly, and safe community nestled on historic Cedar Creek. Its public schools are constantly rated top 5 in the state, and the city's festivals can't be beat. It is a wonderful place to raise a family. Close enough to Milwaukee and Lake Michigan yet distant enough to have its own folksy identity, Cedarburg is a one-of-a-kind Midwestern city that at times can feel like a "bubble," although diversity is getting incrementally better.
Cedarburg is possibly the greatest town I have ever lived in. It has everything. Conservative politics, safety, diverse artistic culture, festivals, kind residents, and an atmosphere unmatched by any other town or city in the world. I have never been happier in any place.