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    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Delafield is a suburb of Milwaukee with a population of 7,298. Delafield is in Waukesha County and is one of the best places to live in Wisconsin. Living in Delafield offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Delafield there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Delafield and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Delafield are highly rated.
About Delafield...
Population
7,298

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$364,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,080
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Delafield 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
    39.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    13.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    105.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,520.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    39.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Delafield

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$82,826
National
$55,322
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Delafield Reviews

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Delafield is a fantastic area filled with incredible people. During the summertime, there are local beaches with tons of fun activities to keep the whole family entertained. Downtown there are several small shops that are great to stop in to buy something and support the local economy. During the holidays, there are always community events to help everyone celebrate together. No matter what time of year, Delafield is a wonderful place to explore!
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From boutiques to amazing restaurants to local parks all around, Delafield is full of ways to enjoy yourself. The center of Delafield is where you often see familiar faces and friends. There are plenty of unique cafes and restaurants ranging from cozy, sit down restaurants with live music every weekend, to the best places to get Sunday brunch, to ice cream parlors that are worth biking miles for. Not to mention the art festivals, farmers markets, and downtown trick or treating, along with the successful schools for students k-12. Delafield offers so many ways to enjoy unique foods, stay active, be involved in the community, and overall to have fun!
Delafield is absolutely perfect. The surrounding school districts are high performing. The environment is rich with plants and animals. There even is a state park that makes artificial snow for some of the best cross country skiing trails in the state. There is a down-town area with a pre-Revolutionary war theme(brick sidewalks, ornate light poles, stunning buildings). If you like water activities there are numerous private and public lakes teeming with fish. Delafield also serves as one of the large shopping centers for western Waukesha county. Overall, Delafield, Wisconsin is an outstanding place to take up residence.