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Elm Grove is a suburb of Milwaukee with a population of 6,153. Elm Grove is in Waukesha County and is one of the best places to live in Wisconsin. Living in Elm Grove offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Elm Grove there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Elm Grove and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Elm Grove are highly rated.

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About Elm Grove...
Population
6,153

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$370,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$950
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    7%
  • Own
    93%
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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
    64.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    48.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    726.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

Working in Elm Grove

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$106,058
National
$62,843

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