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Greendale is a suburb of Milwaukee with a population of 14,176. Greendale is in Milwaukee County and is one of the best places to live in Wisconsin. Living in Greendale offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Greendale there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and parks. Many families and retirees live in Greendale and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Greendale are highly rated.

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About Greendale...
Population
14,176

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$216,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$955
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    64
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    28.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    64
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,060
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    14.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

Working in Greendale

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$71,786
National
$62,843

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