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Merton
  • Suburb of Milwaukee, WI

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

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Merton is a suburb of Milwaukee with a population of 3,721. Merton is in Waukesha County and is one of the best places to live in Wisconsin. Living in Merton offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Merton there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Merton and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Merton are highly rated.

About

About Merton...
Population
3,721

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$447,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$950
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    4%
  • Own
    96%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    19%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    24%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    8%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Merton

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$139,375
National
$64,994

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