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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    C+
Merton is a suburb of Milwaukee with a population of 3,574. Merton is in Waukesha County and is one of the best places to live in Wisconsin. Living in Merton offers residents a suburban 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 Merton...
Population
3,574

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$437,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,108
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    4%
  • Own
    96%
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Merton 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
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    18%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    21%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    8%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    39%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%

Working in Merton

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$151,818
National
$55,322
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Merton Reviews

3 reviews
Great place to grow up. I was blessed to be from such an area full of hard working people and a focus on community. Not only is Merton safe but the school district is one of the best. Highly recommended.
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Its a small safe town, high home values. easy access to highways and Milwaukee
Hartland is a very safe place to live. Very little crime