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Lower East Side is a neighborhood in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with a population of 14,928. Lower East Side is in Milwaukee County and is one of the best places to live in Wisconsin. Living in Lower East Side offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Lower East Side there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Lower East Side and residents tend to be liberal.
About Lower East Side...
Population
14,928

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$234,360
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$931
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    82%
  • Own
    18%
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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
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$48,592
National
$55,322
Families with Children
2%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    44%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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Lower East Side Reviews

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It is very diverse and free spirited. They have many, many bars and restaurants that serve some of the best food. The lower east side is an enriched thriving community, full of small business, and job opportunities. In addition, it is very scenic and a beautiful sight to see.
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Yes, it's a little pricier. But if you can swing it, it's a great place especially for single students.