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    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
River Hills is a suburb of Milwaukee with a population of 1,479. River Hills is in Milwaukee County and is one of the best places to live in Wisconsin. Living in River Hills offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In River Hills there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in River Hills and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in River Hills are highly rated.
About River Hills...
Population
1,479

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$653,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,583
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    3%
  • Own
    97%
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River Hills 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
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    188.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    628.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    125.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    27%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    42%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    4%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%

Working in River Hills

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$160,417
National
$55,322
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1 review
Medium sized community of upperclass families. Few families with children , mostly older retired couples.
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