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River Hills is a suburb of Milwaukee with a population of 1,449. 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.

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About River Hills...
Population
1,449

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$642,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,333
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    3%
  • Own
    97%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    63.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    126.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    380
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    39%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  12%

Working in River Hills

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$161,719
National
$62,843

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