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South Milwaukee
  • Suburb of Milwaukee, WI

Report Card

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

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South Milwaukee is a suburb of Milwaukee with a population of 20,678. South Milwaukee is in Milwaukee County. Living in South Milwaukee offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In South Milwaukee there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in South Milwaukee and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in South Milwaukee are above average.

About

About South Milwaukee...
Population
20,678

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$200,500
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$979
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    88.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    9.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    14.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    24.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    79
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    982.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    98.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in South Milwaukee

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$68,801
National
$75,149

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