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South Milwaukee
  • Suburb of Milwaukee, WI

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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  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 20,957. 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.

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About South Milwaukee...
Population
20,957

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$162,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$838
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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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
    101.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    33.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    106.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,485.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    82
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in South Milwaukee

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$52,678
National
$62,843

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