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West Allis
  • Town in Wisconsin

Report Card

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

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West Allis is a town in Wisconsin with a population of 59,861. West Allis is in Milwaukee County. Living in West Allis offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In West Allis there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in West Allis and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in West Allis are above average.

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About West Allis...
Population
59,861

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$148,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$851
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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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
    155.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    46.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    117.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    396.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,179.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    292.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in West Allis

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,634
National
$64,994

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