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Whitefish Bay
  • Suburb of Milwaukee, WI

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  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Whitefish Bay is a suburb of Milwaukee with a population of 14,818. Whitefish Bay is in Milwaukee County and is one of the best places to live in Wisconsin. Living in Whitefish Bay offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Whitefish Bay there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Whitefish Bay and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Whitefish Bay are highly rated.

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About Whitefish Bay...
Population
14,818

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$410,300
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,274
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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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
    14.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    14.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    7.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    28.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    671.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    138.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    42%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    39%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Working in Whitefish Bay

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$134,324
National
$69,021

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