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Whitewater
  • Town in Wisconsin

Report Card

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

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Whitewater is a town in Wisconsin with a population of 14,762. Whitewater is in Walworth County. Living in Whitewater offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Whitewater there are a lot of bars and parks. Many young professionals live in Whitewater and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Whitewater are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$171,300
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$783
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    70%
  • Own
    30%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    207.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    33.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    6.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    167.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    769.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    40.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    4%
  • 18-24 years
    58%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    4%
  • 45-54 years
    5%
  • 55-64 years
    5%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in Whitewater

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$36,211
National
$64,994

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