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Pros

-Downtown revitalization
-Arts and culture
-Close to Chicago

Cons

-Some gritty areas
-Economic cycles
-Winter climate


What Bert Has To Say About Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Metro Area


Somewhat in the economic and cultural shadow of Chicago 90 miles south, Milwaukee is nevertheless a self-sufficient city, as well as a commercial and cultural center for Wisconsin and particularly its more populous southeastern portions. A melting pot for 19th-century immigrants from northern Europe, the city has kept up old-world traditions, most notably the brewing (and consumption) of beer. Following a period of industrial decline- including the brewing industry- the city has revitalized some areas, particularly downtown, and created an area of lakefront parks and museums. The business picture has changed to include more financial services and retailing companies along with the traditional base of metal products, electrical equipment, and machine tools. The area is headquarters to a surprising list of Mid-sized corporations, including Briggs & Stratton, Harley-Davidson, Allen-Bradley, Rockwell Automation and Johnson Controls, which operate plants in the vicinity, and service players like Manpower, Inc., Northwestern Mutual and retailer Kohl’s.

Highlights


Large-city / suburban complex - Extreme southeast Wisconsin along Lake Michigan, 40 miles north of Illinois border See Local Real Estate
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City: New Berlin
Zip Codes: 53151, 53146, ... 2 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 693 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About New Berlin


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in New Berlin is 3.90 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. New Berlin jobs have Increased by 0.73 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, New Berlin's cost of living is 9.50% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare New Berlin's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    New Berlin's population is 39,825 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 18.56 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in New Berlin is $243,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -3.84%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    New Berlin public schools spend $11,470 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.9 students per teacher in New Berlin. Learn more...

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  8/31/2012
Some Neighbors

New Berlin is also home to a long standing neo nazi organization -- calling itself "the new... (Read More)

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  4/20/2012
Should you live in New Berlin?

I have been living in New Berlin for 8 years. At first look it appears to be a very nice place to live. However, after looking a bit deeper, I find that the general... (Read More)

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  5/10/2009
new berlin is a bore

New Berlin is way overrated. It is by far the most boring city/neighborhood i've ever lived or been in. It is conservative, uptight and dreary. The apartments are... (Read More)

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