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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.


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Quick Facts About Slinger


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Slinger is 3.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Slinger jobs have Increased by 0.95 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Slinger's cost of living is 7.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Slinger's population is 5,208 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 122.56 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Slinger is $233,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -4.68%.
    SCHOOLS
    Slinger public schools spend $10,560 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.8 students per teacher in Slinger.

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  8/31/2011
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I managed a local ski resort and would watch the weather very closely in the winter. Rather cold temperatures were very good for making snow with light winds. Our skiers... (Read More)

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