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-Downtown revitalization
-Arts and culture
-Close to Chicago


-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.


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: Milwaukee
Zip Codes: Milwaukee (zip 53215)
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 693 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Milwaukee

    The unemployment rate in Milwaukee (zip 53215) is 6.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Milwaukee (zip 53215) jobs have Increased by 0.77 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Milwaukee (zip 53215)'s cost of living is 17.40% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Milwaukee (zip 53215)'s Cost of Living
    Milwaukee (zip 53215)'s population is 61,990 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 24.53 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 33 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Milwaukee (zip 53215) is $87,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -29.05%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Milwaukee (zip 53215) public schools spend $15,139 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.2 students per teacher in Milwaukee (zip 53215). Learn more...

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