West Allis, Wisconsin 

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Population

60,546

+0.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$44,475

Median Home Price

$151,400

Best Places to Live in West Allis, Wisconsin

Large-city / suburban complex - Extreme southeast Wisconsin along Lake Michigan, 40 miles north of Illinois border
Pros
-Downtown revitalization
-Arts and culture
-Close to Chicago
Cons
-Some gritty areas
-Economic cycles
-Winter climate

Local Listings in West Allis
 $164,900 
6703 W Arthur Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1317 SqFt
 $150,000 
7038 W Lakefield Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1093 SqFt
 $329,900 
4328 W Anthony Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 3078 SqFt

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.


QUICK FACTS

City: West Allis
Zip Codes: 53214 53227
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 693 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in West Allis is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. West Allis jobs have increased by 0.32%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, West Allis's cost of living is 5.60% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare West Allis's Cost of Living

VOTING
Milwaukee county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
West Allis's population is 60,546 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.89%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in West Allis is $151,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.28%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
West Allis public schools spend $11,515 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.3 students per teacher in West Allis. More Education


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TRAIN WHISTLE THROUGH RESIDENTIAL AREAS - 5/10/2018
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53214 53227

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NEW LISTINGS IN WEST ALLIS
$164,900
6703 W Arthur Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$150,000
7038 W Lakefield Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$329,900
4328 W Anthony Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$159,900
812 S 93rd St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$179,900
1344 S 88th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$201,500
2637 S 93rd St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$180,000
2756 S Cleveland Park Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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