Milwaukee, Wisconsin 

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Could be bad, could be good. It depends - 8/4/2021
I've lived in this city for ~16 years (my whole life) and it's ok, but your experience of the city in entirely based on where you live/visit in the city. Unfortunately, the city's past was full of segregational housing practices that largely shaped the city, for better and for worse. Neighborhoods with higher populations of minorities like latinos and black people were given much fewer opportunities to grow financially, while neighborhoods with higher white populations were given more. This practice, known as redlining, lead to extreme poverty and where there's poverty, there's often violence. However, some of the neighborhoods have seen growth. For example, the area i'm from once had a relatively large hispanic/latino population and was at one point very poor, it has since the early 2000s become a decent place to live. For me, I have had a relatively positive experience growing up in the city, but I understand not everone here has. Still though, Milwaukee can be a great place to live Read More

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Not a safe place - 7/18/2021
Milwaukee is full of crime and hoes. Too many baby mamas have multiple baby daddies. And the same goes for baby daddy have baby mamas.
there is way too much crime shootings every day kids getting Read More

DO NOT MOVE HERE - 6/26/2021
I lived here For over 40 years. Let me tell you This Milwaukee became a sh*t hole . I give it a -0
It’s ghetto. WAY TOO much crime. I mean you got a watch out for flying bullets onthe north and east side, And they’re moving to the southside. People do not know how to drive too many accidents. This is also including the east side of Milwaukee too.
On The north side and the southside mostly you got a watch out for people taking kids for prostituting .
West Allis area is still nice but it’s getting junky. South-Milwaukee and Cudahay is Racist. And there is nothing to do there. There’s also Brookfield it’s not worth living in either They have high taxes and pricey mortgage or rent
The schools on the northside and the southside are ghetto. Way too many drop outs. Their score rating is between zero and five. And West Allis is also ratings 0-5 .
The weather sucks. Way too much snow longer winters.
The housing market is ridiculous and So are Read More

DO NOT MOVE HERE - 6/26/2021
I lived here For over 40 years. Let me tell you This Milwaukee became a sh*t hole . I give it a -0
It’s ghetto. WAY TOO much crime. I mean you got a watch out for flying bullets onthe north and east side, And they’re moving to the southside. People do not know how to drive too many accidents. This is also including the east side of Milwaukee too.
On The north side and the southside mostly you got a watch out for people taking kids for prostituting .
West Allis area is still nice but it’s getting junky. South-Milwaukee and Cudahay is Racist. And there is nothing to do there. There’s also Brookfield it’s not worth living in either They have high taxes and pricey mortgage or rent
The schools on the northside and the southside are ghetto. Way too many drop outs. Their score rating is between zero and five. And West Allis is also ratings 0-5 .
The weather sucks. Way too much snow longer winters.
The housing market is ridiculous and So are Read More

the best - 2/23/2021
they even have the best football team in the world.(the Read More

Milwaukee, Home Of Strong Ethics and Honesty - 7/23/2020
I have lived in New York City, Washington, D.C., Ft. Lauderdale, Milwaukee, Louisville, Cincinnati, Salt Lake City, and Seattle. Of all these cities, I would choose Milwaukee to live over all of them. The only negative is winter. Housing costs, food costs, entertainment costs are all very low. Property taxes are astronomical, but that is balanced by the low cost. The people of Milwaukee are kind, giving, accepting and know how to have a good time. You will make friends. The airport is a joy, and the infrastructure is excellent. Medical care is some of the best in the world, and if you pick the right suburb, your kids will be educated so well, college will be easy for them Professional sports, great festivals, innovative dining, and a cool music scene are available and most importantly, accessible. You don’t have to be a billionaire to enjoy Milwaukee’s best happenings. Yet, what truly makes the city stand out are the ethics and honesty of its citizens. When you consider the Read More

Milwaukee and Chicago are completely different. - 5/25/2020
I've read all the posts written on Chicago and Milwaukee. I can agree and disagree on many comments but most were superficial. There is no comparison when comparing Chicago and Milwaukee. First, I agree how Chicago has downgraded and that began with the launch of Obama, backed by the big 'O' , and neither are part of Chicago now. Chicago is the 'Windy City' because of politicians; good, bad, wrong or right, it's the pulse of everything. Obama and Oprah both got to where they are because of Chicago politics, so as corrupt as Chicago is, it's far more progressive, open and advanced than any city in this nation. Furthermore, Chicago has always been a first rate city, and from the beginning, segregated. But it is a city filled and fueled by hard work, passion, history, culture, diversity, ethnicity, education, technology, the arts, love, hate, greed and generosity. It was and is all the best and worst things of any first rate city. Milwaukee doesn't even qualify and never will. All the Read More

Best Review Ever Written. - 1/18/2020
Like many waterfront cities (like Chicago, Detroit, Baltimore, St Louis, New Orleans, Memphis, etc, etc, etc), Milwaukee does have its violent side. This penchant for settling scores is overwhelmingly shaped by geography and demographics. My advice to anyone considering living in Milwaukee has always been "Always pay your dope dealer.", not surprising advice given Milwaukee citizens' legendary thrift habits. Also, the "dangerous" areas are WAY overrated (local TV news is notoriously bloodthirsty) and there is no place in town that I won't go to, day or night, if the need/desire arises. As in most places, a civil tongue and good manners will always succeed.
Milwaukee has quite a few wildly resurgent and redeveloping areas: the Third Ward, the Lower Eastside, Brewer's Hill, Hadley Hill, Downtown, Bay View, Walker's Point, Pabst City, the Deer District, N. 3rd Street, RiverWest, among others. East Mitchell Street and Avenues West are starting to stir. Having hit a Read More

Lakes and Festivals abound - 12/27/2019
I have lived in many cities across the country. Milwaukee by far has the best of all worlds. It's hip, relatively affordable, decent job market, and it's the city of summer festivals. The traffic can get hectic during rush hour, but no where near to the extreme of other large cities. It has its fair share of crime, but only in pockets. I love being by one of the largest and most gorgeous natural lakes in the US. The change of each season brings me joy. I could never envision myself living anywhere Read More

Top 5 worst cities - 5/16/2019
First of all i have lived here for 45 years. It was really good until the last 15 years. We have 6 months of winter now, no spring and when Summer comes around it's sticky and hot. The crime rate has tripled and has the most dangerous zip code in America 53206. They made a movie about this. If you like cold weather, bars, and bowling your ok here. The economy has stalled in last 15 years and Milwaukee, Racine, and Kenosha has suffered from low wages and crime because of it. Milwaukee is also very segregated where the black and hispanic outnumber the whites. Don't believe me check the 2019 stats. The pros are Read More


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