Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Metro Area, Wisconsin 

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Population

1,575,101

+2.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

Median Income

$53,628

Median Home Price

$248,450

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Large-city / suburban complex - Extreme southeast Wisconsin along Lake Michigan, 40 miles north of Illinois border. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Wisconsin
County: Milwaukee, Waukesha, 4 total
Metro Area: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Milwaukee, Waukesha, 92 total
Zip Codes: 53215, 53209, 53218, 53221, 53204, 53207, 53051, 53132, 53211, 53154, 80 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 693 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Metro Area is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Metro Area's cost of living is 3.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis metro area remained strongly Democratic, 56.4% to 41.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Metro Area's population is 1,575,101 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Metro Area is Real Estate: $248,450. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.7%.

SCHOOLS
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Metro Area public schools spend $13,080 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17 students per teacher in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis

It's a good time to buy in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis. Home Appreciation is up 5.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is $248,450.

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MAPS OF MILWAUKEE-WAUKESHA-WEST ALLIS METRO AREA, WISCONSIN
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ZIP CODES IN MILWAUKEE-WAUKESHA-WEST ALLIS METRO AREA, WISCONSIN
53215, 53209, 53218, 53221, 53204, 53207, 53051, 53132, 53211, 53154, 80 total

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