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Study: Top-20 places to live in Milwaukee area

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Posted at 5:21 PM, Mar 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-18 18:21:36-04

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee is becoming a popular area, whether it be the new Bucks' Entertainment Block, newly renovated Summerfest grounds or a nice subdivision.

According to our partners at the Milwaukee Business Journal and Niche.com, here are the 10 best places to live in the Milwaukee area for 2019:

10. Third Ward

  • Overall Grade: A+
  • Median Home Value: $270,500
  • Median Rent: $1,627
  • Median Family Income: $89,737

9. Juneau Town

  • Overall Grade: A+
  • Median Home Value: $230,449
  • Median Rent: $1,347
  • Median Family Income: $75,154

8. Fox Point

  • Overall Grade: A+
  • Median Home Value: $316,600
  • Median Rent: $1,193
  • Median Family Income: $118,281

7. Cedarburg

  • Overall Grade: A+
  • Median Home Value: $316,600
  • Median Rent: $1,193
  • Median Family Income: $118,281

6. Mequon

  • Overall Grade: A+
  • Median Home Value: $374,300
  • Median Rent: $1,251
  • Median Family Income: $109,488

5. Shorewood

  • Overall Grade: A+
  • Median Home Value: $330,800
  • Median Rent: $948
  • Median Family Income: $68,306

4. Brookfield

  • Overall Grade: A+
  • Median Home Value: $296,800
  • Median Rent: $1,496
  • Median Family Income: $101,761

3. Bayside

  • Overall Grade: A+
  • Median Home Value: $341,200
  • Median Rent: $1,278
  • Median Family Income: $99,125

2. Whitefish Bay

  • Overall Grade: A+
  • Median Home Value: $365,500
  • Median Rent: $1,238
  • Median Family Income: $111,069

1. Elm Grove

  • Overall Grade: A+
  • Median Home Value: $360,800
  • Median Rent: $929
  • Median Family Income: $113,750

According to the study, Milwaukee received an overall grade of B- and was labeled as mostly liberal.

Nightlife, diversity, outdoor activities and commute all earned an A or A+.

Crime & Safety and public schools both received a C-.

For the full study on all living areas, click here.