Milwaukee Real Estate Market Overview

Could Milwaukee, WI be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Milwaukee. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Milwaukee such as Wa...uwatosa and West Allis. When you’re ready, Trulia has 1,627 resale and new homes in Milwaukee lined up for you, including 71 open houses, and 2,004 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$140,000

Median Sales Price

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$118

Price Per Sqft

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$1,100

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Milwaukee show a 4% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Milwaukee for Apr 13 to Jul 12 was $140,000 based on 951 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Milwaukee was $118, an increase of 6% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Milwaukee for Jun 13 to Jul 13 was $1,100.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Milwaukee can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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19,091

Counts of Assault

15,857

Counts of Theft

9,952

Counts of Shooting


Best Schools in Milwaukee

There are 96 schools in Milwaukee.

Elementary Schools
10

Fernwood Montessori School

Public, K-8

10

Cumberland Elementary School

Public, K-5

10

Jefferson Elementary School

Public, K-5

Middle Schools
10

Fernwood Montessori School

Public, K-8

9

Whitefish Bay Middle School

Public, 6-8

9

Whitman Middle School

Public, 6-8

High Schools
10

Whitefish Bay High School

Public, 9-12

10

Marquette University High School

Private, 9-12

10

Divine Savior Holy Angels High School

Private, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Milwaukee by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
38%
Single residents
Home owners
44%
Home owners
Median age
32
Median age
Household income
$35,317
Median household income
College educated
22%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Milwaukee commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
88% commute by car
0% commute by bike
7% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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