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 1,571 resale and new homes in Milwaukee lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$145,000

Median Sales Price

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$120

Price Per Sqft

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$1,095

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 6% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a -0% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Milwaukee for May 24 to Aug 23 was $145,000 based on 948 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Milwaukee was $120, 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 Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $1,095.

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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20,241

Counts of Assault

15,573

Counts of Theft

10,833

Counts of Shooting


Best Schools in Milwaukee

There are 98 schools in Milwaukee.

Elementary Schools
8

Whittier School

Charter, PK-5

7

Fernwood Montessori School

Public, K-8

7

McKinley Elementary School

Public, K-5

Middle Schools
7

Whitefish Bay Middle School

Public, 6-8

7

Fernwood Montessori School

Public, K-8

7

Cooper School

Public, K-8

High Schools
9

East High School

Public, 9-12

9

Shorewood High School

Public, 9-12

9

Whitefish Bay High School

Public, 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
45%
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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