Milwaukee Housing


Choosing where to live may be one of the most difficult decisions you will have to make. There are more than 90 communities in the five-county metropolitan area, each with its own distinct advantages. One of your primary considerations will likely be finding a home near where you or your spouse will work. Fortunately, Milwaukee's average commute time is among the lowest in the country, which means it is possible to live anywhere in the metropolitan area and still be close to the urban amenities of downtown Milwaukee.

For purposes of choosing a community, we are referring here to Milwaukee County. This includes urban energy and trendy, downtown living, as well as cities and villages that ring the city. No matter where you live in this dynamic city, you will never be far from the action!
Suburban living, historic villages, beautiful lakes, hills and formations are all within reach near a major metropolitan area. Find detailed narratives about life in the communities of Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington and Racine counties.
We have selected two ways to identify upscale communities - Communities with the highest median incomes, and those with the highest median home sales prices.
There's an apartment home and neighborhood for every lifestyle in the Milwaukee area. Learn more about each distinct neighborhood and the top apartment communities in each area.
Southeast Wisconsin is an excellent place to build your dream home. There is a variety of subdivisions from which to choose. Some are close to urban centers and major highways; others are tucked into the countryside, carefully designed to complement existing trees, streams and other natural resources.
Wisconsin is consistently ranked among the top five states in the nation for quality medical care. Find information to help you choose a new physician, learn about area hospitals and convenient locations of urgent care clinics.
Stay fit by joining a health club convenient to where you work or live. There are also dozens of hiking, biking and running trails to make exercising as inspiring as it is fun!