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COMPARE CITIES FOR Wisconsin


Compare city quality of life facts and figures for three of the best places to retire in Wisconsin.

Compare home prices, cost of living, air quality, medical care, water quality, demographics and more. Use the drop down box to make another state comparison.

  




Wisconsin Cities
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City Type
City Type Lakes & Rivers Lakes & Rivers Lakes & Rivers, College Town na
Population (2016 est.)
Population (Current) 105,139 19,109 42,951 78,040
Population (1990) 96,466 13,289 37,757 49,272
Land Area (sq mi) 45 9 19 36
Persons Per Square Mile 2,336 2,123 2,261 2,151
Home Prices
2017 $160,906 $381,720 $148,134 $425,000
Total Appreciation ('01 to '17) 19.8% 56.7% 19.4% 68.0%
Annual Appreciation ('16 to '17) 1.6% 5.5% 3.3% 6.0%
Avg Annual Appreciation ('01 to '17) 1.2% 3.0% 1.2% 3.5%
Big City Prices ('17) $247,000 $273,000 $247,000 $319,000
Bargain Index 53% 113% 49% 103%
Big City Milwaukee Madison Milwaukee na
Monthly Rent $1,113 $1,522 $993 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 9.7 16.8 10.0 18.2
Cost of Living (2017)
Cost of Living 77% 109% 73% 109%
Air Quality - Annual Avg (2001-2016)
Good Days 69% 69% 88% 72%
Moderate Days 28% 30% 10% 25%
Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days 3% 1% 2% 3%
Unhealthy Days 0% 0% 0% 0%
Very Unhealthy Days 0% 0% 0% 0%
Water Quality (2002-2014)
Good 29% 15% 35% 36%
Threatened 0% 3% 0% 2%
Impaired 71% 82% 65% 62%
Walkability
Walk Score® 41 42 43 45
Nearest Large City
Distance to Nearest City 116 miles 7 miles 66 miles 72 miles
City Milwaukee Madison Milwaukee na
Recreation
National Parks 0 3 2 7
National Campgrounds 2 3 0 26
State Parks 3 8 8 11
Medical Care (2016)
Accredited Hospitals 5 5 1 4
Building Permits (single family homes)
2016 111 41 34 346
2015 71 57 23 324
Gain ('15 to '16) 56% -28% 48% 6%
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Population Distribution (2010)
Median Age (yrs) 34 39 37 37
White 77.9% 87.1% 90.6% 80.7%
Black or African American 3.5% 3.5% 2.5% 7.2%
Native American Indian and Alaska Native 4.1% 0.3% 0.7% 0.8%
Asian 4.0% 4.2% 1.8% 3.6%
Native Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other Race 7.2% 2.3% 2.5% 4.4%
Multiple Races 3.1% 2.5% 1.9% 3.0%
Hispanic or Latino 13.4% 5.6% 6.4% 11.6%
Income and Housing (2010)
Family Income $54,990 $93,297 $56,569 $69,596
Occupied Housing 93% 94% 94% 83%
Vacant Housing 7% 6% 6% 17%
Home Ownership 56% 56% 60% 55%
Persons Per Family 3.10 2.90 2.90 2.90
Taxes (2016)
Local and State 5.4% 5.4% 5.4% 6.8%
Local, State and Federal 118 days 118 days 118 days 113 days
Climate - Average Temperatures (1971-2000)
Climate Type Cool & Dry Cool & Dry Cool & Dry Temperate & Humid
January Low Temp 7 F 6 F 9 F 27 F
July High Temp 81 F 81 F 81 F 86 F
Annual Precipitation 29 in 34 in 30 in 35 in
Elevation 687 ft 910 ft 760 ft 1,652 ft
Natural Hazard Risk
Total Hazard Risk Lower Lower Lower Moderate
Earthquake .1% .1% .1% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 0 0 10
Flood High Very High Very High Very High
Tornado Low Moderate Moderate Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk
Wildfire Low Low Low Low
Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Nearby Reactors 3 4 3 2
Crimes per 10,000 Population - Annual Avg (2001-2016)
Violent Crimes 46 8 28 40
Property Crimes 271 255 287 403
Home Energy Use - Annual Avg (1971-2000)
Heating Degree Days 7,963 7,905 7,534 4,662
Cooling Degree Days 463 499 586 1,253
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