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COMPARE CITIES FOR Wisconsin


Your comparison of city quality of life facts and figures for top Wisconsin retirement cities is provided below. 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 (2010)
Population (Current) 104,057 17,442 43,021 71,497
Population (1990) 96,466 13,289 37,757 48,635
Land Area (sq mi) 45 9 19 36
Persons Per Square Mile 2,312 1,938 2,264 1,979
Home Prices
2014 $145,855 $321,084 $119,379 $354,000
Total Appreciation ('01 to '14) 8.5% 31.8% -3.8% 43.0%
Annual Appreciation ('13 to '14) 7.4% 0.1% -17.4% 11.0%
Avg Annual Appreciation ('01 to '14) 0.7% 2.3% -0.3% 3.0%
Big City Prices ('14) $208,000 $225,000 $208,000 $251,000
Bargain Index 56% 115% 46% 137%
Big City Milwaukee Madison Milwaukee na
Monthly Rent $1,077 $1,280 $961 $1,363
Price/Rent Index 9.1 16.8 8.3 17.0
Cost of Living (2014)
Cost of Living 79% 112% 74% 118%
Air Quality - Annual Avg (2001-2013)
Good/Moderate Days 98% 99% 99% 98%
Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days 2% 1% 1% 2%
Unhealthy/Very Unhealthy Days 0% 0% 0% 0%
Water Quality (2002-2010)
Good 29% 15% 35% 37%
Threatened 0% 3% 0% 2%
Impaired 71% 82% 65% 60%
Nearest Large City
Distance to Nearest City 116 miles 7 miles 66 miles 80 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 (2009)
Accredited Hospitals 5 5 1 4
Building Permits (single family homes)
2013 63 83 27 295
2012 49 50 26 285
Gain ('12 to '13) 29% 66% 4% 3%
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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 (2013)
Local and State 5.4% 5.4% 5.4% 6.8%
Local, State and Federal 110 days 110 days 110 days 105 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 (2001-2012)
Violent Crimes 45 8 25 38
Property Crimes 287 289 298 398
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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