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A Local Perspective on Milwaukee Apartments

With over half a million residents, Milwaukee is Wisconsin's largest and most diverse city. Its downtown is filled with plenty of young professionals and families happy to take in the urban vibe, world class cuisine and breath-taking views of Lake Michigan. Finding the right neighborhood to sign your perfect apartment is crucial to making yourself feel at home in Milwaukee. We're here to help.
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Finding a Milwaukee Apartment

When to search

Most apartment hunting starts in January, peaks in the late summer, and dies off by September. However, compared to some other cities apartment hunting for a Milwaukee apartment remains a viable option year-round.

Staying in the know

Compared to the rest of Wisconsin, Milwaukee's higher population density attracts larger, more professional property owners and managers. Expect to meet professional but friendly organizations when you shop around.

Budget

If you're not sure how much an apartment will cost, the table below shows the average price by size.

$793
$1,074
$1,024
$1,267
$2,278
$2,342
How to search

Finding an apartment can be hard, especially when there are so many choices. Adding a filter can help narrow your search. With our Quick Filters below, you can search by a price and amenities. After following one of these links, be sure to check out the advanced search filters and then sign up for an Email Alert so you can receive new listings that match your needs.


Milwaukee Neighborhoods

Milwaukee's diversity shines in their neighborhood communities. Driving a few blocks from west to east will reveal a not-so-subtle change of scenery. If variety is the spice of life, consider Milwaukee like a jalapeno popper that packs a punch. Here's a rundown of some of the notable neighborhoods.


Life in Milwaukee

Transportation.

Currently ranked as the 15th most walkable city according to Walkscore.com, Milwaukee is great blend of accessible public transportation, with some downtown parking access. As a happy medium, transportation options will really depend on what you're used to. If you're used to driving, be prepared to search for a few minutes to find parking. On the other hand, if you're used to the complexities of big city public transportation, prepare to get from A to B with a reliable, if slightly underwhelming, bus system.

Where to play.

If you like baseball, symphonies, and museums, the downtown area has you covered. The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra draws in top musical talent, while the Milwaukee Art Museum brings in world class art. However, if neighborhood haunts and festivals are more your thing, you can take your pick there too. Many of Milwaukee's neighborhoods make living there feel like an exciting place to live. From indie bands and motorcycle tours, to the State Fair and Summer Fest, you will not be bored.

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