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Apartments for Rent in Milwaukee, WI
478 Rentals Available

  • 2200 N. 31St Street, Milwaukee, WI 53208
    $640 - $923
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Commonwealth Management Corporation
    Contact for availability Today
    (414) 444-4525
  • (1)
    3495 N. Oakland Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53211
    $720 - $955
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Ogden & Co.
    9 Units available Today
    (414) 852-1032
  • 214 E Florida Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204
    $1,535 - $3,173
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Core Living
    5 Units available 1 day ago
    (414) 240-3843
  • (1)
    611 N. 20Th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233
    $510 - $660
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Ogden & Co.
    16 Units available Today
    (414) 507-4100
  • (1)
    9800-9875 Menomonee Park Court, Milwaukee, WI 53225
    $800
    • 2-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Ogden & Co.
    10 Units available Today
    (414) 940-8044
  • 9200 North 75Th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53223
    $800 - $1,375
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Monarch Investments
    Contact for availability Today
    (414) 979-8023
  • 1609 N. Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    $1,000 - $1,055
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Ogden & Co.
    5 Units available Today
    (414) 270-6366
  • (17)
    2141 S Robinson Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207
    See current rent specials
    $1,280 - $2,750
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Weidner Apartment Homes
    10 Units available Today
    (414) 269-0866
  • (3)
    1857 E Kenilworth Place, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    See current rent specials
    $1,210 - $1,500
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Weidner Apartment Homes
    8 Units available Today
    (414) 662-2041
  • (32)
    8183 N. 107Th St., Milwaukee, WI 53224
    $1,100 - $1,320
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    Weidner Apartment Homes
    2 Units available Today
    (414) 455-0448
  • 727 N. 21St Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233
    $505 - $610
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Ogden & Co.
    11 Units available Today
    (414) 270-6367
  • 4315 W. Lisbon Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53208
    $570 - $600
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Ogden & Co.
    5 Units available Today
    (414) 531-7433
  • (1)
    601 N. 20Th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233
    $510
    • Studio
    • 1 Bath
    Ogden & Co.
    5 Units available Today
    (414) 507-4100
  • (1)
    1437 N Jefferson St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    $1,455 - $1,645
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Weidner Apartment Homes
    6 Units available Today
    (414) 395-2891
  • (5)
    9220 N 75Th Street #101, Milwaukee, WI 53223
    $800 - $890
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Monarch Investments
    6 Units available Today
    (414) 751-8595
  • 1303 N 10Th St, Milwaukee, WI 53205
    $1,038 - $2,250
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Weidner Apartment Homes
    58 Units available Today
    (414) 260-7242
  • 4601 S. 1St Street, Milwaukee, WI 53207
    $715 - $940
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Kinzie Realty
    Contact for availability Today
    (414) 635-0800
  • Vinebrook MIL Leads Template, Milwaukee, WI 11111
    VineBrook Homes
    Contact for availability 555 days ago
    8555135678
  • 1900 W. Layton Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53221
    $1,025 - $1,310
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Ogden & Co.
    3 Units available 1 day ago
    (414) 270-6375
  • (1)
    734, 742, 746, 754 N. 22Nd Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233
    $875
    • 3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Ogden & Co.
    4 Units available Today
    (414) 270-6367
  • 933 N. Marshall Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    $1,360 - $1,380
    • 2 Beds
    • 2 Baths
    Ogden & Co.
    2 Units available Today
    (414) 273-1105
  • 1725 N. Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    $950 - $1,200
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Ogden & Co.
    3 Units available Today
    (414) 588-7258
  • 910 E Land Place, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    $1,670
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Ogden & Co.
    1 Unit available Today
    (414) 270-6375
  • 1522 Marshall Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    $1,005
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Ogden & Co.
    1 Unit available Today
    (414) 326-6749
  • (39)
    10300 W. Fountain Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53224
    See current rent specials
    $1,200 - $1,205
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Weidner Apartment Homes
    2 Units available Today
    (414) 316-6043
  • (2)
    5167 N. Lovers Lane, Milwaukee, WI 53225
    $720 - $820
    • Studio-2 Beds
    2 Units available Today
  • 1210 W. North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53206
    $910
    • 1-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 1010 E Howard Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207
    $1,375
    • 3 Beds
    1 Unit available Today
  • 2195 W. State Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233
    $729 - $858
    • 1-2 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 1947 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    $825 - $845
    • 1 Bed
    Contact for availability 1 day ago
  • 3728 S 43Rd St #16, Milwaukee, WI 53220
    Contact for availability Today
  • 7411 W Burleigh St, Milwaukee, WI 53210
    $1,425
    • 4 Beds
    1 Unit available Today
  • 5515,17,19 W. Martin Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53208
    $725
    • 1-2 Beds
    1 Unit available Today
  • (33)
    7960 N. 107Th St., Milwaukee, WI 53224
    $1,265
    • 1-2 Beds
    1 Unit available Today
  • 2708 W. Center Street, Milwaukee, WI 53210
    $408 - $875
    • 2 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 1720 S. 29Th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53215
    $650
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Contact for availability Today
  • 1517 E. Royall Place, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    $550
    • Studio
    1 Unit available Today
  • 6323 W Keefe Avenue Pkwy Upper Unit, Milwaukee, WI 53216
    $900
    • 3 Beds
    1 Unit available Today
  • 8216 W Custer Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53218
    $1,145
    • 3 Beds
    1 Unit available Today
  • 1818 North Commerce Street, Milwaukee, WI 53212
    $2,028 - $2,238
    • 1-2 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 8238 W Glen Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53218
    $1,335
    • 3 Beds
    1 Unit available Today
  • 1601 N Jackson Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    $1,200 - $1,225
    • Studio-1 Bed
    3 Units available Today
  • 803-811 E. State Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    $1,950 - $2,200
    • 1-4 Beds
    2 Units available Today
  • 1912 E. Linnwood Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211
    $1,700
    • 3-4 Beds
    1 Unit available Today
  • 3365 North 49Th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53216
    $1,500
    • 4 Beds
    1 Unit available 1 day ago
  • 2730 W. Lisbon Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53208
    Contact for availability Today
  • Playbill Flats, 231 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203
    $975 - $1,700
    • 1-2 Beds
    138 Units available 1 day ago
  • 10901 West Donna Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53224
    Contact for availability 1 day ago
  • 1302 N Astor Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Contact for availability Today
  • 7717 W Good Hope Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53223
    $420 - $935
    • 1-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today

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Frequently Asked Questions

When were prices and availability in Milwaukee, WI last updated?

Prices and availability in Milwaukee, WI were last updated on 22 Oct 2021.

What are the best apartments in Milwaukee, WI?

The best apartments in Milwaukee, WI are: Garfield Park, Milwood Apartments, Maxwell Lofts, Villa 611 and Deer Trail Apartments.

What is the average rent in Milwaukee, WI?

The average rent in Milwaukee, WI is $1,254. Start your search for apartments in Milwaukee, WI now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Milwaukee, WI?

The price range for a studio apartment in Milwaukee, WI is between $505 and $1,505. View all studio apartments in Milwaukee, WI.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Milwaukee, WI?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Milwaukee, WI is between $570 and $2,158. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Milwaukee, WI now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Milwaukee, WI?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Milwaukee, WI is between $408 and $3,173. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Milwaukee, WI.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Milwaukee, WI?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Milwaukee, WI is between $316 and $2,750. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Milwaukee, WI.

Renter's Guide to Milwaukee

Milwaukee is known for a multitude of things: Its Great Lake Michigan access and boating, brewing traditions, and rich historical and artistic cultures. The city boasts of beautiful, towering architecture (both modern and historical) and gorgeous city parks.

Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and, impressively, is the fifth largest city in the Midwest. It spans 96.8 square miles along the coast of the Great Lake Michigan. The city and its suburbs are home to a vast number of children under the age of 20 and young professionals aged up to 34, who round the numbers that make Milwaukee the 31st most populous city in the U.S.

The average commute time from one part of the city to the other is ten to twenty minutes. By car, Milwaukee is approximately a one-and-a-half-hour commute to Chicago, IL (93 miles); one hour and twenty minutes to Madison, WI (79 miles); and five hours to Minneapolis, MN (337 miles).

Milwaukee’s location as a port city brings about rapidly changing, extreme weather. Winters here are cold, windy, and feature blizzards. The highest average winter temperature is only 28 degrees Fahrenheit with an average low temperature of 13 degrees Fahrenheit. Summers are hot and humid. The average summer high temperature is 81 degrees Fahrenheit with an average low of 62 degrees Fahrenheit.

Milwaukee has been named one of the 10 Most Exciting Cities for millennials. Simultaneously, it also made the list of 10 Most Dangerous Cities and that of America’s Drunkest Cities.

Milwaukee, WI Demographics

  • Total Population594,548
  • Female 286,081
    Male 308,467
  • Median Age31.5

Cost of Living in Milwaukee, WI

Typical bus fare in Milwaukee varies depending on payment method. A cash fare is $2.25 per ride for adults and $1.10 per ride for children. If you buy the city’s bus pass and load money onto it, you’ll lower your fare to $1.75 per ride (for adults).

Milwaukee’s Original Yellow Cab has been in the service of the public for 30 years now, operating 24/7. They charge $2.75 for the first 10th of a mile and then $0.25 for each additional 10th of a mile. Additional fees apply.

A large fast food meal will cost you $6. A meal for one at an inexpensive, nice restaurant such as Chile’s or Red Robin will average $14.50. A meal for two at a mid-range, nice restaurant will average $50. Entering a coffee shop, expect to see an average of $4 per cappuccino or exquisite latte.

The average monthly utilities cost – including electricity, water, and garbage – for a 1-bedroom apartment in Milwaukee is $127. Television and Internet services add about another $50 to this.

Average Rent in Milwaukee, WI

  • Milwaukee, WI Average Rental Price, August 2021 $1,254 /mo

Milwaukee, WI Apartment Rent Ranges

Milwaukee, WI Rent Trends

Average Rent Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Aug / 2021
Milwaukee, WI $1,168 $1,162 $1,178 $1,195 $1,185 $1,197 $1,210 $1,203 $1,198 $1,244 $1,254
National $1,347 $1,356 $1,361 $1,393 $1,400 $1,402 $1,393 $1,397 $1,485 $1,510 $1,539

Living in Milwaukee

All city living comes with its highs and lows.

When it comes to the best that money can buy, residents will never go without quality beer, divine cheeses, and supply of coffee. Nor will they ever run out of things to do. The city has numerous parks and bike paths, sporting events, small music venues featuring local artists, museums, and clubs.

Locals rave about the city’s ethnic diversity, as the intercultural landscape brings many foreign, authentic cuisine restaurants to the area.

The city also has a history of high crime rates and unsafe neighborhoods. Year-to-year, there are reports of burglaries and street robberies, and even some more serious incidents.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Attending a sporting event is a great family activity and three of Wisconsin’s major national sports teams are situated in Milwaukee. The city is also home to the Milwaukee Brewers (Baseball), the Milwaukee Bucks (Basketball), and the Milwaukee Admirals (Ice Hockey). Purchase tickets to a Brewers game and chow down on bratwursts at Miller Park. For basketball and ice hockey games, head on over to the Bradley Center.

Milwaukee has quite a few history and art museums. See the famous Milwaukee Art Museum or visit the Milwaukee Public Museum of natural history and science (this one even has an IMAX theater!). The Discovery World Museum is also great for your science hankering. Alternative museums include the Harley-Davidson Museum and the Pabst Mansion.

Milwaukee is also known for its hip music scene. Milwaukee's Summerfest claims to be “The World’s Largest Music Festival." Summerfest is held at the 75-acre Henry Maier Festival Park. These same grounds continually host the Vans Warped Tour, with smaller events taking place at The Rave/Eagles Club. The Pabst Theater is also a must-see.

Employment & Economy in Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s economy relies largely on manufacturing, and high-end technology research and developments.  It ranks 5th by number of Fortune 500 companies, being home to companies like Harley-Davidson, Northwestern Mutual, Manpower, Johnson Controls, Rockwell Automation, and Joy Global. The fastest growing fields are those in servicing, managerial, and health care.

Milwaukee, WI Households

  • Total Number of Households230,086
  • Family 124,864
    Non-family 105,222
  • Children 71,510
    No Children 158,576
  • Average People Per Household2.51
  • Median Household Income$41,838
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$901

Top Colleges in Milwaukee

Milwaukee is also home to many higher education institutions, including The University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, DeVry University, Marquette University, Cardinal Stritch University, and more.

Milwaukee, WI Education Statistics

Tips for Renting in Milwaukee

If you’re moving to the city to pursue higher education, a good option for you are the apartments lying east of the Milwaukee River. The neighborhoods in this region are more suited for young professionals and academics.

It’s important to familiarize yourself with Wisconsin’s laws regarding tenants’ rights and responsibilities.

Know that if you live in an apartment complex which rents by the month, the landlord must give you a termination notice of at least 28 days prior to your next rent’s due date. If you wish to terminate your lease, you must give your landlord this same notification.

If signing for a six-month or one-year lease, know that landlords are not mandated to automatically renew the lease. In fact, they can sign somebody else to the sequential lease period without notifying you.

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