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    904 E Pearson, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    1 Unit available
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,680
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    214 E Florida Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204
    8 Units available
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    • $1,325+
    • $1,362+
    • $1,530+
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    2708 W. Center Street, Milwaukee, WI 53210
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $408
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    2730 W. Lisbon Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53208
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    • $796
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    2195 W. State Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233
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    • $414
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    5167 N. Lovers Lane, Milwaukee, WI 53225
    2 Units available
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    • $620
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    2141 S Robinson Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207
    11 Units available
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,310+
    • $1,585
    • $2,115
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    910 E Land Place, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,735
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    1210 W. North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53206
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    • $750
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    9200 North 75Th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53223
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $770
    • $870
    • $1,065
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    2200 N. 31St Street, Milwaukee, WI 53208
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    • 1 BED
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $671+
    • $796+
    • $923
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    9220 N 75Th Street #101, Milwaukee, WI 53223
    3 Units available
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $850+
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    1522 Marshall Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $715
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    1320 S 1St Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204
    5 Units available
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,100+
    • $1,265+
    • $1,695+
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    1900 W. Layton Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53221
    6 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,125
    • $1,095+
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    1818 North Commerce Street, Milwaukee, WI 53212
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    • $1,968+
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    1303 N 10Th St, Milwaukee, WI 53205
    21 Units available
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    • 1 BED
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    • $1,100
    • $1,485
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    8183 N. 107Th St., Milwaukee, WI 53224
    13 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,120
    • $1,395
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    1912 E. Linnwood Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53211
    2 Units available
    • 3 BEDS
    • 4 BEDS
    • $1,700
    • $1,680
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    1725 N. Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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    • $1,005
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    933 N. Marshall Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,440
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    7960 N. 107Th St., Milwaukee, WI 53224
    8 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,330
    • $1,615+
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    1947 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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    • 1 BED
    • $915+
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    1437 N Jefferson St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    5 Units available
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,595
    • $1,725+
    • $2,180
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    10300 W. Fountain Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53224
    10 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,210+
    • $1,425+
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    2628-2630 N. Humboldt Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53212
    5 Units available
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $750+
    • $855+
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    1720 S. 29Th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53215
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    • $650+
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    1609 N. Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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    • $1,160
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    1857 E Kenilworth Place, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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    • $1,540
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    2047 N Cambridge Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53211
    10 Units available
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $815+
    • $895+
    • $1,295
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    4601 S. 1St Street, Milwaukee, WI 53207
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    • $750
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    720 N Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53203
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    • $1,550+
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    10901 West Donna Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53224
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    • $880
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    1302 N Astor Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    4 Units available
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    • $825+
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    1732 N. Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    4 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $755+
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  • 7960 N. 107Th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53224
    8 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,070
    • $1,280+
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    2971 N 74Th St, Milwaukee, WI 53210
    1 Unit available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,335
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    1429 N. Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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    841 N. 15Th St., Milwaukee, WI 53233
    12 Units available
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    • 1 BED
    • $600+
    • $725
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  • 1110 East Ogden Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,275
    • $1,490
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    4442 N 66Th St, Milwaukee, WI 53218
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,355
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    9515 W. Beckett Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53225
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    5201-5219 W. Howard Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53220-2066
    3 Units available
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    • $850
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    2716 W Oriole Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53209
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    3100 W. Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53210
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    3728 S. 43Rd St #16, Milwaukee, WI 53220
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    521 W. Lapham Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53202
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    • $620+
    • $800+
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    Vinebrook MIL Leads Template, Milwaukee, WI 11111
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    235 S. 2Nd Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    8 Units available
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    • $1,610+
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    4076 N 15Th St, Milwaukee, WI 53209
    1 Unit available
    • 4 BEDS
    • $1,615
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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 21 May 2022.

What are the best apartments in Milwaukee, WI?

The best apartments in Milwaukee, WI are: 904 E. Pearson, #122, Maxwell Lofts, Fond du Lac Center, Lisbon Terrace and William A. Passavant.

What is the average rent in Milwaukee, WI?

The average rent in Milwaukee, WI is $1,308. 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 $316 and $2,180. 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 $597 and $2,549. 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 $3,594. 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 $620 and $2,115. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Milwaukee, WI.

Renter's guide to Milwaukee, WI

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

Milwaukee, WI has a population of 594,548 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 308,467 of Milwaukee’s residents are women and 286,081 are men. The median age of those who live in Milwaukee, WI is 31.5.

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, February 2022 $1,308 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in Milwaukee, WI is $1,308.

Milwaukee, WI Apartment Rent Ranges

About 35% of apartment rents in Milwaukee, WI range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 18% of apartments. Around 30% of Milwaukee’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 6% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

Milwaukee, WI Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Feb / 2022
Milwaukee, WI $1,162 $1,178 $1,195 $1,185 $1,197 $1,210 $1,203 $1,198 $1,244 $1,291 $1,308
National $1,362 $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Milwaukee, WI is $1,308.

Living in Milwaukee, WI

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, WI

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.

Milwaukee, WI employment & economy

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

According to U.S. Census data, there are 230,086 households in Milwaukee, WI. 124,864 are family households and 105,222 are non-family households. There are 71,510 households with children in Milwaukee and 158,576 households without children. On average, about 2.51 people live in a household in Milwaukee, WI. The median income of a Milwaukee household living in Milwaukee is $41,838 per year. The median housing costs per month are $901.

Education in Milwaukee, WI

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

The level of education of the population of Milwaukee, WI is as follows: 5% have no high school education, 41% completed some high school, 25% partially completed college, 6% have an Associate Degree, 15% have a Bachelor Degree, and 7% have a Graduate Degree.

Tips for renting in Milwaukee, WI

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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