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Apartments for Rent in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
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    1303 N 10Th St, Milwaukee, WI 53205
    Studio $1,234+
    1 BED $1,486+
    2+ BEDS $2,047+
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    720 N Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53203
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    1 BED $1,435+
    2 BEDS $1,460
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    227 N Water Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    1 BED $1,900
    2 BEDS $2,600
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    630 N Vel R. Phillips Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203
    1 BED $1,605
    2 BEDS $2,075+
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    Vinebrook MIL Leads Template, Milwaukee, WI 11111
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    725 N Plankinton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203
    Studio $1,350
    1 BED $1,575
    2 BEDS $2,295
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    901 West Winnebago, Milwaukee, WI 53205
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    1 BED $957
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    1244 North 9Th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53205
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    1 BED $482
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    903 E Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    Studio $895+
    1 BED $995+
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    1437 N Jefferson St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    Studio $1,616+
    1 BED $1,483+
    2 BEDS $2,376+
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    214 E Florida Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204
    Studio $1,377+
    1 BED $1,256+
    2 BEDS $1,495+
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    1512-1514 N Jackson St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    2 BEDS $1,225
    3 BEDS $2,100
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    1512-1514 N Jackson St, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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    1601 N Jackson Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    Studio $1,220
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    120 E. National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203
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    1437 N. PROSPECT AVENUE, MILWAUKEE, WI 53202
    2 BEDS $1,995
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    1818 N. Commerce St, Milwaukee, WI 53212
    1 BED $1,741
    2 BEDS $1,855
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    1785 North Water Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    Studio $1,864+
    1 BED $1,718+
    2+ BEDS $2,462+
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    711-825 North 16Th St., Milwaukee, WI 53233
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    704 W. National Avenue, Miwaukee, WI 53204
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    1701 N. Humboldt, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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    1887 N. Water Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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    1910 N Water Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    Studio $1,250+
    1 BED $1,526
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    1424 North 17Th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53205
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    3 BEDS $1,222
    4 BEDS $1,328
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    1743 N Cambridge Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202
    Studio $970+
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Average rent in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

$1,656/mo Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent for an apartment in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI is around $1,656.

Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI apartment rent ranges

A share of 3% of apartments in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI have the cheapest rents between $501-$700. Around 32% of rentals are in the most expensive price range of $1,501-$2,000. Around 17% of Downtown Milwaukee’s apartments have monthly rents between $701-$1,000. There are 26% of apartments with rents between $1,001-$1,500.

Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI rent trends

Getting around in Downtown Milwaukee, WI

96 /100
Walker's Paradise
74 /100
Excellent Transit
82 /100
Very Bikeable
Walk Score®: 96, Transit Score®: 74, Bike Score®: 82

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI were last updated on 12 Jul 2024.

What are the best apartments in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI?

The best apartments in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI are: Vim Vigor Lofts, Grand Wisconsin, Grand Riverside, Boston Lofts and Vinebrook MIL Leads Template.

What is the average rent in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI?

The average rent in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI is $1,656. Start your search for apartments in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI now.

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

The price range for a studio apartment in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI is between $1,350 and $2,407. View all studio apartments in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI is between $482 and $2,521. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI is between $957 and $3,095. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI is between $957 and $4,702. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

What type of rental buildings are in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI?

In Downtown Milwaukee 82% of the housing is rented out compared to 18% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 52% of Downtown Milwaukee’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 45% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 2% are single-family rentals.

Living in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

With the Milwaukee River to the east; I-43 to the west; interstates 794 and 94 to the south; and Walnut Street to the north, downtown Milwaukee is a variety of mixed-use commercial and residential spaces with competitively priced rentals. For instance, located between the Milwaukee River and Milwaukee Bay, renters in East Town enjoy a restaurant and shopping district, while renting in Westown is considered the entertainment district, and the Historic Third Ward (slightly south of East Town) is a series of former industrial warehouses converted into trendy shops, galleries and places to eat. Notably, renters in downtown Milwaukee are serviced by Golda Meir School, Rufus International Middle School, Shalom High School, Riverside University High School and other learning institutions. The rentals in downtown Milwaukee are also just minutes from Aurora Hospital.

Renting in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

From the Betty Brinn's Children's Museum and Discovery World to the Grohmann Museum and Harley-Davidson Museum, many attractions are located just a short distance from the apartment rentals in downtown Milwaukee. Here, the historical houses for rent may have a "Cream City" architectural style in which a faded yellow appearance is caused by the use of native Milwaukee clay. However, most of the downtown Milwaukee rentals were built more recently and have a more modern or contemporary architecture. While some of the larger houses have been converted into apartment rentals with one to three bedrooms, there are also many more luxury apartments in Milwaukee with the same number of bedrooms and scenic views overlooking the water. There's also a small number of townhouses for rent near East Town with two to four bedrooms and contemporary architecture.

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Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI demographics

  • 9,372Total Population
  • 4,361 Female
    5,011 Male
  • 28.3Median Age

In total, Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI has 9,372 residents, 4,361 women and 5,011 men, per U.S. Census recent estimates. Statistics show that the median age of Downtown Milwaukee’s population is 28.3.

Amenities in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

The rentals in downtown Milwaukee are within walking distance of almost every local attraction, restaurant and independent grocery store available. To that end, the Milwaukee Public Library - built in the late 1800s - offers renters tours, as well as special events, and can be found next to the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library. Or, nearby parks when renting in downtown Milwaukee include Norris Park and Zeidler Union Square (which has a farmers' market every week). Otherwise, renters go to The United Neighborhood Centers to work on local clean-up programs, employment initiatives, and other culturally enriching events and volunteer work. Renters also enjoy going to The Avenue MKE, which is a three-story shopping mall with restaurants. There's also Access Boutique, Museum Marketplace and, for Milwaukee-themed clothing, renters go shopping at Urban Milwaukee: The Store.

Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI households

  • 1,012 Family
    4,496 Non-family
  • 231 Children
    5,277 No Children
  • 5,508Total Number of Households
  • 1.47Average People Per Household
  • $58,356Median Household Income

There is a total of 5,508 households in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI. Of these, 231 have children and 5,277 are without children. Per Census Bureau’s most current estimates, 1,012 family households and 4,496 non-family households live in this area. The size of a household in Downtown Milwaukee is 1.47 people, on average. The median household annual income in Downtown Milwaukee equals $58,356, and the monthly housing costs equal $1,192.

Transportation in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

When renting in downtown Milwaukee, public transportation is made easy. Specifically, The Hop Streetcar takes renters to East Town, Westown, the Historic Third Ward and Lower East Side. Similarly, the Milwaukee County Transit System has four bus routes that take renters through downtown Milwaukee - BlueLine, GoldLine, GreenLine, PurpleLine and RedLine. Or, the Downtown Skywalk System is a nearly two-mile stretch of aerial pedestrian walkways that take renters to all of the major downtown areas. And, Bublr Bikes has kiosks for bike rentals. Finally, the closest major airport when renting in downtown Milwaukee is General Mitchell International Airport, which is 10 miles south via I-43.

Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI education statistics

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 1% of the population in Downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI have no high school education, 17% went to high-school, and 16% have partially completed college. Moreover, 5% of the population hold an Associate Degree, 38% hold a Bachelor Degree, and 22% hold a Graduate Degree.

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