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Apartments for Rent in Wausau, WI
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    500-635 S 68Th Ave And 7005-7025 Highland Dr, Wausau, WI 54401
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    227502 Harrier Ave., Wausau, WI 54401
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    708 Fulton Street, Wausau, WI 54403
    1 BED $1,035
    2 BEDS $1,490
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    Riverview Subdivision, Wausau, WI 54401
    2 BEDS $1,400
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    1210 S. 11Th Ave, Wausau, WI 54401
    3 BEDS $1,450
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    130 School Street, Schofield, WI 54476
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    2 BEDS $516+
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    OWS-Blackberry Circle, Weston, WI 54476
    2 BEDS $1,400
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    8005 Birch Street, Weston, WI 54476
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    2 BEDS $1,674+
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    605 Eagles Nest Blvd, Rothschild, WI 54474
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    2 BEDS $973
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    10607 Tesch Ln., Rothschild, WI 54474
    1 BED $815
    2 BEDS $945
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    HPI-Scrub Hub And Self Storage, Rothschild, WI 54474
    Studio $55
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    OWS-Cedar Creek, Kronenwetter, WI 54455
    1 BED $850
    2 BEDS $1,000
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    OWS-Evergreen, Kronenwetter, WI 54455
    2 BEDS $1,200
    3 BEDS $1,400
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    OWS-Eva Luxury, Kronenwetter, WI 54455
    1 BED $950
    2 BEDS $1,400
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    2004 Webster Street, MERRILL, WI 54452
    2 BEDS $1,165
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    795 Glade Court, Kronenwetter, WI 54455
    2 BEDS $1,235
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    720 Greenway Court, Mosinee, WI 54455
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    2 BEDS $1,129
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Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Wausau, WI were last updated on 20 May 2024.

What are the best apartments in Wausau, WI?

The best apartments in Wausau, WI are: Eagle View Apartments, East High Apartments, Highland Spring Villas, Riverview Duplexes and 1210 S. 11th Ave.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wausau, WI is between $1,035 and $1,095. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Wausau, WI now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Wausau, WI is between $1,400 and $1,490. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Wausau, WI.

What type of rental buildings are in Wausau, WI?

In Wausau 42% of the housing is rented out compared to 58% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 12% of Wausau’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 59% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 28% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Wausau, WI?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Wausau are about 0 years old, on average. Of these, none have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 0 stories. About none of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, none are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Wausau, WI?

Rental apartments in Wausau come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 0% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 0% of all rentals in Wausau. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Wausau, WI

Wausau is a mid-sized city right at the edge of the Wisconsin River in central Wisconsin. The city is known as the home of one of the first ski areas in North America - the Granite Peak Ski Area, which opened on Rib Mountain in 1937. The mountain also includes an observation tower and trails. Local renters enjoy living in the city as there are outdoor activities for every season. Wausau is also home to different museums and art galleries, like the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Yawkey House Museum and the Woodson History Center. Along with the thriving arts scene, Wausau also offers entertaining festivals and events. Wausau has a cold and temperate climate, with long, wet, and warm summers and snowy, freezing and windy winters. Here, renters experience an average of 32 inches of rain, 56 inches of snow and 186 sunny days per year.

Renting in Wausau, WI

Renters in Wausau have access to 13 rental neighborhoods, with most areas having a dense, suburban feel. There are a lot of bars and parks in the rental areas, with most renters being families and young professionals. Some of the popular types of houses to rent include rental apartments, single-family homes, multifamily homes and condos, as well as new constructions. Renters usually look for homes with big lots, farms, corner lots and fenced yards. The most affordable homes for rent in the city are in the northern parts, while the most sought-after homes are in the northeastern parts. Notably, there are no laws limiting rent increases in Wausau, and landlords cannot terminate, fine or refuse to renew a lease with a renter for complaining about the rent. Additionally, renters have the right to request repairs from the landlord, like structural defects and hazards.

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Shopping in Wausau, WI

Wausau provides its renters with different shopping opportunities, including local gift shops, antique stores, and thrift and general stores. Renters usually shop at the largest shopping mall in the city (Washington Square) or commute to Rothschild to shop at Cedar Creek Mall. There are various grocery stores, too, including Pick 'n Save, Downtown Grocery, Festival Foods, Lamb's Fresh Market and Kohlman's Inc. The city is also home to a wide range of department stores, especially around Rib Mountain. These include Kohl's; T.J.Maxx; Bed Bath & Beyond; and Walmart Supercenter. The Wausau River District is the downtown area of the city with a wide range of shopping and dining opportunities.

Transportation in Wausau, WI

Wausau has very good walkability, so renters can accomplish most errands on foot. There are also many bike lanes in the city, and renters without a car can use public transportation. Specifically, the Wausau Transit Center provides Greyhound buses to renters in the city. Or, another form of public transportation is Metro Ride, which provides bus transit in seven routes of the city at 30-minute intervals. Elderly and disabled renters are also given a Reduced Fare Card by Metro Ride for a discounted fare. Finally, the nearest major airport to Wausau is the Central Wisconsin Airport, which is about 19 miles away.

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