Best Places to Live in Wisconsin

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Wisconsin by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Wisconsin is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Wisconsin has a population of 5,742,713 and a population density of 87.4. The capital city is Madison and the largest city in Wisconsin is Milwaukee. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1River Hills, WIPopulation: 1,54989C+A+A+A+A+A+D
2North Bay, WIPopulation: 29887BA+A+A+AAD
3Elmwood Park, WIPopulation: 51784AA+AAB+BD
4Whitefish Bay, WIPopulation: 14,06383A+DA+A+AAD
5Elm Grove, WIPopulation: 5,95882A+DA+A+AAD
6Reedsburg, WIPopulation: 9,22882A+ABACCA
7Maple Bluff, WIPopulation: 1,39282AFA+A+A+A+D
8Shorewood Hills, WIPopulation: 1,72081A+FB+A+A+A+D
9Menomonee Falls, WIPopulation: 35,59581A+CA+ABB+D
10Lauderdale Lakes, WIPopulation: 1,04581FA+A+A+B+B+D
11Cedarburg, WIPopulation: 11,42581A+CA+A+BB+F
12Bayside, WIPopulation: 4,42481ADA+A+AAD
13De Pere, WIPopulation: 23,79681A+AA+ABBF
14Combined Locks, WIPopulation: 3,31080B+AA+ABBF
15Port Washington, WIPopulation: 11,26180A+BA+ABBF
16Thiensville, WIPopulation: 3,23180ACA+ABB+D
17Muskego, WIPopulation: 24,11880AD+A+A+B+B+D
18Verona, WIPopulation: 10,63280A+D+AA+B+B+D
19Delafield, WIPopulation: 7,06080A+DAA+B+AD
20Wales, WIPopulation: 2,56280BD+A+A+B+B+D
21Onalaska, WIPopulation: 17,74080AAAABBD
22Oconomowoc, WIPopulation: 15,66780A+CAABB+D
23Wauwatosa, WIPopulation: 46,45780A+CBA+BB+D
24Appleton, WIPopulation: 72,57579A+A+BAC+C+F
25Fox Point, WIPopulation: 6,70379BDA+A+AAD
26Hartland, WIPopulation: 9,09279A+CA+ABB+D
27Middleton, WIPopulation: 17,58979A+D+AA+BB+D
28New Berlin, WIPopulation: 39,62179AD+AA+B+B+D
29Hortonville, WIPopulation: 2,69179BAA+ABC+F
30Waukesha, WIPopulation: 70,59379A+C+B+ABBD
31Waunakee, WIPopulation: 12,14279ADAA+B+AD
32Holmen, WIPopulation: 8,98279B+AAA+BBD
33Mequon, WIPopulation: 23,16479CDA+A+AAD
34Stockholm, WIPopulation: 7879CA+AB+BBD
35Sturgeon Bay, WIPopulation: 9,15779A+A+B+ACC+F
36French Island, WIPopulation: 4,33779AAAABC+D
37Platteville, WIPopulation: 11,17079A+AB+ACC+D
38Sheboygan Falls, WIPopulation: 7,75579B+AAABC+F
39Kaukauna, WIPopulation: 15,42279AA+AAC+C+F
40Mount Horeb, WIPopulation: 7,07079A+D+AABB+D
41Elkhorn, WIPopulation: 9,98379AB+AAC+BD
42Lake Mills, WIPopulation: 5,69579B+B+A+AC+BD
43Grafton, WIPopulation: 11,45779ACA+ABBF
44Neenah, WIPopulation: 25,52979A+A+B+AC+C+F
45Eau Claire, WIPopulation: 65,86079A+A+BACC+F
46Ashwaubenon, WIPopulation: 17,03979A+ABAC+C+F
47Oregon, WIPopulation: 9,26979ACAA+B+B+D
48Lannon, WIPopulation: 1,14779C+AA+AC+BD
49Potter Lake, WIPopulation: 1,17379FA+A+ABB+D
50Bloomer, WIPopulation: 3,53679AA+A+ACCF
51Howard, WIPopulation: 17,56479AAB+ABBF
52Evansville, WIPopulation: 4,99178B+B+AABBD
53Howards Grove, WIPopulation: 3,19078D+AA+A+BBF
54Dodgeville, WIPopulation: 4,67478B+AAAC+C+F
55Fort Atkinson, WIPopulation: 12,40178AAAB+C+C+D
56Hartford, WIPopulation: 14,10478ABAABBD
57West Bend, WIPopulation: 31,20078A+B+B+B+C+BD
58Johnson Creek, WIPopulation: 2,73478BBA+ABBD
59La Crosse, WIPopulation: 51,39878A+A+C+ACCD
60Ripon, WIPopulation: 7,70078A+A+AB+CCF
61Luxemburg, WIPopulation: 2,50678C+AA+B+BBF
62Brillion, WIPopulation: 3,17578C+A+A+ABCF
63Plymouth, WIPopulation: 8,41378AAAACC+F
64Columbus, WIPopulation: 4,97978AAB+AC+BD
65Pewaukee, WIPopulation: 13,27478BDA+A+B+B+D
66Viroqua, WIPopulation: 4,36378AA+AAD+CD
67Milton, WIPopulation: 5,53878AAB+B+C+C+D
68Winneconne, WIPopulation: 2,21778C+A+A+AC+C+F
69Mukwonago, WIPopulation: 7,28078ACAABB+D
70Waterford, WIPopulation: 5,30178B+C+AABBD
71Stevens Point, WIPopulation: 26,67378A+A+BACCF
72Shorewood, WIPopulation: 13,15478A+D+C+A+BB+D
73Hales Corners, WIPopulation: 7,69678A+CB+ABB+D
74Germantown, WIPopulation: 19,75678B+CAABB+D
75Chenequa, WIPopulation: 70878DFA+A+A+A+D
76Kimberly, WIPopulation: 6,50578AA+B+ACC+F
77Nashotah, WIPopulation: 1,58078D+DA+A+AAD
78McFarland, WIPopulation: 7,82778B+D+AAB+B+D
79Windsor, WIPopulation: 3,97978BD+A+AB+B+D
80Mayville, WIPopulation: 5,12878B+AA+BBC+D
81South Milwaukee, WIPopulation: 21,11978AABB+C+BD
82Kewaskum, WIPopulation: 3,98778BB+A+B+BBD
83Greenfield, WIPopulation: 36,65778A+BBAC+BD
84Okauchee Lake, WIPopulation: 4,69278CDA+A+B+AD
85Altoona, WIPopulation: 6,78078B+A+AACC+F
86Marshfield, WIPopulation: 18,65578A+A+AB+CCF
87Rosendale, WIPopulation: 93278D+AA+B+BC+F
88Sussex, WIPopulation: 10,48978B+D+AABB+D
89Little Chute, WIPopulation: 10,44778AAB+ABC+F
90St. Peter, WIPopulation: 1,32578C+CA+AB+B+F
91Wrightstown, WIPopulation: 2,84778CB+A+ABBF
92Menomonie, WIPopulation: 16,19277A+A+BB+CC+F
93Greendale, WIPopulation: 14,08577A+CBABBD
94Cambridge, WIPopulation: 1,32177CC+A+A+BBD
95West Salem, WIPopulation: 4,82077C+AAAC+C+D
96Sherwood, WIPopulation: 2,68277DC+A+A+ABF
97Stoughton, WIPopulation: 12,69577ACAABBD
98Richland Center, WIPopulation: 5,17377AA+A+B+CCF
99Kenosha, WIPopulation: 99,29777A+AC+BC+C+D
100Allouez, WIPopulation: 14,05677AAB+B+BC+F
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