New Berlin 88 Exceptional
New Berlin Livability #12 ranked city in Wisconsin#482 ranked city in the USARanks better than 98% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ New Berlin Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D+ New Berlin Cost of Living Cost of living is 9% higher than Wisconsin
New Berlin
1044% more expensive than the US average
964% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
New Berlin cost of living
A+ New Berlin Crime Total crime is 39% lower than Wisconsin
Total crime
1,12456% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 8956% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
4%Year over year crime is up
New Berlin crime
B New Berlin Employment Household income is 42% higher than Wisconsin
Median household income
$77,79541% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$41,54639% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%60% lower than the US average
New Berlin employment
D+ New Berlin Housing Home value is 41% higher than Wisconsin
Median home value
$235,30027% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,11117% higher than the US average
Home ownership
77%20% higher than the US average
New Berlin real estate or New Berlin rentals
A+ New Berlin Schools HS graduation rate is 7% higher than Wisconsin
High school grad. rates
94%13% higher than the US average
School test scores
68%39% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
15:15% lower than the US average
New Berlin K-12 schools
A New Berlin User Ratings There are a total of 4 ratings in New Berlin
Overall user rating
83% 4 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
85% 3 total surveys
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      Living in New Berlin, WI

      New Berlin is a mid-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. The city has a population of 39,807 inhabitants. According to the most recent Census, 93% of New Berlin residents are White, 5% Asian and 1% Black. In New Berlin, there seems to be a shift in population towards an older age group. The average age of the population is now 48, which is significantly higher than the nation’s average. New Berlin is known to be family friendly as more than 89% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 69% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Without the right tools, moving to any new area can be very stressful and challenging. Living in New Berlin, Wisconsin could be a fulfilling experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, cost of living, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in New Berlin and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare New Berlin to Wisconsin and the national average.

      With a livability score of 80 out of 100, New Berlin is ranked #1,575 in the United States and #17 in Wisconsin. Based on this score, New Berlin would be considered a very livable city! New Berlin also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities, which is no small feat! If we dig a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that New Berlin has higher than average scores for the following: amenities (A+), crime (A+), education (A+) and employment (B). There is at least one category that did not score well in New Berlin. The following was graded with a disappointing score: cost of living (D) and weather (F).

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy New Berlin on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. New Berlin gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 33 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

      The average school test scores in New Berlin are 68%. This far exceeds the national average and ensures that this educational system will provide your children with the skills and the tools they need to thrive.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in New Berlin. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in New Berlin are affordable. The median home price for New Berlin homes is $235,300, which is 40.9% higher than the Wisconsin average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in New Berlin, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3, which is 3.2% lower than the Wisconsin average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the New Berlin area were 6.3% and 5 year appreciation rates were 4.5%.

      New Berlin transportation information

      StatisticNew BerlinWisconsinNational
      Average one way commute24min22min26min
      Workers who drive to work88.4%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool6.0%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.4%1.9%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.4%0.8%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.6%3.3%2.8%
      Working from home3.6%4.2%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (1)8354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (2)22711

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      Source: The New Berlin, WI data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).