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Best Places To Live In Rochester, WI

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  • Rochester, WI
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 3,733
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • New Berlin, WI
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 39,807
  • A couple years back I was house hunting around the outskirts of Milwaukee. Some of the houses were located in New Berlin. I must say i loved the area! The community seemed buzzing and electric. People
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  • Muskego, WI
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,650
  • I lived in Muskego for several years. If I didn't have to move elsewhere due to work, I likely would have stayed there indefinitely. It's a small city that doesn't have a whole lot in terms of
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  • Hales Corners, WI
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,720
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  • Greendale, WI
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,303
  • After living in Greendale, WI with my family for just shy of 17 years I can very highly recommend life here. In my opinion it's one of the best areas in the state to live in. If I had one complaint it
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  • North Prairie, WI
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,391
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  • Franklin, WI
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 36,155
  • A couple years back i was house hunting in the areas just outside of Milwaukee. I work there and wanted a place out of the city to raise a family but close enough to commute. There was an open house that
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  • Wind Lake, WI
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,383
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  • Pleasant Prairie, WI
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,395
  • Found in Kenosha County, the village is sandwiched between Chicago and Milwaukee. Living in Pleasant Prairie is fun as it acts as an escape from the hustle and bustle of major cities. With a sparse
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  • Wales, WI
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,562
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  • Big Bend, WI
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,212
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  • Burlington, WI
  • 4.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,571
  • I call the town of Burlington, Wisconsin home and I enjoy living here. The population here is low and this is a very close community. The crime rate here overall is decent. Luckily we do not see many
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  • Lake Geneva, WI
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,754
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  • Waukesha, WI
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 72,016
  • The best part of my vacation to Waukesha, WI was that I found so many things for my entire family to do. This is usually a trying task for a mother of two pre-teens. I always loved visiting little known
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  • Mukwonago, WI
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,549
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  • Waterford, WI
  • 2.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,344
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  • Oak Creek, WI
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 35,218
  • I love living in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. This community of about 35,000 people continues to grow rapidly with each of the 22 distinctly named neighborhoods having its own flair. While most of the
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  • Dousman, WI
  • 22.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,493
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  • Fontana-on-Geneva Lake, WI
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,636
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  • Tichigan, WI
  • 5.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,459
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  • Eagle, WI
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,760
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  • Williams Bay, WI
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,605
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  • St. Francis, WI
  • 25.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,516
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  • Elkhorn, WI
  • 14.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,931
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  • Greenfield, WI
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 37,070
  • I’ve lived in Wisconsin for most of my adult life, and love to travel and explore what the state has to offer. The big thing about Greenfield that drew me in was the Boerner Botanical Gardens. I would
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  • East Troy, WI
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,293
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  • Antioch, IL
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,342
  • This town has growth issues. The people who grew up here with family ties don't want the town to grow and the new families that come in are looking for more Amenities, There is not much for the kids in
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  • Potter Lake, WI
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,169
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  • Silver Lake, WI
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,506
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  • Walworth, WI
  • 22.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,851
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  • Spring Grove, IL
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,578
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  • Bristol, WI
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,957
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  • Browns Lake, WI
  • 3.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,897
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  • Como, WI
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,443
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  • Paddock Lake, WI
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,015
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  • Genoa City, WI
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,023
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  • Powers Lake, WI
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,159
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  • Bohners Lake, WI
  • 7.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,195
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  • Cudahy, WI
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,321
  • Thankfully this town outside of Milwaukee has a large city to anchor it. In theory living in a place like Cudahy seems like it would be perfect for someone looking for a fresh start. Spending time on the
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  • Mount Pleasant, WI
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,237
  • Living in Mount Pleasant is a pretty great experience. I grew up in a rural community in Iowa: the town was so tiny the population was just a titch above 1,000. It was almost like I lived in the country.
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  • South Milwaukee, WI
  • 23.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,197
  • South Milwaukee, as the name implies, is a suburb located just south of Milwaukee. It has many walkways and paths throughout it's parks that attempt to promote a healthier lifestyle. The city is also
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  • Lake Catherine, IL
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,888
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  • Somers, WI
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,309
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  • Sturtevant, WI
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,961
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  • Twin Lakes, WI
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,059
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  • Delavan Lake, WI
  • 21.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,141
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  • Lauderdale Lakes, WI
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,137
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  • Sullivan, WI
  • 26 miles away (City)
  • Population: 714
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  • Eagle Lake, WI
  • 6.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,166
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  • Camp Lake, WI
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,175
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  • West Allis, WI
  • 22 miles away (City)
  • Population: 60,543
  • If you are an avid fan of clowns you will be sure to have a great time in West Allis. But if you want a little more excitement West Allis is probably not the best place for you to visit. I went to the

Listed above are the best places to live in Rochester, WI for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Rochester, WI, followed by the best places to live near Rochester, WI, sorted by Livability Score.

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