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Best Places To Live In Wausau, WI

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  • Wausau, WI
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 39,138
  • I grew up in Wausau, and I will say that it is definitely a good place to raise a family, has a lower cost of living, as well as a crime rate that is below average.Some of the city ordinances are
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score78
  • Rib Mountain, WI
  • 3.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,802
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  • Schofield, WI
  • 3.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,092
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  • Marathon City, WI
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,322
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  • Rothschild, WI
  • 6.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,307
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  • Maine, WI
  • 6.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,328
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  • Mosinee, WI
  • 11.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,023
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  • Kronenwetter, WI
  • 10.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,463
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  • Weston, WI
  • 6.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,989
  • Weston, Wisconsin is a very small suburban village located in Marathon County; the city only holds about 15,000 residents. It is obvious with such a small town everyone knows who's who. Job growth has
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  • Hatley, WI
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 473
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  • Edgar, WI
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,541
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  • Brokaw, WI
  • 4.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 237
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  • Knowlton, WI
  • 16.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 143
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  • Merrill, WI
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,354
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  • Fenwood, WI
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 131
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  • Elderon, WI
  • 22.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 301

Listed above are the best places to live in Wausau, 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 - Wausau, WI, followed by the best places to live near Wausau, WI, sorted by Livability Score.

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