The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Milwaukee, WI For 2021


We used science and data to determine which Milwaukee neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2021. This is our seventh time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Milwaukee.

Richest Neighborhoods In Milwaukee

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you'll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren't made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Milwaukee has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.6x the national median and household incomes are 1.53x the national median.

But where exactly in Milwaukee do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Historic Third Ward where the median income is a cool $84,391.

Here's a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Milwaukee out of 190 for 2021.

What's the richest neighborhood to live in Milwaukee for 2021? According to the most recent census data, Historic Third Ward looks to be the richest Milwaukee neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $722,842. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time -- if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Milwaukee. Once you're done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Milwaukee reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Milwaukee and the worst neighborhoods in Milwaukee. Or, for living around Milwaukee, out the best Milwaukee suburbs and the worst Milwaukee suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Milwaukee For 2021

Every city has it's best neighborhoods -- where everyone wants to live -- and the worst neighborhoods -- where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there's always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Milwaukee by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Historic Third Ward, was named the richest neighborhood in Milwaukee.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Lake Park.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Milwaukee ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Milwaukee For 2021

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Historic Third Ward $84,391
2 Mack Acres $81,583
3 Golden Gate $81,583
4 Mount Mary $72,966
5 Downer Woods $68,167
6 Schlitz Park $67,569
7 Morgan Heights $66,739
8 Alcott Park $66,739
9 Wedgewood $66,628
10 Copernicus Park $66,477
11 Northpoint $66,314
12 Mill Valley $66,250
13 College Heights $65,096
14 Goldman Park $65,040
15 Red Oak Heights $64,663
16 New Coeln $63,839
17 River Bend $63,660
18 Golden Valley $62,387
19 Fernwood $62,028
20 Riverton Heights $61,848
21 Washington Heights $61,358
22 Upper East Side $59,591
23 Cooper Park $59,550
24 Juneau Town $59,091
25 Maitland Park $58,898
26 Mitchell Field $58,649
27 Bay View $58,175
28 Fairview $58,151
29 Harder's Oaks $57,969
30 The Valley-Pigsville $57,860
31 Tippecanoe $57,484
32 Kops Park $56,854
33 Saveland Park $56,790
34 Green Moor $56,719
35 Park Knoll $55,972
36 Park Place $55,938
37 Calumet Farms $55,938
38 Clayton Crest $55,852
39 Gra-Ram $55,697
40 Woodland Court $55,123
41 Rolling Green $55,123
42 Town Of Lake $55,016
43 Valley Forge $54,318
44 White Manor $54,057
45 Bradley Estates $53,964
46 Lyons Park $53,157
47 Timmerman Airport $53,125
48 Pheasant Run $52,500
49 Honey Creek Parkway $51,484
50 Cannon Park $51,344
51 Menomonee River Parkway $50,938
52 Harbor View $50,644
53 Story Hill $50,608
54 Florist Highlands $50,590
55 Jackson Park $50,335
56 Melody View $50,208
57 Pollber Heights $50,208
58 Euclid Park $50,111
59 Long View $50,016
60 Murray Hill $49,929
61 Capitol Heights $49,878
62 West View $49,688
63 Hawthorne Glen $49,167
64 Wick Field $49,167
65 Brewer's Hill $48,704
66 Vogel Park $48,283
67 Nash Park $47,679
68 Granville Station $47,130
69 Morgandale $46,705
70 Bluemound Heights $46,598
71 Root Creek $46,307
72 Miller Valley $46,292
73 Menomonee River Hills $46,088
74 Lower East Side $45,767
75 Tripoli Park $45,050
76 Brown Deer Park $45,050
77 Kilbourn Town $45,010
78 Johnson's Woods $45,000
79 Jones' Island $44,868
80 Hawley Farms $44,212
81 Riverwest $43,872
82 Zoo $43,781
83 Southpoint $43,366
84 Holler Park $43,235
85 Little Menomonee Parkway $43,218
86 Fair Park $42,723
87 Castle Manor $42,218
88 Servite Woods $42,212
89 Enderis Park $42,110
90 Columbus Park $41,796
91 Layton Park $41,539
92 Honey Creek Manor $41,129
93 Land Bank $40,871
94 Grover Heights $40,833
95 Saint Amelian's $40,778
96 Menomonee River Hills East $40,500
97 Heritage Heights $40,313
98 Maple Tree $40,313
99 Ridgeview $39,890
100 Arlington Gardens $39,826
101 Highwood Estates $39,820
102 Burnham Park $39,637
103 Southgate $39,300
104 Sunset Heights $39,151
105 Timmerman West $38,872
106 Alverno $38,571
107 Lindsay Park $38,162
108 Yankee Hill $38,110
109 Grasslyn Manor $37,987
110 Mitchell West $37,754
111 Uptown $37,542
112 Grantosa $37,458
113 Polonia $36,874
114 Wyrick Park $36,686
115 Parkway Hills $36,420
116 Cambridge Heights $36,397
117 Town And Country Manor $36,243
118 Graceland $36,042
119 Saint Joseph $35,368
120 Hampton Heights $35,298
121 Lincoln Creek $34,958
122 Baran Park $34,879
123 Riverside Park $34,597
124 Silver Spring $34,350
125 Valhalla $34,173
126 Silver Swan $34,114
127 Dineen Park $33,841
128 Mcgovern Park $33,811
129 Wahl Park $33,543
130 Silver City $33,498
131 Lenox Heights $33,302
132 Triangle $33,206
133 Northridge $32,670
134 Lincoln Park $32,614
135 Rufus King $32,002
136 National Park $31,852
137 Forest Home Hills $31,816
138 Granville Woods $31,815
139 Whispering Hills $31,815
140 Freedom Village $31,815
141 Thurston Woods $31,541
142 Wilson Park $31,320
143 Menomonee River Valley $30,915
144 Mount Olivet $30,733
145 Fairfield $30,280
146 Brynwood $30,193
147 Havenwoods $30,000
148 Roosevelt Grove $29,979
149 Walnut Hill $29,564
150 Sherman Park $29,307
151 Estabrook Park $28,672
152 Walker's Point $28,660
153 Garden Homes $27,673
154 Martin Drive $27,296
155 Lincoln Village $27,275
156 North Meadows $27,050
157 North Granville $27,046
158 Dretzka Park $27,042
159 Old North Milwaukee $27,024
160 Midtown $26,767
161 Clock Tower Acres $26,556
162 Muskego Way $26,522
163 Historic Mitchell Street $25,922
164 Franklin Heights $25,840
165 Hilltop Parish $25,451
166 Washington Park $25,323
167 Concordia $25,198
168 Borchert Field $25,183
169 Williamsburg $24,766
170 Halyard Park $24,730
171 Triangle North $24,584
172 Park View $24,250
173 Arlington Heights $23,732
174 Clarke Square $23,453
175 Northridge Lakes $23,200
176 Metcalfe Park $22,064
177 North Division $22,031
178 Park West $21,585
179 Avenues West $20,784
180 Merrill Park $20,177
181 King Park $20,025
182 Harambee $19,812
183 Cold Spring Park $19,488
184 Marquette $18,860
185 Hillside $18,505
186 Haymarket $17,210
187 Veterans Affairs $13,349
188 Mitchell Park $13,349
189 Buchel Park $0
190 Lake Park $0

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

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