The Best Milwaukee Suburbs and Neighborhoods to Call Home in 2021

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Discover comfort and charm when you settle into one of the many fantastic suburbs surrounding Milwaukee. There is so much that awaits, from suave living communities to vibrant culture, great food, and fabulous shopping. Here are some of the best places to live around Milwaukee.


Brookfield is a beautiful suburb located close to downtown Milwaukee that ranks among some of the best in Wisconsin. It's full of great neighborhoods with an average cost per square foot of $150, making it one of the most in-demand neighborhoods in the area. The Linx Club at Brookfield Hills, a Wimmer Communities property, features modern amenities, from in-unit laundry to brand new kitchen utilities.

Menomonee Falls

Menomonee Falls is another quaint suburb located about 25 minutes away from Milwaukee's downtown area. It boasts a rich history, architectural beauty, and countless historical landmarks.  It also has close proximity to nature trails and parks, making it popular for those who enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, biking, and more. Menomonee Falls is also one of the safest suburbs in Milwaukee County.

Oak Creek

Oak Creek is a suburban Milwaukee neighborhood with a population of 2,382. It is located on the west side of Milwaukee County and has an average lot size of half an acre. Oak Creek has some great housing options for all budgets and some great attractions as well. It's worth checking out if you're looking to rent a new apartment this year! Oak Creek is considered another of the safest communities in Milwaukee.