Rental market snapshot for Waukesha, Wisconsin

Waukesha, Wisconsin Rental Property Market Overview

The average rent for an apartment in Waukesha is $1,180. The cost of rent varies depending on several factors, including location, size, and quality.

The average rent has increased by 21.4% over the past year.

Waukesha is a city in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 70,718. The city is the county seat of Waukesha County. It is located approximately 30 miles (48 km) west of Milwaukee and is part of the Greater Milwaukee area.

Last Updated December 23, 2022

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Average monthly rent graph in Waukesha Wisconsin | Cost of Living

  • The most expensive ZIP Code in Waukesha is 53188 with an average price of $950
  • The cheapest ZIP Code in Waukesha is 53186 with an average price of $825

Waukesha ZIP Codes with the highest, most expensive rent

#zip codeaverage rent
153188$950
253186$885

Live near Waukesha, Wisconsin's Top Sights and Attractions

Frame Park is a beautiful park located on the Fox River. The park features a playground, picnic areas, a walking trail, and a gazebo.

Buchner Park is a beautiful park located on the shores of Pewaukee Lake. The park features a playground, picnic areas, a walking trail, and a beach.

Saratoga Park is a beautiful park located on the shores of Lake Michigan. The park features a variety of amenities including a playground, picnic areas, a walking trail, and a beach.

Horeb Springs Park is a beautiful park located on the edge of a lake. The park has a playground, a picnic area, and a walking trail.

Fox River Park is a large park located on the banks of the Fox River. The park features a variety of amenities including a playground, picnic areas, a walking/biking trail, and a fishing pier.

Riverwalk Corridor is a scenic walking and biking path along the Fox River in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The path is lined with trees and flowers, and offers views of the river and nearby bridges. There are also several benches along the path where visitors can sit and enjoy the view.

Minooka Park is a beautiful park located on the shores of Lake Michigan. The park features a variety of amenities including a playground, picnic areas, a walking trail, and a beach.

Heyer Park is a beautiful park located on the shores of Pewaukee Lake. The park features a playground, picnic areas, a walking trail, and a beach.

Waukesha, Wisconsin area median rent change by ZIP Code map

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How does Waukesha compare to other cities in Wisconsin ?

citymedian price
De Pere$1,145
Appleton$1,000
Madison$1,425
Menasha$795
Saint Francis$1,565
Racine$825
Beloit$775

Average household income in Waukesha area graph - US Census

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The median household income in Waukesha in 2021 was $65,688. This represents a 15.2% change from 2011 when the median was $57,001.

#categorypercent
0Less than $10,0003.4%
1$10,000 to $14,9994.0%
2$15,000 to $19,9993.5%
3$20,000 to $24,9994.2%
4$25,000 to $29,9993.7%
5$30,000 to $34,9996.4%
6$35,000 to $39,9995.2%
7$40,000 to $44,9995.0%
8$45,000 to $49,9993.0%
9$50,000 to $59,9997.7%
10$60,000 to $74,99910.2%
11$75,000 to $99,99914.7%
12$100,000 to $124,9999.4%
13$125,000 to $149,9996.6%
14$150,000 to $199,9998.1%
15$200,000 or more4.8%

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