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Apartment Living in Wisconsin
Wisconsin, also known as the 'Badger State', is located in the north central part of the United States and covers more than 65,000 square miles. Ranked 20th in population in the U.S., Wisconsin is home to more than 5.6 million people. Wisconsin is the dairy capital of the United States and produces more milk and cheese than any other state. The state is also known as the 'Beer Capital' of the United States, as it is home to Miller, Sprecher and Leinenkugel breweries. With 15,000 lakes and more than 33,000 miles of rivers and streams, you will be able to enjoy the outdoors while living in Wisconsin. If you are a big football fan, check out the Green Bay Packers, who made it to the NFC Championship in 2007.
Wisconsin is a great place to work, as they have one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country. Not only is the Badger State a great place to work, but also a great place to live with one of the lowest cost of living indices in the country. Enjoy Wisconsin's largest city, Milwaukee, or move to your new apartment in the state capitol, Madison.
Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin and the 22nd largest city in the United States with a population of more than 600,000. Take in the view while living in Milwaukee as it is located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. Milwaukee used to be known only as a brewing and manufacturing powerhouse, but the city has recently taken steps to reshape its image. Many new attractions have been built in the city, including the Milwaukee Riverwalk, the Midwest Airlines Center, Miller Park and Pier Wisconsin. If you are a fan of motorcycles, then Milwaukee is the spot for you as it is home to the Harley Davidson Motor Company. With an average apartment in Milwaukee costing around $570 a month and the cost of living sitting at 16 percent below the national average, you are sure to find a great apartment.
Madison is the capital of Wisconsin and is home to 223,389 people. If you are looking to rent an apartment in Madison, you should be able to find an average place to live for around $775. The rent is a little higher in Madison, but with its well below average cost of living, you should be fine. The city surrounds Lake Monona, which allows residents of Madison to enjoy fishing, boating, water skiing and other water activities.
Green Bay Apartments
As the third largest city in Wisconsin, Green Bay is home to more than 100,000 people. If you are a Packers fan, Green Bay is the place for you to be. You can rent an apartment in Green Bay for an average of $600. If you have a family, Green Bay is ranked as one of the Top 50 Reader's Digest Best Places to Raise a Family. Green Bay was also awarded the title of All-America City two times, once in 1964 and again in 1999.