Moving to Milwaukee

On the shore of Lake Michigan and in the heart of the Midwest, Milwaukee, Wisconsin harbors history and culture at the confluence of 3 rivers: Menomonee, Kinnickinnic, and Milwaukee. The 2 million residents in the Milwaukee metropolitan area are no strangers to two things: beer and cold weather. That's because Milwaukee, is the second-coldest large city by average temperature in the U.S., and has also held a brewing tradition since the 18th century, earning it the title of "Beer Capital of the World." If you can handle these two things, you’re ready for Milwaukee. Read up on some other facts if you’re moving to Milwaukee so you know what to expect and where to find the best Milwaukee apartments.

Milwaukee Neighborhoods

First occupied by Native Americans and then established as a trading post in 1785, Milwaukee is home to a rich history of multiculturalism and American settlement. Several neighborhoods hold this rich culture and have recently been revitalized, like the Historic Third Ward, the East Side, and Lincoln Village. For luxury apartments in Milwaukee, look toward Washington Heights on the lake.

Milwaukee Statistics

Luckily, if you’re on the move to Milwaukee, housing costs in the area are significantly lower than the national average. For those bringing along kids, Milwaukee is home to the largest independent school district in the state that hosts a variety of magnet schools. To learn more about statistics of the city, visit an online community information tool.

What to Do in Milwaukee

Historical sites, the beautiful bay of Milwaukee, and countless breweries make for plenty of entertainment in the area. For professional sports fans, you’ll also be welcomed by the Brewers, Bucks, and Admirals. The mild summers will lead you outside or to the water to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Looking for more apartments or entertainment in Milwaukee? Check out ApartmentSearch.com’s Milwaukee City Guide to get familiar with your new city.

Additional Resources

15 Tips for Apartment Hurricane Preparedness
Hurricanes can be devastating for you and your apartment. Here are 15 tips for apartment hurricane preparedness to help you stay safe, with ApartmentSearch.
4 Apartment Mold Symptoms That Should Worry You
Your apartment should be the place that refreshes your body and mind after a long day, not a place that makes you cough, sneeze, and wish you were somewhere else. Follow along as we outline the top apartment mold symptoms and the steps to take if you believe you're dealing with a mold problem.
Apartment Fire Safety 101: What to Do Before & After
Don't find yourself without the right information in an emergency like an apartment fire. Learn how to prepare, prevent, and act after an apartment fire.
Apartment Parking Safety & Etiquette Tips
Don’t let apartment parking ruin your day! Read these quick tips and tricks from ApartmentSearch to stay safe and stay respectful in the parking lot.
Apartment Rental Application Process
Don’t sweat the apartment rental application process. Follow these pointers and get the apartment of your dreams, with [SiteNameShort].
Apartment Safety and Security
Feel safe in your own apartment by following these tips on apartment safety and security from ApartmentSearch.com.
Show More
Apartment Staging Tips
Staging a model apartment for renters to tour? Use our quick and easy guide to home staging for potential new tenants.
Student Furniture Rental
Want to outfit your new ApartmentSearch.com apartment with stylish, affordable furniture? Learn more about CORT’s rental furniture options.
The Benefits of CORT Furniture Rental for Military Members
Are you a military service member moving to a new home? CORT Furniture Rental is easy & convenient. Learn more!
What Is the CORT Personal Service Guarantee?
Renting furniture for your apartment? Choose a company that respects its clients. CORT Furniture Rental is dedicated to upholding its Personal Service Guarantee.
Why Rent Furniture Instead of Buying New?
"What's the advantage of furniture rental vs. buying new? Here are some situations in which renting furniture may make more sense for you.
5 Tips for Moving Apartments with Kids
Moving apartments can be hectic and exhausting. Add kids to the process and you’ve officially got a zoo on your hands. Make your big move as painless as possible with these FIVE tips for moving with kids, from ApartmentSearch!
A Guide to Apartment Lease Types
Don't know what type of apartment lease you need? ApartmentSearch.com goes over the different types of apartment leases to help you decide.
Apartment vs House: Which Should I Rent?
If you’re weighing the pros and cons of apartments vs. houses, ApartmentSearch can help! We'll walk you through the pros and cons of renting a house or apartment when it comes to cost, maintenance, flexibility, amenities, and lifestyle so that you can make the best choice for you.
Checklist for Moving to Another Country
Moving internationally? From figuring out furniture to getting health insurance, here's what you need to know to make your move as simple as possible.
Choose the Best Movers
It doesn’t matter if you’re moving for the first time or hopefully the last; if you don’t plan accordingly, relocation can be a logistical nightmare.
For Renters: Tenant Rights & Natural Disasters
What rights do tenants have after a natural disaster like a hurricane or flood? Find out if you're still responsible for paying rent, how renters insurance comes into play, and how you can make your next best move (aka find an apartment) with help from ApartmentSearch.
Show More

More Like This

A Beginner’s Guide to Exploring New York City
Moving to New York City? Here’s our quick and easy guide to living, getting around, and having fun in the heart of the empire state.
A Beginner’s Guide to Oklahoma City, OK
Moving to Oklahoma City? Use our quick and easy guide to living, getting around, and having fun in this southern metropolis.
A Beginner’s Guide To Philadelphia, PA
Moving to Philadelphia? Use our quick and easy guide to living, getting around, and having fun in this historic city.
A Beginner’s Guide To Phoenix, AZ
Moving to Phoenix, AZ? Use our quick and easy guide to living, getting around, and having fun in this event-filled city.
A Beginner’s Guide to Pittsburgh, PA
Moving to Pittsburgh, PA? Use our quick and easy guide to finding an apartment, getting around, and having fun in this historic city.
Advice for Moving to Sacramento, California
Take the stress out of moving to Sacramento with this helpful moving guide. Get tips for renting an apartment in Sacramento, enjoying the city and more!
show more
Albuquerque, NM Moving Guide
Relocating to Albuquerque? Find everything you need to know about the city’s top neighborhoods, transportation, and attractions, with ApartmentSearch.
Apartments for Rent in Santa Fe, New Mexico
What’s it like to live in Santa Fe, New Mexico? Find the affordable Santa Fe apartment of your dreams in the “City Different,” with help from ApartmentSearch.
Baton Rouge Moving Guide
Make your Baton Rouge move easy. Start with this insider's guide to Baton Rouge, with info on the best Baton Rouge apartments, neighborhoods, and activities!
Best of Austin, Texas City Guide
Learn more about the great city of Austin, Texas before you move here. Find out about the best restaurants, parts of town, & apartments.
Birmingham, AL Moving Guide
Hey y'all! Moving to Birmingham, AL? Make your move easier. Check out ApartmentSearch's top tips for Birmingham apartments, entertainment, and transportation!
Charlotte, NC Moving Guide
Considering a move to Charlotte, NC? Here’s ApartmentSearch.com’s guide to Charlotte neighborhoods, transportation, and what to do in Charlotte.
Cleveland Moving Guide
Stop stressing about your move to Cleveland, and let ApartmentSearch.com help you with our Cleveland moving guide, tips and apartments.
Corpus Christi Moving Guide
Wanna live by the beach without high rent prices? Corpus Christi might be the town for you. Read our moving guide on what to know before you move to Corpus!
Destin Moving Guide
Relocating to Destin, Florida? Discover everything you need to know about the city’s top attractions and find apartments in Destin with ApartmentSearch.
Detroit Moving Guide
Detroit is making a cultural comeback, will you be there for it? Check out this moving guide to determine if Detroit is the right city for your next move.
Fort Myers Moving Guide
Wanna know if a move to Fort Myers is right for you? Read our Fort Myers moving guide before your move for tips on neighborhoods, transportation, and more.
Houston, TX Neighborhood Guide: Midtown
Moving to a Midtown Houston apartment? ApartmentSearch's guide walks you through Midtown’s best apartments, top attractions, cultural hotspots, and more!
Louisville KY Moving Guide
Thinking of moving to Louisville? Check out ApartmentSearch.com’s guide to Derby City’s neighborhoods, transportation, and what to do in Louisville.
Memphis, TN Moving Guide for Renters
Thinking of moving to Memphis? Make sure you’re ready to seize all the city has to offer! Read up on Memphis neighborhoods & attractions before you go.
Minneapolis Neighborhood Guide: Warehouse District
Want the best of Minneapolis? The Warehouse District neighborhood is your best bet. Check out the area’s best food, art, and more, from ApartmentSearch.
Minneapolis, MN Moving Guide for Renters
Wondering if Minneapolis, MN is right for you? Find the best neighborhood, transportation options, and attraction in Minneapolis before your move!
Mobile, AL Moving Guide for Renters
Moving to an apartment in Mobile, AL? Get your bearings ahead of time with a handy guide to neighborhoods, rent prices, and top things to do in Mobile, AL.
Moving to Atlanta, Georgia: Advice for Life in Atlanta
If you're planning a move to Atlanta, GA, use our handy guide to find the best neighborhoods, perfect apartment, and suggestions on what to do. Trust ApartmentSearch.com with your move!
Moving to Boston
Moving to a new city is stressful. That's why ApartmentSearch.com has created a Boston moving guide to help you find an apartment and new things to do.
Moving to Chicago: A City Guide
Make your move to Chicago an easier one with [SiteNameShort]'s help. Check out our Chicago city guide & list of Chicago apartments for rent.
Moving to Cincinnati
If you're planning a move to Cincinnati, then check out our guide and tips. ApartmentSearch.com will help you find the best Cincinnati apartment.
Moving to Columbus
Moving to Columbus, Ohio? Check ApartmentSearch.com's moving guide for help finding an apartment and more in your new city.
Moving to Dallas: A Relocation Guide
Moving can be stressful. That's why ApartmentSearch.com has created a Dallas, TX relocation guide to help you settle into a new apartment and city.
Moving to Denver
Learn about Denver, CO, one of the best cities in the West. Find the best restaurants, neighborhoods, & apartments in Denver with our moving guide.
Moving to El Paso
If El Paso is your next home, read information about sides of town, statistics, history and more from ApartmentSearch.com’s El Paso Moving Guide.
Moving to Fort Lauderdale
Moving to Fort Lauderdale? Find out the hot spots in town, statistics, and more from ApartmentSearch.com's Fort Lauderdale Moving Guide.
Moving to Fort Wayne
If you're moving to Fort Wayne, it's good to start learning about the city early. Check out ApartmentSearch.com's City Moving Guide to become acquainted.
Moving to Grand Rapids
Nervous about moving to Grand Rapids? ApartmentSearch.com can help: check out our City Moving Guide that will help ease you into your new environment.
Moving to Hartford
Moving to Hartford, CT? ApartmentSearch.com's Hartford Moving Guide tells you the neighborhoods and hottest places to help find your apartment in Hartford.
Moving to Houston
Making a move to Houston? Know the hot spots in food, entertainment and more before you get there from ApartmentSearch.com's Houston Moving Guide.
Moving to Indianapolis
Moving to Indianapolis? Get a brief intro with ApartmentSearch.com's City Guide, and look at our map that highlights the best apartments and places nearby.
Moving to Jacksonville
Moving shouldn't be stressful. That's why ApartmentSearch.com has created a Jacksonville, FL relocation guide to help you find an apartment and relocate.
Moving to Kansas City, MO
Make your move to Kansas City, MO easier with ApartmentSearch.com's help. Check out our Kansas City guide and list of top apartments for rent.
Moving to Knoxville
Are you making the move to Knoxville, TN? Learn about where to find the best apartments in Knoxville and pro tips to living there from ApartmentSearch.com.
Moving to Lansing
Are you moving to Lansing, MI? Learn about where to look for apartments in Lansing and more about the city from ApartmentSearch.com's moving guide.
Moving to Las Vegas
Moving to Las Vegas? Learn about the neighborhoods and things to do in Sin City before the move from ApartmentSearch.com's moving guide and city map.
Moving to Los Angeles
Take the stress out of moving to Los Angeles with this helpful moving guide. Get tips for renting an apartment in Los Angeles, enjoying the city and more!
Moving to Miami
Take the stress out of moving to Miami with this helpful moving guide. Get tips for renting an apartment in Miami, enjoying the city and more!
Moving to Music City? Nashville Moving Guide
Every day, 80 to 100 people move to Nashville, TN. Is it your turn? Learn more about the city's best neighborhoods and top attractions, with ApartmentSearch.
Moving to Omaha
Take the stress out of moving to Omaha with this helpful moving guide. Get tips for renting an apartment in Omaha, enjoying the city and more!
Moving to Orlando Guide
Finding an apartment in Orlando, Florida? Use the ApartmentSearch.com moving guide to learn where to live, how to travel, and what to do in The City Beautiful.
New Brunswick Moving Guide
Thinking of moving to New Brunswick, NJ? In ApartmentSearch’s New Brunswick moving guide, you’ll find intel on top neighborhoods, local attractions, and more!
Orange County Moving Guide
Moving to Orange County? Here’s our quick and easy guide to living, getting around, and having fun in the heart California.
San Antonio, Texas Moving Guide
Looking to relocate? Make the move to San Antonio, TX! For the best neighborhoods, transportation, and attractions, check out this guide from ApartmentSearch.
San Diego Moving Guide for Renters
Moving to San Diego? Here’s everything you need to know about the city’s top neighborhoods, transportation, and attractions, with ApartmentSearch.
San Francisco, CA Moving Guide
Relocating? San Francisco, CA is calling your name! Check out San Fran's best neighborhoods, transportation options, and top attractions, with ApartmentSearch.
St. Louis, Missouri Moving Guide
Wondering where to live, how to get around, and what to do in St. Louis, MO? Get the inside scoop with ApartmentSearch.com's handy moving guide!
The Renter's Salt Lake City Moving Guide
There's more to Salt Lake City than the Mormon Tabernacle. Discover everything the Crossroads of the West has to offer in ApartmentSearch's Salt Lake City Moving Guide, specially prepared for renters in search of the best Salt Lake City apartments. Learn about neighborhoods, things to do and more!
Washington D.C. Moving Guide
Relocating? Find out why Washington D.C. should be at the top of your list, then search for an apartment, with this ultimate guide from ApartmentSearch.