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Featured Apartments in Brookfield, WI
1 & 2 & 2+loft Bedroom Apartments some with dens in Brookfield, WI. Quiet resort like living in a residential neighborhood. Only minutes away from restaurants, shopping, grocery stores, theaters, and Froedtert/Medical College. Garage included with each apartment; so important for Wisconsin winters. Enjoy our indoor pool all year long. Our apartment homes feature a variety of spacious floor plans, with semi-private entrances and elevator serviced buildings. Come home today.
Brookfield WI, 53005
1 & 2 & 2+loft Bedroom Apartments, some with dens in Brookfield, WI. Quiet resort like living in a residential neighborhood. Only minutes away from restaurants, shopping, grocery stores, theaters & Froedtert/Medical College. Garage included with each apartment; so important for Wisconsin winters. Enjoy our indoor pool all year long. Our apartment homes feature a variety of spacious floor plans, some with semi-private entrances and elevator serviced buildings. Come home today.
Brookfield WI, 53005
Convenient to shops, restaurants and I94...Clubhouse with Pool, Fitness Center, Free Wireless, Golf Privileges...Covered parking included
Brookfield WI, 53005
The Town of Brookfield's Best Kept Secret...Minutes from I-94...
Brookfield WI, 53186
Convenient I-94 location. Condo style units. Private entry and attached garage.
Brookfield WI, 53045
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Overview of Brookfield
Brookfield, Wisconsin, lies just 12 miles west of Milwaukee. This modern suburb is home to 37,920 people, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Incorporated as a city on August 14, 1954, Brookfield is truly a relatively new town. Because of its modernity, it was designed to fit the trends of the 20th century, and includes all the convenience of a modern American suburb. Brookfield covers 27 miles in Waukesha County and boasts a fantastic quality of life.
According to the city's website, the "Brookfield Concept" has been the basis of urban planning throughout Brookfield. Based on substantial open space around structures, many Brookfield residents enjoy large lawns and vast amounts of personal space. Well-maintained neighborhoods are Brookfield's staple, and those looking for Brookfield apartments for rent will be pleased with the city's modern aesthetics. However, the emphasis on lawns and personal space is also due to the healthy ownership rates in Brookfield: 87.2 percent of homes in Brookfield are owner-occupied, so incoming renters will want to set aside a decent amount of search time in order to find the perfect home.
Living in Brookfield, WI
Brookfield is a great option for people from all walks of life and is particularly attractive to families. The median age in Brookfield is 46.7 years, and 75.5 percent of homes are occupied by families.
Brookfield residents take pride in their lawns, as does the city of Brookfield. Well-maintained city landscaping and 24 enjoyable park areas populate the city of Brookfield with flowers, wildlife and greenery. Brookfield is a family-friendly city, with an aquatic center, a senior center, a convenient public library and quiet streets. As with other modern suburbs, Brookfield offers a vast array of shopping opportunities, such as Brookfield Square mall.
Although many residents commute to Milwaukee as well as other suburbs, Brookfield boasts numerous employers. The city's population grows daily by 42.2 percent due to commuting; a rarity for a modern suburb. About 24 percent of residents live and work in Brookfield.
Brookfield Work and Study
Although there are no major colleges or universities located in Brookfield, numerous educational opportunities exist in nearby Waukesha and Milwaukee. Carroll University, Waukesha County Technical College, Marquette University and Milwaukee Area Technical College are all located within 10 miles of Brookfield.
According to the city of Brookfield's 2011 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in Brookfield are the Elmbrook school district, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, M&I Marshall & Ilsley Corp., FISERV, U.S. Bank and Pick'n Save. Many residents also commute to nearby areas for work.
Rentals in Brookfield, WI and Cost of Living
Those searching for Brookfield apartments will be happy to learn that the cost of living in Brookfield is close to the national average; Brookfield's cost of living index is 102.3 - just 2.3 percent above the national average. The median gross rent was $1,282 in 2010, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Incoming residents will want to factor in gas and driving costs, as Brookfield has a Walk Score of 35.
Brookfield Attractions and Special Events
Brookfield's public library hosts multiple events throughout the year, allowing residents to connect with friends and family. Children can frequent the Wirth Aquatic Center, and adults will enjoy Brookfield's numerous shopping opportunities.
Residents can also take advantage of nearby Milwaukee, which hosts numerous events and boasts multiple attractions. From recently constructed Miller Park, home of the Milwaukee Brewers, to the annual music festival Summerfest, Milwaukee boasts tons of fun and plentiful activities for the metro area's residents.
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