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Overview of Brookfield

Well-known as an "Edge City" to Milwaukee, Brookfield is one of the best areas in Wisconsin to call home. Conveniently located along Interstate 94, the city is growing and thriving due to commercial and residential development. Add in the city's low tax rate and safe neighborhoods and you have a community that is drawing many people into Brookfield apartments for rent. Although the city's population is around 38,000, according to a U.S. Census estimate, the daytime population of the city is closer to 80,000 due to many business opportunities for people living in Brookfield apartments, according to the city's official website.

Living in Brookfield

The city prides itself on its Independence Day celebration and excellent parks and recreation. Brookfield boasts more than 1,000 acres of green space, including a skateboard park, art aquatic center, hiking trails, several courts for various sports, skating rinks and ponds and playgrounds for residents in Brookfield apartments for rent. Brookfield is also home to the Harley Davidson Museum, the Wilson Center and seven golf courses. You can even jet ski on Lake Michigan if you choose to move into apartments in Brookfield. If that isn't enough, you can also enjoy a Milwaukee Brewers game here at Miller Park, which is located in Brookfield.

Brookfield Apartments and Cost of Living

Brookfield is one of the best places in the Milwaukee metropolitan area to live, and the cost of living is just one of the many reasons why. According to City-Data, the overall index is close to the rate for many other cities in the United States, meaning that you can live in Brookfield apartments for rent affordably. However, apartments in Brookfield are especially attractive to many people in the Milwaukee area because the median household income is on the rise, and is currently more than $33,000 more than the average Wisconsinite.

Brookfield Work and Study

Some of the most popular industries for people looking into apartments for rent in Brookfield are in finance, insurance, real estate, manufacturing, service and retail/wholesale, so the opportunities for work are diverse and growing here. Some notable companies in the area include Milwaukee Electric Tool, Lemberg Electric, APS Healthcare, Travelers Insurance and North Shore Bank. Some of the most popular colleges and universities in the area include Alverno College, Cardinal Stritch University, Carroll University, Mount Mary University, Ottawa University, Marquette University and the Milwaukee School of Engineering, so there are plenty of options for earning a degree in Brookfield as well.