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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to senior apartments. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 104 senior apartments in Milwaukee and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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McAuley Apartments

1018 E Knapp St, Milwaukee, WI 53202

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McAuley Apartments offer affordable housing apartments as well as market rate apartments. Located on Milwaukee’s Lower East side, McAuley Apartments is blocks away from Lake Michigan. The area provides seasonally changing scenery plus hiking and biking trails, tennis courts and all the city...

Cambridge Apartments

1831 N Cambridge Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202

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Brewery Point Apartments

1244 N 9th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233

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Brewery Point Apartments is a modern senior housing community located in the heart of downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin in Milwaukee County. Our convenient location in the downtown Milwaukee area means great views of the city skyline for our residents, and convenient accommodations for visiting...

Greenwich Park

2353 N Farwell Ave, Shorewood, WI 53211

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Thompson Meadows

3120 E. Norwich Avenue, Saint Francis, WI 53235

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Thompson Meadows is an apartment community designed for seniors 55 and older. We offer spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. We are located in a quiet area close to shopping. Heat, air conditioning and hot water are included in the rent. Pets are welcome. (Some restrictions do apply). Thompson...

Oaks Landing

1700 W Bender Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53209

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Oaks Landing features premier 55+ apartments in Glendale, WI for a maintenance-free lifestyle. Our beautifully designed one and two bedroom apartments offer a refined style priced at an attractive rate in your North Shore neighborhood.You will be impressed with our spacious floor plans, open...

Algonquin Manor

5005 W Bradley Road, Brown Deer, WI 53223

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Algonquin Manor is an independent senior living community which provides one and two bedroom apartment homes for seniors who are 55 and better. Algonquin contains 80 luxurious apartment homes ranging approximately 670 to 790 square feet for a one bedroom to approximately 950 to 1050 square feet...

Parkwood Highlands Apartments 55+

13800 West Park Central Blvd, New Berlin, WI 53151

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Parkwood Highlands is conveniently located in New Berlin, WI, and offers a variety of spacious one and two bedroom apartments and townhomes for Active Seniors age 55 or better with some reserved for moderate income seniors. Our community offers all the amenities of suburban living with the...

Highlands at Riverwalk Apartments 55+

10954 N. Cedarburg Rd, Mequon, WI 53092

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The Highlands at Riverwalk, conveniently located in Mequon, WI, offers multiple styles of spacious one and two bedroom apartments to Active Seniors age 55 or better. Our community lies in a beautiful park-like setting, with a walking path to the Milwaukee River. Enjoy the convenience of nearby...

Foresthill Highlands Apartments 55+

8930 W Highland Park Ave, #109, Franklin, WI 53132

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Foresthill Highlands is conveniently located in Franklin, WI, and offers a variety of spacious one and two bedroom apartments for Active Seniors age 55 or better with some reserved for moderate income seniors. Our community offers all the amenities of suburban living with the convenience of...

Highlands at Aero Park (Opening Summer 2021)

W197 N4848 Hickory St, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

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Those 55 and better are invited to embrace a more connected way of senior living at Highlands at Aero Park. From friendly neighbors to attentive team members, it’s our goal to create an independent senior community that you’re proud to call home.Located in the Village of Menomonee Falls and on...

Highlands at Wildwood Lake Apartments 55+

N77W17700 Lake Park Dr, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

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Highlands at Wildwood Lake is conveniently located in Menomonee Falls, WI, and offers a variety of spacious one and two bedroom apartments for Active Seniors age 55 or better. Our community offers all the amenities of suburban living with the convenience of on-site walking trails around our...

Brookfield Highlands Apartments 55+

20825 George Hunt Circle, #708, Waukesha, WI 53186

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Brookfield Highlands is conveniently located in Waukesha, WI, and offers a variety of spacious one and two bedroom apartments for Active Seniors age 55 or better. Our community offers all the amenities of suburban living with the convenience of on-site walking trails, nearby shopping and...

The Providence Place an IRC

815 Washington Street, Grafton, WI 53024

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The Providence Place is a new, independent senior living facility built on a six-acre parcel of land located at 815 Washington Avenue Grafton, WI. We invite you to call for a personal tour!

Maple Crest Apartments

922 Sunset Road, Port Washington, WI 53074

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Maple Crest Apartments are settled comfortably in Wisconsin's Ozaukee County - more specifically, Port Washington, WI. Many people are more familiar with Milwaukee however, which is approximately 25 miles south; Chicago, Illinois being approximately 110 miles south as well. Maple Crest is...

Springbrook Village

1101 Pine Street, Burlington, WI 53105

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Springbrook Village is a senior housing apartment complex community located in the lovely town of Burlington, WI in Racine and Walworth counties. This quaint town in southern Wisconsin used to be a village and is a great place for seniors to live. It also makes a great, quiet getaway for family...

Lakewood Tower

320 N. Milwaukee Ave, Lake Villa, IL 60046

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Welcome to Lakewood Tower Apartments where you will find a beautiful new apartment home for active adults 62 and better, at an affordable price. We offer senior living at its best; where our residents come first!Beautiful Lake Villa is the perfect location for your new apartment home. We are just...

Lakeland Apartments

45 Ernest Ave, Fox Lake, IL 60020

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Lilac Apartments

3 Lilac Avenue, Fox Lake, IL 60020

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We are a five story building with 105 apartments. 66-one bedroom and 39 two bedroom. We have five distinctive floor plans from 665 to 959 Square Feet of living space. Entire building conforms to ADA standards. We are conveniently located within easy walking distance to Shopping, Banking,...

Regency at Coles Park

1430 Renken Dr, North Chicago, IL 60064

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Learn More About Senior Apartments in Milwaukee, WI

Senior apartments are communities designed exclusively for residents 55+ and offer amenities similar to a typical apartment complex. These communities offer an easier lifestyle for older adults by taking care of tasks such as yard work and household repairs, but they typically provide limited organized social activities and few additional services compared to independent or assisted living options.


Cost of Senior Apartments in Milwaukee, WI

The median monthly cost for senior apartments in Milwaukee is about $852 in the city proper and $1,148 within the metropolitan area. When it comes to senior apartments, Milwaukee, WI offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.


Learn More About Milwaukee, WI

Cost of Living

A city on the western shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee combines waterfront views with active, constantly expanding nightlife and culture. Recently named the “Coolest City in the Midwest” by Vogue, Milwaukee cost of living remains low, despite recent bursts of urban development. All index scores are based on a scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax9091$1,06121.4% spend over 30% of their income on rent$115,152$38,289No estate tax or inheritance tax

Local Hospitals

The Milwaukee region has several highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the best in the area:

  • Mayo Clinic Health System Prairie du Chien – This Mayo Clinic location holds a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and was named Best Hospital statewide and regionally by U.S. News & World Report. Services include audiology, orthopedics, diabetes care, and cardiology.
  • Ascension St. Francis Hospital – This community is known for its Accredited Chest Pain Center and Certified Stroke Center. Other specialty areas encompass cancer care, orthopedics, and a 24/7-staffed emergency community. The hospital also emphasizes its large staff of more than 700 doctors.
  • ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital – This 262-bed community focuses on specialty areas like spine and nervous system care, cancer rehabilitation, stroke care, and heart and vascular treatment.

Weather and Climate

The climate of Milwaukee, WI is considered hot-summer humid continental. Residents can expect four distinct seasons, with warm summers and cold winters. On average, the humidity level for Milwaukee is 71%. This number peaks in December, with 75% humidity.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low71°F84°F (July)57°F (July)26°F37°F (December)16°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating48 (Good)63 in December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfall3”5” (June)45”

Demographics and Values

Milwaukee leans liberal, and has been a long-standing Democratic stronghold. The technology, healthcare, and brewing industries thrive within the city. Rockwell Automation, Aurora Sinai Medical Center, and Roundy’s — a subsidy of Kroger — have established themselves as leading employers. ManpowerGroup Global, a fortune 500 company and the third-largest staffing agency in the nation, is headquartered in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee is a majority-minority area with a rich, diverse cultural makeup. The city has a local chapter of the NAACP, as well as an involved and passionate Black Chamber of Commerce. Each year, the Bronzeville Week celebration pays homage to Black businesses and encourages community support. The Wisconsin Black Historical Society Museum chronicles the history and accomplishments of the city’s pivotal, Black leaders. The city’s Juneteenth festival stands out as one of the nation’s most exuberant.

Milwaukee’s South Side overflows with Latin restaurants, including specialties like Cuban and Peruvian cuisine. The Mexican Fiesta occurs annually over three days in August, bringing street food, mariachi bands, and traditional dancers. The Latino Arts program uplifts music, visual art, literature, and other works that reflect Hispanic culture. The Mexican Consulate dedicates itself to community outreach, health care, education, and financial services.

The Jewish Museum Milwaukee traces Jewish experiences and influences throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. The institution regularly hosts events to celebrate the Jewish community, including a Lunch & Learn book club series.

2016 Presidential Election Results for Milwaukee County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party65.48%28.58%5.93%

Population Statistics

PopulationPopulation densityPopulation trend590,0002,389 people per square mileShrinking at a rate of -0.32% since 2010

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3121%8%4%3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree30%24%8%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more4.3%38.8%18.4%0.6%<1%44.6%4%

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens3916

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans9%65%14%27%5%5%

Milwaukee is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry. The Advocate named Milwaukee “the most underappreciated gay Mecca in the U.S.,” backed by resources like the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center and Sanctuary Restaurants, a long list of eateries focused on creating a safe, affirming atmosphere. The Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival spans four days each year, while PrideFest packs three days of comedy, discussion, and rousing drag performances.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Milwaukee has been a leader in the craft beer and brewing industry since the 19th century. This tradition continues today, with both major beer companies — like Miller — and clusters of lively, independent gastropubs contributing to the beer lover’s paradise. Lakefront Brewery, one of the premiere producers of organic and gluten-free beer, presents waterfront views, in contrast to the landlocked, cobblestone locale of the Historic Pabst Brewery. This versatility transcends across Milwaukee’s many breweries, making for an eclectic tour.

Milwaukee derives much of its charm from its natural, lakeshore surroundings. The Milwaukee RiverWalk District, the city’s main pedestrian walkway, combines these gorgeous views with quirky, local commerce. The North Point Lighthouse is an iconic staple of Milwaukee architecture and sightseeing, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. Visitors can oversee a grand, panoramic expanse, as well as explore a maritime museum. Lake Park, Boerner Botanical Gardens, Mequon Nature Preserve, and many other wildlife havens ensure nature enthusiasts plenty to explore. The city has a notable, 185-acre Audubon Nature Center that strives to provide meaningful interaction with the environment.

Additionally, the city flaunts a renowned museum scene. The Milwaukee Art museum contains 31,000 works, with a focus on German Expressionism, Haitian art, and American art. Milwaukee Public Museum enriches visitors’ historical knowledge, displaying the largest-known dinosaur skull, and permanent exhibitions on Africa, Asia, Europe, the Arctic, Middle America, and the Costa Rican Rainforest. Among the city’s more off-the-wall treasures are the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum, the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts, and the Harley-Davidson Museum.

Transportation

Many people living in Milwaukee count walking among their primary modes of transportation, as the city ranks 13th most walkable in the nation. The 2-mile streetcar connects some of Milwaukee’s most popular neighborhoods, in addition to a more wide-ranging, ADA-accessible bus system. The Milwaukee Intermodal Station has 14 daily Amtrak departures, making for easy getaways to cities like Chicago and Minneapolis.

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