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Home Values in Milwaukee and Chicago

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Mid-point of Zestimate valuations for Milwaukee. Half the Zestimates are above this number and half are below it.
$94,500vs$186,600
1-Year Change+1.6%vs+8.8%
Median List Price$112,500vs$269,000
Median Sale Price$120,300vs$297,200
Milwaukee, WI tends to be less expensive for home buyers than Chicago, IL. During the last year, Milwaukee home values have risen by 1.6%, while Chicago home values have risen by 8.8%. The median sale price in Milwaukee is $120,300, but the median listing price was $112,500, a 6.9% increase. Meanwhile in Chicago, the median selling price is $297,200, and the starting price had a median of $269,000, a 10.5% increase.

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Milwaukee, WI

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Milwaukee is a city in Milwaukee county, WI with a population of 595,639. The median household income is $32,216.

Chicago, IL

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Chicago is a city in Cook county, IL with a population of 2,697,033. The median household income is $38,625.