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Brimming with small-town charm, Greendale’s village center, complete with a historic downtown and prominent green space, is listed on the National and State Registers of Historic Places. The village was originally built in 1936, as part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal, using the “garden city” model that created housing within walking distance of gardens, employment, shopping and a town center. The project left a downtown lined by more than 2 dozen shops, boutiques, restaurants and cafes, along with the Reiman Visitor Center. More than 40,000 flowers are planted along downtown streets during Springtime and historic tours are regularly offered. During Christmastime, more than 100,000 lights adorn downtown in celebration.
Greendale is conveniently located southwest of Milwaukee, close to Interstate 43 and Interstate 894. According to the 2010 census, 14,046 people, 6,075 households, and 4,016 families reside in the village. The median income for a household is $55,553, and the median income for a family is $65,071. The average value of an owner-occupied home is $216,100.
Newsweek named Greendale High School as one of America’s Best High Schools, according to its 2009 and 2010 rankings. While in 2007, Milwaukee Magazine ranked the Greendale School District as the best school system in the Milwaukee metropolitan area. About 40 percent of residents over the age of 25 have a bachelors’ degree or higher. The average commute time runs about 23 minutes. The median value of an owner-occupied home is $216,100.
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