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Wauwatosa is one of Wisconsin’s oldest towns and its character flows through its historic downtown, along its winding streets and into its craftsman and tudor-style homes. In addition to its small-town quaintness, Wauwatosa offers easy access to Interstate 94, and several shopping areas including Mayfair Mall. It’s home to the Milwaukee County’s Regional Medical Center, which includes the Medical College of Wisconsin, the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and Froedtert Hospital, one of two level-one trauma centers in the state.
Wauwatosa is known for several historically and architecturally significant buildings including the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Washington Highlands Historic District, a residential neighborhood designed in 1916, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. The Menomonee Valley provides easy-access to the Niagara Escarpment endowing the city with numerous cream-colored brick buildings and limestone foundations, enhancing its historic look.
As of the 2010 census, there were 46,396 people, 20,435 households, and 11,969 families residing in the city. Of the 20,435 households, 27.6 percent included children under the age of 18. As of 2010, median household income for a family is $67,133. The median value of an owner-occupied home is $229,300. Fifty-one percent of residents over the age of 25 have a bachelors’ degrees or higher. The average commute time runs about 19 minutes.
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This is a list of schools in the Wauwatosa area.
Here is a great resource to help with a list of great parks in Wauwatosa.
Hiking & Walking Trails
Here is a great list of trails in Wauwatosa for hiking and walking.
Resource for all great places to eat and drink in Wauwatosa.