Residents of this small, friendly community love that it's so close to big-city life. "It's easy to get out and have some fun," said village manager Michael Hall.
Many residents work in Milwaukee, which offers a mix of factory jobs at companies like Briggs & Stratton, Harley Davidson and Johnson Controls, as well as white collar work at insurer Northwestern Mutual and financial services firm BMO Harris.
Like many Midwestern towns, homes are very reasonable. A well-maintained three bedroom home can cost $125,000 or less.Subscribe to Money Magazine
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