Money's list of America's best small towns


States
Top 100
Rank City Population
76 Germantown 19,400
4 Middleton 16,900
34 New Berlin 39,000
61 Pewaukee 13,100
78 Waunakee 11,100
Other cities
Rank City Population
  Allouez 14,900
  Ashwaubenon 17,300
  Beaver Dam 15,300
  Bellevue 14,100
  Brookfield 39,200
  Brown Deer 11,800
  Burlington 10,400
  Cudahy 18,600
  De Pere 22,700
  DeForest 8,900
  Elkhorn 9,100
  Fitchburg 23,200
  Fond du Lac 42,100
  Franklin 35,000
  Green Bay 100,800
  Greendale 14,000
  Greenfield 36,100
  Howard 16,400
  Kaukauna 15,200
  Kenosha 96,300
  Little Chute 11,100
  Madison 228,800
  Manitowoc 33,000
  Menasha 16,800
  Menomonee Falls 34,400
  Milwaukee 602,200
  Neenah 25,000
  Oak Creek 33,200
  Onalaska 16,600
  Oregon 9,200
  Pewaukee 8,900
  Pleasant Prairie 19,600
  Sheboygan 48,100
  Shorewood 13,500
  South Milwaukee 21,100
  St. Francis 9,100
  Stevens Point 24,800
  Stoughton 12,900
  Sun Prairie 27,800
  Sussex 10,100
  Two Rivers 11,800
  Verona 10,700
  Waupun 10,700
  Wausau 38,100
  Wauwatosa 45,500
  Weston 13,500
  Whitefish Bay 13,700
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