A Neighborhood Real Estate Guide to Muskego

Welcome to Muskego

About the Community


Known for the three beautiful lakes in the city, Muskego boasts countless outdoor recreational opportunities. The community is the fifth largest in Waukesha County, with a population of about 24,600 residents. Muskego is bordered by New Berlin to the north, Big Bend to the west, and Franklin to the east. Downtown Milwaukee is only a 25-minute drive away, while the drive to Lake Michigan is 35 minutes. In the past few years, Muskego has been considered one of the safest and most affordable cities in Wisconsin and one of the best to raise a family.

The name of Muskego is derived from the Potawatomi Indian word for sunfish, “Mus-kee-guaac.” The first Europeans arrived in the late 1820s and early 1830s and focused on agriculture because of the trading opportunities with Milwaukee. A plank road from Muskego to Milwaukee, followed by a trolley line, allowed for the farming industry to thrive. Today, there are many different industries and businesses in the area, such as manufacturing and retail. InPro Corporation is headquartered in Muskego.


Three gorgeous lakes, plus many tributaries, canals, and rivers, are found in Muskego. Big Muskego Lake (2,260 acres), Little Muskego Lake (506 acres), and Lake Denoon (162 acres) are perfect for boating, fishing, swimming, and much more. There are beaches and boat launches on these lakes as well. Twenty-five conservation sites are located in Muskego, covering over 500 acres of land. Muskego is recognized as a Bird City Wisconsin and a Tree City USA.

Muskego, Wisconsin is a charming community located just southwest of Milwaukee. With its beautiful parks, great schools, and friendly neighborhoods, Muskego offers residents a high quality of life. Homebuyers can choose from a variety of housing options, including spacious single-family homes, modern townhouses, and luxurious lakefront properties. Muskego is perfect for those who love the outdoors, with easy access to hiking trails, lakes, and parks. In addition, its proximity to Milwaukee provides residents with the best of both worlds, offering urban amenities while still enjoying a suburban lifestyle. Start your search for your dream home in Muskego today and discover all that this wonderful community has to offer.

Muskego Community Details




35.98 SQ MILES

Suburb of:

Waukesha County



2021 Muskego Median Income:


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Muskego Public Schools

School District of Muskego, WI 5-8

Bay Lane Middle School

School District of Muskego, WI 5-8

Lake Denoon Middle School

School District of Wind Lake, WI PK, K-4

Lakeview Elementary School

School District of Muskego, WI PK, K-4

Mill Valley Elementary School

School District of Muskego, WI PK, K-4

Muskego Elementary School

School District of Muskego, WI 9-12

Muskego High School

Muskego Private Schools

Private School Muskego, WI PK, K-8

St. Leonard School

Private School Muskego, WI PK, K-8

St. Paul's Lutheran School

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