These Are The 10 Best Places In Wisconsin To Catch Pokemon


These are the cities and towns in Wisconsin where you have the best chance to catch ’em all, based on the data of where Pokemon are traditionally found.

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So, you want to catch ’em all, huh?

Pokemon Go has swept the nation, and the app has broken records for the most downloads in the first week of release. All over the country, people are swarming, gathering, and all around going nuts, playing this interactive game.

Since we’re a data analytics website, and because we’re often cited as the ‘go to’ place for regional infotainment, we thought it was our duty to be as helpful as we can for people in Wisconsin who want to have the inside scoop as to where they should go if they want to dominate this addicting game.

After analyzing every place in Wisconsin, here is our list of the best places to catch Pokemon in the Badger State:

  1. Elm Grove (Photos)
  2. Fox Point (Photos)
  3. Kimberly (Photos)
  4. Hales Corners
  5. Monona (Photos)
  6. Cottage Grove (Photos)
  7. Sturtevant (Photos)
  8. Slinger (Photos)
  9. Hobart (Photos)
  10. St. Francis (Photos)

As you might note, these are all smaller suburbs of major cities in Wisconsin. That’s because in smaller cities, there are a higher number of places per capita where Pokemon are traditionally found. Meaning you’ll find more Pokemon in a much smaller area. When you read the analysis below, this will all make sense. Trust us.

So, grab your avatars, cell phones, and your Poke Balls as we uncover the truly best places in Wisconsin in which to find the most Pokemon, based on data.

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How do you decide where the best place is to catch Pokemon?

In order to rank the best places in Wisconsin in which to catch ’em all, we had to determine which cities, towns and villages in Wisconsin have the most places to find Pokemon.

So we scraped the internet for those criteria, and it spit out the answer. Like magic.

How we crunched the numbers

We threw a lot of criteria at this one in order to get the best, most complete results possible. Using Google Maps, this is the criteria we used:

  • Number of parks per capita
  • Number of museums per capita
  • Number of churches per capita
  • Number of memorials and public gathering places per capita

If you’d like to see the complete list of cities, scroll to the bottom of this post to see a chart of the top cities.

Note: When measuring the locations listed above, we measured the locations within a short drive of the center of each place in Wisconsin.

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1. Elm Grove

Elm Grove, Wisconsin

Population: 5,985
Parks Per 1,000 People: 10.03
Museums Per 1,000 People: 2.84
Churches Per 1,000 People: 10.03
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 8.02

2. Fox Point

Fox Point, Wisconsin

Population: 6,695
Parks Per 1,000 People: 8.96
Museums Per 1,000 People: 2.84
Churches Per 1,000 People: 8.96
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 4.63

3. Kimberly

Kimberly, Wisconsin

Source: Public domain

Population: 6,590
Parks Per 1,000 People: 9.1
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.37
Churches Per 1,000 People: 9.1
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 3.95

4. Hales Corners


Population: 7,749
Parks Per 1,000 People: 7.74
Museums Per 1,000 People: 2.32
Churches Per 1,000 People: 7.74
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 5.29

5. Monona

Monona, Wisconsin

Population: 7,711
Parks Per 1,000 People: 7.78
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.69
Churches Per 1,000 People: 7.78
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 3.37

6. Cottage Grove

Cottage Grove, Wisconsin

Population: 6,533
Parks Per 1,000 People: 9.18
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.38
Churches Per 1,000 People: 9.03
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 2.45

7. Sturtevant

Sturtevant, Wisconsin

Population: 6,981
Parks Per 1,000 People: 8.45
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.29
Churches Per 1,000 People: 8.59
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 3.44

8. Slinger

Slinger, Wisconsin

Population: 5,131
Parks Per 1,000 People: 11.69
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.17
Churches Per 1,000 People: 11.69
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 1.75

9. Hobart

Hobart, Wisconsin

Population: 6,951
Parks Per 1,000 People: 8.63
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.44
Churches Per 1,000 People: 8.63
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 2.16

10. St. Francis

St. Francis, Wisconsin

Population: 9,488
Parks Per 1,000 People: 6.32
Museums Per 1,000 People: 2.0
Churches Per 1,000 People: 6.32
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 2.85

There You Have It

If you’re looking at communities in Wisconsin where you have a much higher chance of catching Pokemon, this is an accurate list.

If you’re also curious enough, here’s how the larger cities in Wisconsin with the most reliable locations to catch a Pokemon rank, according to science.

  1. Appleton (Photos)
  2. Racine (Photos)
  3. Kenosha (Photos)
  4. Waukesha (Photos)
  5. Green Bay (Photos)

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Detailed List Of The Best Places In Wisconsin To Catch Pokemon

Rank City Population
1 Elm Grove 5,985
2 Fox Point 6,695
3 Kimberly 6,590
4 Hales Corners 7,749
5 Monona 7,711
6 Cottage Grove 6,533
7 Sturtevant 6,981
8 Slinger 5,131
9 Hobart 6,951
10 St. Francis 9,488
11 Mcfarland 8,009
12 Oregon 9,629
13 Sheboygan Falls 7,796
14 Brown Deer 12,067
15 Lake Hallie 6,550
16 Delafield 7,136
17 Little Chute 10,520
18 Lake Geneva 7,693
19 Pewaukee 8,233
20 Milton 5,562
21 Pewaukee 8,233
22 Shorewood 13,245
23 North Fond Du Lac 5,000
24 Rothschild 5,279
25 Glendale 12,893
26 Jackson 6,773
27 Waterford 5,346
28 Verona 11,353
29 Whitefish Bay 14,132
30 Waunakee 12,613
31 Hartland 9,161
32 Twin Lakes 6,033
33 Berlin 5,451
34 Altoona 6,940
35 Cedarburg 11,485
36 Greendale 14,208
37 Sussex 10,632
38 Mukwonago 7,426
39 Suamico 11,621
40 Kronenwetter 7,330
41 Edgerton 5,478
42 Two Rivers 11,577
43 Prairie Du Chien 5,829
44 Allouez 13,948
45 Lake Mills 5,768
46 Oregon 9,629
47 Waupaca 6,016
48 Kaukauna 15,649
49 Deforest 9,232
50 Cudahy 18,321
51 Bellevue 14,936
52 Menasha 17,535
53 Jefferson 7,968
54 Mayville 5,086
55 Grafton 11,539
56 Middleton 18,185
57 Ashwaubenon 17,065
58 Elkhorn 10,020
59 Sturgeon Bay 9,093
60 Port Washington 11,401
61 South Milwaukee 21,210
62 Ripon 7,699
63 Richfield 11,365
64 Howard 18,313
65 Hudson 13,023
66 Richland Center 5,128
67 Delavan 8,467
68 Burlington 10,528
69 Columbus 5,014
70 Stoughton 12,886
71 Pleasant Prairie 20,015
72 New London 7,091
73 Neenah 25,697
74 Holmen 9,335
75 Chippewa Falls 13,803
76 Shawano 9,202
77 Onalaska 18,148
78 Merrill 9,491
79 Fitchburg 26,050
80 Evansville 5,089
81 Weston 14,937
82 Superior 26,932
83 Baraboo 12,046
84 Rice Lake 8,353
85 Fort Atkinson 12,436
86 Oconomowoc 15,990
87 Mequon 23,300
88 Greenfield 36,990
89 Plymouth 8,408
90 Hartford 14,251
91 Rhinelander 7,642
92 Plover 12,195
93 De Pere 24,216
94 Superior 26,932
95 Ashland 8,167
96 Mount Pleasant 26,220
97 Wauwatosa 46,838
98 Caledonia 24,689
99 Tomah 9,281
100 River Falls 15,050

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