Doing Business in Slinger

Considered a “best kept secret,”SE Wisconsin Map Slinger is a well-positioned community with quick connection to Milwaukee, Waukesha, and the Fox Valley. Known for a welcoming small-town atmosphere and unique recreational offerings such as Little Switzerland Ski Hill, the Ice Age Trail, Kettle Moraine Playhouse, Slinger Speedway, and scenic Kettle Moraine landscape. 

Choose Slinger for ease of doing business in a livable, growing community.

Slinger combines exceptional quality of life with the ease of doing business in a growing community. The Village is committed to successful infill development and redevelopment, as well as new planned growth. With new Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) Districts, a Downtown Redevelopment Plan, recent zoning ordinance updates, and a strong track record of being exceptionally good to work with, the Village is ready to welcome new businesses and development.

Slinger Quick Facts

  • Population: 6,500 (2023 Estimate)
  • 26.5% population growth over past decade
  • Low, low taxes. The Village’s 2023/2024 mill rate is a very favorable 5.68 per thousand.
  • Fastest growing community for net new construction in Washington County
  • Exceptional Schools - Slinger School District is among the top districts in the state as rated by numerous national publications
  • Efficient  government
  • Low crime rate
  • Strong local business base
  • Easy access to I-41, STH 175, STH 60, and STH 164
  • Tight-knit community fostered by longstanding local businesses, religious and service organizations, government leaders
  • Attractive homes and neighborhoods built into unique hillside and wooded setting
  • Small-town feeling and family-oriented community
  • Abundant recreation choices and programs, including hiking, skiing, youth sports programs, and auto racing
  • Beautiful setting in the Kettle Moraine area with its open spaces, trails, rolling hills, and scenic views


More about the Community

View the Village of Slinger Wide Open Opportunity/Small Town brochure.

See Slinger's The Future is Now spirit and the assets within the community.



Ready to invest in Slinger or want to learn more? Please contact:

Margaret Wilber

Village Administrator

(262) 644-5265 or