Beaver Dam, WI Real Estate

Beaver Dam Properties

Beaver Dam, Wisconsin is an up and coming community surrounded by three metropolitan areas in south central Wisconsin. Enjoy a small town atmosphere with Madison and Milwaukee nearby. The city has a 6,600 acre lake that offers many recreational opportunities. Populated by 15,266 people, the city is surrounded by farmlands. The downtown area is currently being renovated to attract more visitors and businesses. With a growing retail marketplace and progressive industrial development, Beaver Dam is an excellent city to become established.

Real Estate
The housing market in Beaver Dam provides an array of homes for sale. Houses on the market include Ranches, historic Victorians, classic brick Cape Cods and charming Arts & Crafts Mansions located on the Lakefront with spacious lots. Two-bedroom Condominiums are also a housing option in Beaver Dam. The average cost of a home in the area is $136,120 with the cost of living 17.49 percent lower than the U.S. average.

Amenities
Beaver Dam Lake is a main attraction in the city. Visitors of the lake can fish, swim, boat and water-ski in the lake. Speed-boating and sailing are recreations residents most enjoy. The sixteenth largest lake in Wisconsin, Beaver Dam Lake provides quality ice fishing during the winter months. Northern Pike, Pan Fish, Bass and Catfish are the catches that attract fishermen to the lake.

The city is home to the annual Dodge County Fair.  Residents and visitors can enjoy live music, food, beer tents and various events. A large demolition derby, farm tractor-pull and hobby stocks are featured events where locals and people from around the area participate.

The Beaver Dam Parks and Recreation Department maintains 19 public parks. The department organizes community activities year-round such as softball and basketball leagues, ice skating rinks, playground activities and day camps.

The Seippel Homestead and Center for the Arts hosts many plays and events for the community to enjoy. People from around the area can view productions from the community theater group. The center conducts workshops, classes and a variety of exhibits.

The Senior Citizen Center organizes activities, trips and classes. The center works with other public establishments to offer computer classes and workshops for senior citizens.

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Schools
  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Prairie View Elementary School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam Unified School District public 346 14 Prairie View Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
South Beaver Dam Elementary School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam Unified School District public 142 15 South Beaver Dam Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Washington Elementary School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam Unified School District public 295 14 Washington Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
St Katharine Drexel School (Beaver Dam) private 208 Not Provided St Katharine Drexel School GreatSchools Rating
St Stephens Lutheran School (Beaver Dam) private 0 Not Provided St Stephens Lutheran School GreatSchools Rating
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Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 22,491 91,257 5,687,217
Total Households 9,241 34,799 2,286,339
Total Families 5,821 23,631 1,476,860
Population Density 198 6,175 437,888
Percent Male 51% 53% 50%
Percent Female 49% 47% 50%
White Collar Jobs 54% 48% 55%
Blue Collar Jobs 46% 52% 45%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Healthcare 2,743
Manufacturing 2,415
Transportation 2,356
Retail 1,840
Sales 1,567
Management 1,270
Education 942
Information, Scientific and Technical 810
Arts and Media 783
Natural Resources 753

Male Female Breakdown

Population Age

White vs Blue Collar Jobs

Top Professions

Work Transportation Method

Household Income with Head of House hold under age of 25

Household Income with Head of House Hold between the ages of 25 and 44

Household Income with Head of House Hold between the ages of 45 and 64

Household Income with Head of Household over the age of 65

Housing Demographics

  City County State
Total Housing Units 10,051 38,135 2,620,437
Owner Occupied Housing Units 6,450 25,903 1,568,389
Renter Occupied Housing Units 2,791 8,895 717,965
Vacant Housing Units 803 3,316 334,086
Occupancy Rate 92% 91% 87%
Vehicles Per Housing Unit 2 44 1,560

Commute Time To Work

  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 848 3,540 128,186
5 - 14 minutes 4,226 9,509 376,498
15 - 29 minutes 3,266 7,339 445,761
30 - 44 minutes 1,302 4,449 288,738
45-59 minutes 676 2,815 143,851
Over 60 minutes 530 2,192 80,757

Total Housing Units

Housing By Occupant

Commute Time To Work

Monthly Rental Rates

Monthly Mortgage Costs

Age of Homeowners

Education Attainment

  City County State
Some High School 1,831 8,302 374,133
High School Graduate 5,822 25,791 1,258,952
Some College 3,445 14,164 808,107
Associates Degree 1,601 5,768 355,880
Bachelors Degree 1,972 7,177 663,912
Graduate Degree 997 2,416 243,031

Education Attainment


Market Conditions

Market Conditions for Beaver Dam

November 2016

Median Sale Price
$131,500

 DOWN -15.16%
vs. Month Ago
Homes for Sale


  %
vs. Month Ago
Homes Sold
15

 DOWN -11.76%
vs. Month Ago
Avg Days on Market
83

 DOWN -18.62%
vs. Month Ago

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in November was $131,500. The median sales price for homes in November fell by ($23,500) compared to last month. This represents a 15.16% decrease from October. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $10,500 representing a 8.67% year-over-year change.

The median sales price is the middle value of all sales occurring in the market during the past thirty days when you arrange these sales prices from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average as the median does not change as much as a result of a few unusually low or high sales prices.

Homes for Sale

The inventory of homes for sale remained level in November to . Compared to the same month last year when there were homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has did not change representing a % year-over-year change.

Homes for sale represents the number of active listings on the market during the specified month as reported in the MLS system operating within the market area.

Homes Sold

The inventory of homes for sale remained level in November to . Compared to the same month last year when there were homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has did not change representing a % year-over-year change.

Homes for sale represents the number of active listings on the market during the specified month as reported in the MLS system operating within the market area.

Avg Days on Market

The average days on market for a home sold in November (83) decreased by 19 days compared to October. This represents a 18.62% decrease in days on market for homes in the market from the previous month. Compared to the same month last year, the days on market for homes sold decreased by 3, a -3.48% year-over-year change.

Average Days on Market is the time period between the date when a home is listed for sale in an MLS system and the date it is sold.

Sale/List Price Ratio

The Sale/List Price Ratio of 96.25% in November rose by 2.99% compared to October and increased 11.8% compared to the same period last year.

Sale/List Price Ratio is the sale price of a listing divided by the original list price expressed as a percentage. The Sale/List Price Ratio for the market is determined by adding the Sale/List Price Ratio for each listing sold in the market during the month and dividing by the number of listings sold during the month.

New Homes

The number of homes listed in November (19) rose by 2 compared to October, a 11.76% change. Compared to November 2015, the number of new listings increased by 5, a 35.71% year-over-year change.

Newly Listed Homes are the total count of homes that have been listed within the market area during the most recent month, as reported in the MLS system(s) operating in the market area.

Median List Price Homes

The median list price in November was $124,900. The median list price for homes in November fell by ($5,000) compared to last month. This represents a 3.84% decrease from October. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes decreased ($5,000) representing a -3.84% year-over-year decrease.

The median list price is the middle value of all currently active listings as reported in the MLS systems in the market area when you arrange these list prices from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average as the median does not change as much as a result of the existence of a few unusually low or high list prices.




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