Port Washington, WI Real Estate

Port Washington Homes for Sale

Port Washington, Wisconsin is located on the shore of Lake Michigan and 30-miles north of Milwaukee. Port Washington provides a historic setting, having the largest collection of pre-Civil War buildings in Wisconsin. With a breathtaking view of the downtown area, the city offers an atmosphere where residents can walk around and enjoy the sites. Placed in Ozaukee County, Port Washington is a city that residents feel at home.

Real Estate
Port Washington real estate offers an array of homes for sale. Houses on the market include three-bedroom homes with large city lots, renovated Ranches, gorgeous custom-built homes and Cape Cods with views of Lake Michigan.

Amenities
Port Washington offers plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy. There are self-guided walking tours, brewery tours, local specialty shops and fine dining. A farmers market is also an event that attracts people from around the area every Saturday during the summer season. The city is also near biking and hiking trails and nature centers for those interested in wildlife.

The city organizes festivals every year to celebrate its heritage. Port Fish Day celebrates the city’s fishing heritage and was established in 1964. Sparked by a parade, “Fish Day” hosts the “World’s Largest One-Day Outdoor Fish Fry” for the community to enjoy. The Maritime Heritage Festival is celebrated annually by the city. Maritime provides tall ship tours, food, artisans and live entertainment. Other festivals include the Lion’s Fest & Fish Derby and Port Washington Pirate Festival that residents can enjoy during the summer months.

There is also a charter fishing fleet for those who enjoy activities on the water. A beach north of the marina is open for swimmers during the summer. The area provides an indoor District Aquatic Center that offers programs during the winter months.

History
The first settler, Wooster Harrison arrived to the Port Washington area in 1835. Harrison and the first pioneers embraced the beautiful landscape that is shaped like the letter “U”. Harrison left the area and returned in 1843 and began to construct permanent improvements to the land. The area saw development of homes and communities and was incorporated in 1882.

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Schools
  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Dunwiddie Elementary School (Port Washington) Port Washington-Saukville School District public 478 18 Dunwiddie Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Saukville Elementary School (Saukville) Port Washington-Saukville School District public 269 15 Saukville Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Woodview Elementary School (Grafton) Grafton School District public 296 17 Woodview Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Grafton High School (Grafton) Grafton School District public 779 15 Grafton High School GreatSchools Rating
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Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 12,781 87,659 5,687,217
Total Households 5,160 34,542 2,286,339
Total Families 3,408 24,708 1,476,860
Population Density 389 3,055 437,888
Percent Male 51% 49% 50%
Percent Female 49% 51% 50%
White Collar Jobs 67% 69% 55%
Blue Collar Jobs 33% 31% 45%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Manufacturing 1,468
Healthcare 1,192
Management 1,063
Transportation 975
Retail 900
Sales 897
Information, Scientific and Technical 788
Arts and Media 722
Education 689
Professional Services 430

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 5,509 36,664 2,620,437
Owner Occupied Housing Units 3,405 27,252 1,568,389
Renter Occupied Housing Units 1,755 7,290 717,965
Vacant Housing Units 340 2,145 334,086
Occupancy Rate 94% 94% 87%
Vehicles Per Housing Unit 2 16 1,560

Commute Time To Work

  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 433 1,717 128,186
5 - 14 minutes 1,921 6,242 375,581
15 - 29 minutes 1,970 6,504 445,209
30 - 44 minutes 1,412 6,195 288,708
45-59 minutes 510 2,918 143,851
Over 60 minutes 226 1,056 80,737

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 559 2,446 374,133
High School Graduate 2,770 13,786 1,258,952
Some College 1,912 12,703 808,107
Associates Degree 741 5,092 355,880
Bachelors Degree 1,803 16,905 663,912
Graduate Degree 896 6,474 242,860

Education Attainment


Market Conditions

Market Conditions for Port Washington

November 2016

Median Sale Price
$235,000

 DOWN -5.62%
vs. Month Ago
Homes for Sale
46

 DOWN -20.68%
vs. Month Ago
Homes Sold
23

 DOWN -34.28%
vs. Month Ago
Avg Days on Market
507

 UP 127.35%
vs. Month Ago

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in November was $235,000. The median sales price for homes in November fell by ($14,000) compared to last month. This represents a 5.62% decrease from October. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $71,000 representing a 43.29% 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 fell by 12 in November to 46. This represents 20.68% decrease from October when 58 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 72 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has fallen by 26 representing a -36.11% 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 fell by 12 in November to 46. This represents 20.68% decrease from October when 58 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 72 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has fallen by 26 representing a -36.11% 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 (507) increased by 284 days compared to October. This represents a 127.35% increase 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 increased by 423, a 503.57% 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 96.07% in November rose by 1.91% compared to October and decreased 2.03% 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 (11) fell by 8 compared to October, a 42.1% change. Compared to November 2015, the number of new listings increased by 4, a 57.14% 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 $179,900. The median list price for homes in November fell by ($55,000) compared to last month. This represents a 23.41% decrease from October. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes decreased ($140,100) representing a -43.78% 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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