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 Test Score Rank
Beaver Dam High School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam School District Public 1052 15 BEAVER DAM HIGH SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Beaver Dam Middle School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam School District Public 752 13 BEAVER DAM MIDDLE SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Jefferson Elementary School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam School District Public 284 12 JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Lincoln Elementary School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam School District Public 222 12 LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Prairie View Elementary School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam School District Public 430 14 PRAIRIE VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
South Beaver Dam Elementary School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam School District Public 118 15 SOUTH BEAVER DAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Washington Elementary School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam School District Public 230 13 WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Wilson Elementary School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam School District Public 140 30 WILSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 22,963 89,519 5,852,878
Total Households 9,475 34,123 2,349,819
Total Families 6,006 23,278 1,516,725
Percent Male 49% 52% 50%
Percent Female 51% 48% 50%
White Collar Jobs 61% 55% 58%
Blue Collar Jobs 39% 45% 42%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Professional Services 2,473
Healthcare 2,386
Sales 1,444
Food 812
Transportation 689
Maintenance 676
Management 586
Manufacturing 577
Social Services 435
Construction 382

Male Female Breakdown

Population Age

White vs Blue Collar Jobs

Top Professions

Work Transportation Method

Household Income

Education Attainment

  City County State
Some High School 963 4,961 224,571
High School Graduate 6,524 25,847 1,256,597
Some College 3,054 13,888 833,955
Associates Degree 1,622 6,413 410,260
Bachelors Degree 1,933 7,272 747,113
Graduate Degree 1,050 3,065 384,121

Education Attainment


Market Conditions
Market Conditions for Beaver Dam - June 2020 | Shorewest Realtors®
June 2020

Market Conditions for Beaver Dam

Median Sale Price Graph

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in June was $180,000. The median sales price for homes in June rose by $58,200 compared to last month. This represents a 47.78% increase from May. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $42,000 representing a 30.43% 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 Graph

Homes for Sale

The inventory of homes for sale fell by 6 in June to 33. This represents 15.38% decrease from May when 39 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 49 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has fallen by 16 representing a -32.65% 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 Graph

Homes Sold

The 21 homes sold in June was 4 more than in May. This represents a 23.52% increase in sales from May. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold increased by 2, a 10.52% year-over-year increase.

Homes sold is the total count of properties in the market area that have had a closed sale during the specified month as reported in the MLS systems operating within the market area.

Average Days on Market Graph

Avg Days on Market

The average days on market for a home sold in June (34) decreased by 43 days compared to May. This represents a 55.84% 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 increased by 17, a 100% 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

Sale/List Price Ratio

The Sale/List Price Ratio of 97.76% in June rose by 3.24% compared to May and decreased 2.02% 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 Graph

New Homes

The number of homes listed in June (24) rose by 7 compared to May, a 41.17% change. Compared to June 2019, the number of new listings decreased by 2, a -7.69% 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 Graph

Median List Price

The median list price in June was $149,950. The median list price for homes in June fell by ($32,550) compared to last month. This represents a 17.83% decrease from May. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes decreased ($15,500) representing a -9.36% 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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