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
Jefferson Elementary School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam Unified School District public 310 Not Provided Jefferson Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Lincoln Elementary School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam Unified School District public 230 Not Provided Lincoln Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Prairie View Elementary School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam Unified School District public 461 Not Provided Prairie View Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
South Beaver Dam Elementary School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam Unified School District public 149 Not Provided South Beaver Dam Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Washington Elementary School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam Unified School District public 286 Not Provided Washington Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Wilson Elementary School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam Unified School District public 348 Not Provided Wilson Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Beaver Dam Middle School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam Unified School District public 771 Not Provided Beaver Dam Middle School GreatSchools Rating
Randolph Elementary School (Randolph) Randolph School District public 379 Not Provided Randolph Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
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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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Beaver Dam High School (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam Unified School District public 1033 Not Provided Beaver Dam High School GreatSchools Rating
Don Smith Learning Academy (Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam Unified School District public 54 Not Provided Don Smith Learning Academy GreatSchools Rating
Randolph High School (Randolph) Randolph School District public 166 Not Provided Randolph High School GreatSchools Rating
Wayland Academy (Beaver Dam) private 177 Not Provided Wayland Academy GreatSchools Rating
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Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 22,650 90,978 5,742,119
Total Households 9,186 34,234 2,299,100
Total Families 5,661 22,871 1,469,281
Population Density 203 6,362 446,124
Percent Male 52% 52% 50%
Percent Female 48% 48% 50%
White Collar Jobs 49% 46% 56%
Blue Collar Jobs 52% 54% 44%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Manufacturing 2,966
Transportation 2,699
Healthcare 2,426
Retail 1,519
Sales 1,302
Management 1,178
Education 1,175
Information, Scientific and Technical 809
Arts and Media 749
Natural Resources 722

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 10,360 38,245 2,641,602
Owner Occupied Housing Units 6,267 24,892 1,547,197
Renter Occupied Housing Units 2,927 9,366 751,903
Vacant Housing Units 1,167 3,989 342,513
Occupancy Rate 89% 90% 87%
Vehicles Per Housing Unit 2 44 1,563

Commute Time To Work

  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 1,082 3,618 124,926
5 - 14 minutes 4,172 9,215 373,737
15 - 29 minutes 2,863 6,719 449,535
30 - 44 minutes 1,501 4,463 290,870
45-59 minutes 708 3,122 152,657
Over 60 minutes 609 2,273 85,704

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 1,812 7,634 347,427
High School Graduate 6,197 25,929 1,239,522
Some College 3,282 13,970 817,979
Associates Degree 1,558 6,405 390,482
Bachelors Degree 2,007 7,384 713,854
Graduate Degree 1,146 2,705 261,888

Education Attainment


Market Conditions
Market Conditions for Beaver Dam - September 2019 | Shorewest Realtors®
September 2019

Market Conditions for Beaver Dam

Median Sale Price Graph

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in September was $160,000. The median sales price for homes in September rose by $23,000 compared to last month. This represents a 16.78% increase from August. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $15,000 representing a 10.34% year-over-year change.

Homes for Sale Graph

Homes for Sale

The inventory of homes for sale remained level in September 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 Graph

Homes Sold

The 19 homes sold in September was 7 less than in August. This represents a 26.92% decrease in sales from August. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold increased by 4, a 26.66% 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 September (20) decreased by 21 days compared to August. This represents a 51.21% 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 4, a -16.66% 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 96.27% in September fell by 4.52% compared to August and decreased 0.2% 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 September (20) fell by 13 compared to August, a 39.39% change. Compared to September 2018, the number of new listings increased by 7, a 53.84% 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 September was $199,500. The median list price for homes in September rose by $38,500 compared to last month. This represents a 23.91% increase from August. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes decreased ($400) representing a -0.2% year-over-year decrease.




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