Fox Lake, WI Real Estate

Fox Lake Homes for Sale

The city of Fox Lake, Wisconsin is a rural community in Dodge County. The city is located on the south shore of Fox Lake. Populated by 1,466 people, the city boasts a robust industrial market. The Fox Lake Industrial Park provides land for business development. The park is currently home to Electronic Components & Services, Inc., Jen-Ter Wire & Element Inc., Karavan Trailers and Knott Autoflex Kft. Serviced by US-41, Fox Lake is 81 miles from Milwaukee and 50 miles from Madison via US-151. The city provides affordable real estate opportunities with plenty of amenities.

Real Estate
There is an array of housing opportunities in the Fox Lake market. Homes for sale include starter homes, magnificent Waterfront properties, Farm houses with country living and beautifully remodeled Contemporaries. The average price of a home in Fox Lake is $120,130 with the cost of living 18.30 percent lower than the U.S. average.

Amenities
Fox Lake is a city with many recreational opportunities. Residents have the ability to enjoy fine dining, shopping and site seeing throughout the city. There is also fishing, hunting, and cross-country skiing for those who enjoy the outdoors.

As one of the top 10 fishing lakes in Wisconsin, Fox Lake offers an excellent body of water to catch fresh water fish. Fishermen have a mass amount of fish to catch including Northern Pike, Bass, Perch and Bluegills. Fishermen catch more than 700,000 fish, according to the city’s website. Fishing can be conducted year-round due to the installed aeration system. Swimming and boating are also enjoyed in the lake.

The Fox Lake Golf Club offers an 18-hole course that will challenge the most experienced golfers. The Wisconsin State Journal rated the course 4.5 out of 5 stars in 2006.

The Aquatic Center is the main attraction during the summer months. Both residents and non-residents can relax under a large umbrella area, bubble jets and a swirling slide. There is also a handicap accessible pool area.

The city maintains five parks that the whole family can enjoy. The parks that host main events annually are Adams Spring Park and Town Park. Adams Spring holds Bunny Berigan Jazz Jubilee that brings jazz bands from the Midwest and fans from around the world every May. Town Park has “Concerts in the Park”, which is a series of live music during the summer months.

History
Legend says that the name Fox Lake came from a lost trapper’s survival and eventual rescue by an old man from the Winnebago tribe named Big Fox (1880 Columbia County History; research compiled by Julie Fleming). Established in 1838, the city was the first settlement in Dodge County.

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Schools
  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
The School For Agricultural And Environmental Studies (Fox Lake) Waupun School District Public 105 7 THE SCHOOL FOR AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES GreatSchools Rating
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Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 4,010 89,519 5,852,878
Total Households 1,187 34,123 2,349,819
Total Families 787 23,278 1,516,725
Percent Male 65% 52% 50%
Percent Female 35% 48% 50%
White Collar Jobs 52% 55% 58%
Blue Collar Jobs 48% 45% 42%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Professional Services 109
Manufacturing 61
Maintenance 52
Food 50
Education 39
Sales 39
Construction 37
Healthcare 36
Management 30
Transportation 29

Male Female Breakdown

Population Age

White vs Blue Collar Jobs

Top Professions

Work Transportation Method

Household Income

Housing Demographics

  City County State
Total Housing Units
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Owner Occupied Housing Units 931 24,859 1,601,729
Renter Occupied Housing Units 256 9,264 748,090
Vacant Housing Units 409 3,031 311,518
Occupancy Rate 74% 89% 84%

Commute Time To Work

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  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 95 3,461 135,725
5 - 15 minutes 354 14,874 877,463
15 - 30 minutes 456 12,321 975,154
30 - 45 minutes 223 5,372 370,565
45-60 minutes 94 2,537 120,537
Over 60 minutes 96 2,234 113,603

Total Housing Units

Housing By Occupant

Commute Time To Work

Age of Homeowners

Education Attainment

  City County State
Some High School 344 4,961 224,571
High School Graduate 1,240 25,847 1,256,597
Some College 808 13,888 833,955
Associates Degree 269 6,413 410,260
Bachelors Degree 346 7,272 747,113
Graduate Degree 79 3,065 384,121

Education Attainment


Market Conditions
Market Conditions for Fox Lake - December 2019 | Shorewest Realtors®
December 2019

Market Conditions for Fox Lake

Median Sale Price Graph

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in December was $190,950. The median sales price for homes in December fell by ($120,050) compared to last month. This represents a 38.6% decrease from November. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $16,950 representing a 9.74% 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 3 in December to 24. This represents 11.11% decrease from November when 27 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 19 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has risen by 5 representing a 26.31% 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 2 homes sold in December was 2 less than in November. This represents a 50% decrease in sales from November. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold decreased by 5, a -71.42% year-over-year decrease.

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 December (131) increased by 117 days compared to November. This represents a 835.71% 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 decreased by 80, a -37.91% 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 91.22% in December fell by 6.9% compared to November and increased 2.99% 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 December (3) rose by 1 compared to November, a 50% change. Compared to December 2018, the number of new listings increased by 2, a 200% 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 December was $89,000. The median list price for homes in December fell by ($72,200) compared to last month. This represents a 44.78% decrease from November. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes increased $1,500 representing a 1.71% year-over-year increase.

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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