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
Meadow View Primary School (Waupun) Waupun School District public 394 Not Provided Meadow View Primary School GreatSchools Rating
Rock River Intermediate School (Waupun) Waupun School District public 578 Not Provided Rock River Intermediate School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
SAGES (Fox Lake) Waupun School District charter 110 Not Provided SAGES GreatSchools Rating
St John's Lutheran School (Fox Lake) private 0 Not Provided St John's Lutheran School GreatSchools Rating
Waupun Area Junior High School (Waupun) Waupun School District public 281 Not Provided Waupun Area Junior High School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Waupun Area Senior High School (Waupun) Waupun School District public 563 Not Provided Waupun Area Senior High School GreatSchools Rating
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Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 4,353 90,978 5,742,119
Total Households 1,169 34,234 2,299,100
Total Families 793 22,871 1,469,281
Population Density 96 6,362 446,124
Percent Male 64% 52% 50%
Percent Female 36% 48% 50%
White Collar Jobs 43% 46% 56%
Blue Collar Jobs 57% 54% 44%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Manufacturing 414
Transportation 372
Healthcare 257
Retail 202
Sales 188
Management 172
Natural Resources 170
Education 131
Construction 130
Agriculture 128

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 1,668 38,245 2,641,602
Owner Occupied Housing Units 927 24,892 1,547,197
Renter Occupied Housing Units 266 9,366 751,903
Vacant Housing Units 476 3,989 342,513
Occupancy Rate 71% 90% 87%
Vehicles Per Housing Unit 2 44 1,563

Commute Time To Work

  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 98 3,618 124,926
5 - 14 minutes 354 7,588 372,110
15 - 29 minutes 509 5,423 448,239
30 - 44 minutes 232 4,127 290,534
45-59 minutes 118 3,122 152,657
Over 60 minutes 151 2,215 85,646

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 415 7,634 347,427
High School Graduate 1,331 25,929 1,239,522
Some College 955 13,970 817,979
Associates Degree 232 6,405 390,482
Bachelors Degree 364 7,384 713,854
Graduate Degree 97 2,392 261,575

Education Attainment


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

Market Conditions for Fox Lake

Median Sale Price Graph

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in November was $311,000. The median sales price for homes in November rose by $154,750 compared to last month. This represents a 99.04% increase from October. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $149,300 representing a 92.33% year-over-year change.

Homes for Sale Graph

Homes for Sale

The inventory of homes for sale fell by 3 in November to 27. This represents 10% decrease from October when 30 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 27 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has did not change 0 representing a 0% 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 4 homes sold in November was the same as in October. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold increased by 2, a 100% 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 November (14) decreased by 3 days compared to October. This represents a 17.64% 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 253, a -94.75% 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 97.99% in November rose by 2.84% compared to October and increased 4.18% 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 November (2) fell by 4 compared to October, a 66.66% change. Compared to November 2018, the number of new listings decreased by 1, a -33.33% 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 November was $161,200. The median list price for homes in November fell by ($18,700) compared to last month. This represents a 10.39% decrease from October. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes increased $11,300 representing a 7.53% year-over-year increase.




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