Fort Atkinson, WI Real Estate

With a population of 11,966, Fort Atkinson has a small town atmosphere with various amenities and progress, and is located with easy access to Madison, Milwaukee and Chicago. The community is located in southeastern Wisconsin and is surrounded by country roads. Set against the scenic background of the Rock and Bark Rivers that lead to Lake Koshkonong, Fort Atkinson offers a broad range of leisure opportunities.

The Fort Atkinson area has a mixture of residential homes for sale. The historic part of town offers homes ranging from $60,000 – $140,000 and is constructed in the downtown area. The newer homes are range from $180,000 – $250,000, and are located on the outskirts of town.

Koshkonong Estates is one of the newly developed subdivisions with lots for sale ranging from $45,000 – $60,000. The Koshkonong Estates is located at the edge of town and very close to the Highway 26 bypass. Another subdivision would be Twin Knolls that has an average price of $42,000. Highland Heights is another new development that offers single-family homes with a few condominiums. There’s also the Lexington Heights neighborhood that has homes priced from $55,000 and up. These houses are half duplexes that are about five years old. They are all ranch units with either one or two-car attached garages.

Lake homes, which are located on the shores of Lake Koshkonong, are very popular for those who want to vacation year round and take part in all of the lake activities. The price range for lake homes is from $160,000 to more than $500,000.

Condominiums are an affordable option that are selling from $110,000 – $185,000.

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There are many recreational opportunities offered in the Fort Atkinson area. From water sports to a nice night out on the town, Fort Atkinson provides it all. The downtown district offers shopping, restaurants and a few pubs to enjoy. The district has a newly constructed Riverwalk that provides a picturesque scene along the river.

Those who are looking for fishing and boating outings can follow the Bark and Rock Rivers to Lake Koshkonong. Residents and bikers can take pleasure in the new trails that lead through downtown Fort Atkinson. During the winter months, the trails can be used for cross-country skiing and snow shoeing.

Area golf courses offer a unique and challenging experience to beginners and veterans of the game. Koshkonong Mounds Golf Course is one Wisconsin’s most charming courses. The course has 11 rare Native American effigy mounds incorporated into the 18-hole course. Spring Creek Golf Course features, a par-3 layout and triple-tee placements for everyone to enjoy. The action sports enthusiasts can go skydiving at the Atmosphair Skydiving Center. The center is a popular attraction that has customers trained and jumping from airplanes in one day. The parks and recreation department provides activities for all seasons that the whole family can enjoy.

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Fort Atkinson was named after the commander of the United States forces during the Black Hawk War. A key historic feature near Fort Atkinson is the cluster of Native American mounds that are named the General Atkinson Mound Group. The preserved mounds are located at nearby Aztalan State Park. Various mounds are effigy mounds that look like birds and turtles. A featured mound is a 125-foot long panther intaglio west of the town. Main Street and Merchants Avenue showcase historic features of the town.

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Fort Atkinson properties for sale

Schools
  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Barrie Elementary School (Fort Atkinson) Fort Atkinson School District public 293 Not Provided Barrie Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Fort Atkinson 4k (Fort Atkinson) Fort Atkinson School District public 179 Not Provided Fort Atkinson 4k GreatSchools Rating
Luther Elementary School (Fort Atkinson) Fort Atkinson School District public 293 Not Provided Luther Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Purdy Elementary School (Fort Atkinson) Fort Atkinson School District public 349 Not Provided Purdy Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Rockwell Elementary School (Fort Atkinson) Fort Atkinson School District public 279 Not Provided Rockwell Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Faith Community Christian School (Fort Atkinson) private 0 Not Provided Faith Community Christian School GreatSchools Rating
Fort Atkinson Middle School (Fort Atkinson) Fort Atkinson School District public 599 Not Provided Fort Atkinson Middle School GreatSchools Rating
St Joseph School (Fort Atkinson) private 0 Not Provided St Joseph School GreatSchools Rating
St Paul's Lutheran School (Fort Atkinson) private 210 Not Provided St Paul's Lutheran School GreatSchools Rating
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Fort Atkinson High School (Fort Atkinson) Fort Atkinson School District public 974 Not Provided Fort Atkinson High School GreatSchools Rating
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Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 18,451 76,062 5,742,119
Total Households 7,462 29,946 2,299,100
Total Families 4,933 20,346 1,469,281
Population Density 165 1,245 446,124
Percent Male 50% 49% 50%
Percent Female 50% 51% 50%
White Collar Jobs 54% 58% 56%
Blue Collar Jobs 46% 43% 44%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Manufacturing 2,106
Healthcare 2,054
Transportation 1,857
Sales 1,332
Retail 1,118
Education 1,110
Management 987
Information, Scientific and Technical 812
Arts and Media 781
Natural Resources 675

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 8,114 32,337 2,641,602
Owner Occupied Housing Units 5,437 21,265 1,547,197
Renter Occupied Housing Units 1,955 8,619 751,903
Vacant Housing Units 722 2,454 342,513
Occupancy Rate 91% 92% 87%
Vehicles Per Housing Unit 2 21 1,563

Commute Time To Work

  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 641 2,655 124,926
5 - 14 minutes 3,834 7,981 373,674
15 - 29 minutes 2,281 5,750 449,426
30 - 44 minutes 1,024 4,184 290,849
45-59 minutes 671 3,008 152,657
Over 60 minutes 488 2,108 85,744

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 1,215 4,697 347,427
High School Graduate 4,563 19,314 1,239,522
Some College 2,568 11,091 817,979
Associates Degree 1,413 5,604 390,482
Bachelors Degree 2,076 8,148 713,854
Graduate Degree 1,061 2,984 261,789

Education Attainment


Market Conditions
Market Conditions for Fort Atkinson - August 2019 | Shorewest Realtors®
August 2019

Market Conditions for Fort Atkinson

Median Sale Price Graph

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in August was $185,000. The median sales price for homes in August rose by $5,000 compared to last month. This represents a 2.77% increase from July. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $20,800 representing a 12.66% year-over-year change.

Homes for Sale Graph

Homes for Sale

The inventory of homes for sale fell by 3 in August to 39. This represents 7.14% decrease from July when 42 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 44 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has fallen by 5 representing a -11.36% 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 13 homes sold in August was the same as in July. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold decreased by 5, a -27.77% 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 August (37) decreased by 5 days compared to July. This represents a 11.9% 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 18, a -32.72% 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 99.1% in August fell by 0.51% compared to July and increased 1.78% 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 August (13) fell by 9 compared to July, a 40.9% change. Compared to August 2018, the number of new listings decreased by 6, a -31.57% 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 August was $199,000. The median list price for homes in August rose by $9,550 compared to last month. This represents a 5.04% increase from July. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes increased $29,100 representing a 17.12% year-over-year increase.


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