Kenosha, WI Real Estate

Kenosha, Wisconsin Real Estate

The city of Kenosha is home to roughly 100,000 residents and sits just above the Wisconsin-Illinois border. It’s the county seat of Kenosha County and the fourth largest city in Wisconsin. Kenosha is conveniently located between two of the largest metropolitan areas in the Midwest – Chicago and Milwaukee. Not only is Kenosha a hotspot for local activity, it is also a great place to live and work.

Kenosha has a bustling business community, fueled by major employers such as Jockey International, Uline, Inc., Aurora Health Care and many more. Dedicated business networking groups like KABA exemplify the mindset of this progressive community.

Kenosha also has a great residential community, with many neighborhoods in close proximity to excellent shopping hotspots and recreational haunts. Located just minutes away from Kenosha are the Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets, featuring 90 stores. Some of the shops include Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Coach, Cole Haan, Hugo Boss, J. Crew, Juicy Couture, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sony and more.

The city of Kenosha has much to do in the area of recreation. It has numerous parks offering athletics such as tennis, basketball and baseball, in addition to outdoor activities like fishing, swimming and biking. Kenosha is also home to the largest municipal recreation facility in America – the Pleasant Prairie RecPlex. The RecPlex has over 300,000 square feet of fitness, including an 80,000 square foot ice arena and a 50-meter Olympic-sized competition pool.

When not engaged in physical recreation, locals frequent other city-based attractions such as the many events held throughout the year, including the Taste of Wisconsin, HarborPark Jazz & Blues Fest and the Renaissance Faire. The Taste of Wisconsin is held in July and hosts roughly 30,000 guests each year, all whom enjoy a weekend of the best food and beverage Wisconsin has to offer. For music lovers, the HarborPark Jazz & Blues Fest makes for an excellent evening. It features national and regional jazz and blues artists, and attracts thousands of visitors each year from all parts of Wisconsin and Illinois. Want to take a stroll through 16th century England? Visit the famous Renaissance Faire, a festival held during the summer featuring remnants of the period in time we call the Renaissance.

Another local attraction is the prestigious Kenosha Public Museum, a natural sciences and decorative arts museum. The museum holds many existing exhibits, including world cultures, zoology, geology, fossils and fine and decorative arts.

The housing landscape is also something to admire. Take a glance at the Kenosha County Housing Profile.

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Schools
  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Brass Community Elementary School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 455 Not Provided Brass Community Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Charles Nash Elementary School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 670 Not Provided Charles Nash Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Edward Bain School Dual Language (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 336 Not Provided Edward Bain School Dual Language GreatSchools Rating
Edward Bain School Of Language And Art (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 538 Not Provided Edward Bain School Of Language And Art GreatSchools Rating
Forest Park Elementary School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 466 Not Provided Forest Park Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Frank Elementary School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 510 Not Provided Frank Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Grant Elementary School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 272 Not Provided Grant Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Grewenow Elementary School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 413 Not Provided Grewenow Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Harvey Elementary School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 284 Not Provided Harvey Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Jefferson Elementary School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 303 Not Provided Jefferson Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Jeffery Elementary School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 342 Not Provided Jeffery Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Kenosha 4 Year Old Kindergarten (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 138 Not Provided Kenosha 4 Year Old Kindergarten GreatSchools Rating
Kenosha Montessori School (Kenosha) private 0 Not Provided Kenosha Montessori School GreatSchools Rating
McKinley Elementary School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 366 Not Provided McKinley Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Our Lady of Mount Carmel School (Kenosha) private 0 Not Provided Our Lady of Mount Carmel School GreatSchools Rating
Pleasant Prairie Elementary School (Pleasant Prairie) Kenosha School District public 665 Not Provided Pleasant Prairie Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Prairie Lane Elementary School (Pleasant Prairie) Kenosha School District public 439 Not Provided Prairie Lane Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Roosevelt Elementary School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 484 Not Provided Roosevelt Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Somers Elementary School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 480 Not Provided Somers Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Southport Elementary School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 466 Not Provided Southport Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
St. Peter Elementary School (Kenosha) private 0 Not Provided St. Peter Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
St. Therese Elementary School (Kenosha) private 0 Not Provided St. Therese Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Stocker Elementary School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 546 Not Provided Stocker Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Strange Elementary School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 568 Not Provided Strange Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Vernon Elementary School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 356 Not Provided Vernon Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Whittier Elementary School (Pleasant Prairie) Kenosha School District public 462 Not Provided Whittier Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Wilson Elementary School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 199 Not Provided Wilson Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Armitage Academy (Kenosha) private 0 Not Provided Armitage Academy GreatSchools Rating
Bethany Lutheran (Kenosha) private 0 Not Provided Bethany Lutheran GreatSchools Rating
Brompton School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District charter 216 Not Provided Brompton School GreatSchools Rating
Bullen Middle School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 846 Not Provided Bullen Middle School GreatSchools Rating
Christ Lutheran Academy (Kenosha) private 25 Not Provided Christ Lutheran Academy GreatSchools Rating
Dimensions Of Learning Academy (Kenosha) Kenosha School District charter 226 Not Provided Dimensions Of Learning Academy GreatSchools Rating
Friedens Evangelical Lutheran School (Kenosha) private 115 Not Provided Friedens Evangelical Lutheran School GreatSchools Rating
Holy Rosary School (Kenosha) private 532 Not Provided Holy Rosary School GreatSchools Rating
Kenosha School Of Technology Enhanced Curriculum (Kenosha) Kenosha School District charter 972 Not Provided Kenosha School Of Technology Enhanced Curriculum GreatSchools Rating
Lance Middle School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 990 Not Provided Lance Middle School GreatSchools Rating
Lincoln Middle School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 762 Not Provided Lincoln Middle School GreatSchools Rating
Mahone Middle School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 1149 Not Provided Mahone Middle School GreatSchools Rating
Paris Elementary School (Kenosha) Paris J1 School District public 271 Not Provided Paris Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
St. Lukes Lutheran School (Kenosha) private 0 Not Provided St. Lukes Lutheran School GreatSchools Rating
St. Mary Elementary School (Kenosha) private 0 Not Provided St. Mary Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Washington Middle School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 587 Not Provided Washington Middle School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Bradford High School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 1451 Not Provided Bradford High School GreatSchools Rating
Christian Life School (Kenosha) private 707 Not Provided Christian Life School GreatSchools Rating
Harborside Academy (Kenosha) Kenosha School District charter 606 Not Provided Harborside Academy GreatSchools Rating
Hillcrest School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 54 Not Provided Hillcrest School GreatSchools Rating
Indian Trail High School And Academy (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 2161 Not Provided Indian Trail High School And Academy GreatSchools Rating
Kenosha Eschool (Kenosha) Kenosha School District charter 151 Not Provided Kenosha Eschool GreatSchools Rating
Kenosha House Of Corrections (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 34 Not Provided Kenosha House Of Corrections GreatSchools Rating
Lakeview Technology Academy (Pleasant Prairie) Kenosha School District public 427 Not Provided Lakeview Technology Academy GreatSchools Rating
Reuther Central High School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 400 Not Provided Reuther Central High School GreatSchools Rating
St. Joseph Catholic Academy (Kenosha) private 805 Not Provided St. Joseph Catholic Academy GreatSchools Rating
Tremper High School (Kenosha) Kenosha School District public 1763 Not Provided Tremper High School GreatSchools Rating
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Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 113,161 159,149 5,687,217
Total Households 42,598 59,536 2,286,339
Total Families 27,674 40,136 1,476,860
Population Density 10,431 16,212 437,888
Percent Male 49% 49% 50%
Percent Female 51% 51% 50%
White Collar Jobs 57% 61% 55%
Blue Collar Jobs 43% 39% 45%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Healthcare 11,746
Manufacturing 10,125
Transportation 8,975
Retail 8,415
Sales 8,020
Education 5,989
Management 5,416
Information, Scientific and Technical 5,234
Arts and Media 4,904
Natural Resources 2,946

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 46,539 65,873 2,620,437
Owner Occupied Housing Units 26,254 40,124 1,568,389
Renter Occupied Housing Units 16,344 19,413 717,965
Vacant Housing Units 3,939 6,328 334,086
Occupancy Rate 92% 90% 87%
Vehicles Per Housing Unit 7 21 1,560

Commute Time To Work

  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 2,098 2,669 128,186
5 - 14 minutes 16,684 18,438 383,680
15 - 29 minutes 16,169 18,739 452,451
30 - 44 minutes 7,715 10,835 291,523
45-59 minutes 4,060 6,546 143,851
Over 60 minutes 4,293 6,467 81,564

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 9,015 11,715 374,133
High School Graduate 23,251 33,489 1,258,952
Some College 15,645 22,512 808,107
Associates Degree 7,282 9,762 355,880
Bachelors Degree 11,375 16,695 663,912
Graduate Degree 5,229 7,371 243,766

Education Attainment


Market Conditions

Market Conditions for Kenosha

October 2017

Median Sale Price
$141,750

 DOWN -0.42%
vs. Month Ago
Homes for Sale


  %
vs. Month Ago
Homes Sold
98

 DOWN -19.67%
vs. Month Ago
Avg Days on Market
37

 DOWN -9.75%
vs. Month Ago

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in October was $141,750. The median sales price for homes in October fell by ($600) compared to last month. This represents a 0.42% decrease from September. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $7,350 representing a 5.46% 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

The inventory of homes for sale remained level in October 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

The inventory of homes for sale remained level in October 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.

Avg Days on Market

The average days on market for a home sold in October (37) decreased by 4 days compared to September. This represents a 9.75% 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 9, a -19.56% 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

The Sale/List Price Ratio of 96.64% in October fell by 0.24% compared to September and increased 1.06% 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

The number of homes listed in October (130) rose by 2 compared to September, a 1.56% change. Compared to October 2016, the number of new listings increased by 30, a 30% 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 Homes

The median list price in October was $145,000. The median list price for homes in October fell by ($9,900) compared to last month. This represents a 6.39% decrease from September. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes increased $18,600 representing a 14.71% 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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