Cedarburg, WI Real Estate

Cedarburg, Wisconsin Real Estate

Cedarburg, Wisconsin is a city prized for its beautiful architecture, expansive park areas and multiple nostalgic nods to the past. Cedarburg is home to 11,412 people and is located just 30 minutes north of Milwaukee. Cedarburg has a thriving business and industrial community and is known throughout Wisconsin as a bustling, historic town with incredible modern amenities to supplement its variety of properties.


Cedarburg Real Estate

Homes for sale in Cedarburg exist in a wide variety of styles and price points. There are beautiful, historic, stone farmhouses for sale in Cedarburg with sprawling acreage. There are also modern Cedarburg neighborhoods with beautiful, brand new homes as well as many apartments, condos and duplexes for sale or rent. If you’d prefer to build your own house, Cedarburg has plenty of space surrounded by rolling hills, woods and wildlife to make your real estate dream come to life.


Living in Cedarburg

Cedarburg, Wisconsin has many stunning parks in addition to one of the first and largest nature centers in Southeastern Wisconsin, the Riveredge Nature Center. The center has hands-on environmental education through a variety of special events, weekend programs and summer camps – all at no charge! Cedarburg’s rural feel is evident along the winding Cedar Creek. Along the banks of this scenic creek, you just may come across one of the last covered bridges in Wisconsin, a favorite spot for keepsake photographs. Bring a pole and see if you can catch dinner off the banks!

For a fun date night, start with dinner outside, right along Cedar Creek, at the Anvil Pub. After dinner, stop in at The Chocolate Factory, Cedarburg’s nostalgic soda fountain with incredible Wisconsin ice cream. Catch a movie at the Rivoli, Tuesdays offer discounted admission, or try a craft beer or classic blonde root beer at Cedarburg’s Silver Creek Brewing Company. Top off the night with something sweet at Amy’s Candy Kitchen, recognized as home to the “Best Overall Caramel Apple” by The Wall Street Journal. The Turtle Caramel Apples are a decadent treat.

Family fun abounds in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Check out the Cedarburg Toy Company for Story Time under the Gnome Tree three mornings a week as well as locally crafted toys. Cedarburg offers a Farmer’s Market every Friday from June to October in addition to many pumpkin patches and apple orchards for fall excursions. The Cedarburg General Store Museum offers an interesting peek into the past with its collection of antique packaging and advertising art as well as its vintage candy counter.


Cedarburg, Wisconsin Culture

Cedarburg’s nostalgic feel is highlighted by the wide variety of family friendly cultural events available. The Cedarburg Cultural Center provides music, art, theater and historical education to Cedarburg residents. From giggle-inducing children’s theater performances to the charming “Seniors Got Talent” 55+ open mic night, The Cedarburg Cultural center is the heart of the Cedarburg community. Don’t miss Cedarburg’s Maxwell Street Days! Four days out of the year, Cedarburg’s Firemen’s Park is transformed into a market of street vendors selling personal treasures, vintage finds, homemade trinkets and so much more.

If you prefer the hustle and bustle of a big city, Milwaukee is a quick 30-minute drive away and offers incredible sports teams, museums and other attractions. Be sure to get seats at a Brewers Baseball game and check out Summerfest, Milwaukee’s annual music festival that draws over 700 bands and nearly one million guests yearly. Take a look at everything Milwaukee as to offer here.

Cedarburg, Wisconsin is home to some incredible festivals of its own, as well. During the colder months, check out Winter Festival with its Ice Carving Contest, Chili Cook Off, and Pancake Breakfast, among other fun activities.  Cedarburg also has a charming holiday tradition known as A Cedarburg Christmas. The beautiful historic architecture of downtown Cedarburg is draped with stunning decorations and lights. During the fall months, Cedarburg hosts Wine and Harvest Festival, complete with grape stomping and hayrides, as well as Oktoberfest, a celebration of Cedarburg’s German heritage. Both events are completely family friendly! Strawberry Festival is Cedarburg’s own summer festival full of arts and crafts shows, live music and all things strawberry! At the end of July, stop over at Firemen’s Park in Cedarburg for the Ozaukee County Fair, one of the last free fairs in the Midwest. The Ozaukee County Fair offers a unique blend of classic carnival rides, live music and Wisconsin’s beloved fried cheese curds, among many other attractions!


Cedarburg Schools

As summer winds down and tans fade, Cedarburg’s schools are top rated both academically and athletically. The Cedarburg School District proudly maintains a 99% graduation rate and boasts that their students’ average ACT score (25.2) far exceeds both the national and state average. Nearby Milwaukee is host to many well-known colleges and universities such as University of Wisconsin— Milwaukee, Marquette University, Milwaukee School of Engineering and Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design.


History of Cedarburg

Cedarburg, Wisconsin was first recognized in the 1840s. After one visit to this gorgeous, historic town (especially in the autumn when the leaves change), you’ll know why it was named Cedarburg. The abundance of trees and forests throughout the city are almost as mesmerizing as the wealth of historic architecture and nostalgic amenities. The city of Cedarburg was recognized by former First Lady Laura Bush as a Preserve America City in recognition of its commitment to preserving America’s cultural and natural heritage.

City of Cedarburg

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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio Test Score Rank
Cedarburg High School  (Cedarburg) Cedarburg School District Public 1157 17 CEDARBURG HIGH SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Early Learning Ctr  (Cedarburg) Cedarburg School District Public 30 18 EARLY LEARNING CTR GreatSchools Rating
Parkview Elementary School  (Cedarburg) Cedarburg School District Public 500 17 PARKVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
St Francis Borgia School  (Cedarburg) Archdiocese Of Milwaukee Catholic 300 11 ST FRANCIS BORGIA SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Thorson Elementary School  (Cedarburg) Cedarburg School District Public 500 16 THORSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Webster Middle School  (Cedarburg) Cedarburg School District Public 700 15 WEBSTER MIDDLE SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Westlawn Elementary School  (Cedarburg) Cedarburg School District Public 320 15 WESTLAWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 18,357 89,558 5,852,878
Total Households 7,223 35,558 2,349,819
Total Families 5,117 25,168 1,516,725
Percent Male 49% 49% 50%
Percent Female 51% 51% 50%
White Collar Jobs 61% 59% 58%
Blue Collar Jobs 39% 41% 42%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Professional Services 1,836
Sales 966
Healthcare 771
Manufacturing 676
Food 528
Maintenance 463
Management 437
Transportation 346
Information, Scientific and Technical 331
Social Services 231

Male Female Breakdown

Population Age

White vs Blue Collar Jobs

Top Professions

Work Transportation Method

Household Income

Education Attainment

  City County State
Some High School 224 1,657 224,571
High School Graduate 2,658 13,828 1,256,597
Some College 2,257 11,927 833,955
Associates Degree 1,087 5,634 410,260
Bachelors Degree 4,268 18,388 747,113
Graduate Degree 2,194 10,727 384,121

Education Attainment

Market Conditions
Market Conditions for Cedarburg - January 2024 | Shorewest Realtors®
January 2024

Market Conditions for Cedarburg

Median Sale Price Graph

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in January was $659,950. The median sales price for homes in January fell by ($30,050) compared to last month. This represents a 4.35% decrease from December. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $215,000 representing a 48.32% 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 7 in January to 20. This represents 25.92% decrease from December 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 1 representing a 5.26% 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 10 homes sold in January was 7 more than in December. This represents a 233.33% increase in sales from December. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold did not change 0, a 0% year-over-year .

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 January (47) increased by 11 days compared to December. This represents a 30.55% 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 increased by 5, a 11.9% 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 95.03% in January fell by 2.48% compared to December and increased 0% 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 January (11) rose by 3 compared to December, a 37.5% change. Compared to January 2023, the number of new listings increased by 1, a 10% 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 January was $400,000. The median list price for homes in January fell by ($76,950) compared to last month. This represents a 16.13% decrease from December. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes decreased ($89,900) representing a -18.35% year-over-year decrease.

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.