Port Washington, WI Real Estate

Port Washington, Wisconsin is located on the shore of Lake Michigan and 30-miles north of Milwaukee. Port Washington provides a historic setting, having the largest collection of pre-Civil War buildings in Wisconsin. With a breathtaking view of the downtown area, the city offers an atmosphere where residents can walk around and enjoy the sites. Placed in Ozaukee County, Port Washington is a city that residents feel at home.

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Real Estate
Port Washington real estate offers an array of homes for sale. Houses on the market include three-bedroom homes with large city lots, renovated Ranches, gorgeous custom-built homes and Cape Cods with views of Lake Michigan.

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Port Washington offers plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy. There are self-guided walking tours, brewery tours, local specialty shops and fine dining. A farmers market is also an event that attracts people from around the area every Saturday during the summer season. The city is also near biking and hiking trails and nature centers for those interested in wildlife.

The city organizes festivals every year to celebrate its heritage. Port Fish Day celebrates the city’s fishing heritage and was established in 1964. Sparked by a parade, “Fish Day” hosts the “World’s Largest One-Day Outdoor Fish Fry” for the community to enjoy. The Maritime Heritage Festival is celebrated annually by the city. Maritime provides tall ship tours, food, artisans and live entertainment. Other festivals include the Lion’s Fest & Fish Derby and Port Washington Pirate Festival that residents can enjoy during the summer months.

There is also a charter fishing fleet for those who enjoy activities on the water. A beach north of the marina is open for swimmers during the summer. The area provides an indoor District Aquatic Center that offers programs during the winter months.

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The first settler, Wooster Harrison arrived to the Port Washington area in 1835. Harrison and the first pioneers embraced the beautiful landscape that is shaped like the letter “U”. Harrison left the area and returned in 1843 and began to construct permanent improvements to the land. The area saw development of homes and communities and was incorporated in 1882.

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Port Washington properties for sale

Schools
  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio Test Score Rank
Dunwiddie Elementary School (Port Washington) Port Washington-saukville School District Public 350 18 DUNWIDDIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Lincoln Elementary School (Port Washington) Port Washington-saukville School District Public 325 15 LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Port Washington High School (Port Washington) Port Washington-saukville School District Public 764 15 PORT WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Thomas Jefferson Middle School (Port Washington) Port Washington-saukville School District Public 770 15 THOMAS JEFFERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 13,447 89,558 5,852,878
Total Households 5,566 35,558 2,349,819
Total Families 3,498 25,168 1,516,725
Percent Male 49% 49% 50%
Percent Female 51% 51% 50%
White Collar Jobs 55% 59% 58%
Blue Collar Jobs 45% 41% 42%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Professional Services 1,578
Manufacturing 1,059
Healthcare 807
Sales 592
Maintenance 515
Management 409
Transportation 380
Social Services 310
Information, Scientific and Technical 277
Education 277

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 3,742 27,236 1,601,729
Renter Occupied Housing Units 1,824 8,322 748,090
Vacant Housing Units 398 2,023 311,518
Occupancy Rate 93% 93% 84%

Commute Time To Work

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  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 478 2,064 135,725
5 - 15 minutes 2,229 12,199 877,463
15 - 30 minutes 1,892 15,128 975,154
30 - 45 minutes 1,322 8,729 370,565
45-60 minutes 424 2,580 120,537
Over 60 minutes 167 1,307 113,603

Total Housing Units

Housing By Occupant

Commute Time To Work

Age of Homeowners

Education Attainment

  City County State
Some High School 402 1,657 224,571
High School Graduate 2,660 13,828 1,256,597
Some College 2,085 11,927 833,955
Associates Degree 1,014 5,634 410,260
Bachelors Degree 2,171 18,388 747,113
Graduate Degree 993 10,727 384,121

Education Attainment


Market Conditions
Market Conditions for Port Washington - January 2020 | Shorewest Realtors®
January 2020

Market Conditions for Port Washington

Median Sale Price Graph

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in January was $217,000. The median sales price for homes in January fell by ($87,200) compared to last month. This represents a 28.66% decrease from December. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $67,000 representing a 44.66% 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 1 in January to 67. This represents 1.47% decrease from December when 68 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 50 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has risen by 17 representing a 34% 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 2 less than in December. This represents a 16.66% decrease in sales from December. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold increased by 9, a 900% 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 January (49) increased by 12 days compared to December. This represents a 32.43% 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 36, a -42.35% 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 92.6% in January fell by 5.11% compared to December and increased 4.89% 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 (19) rose by 9 compared to December, a 90% change. Compared to January 2019, the number of new listings decreased by 7, a -26.92% 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 $329,500. The median list price for homes in January rose by $67,800 compared to last month. This represents a 25.9% increase from December. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes decreased ($43,400) representing a -11.63% 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.




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