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 GreatSchool Rank
Dunwiddie Elementary School (Port Washington) Port Washington-Saukville School District public 470 Not Provided Dunwiddie Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Grafton Elementary School (Grafton) Grafton School District public 330 Not Provided Grafton Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Kennedy Elementary School (Grafton) Grafton School District public 269 Not Provided Kennedy Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Lincoln Elementary School (Port Washington) Port Washington-Saukville School District public 355 Not Provided Lincoln Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Saukville Elementary School (Saukville) Port Washington-Saukville School District public 285 Not Provided Saukville Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Woodview Elementary School (Grafton) Grafton School District public 293 Not Provided Woodview Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
John Long Middle School (Grafton) Grafton School District public 464 Not Provided John Long Middle School GreatSchools Rating
Port Washington Catholic School (Port Washington) private 210 Not Provided Port Washington Catholic School GreatSchools Rating
Thomas Jefferson Middle School (Port Washington) Port Washington-Saukville School District public 718 Not Provided Thomas Jefferson Middle School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Grafton High School (Grafton) Grafton School District public 745 Not Provided Grafton High School GreatSchools Rating
Port Washington High School (Port Washington) Port Washington-Saukville School District public 859 Not Provided Port Washington High School GreatSchools Rating
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Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 13,008 88,460 5,742,119
Total Households 5,284 34,982 2,299,100
Total Families 3,506 24,774 1,469,281
Population Density 402 3,110 446,124
Percent Male 51% 49% 50%
Percent Female 49% 51% 50%
White Collar Jobs 65% 70% 56%
Blue Collar Jobs 35% 30% 44%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Manufacturing 1,511
Healthcare 1,348
Transportation 1,181
Management 1,043
Information, Scientific and Technical 948
Retail 892
Sales 871
Education 814
Arts and Media 754
Natural Resources 466

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 5,585 36,964 2,641,602
Owner Occupied Housing Units 3,550 26,916 1,547,197
Renter Occupied Housing Units 1,741 8,041 751,903
Vacant Housing Units 294 2,006 342,513
Occupancy Rate 95% 95% 87%
Vehicles Per Housing Unit 2 16 1,563

Commute Time To Work

  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 549 1,401 124,926
5 - 14 minutes 1,819 6,388 372,895
15 - 29 minutes 2,082 7,436 449,174
30 - 44 minutes 1,353 6,570 291,052
45-59 minutes 489 3,073 152,657
Over 60 minutes 400 1,169 85,671

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 490 2,171 347,427
High School Graduate 2,580 14,031 1,239,522
Some College 1,998 11,839 817,979
Associates Degree 913 5,299 390,482
Bachelors Degree 2,123 18,382 713,854
Graduate Degree 948 6,504 261,771

Education Attainment


Market Conditions

Market Conditions for Port Washington

April 2019

Median Sale Price
$265,000

 UP 1.14%
vs. Month Ago
Homes for Sale
46

 DOWN -13.20%
vs. Month Ago
Homes Sold
19

 UP 72.72%
vs. Month Ago
Avg Days on Market
121

 UP 266.66%
vs. Month Ago

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in April was $265,000. The median sales price for homes in April rose by $3,000 compared to last month. This represents a 1.14% increase from March. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $29,050 representing a 12.31% 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 fell by 7 in April to 46. This represents 13.2% decrease from March when 53 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 53 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has fallen by 7 representing a -13.2% 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 19 homes sold in April was 8 more than in March. This represents a 72.72% increase in sales from March. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold increased by 5, a 35.71% 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.

Avg Days on Market

The average days on market for a home sold in April (121) increased by 88 days compared to March. This represents a 266.66% 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 76, a 168.88% 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 99.3% in April rose by 1.54% compared to March and increased 2.1% 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 April (17) fell by 1 compared to March, a 5.55% change. Compared to April 2018, the number of new listings remained level

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 April was $335,000. The median list price for homes in April rose by $105,100 compared to last month. This represents a 45.71% increase from March. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes increased $95,100 representing a 39.64% 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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