Burlington, WI Real Estate

Burlington, Wisconsin, or Chocolate City, USA as it is often called, holds as much wonder and excitement as Willy Wonka’s factory. Quite aptly nicknamed, Burlington is home to the Nestlé Chocolate Factory and a number of chocolaty attractions sure to appeal to anyone. Plus, Burlington is the hometown of Dallas Cowboys quarterback. Tony Romo.

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With two major business parks, unlimited recreational opportunities and a cost of living lower than the national average, Burlington is a great place to work and live. The city is an industrial hub of which four major highways run through. It also has an excellent educational system, the finest hospitals and a flowering social community. Milwaukee Magazine named Burlington one of the Top Small Towns in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Because Nestlé’s Midwestern headquarters is located in Burlington, chocolate is a prized commodity. In fact, there is a Chocolate Museum that features Nestle memorabilia and presentations highlighting the history of chocolate. There is also Chocolate Fest, a celebration held on Memorial Day that draws thousands of visitors each year. This four-day event has chocolate eating competitions and a carnival to satiate anyone’s chocolate sweet tooth.

The Burlington school system is rated tops, offering quality public schools, parochial schools and a technical college. The local Catholic school is renowned for its 100% graduation rate. Students of Burlington are offered very unique learning experiences. For example, Burlington High School hosts a program partnered with Memorial Hospital, which offers students the chance to experience hands-on medical training.

With 16 lakes and rivers, 26 parks, 100 miles of biking trails, five golf courses, a plethora of fairs and festivals, there is never a shortage of things to do in Burlington. Richard Bong State Recreation Area, located just minutes away, has more than 40 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, snowshoeing and dirt bike racing. Aquaducks, Burlington’s free professional style waterski show, is held every Thursday between Memorial Day and Labor Day. It features music, ski dancing, ski jumping, barefoot skiing and ballet. The golf courses found in Burlington are outstanding, one of which was rated in the Top 25 New Courses by Golf Magazine. When not engaged in outdoor activities, locals often attend one of the live plays at the oldest continuing running theater in Wisconsin – The Malt House Theatre.

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The city of Burlington was first settled in 1835 by Moses Smith and William Whiting. The method in which they settled was as charming as the city itself – carving their names and date on the trees. The town was originally named Foxville, and then officially became Burlington in 1839.

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Burlington properties for sale

Schools
  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Burlington High School (Burlington) Burlington Area School District Public 1145 17 BURLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Cooper Elementary School (Burlington) Burlington Area School District Public 435 16 COOPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Dr Edward G Dyer School (Burlington) Burlington Area School District Public 450 15 DR EDWARD G DYER SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Lyons Center (Burlington) Burlington Area School District Public 65 14 LYONS CENTER GreatSchools Rating
Nettie E Karcher School (Burlington) Burlington Area School District Public 430 13 NETTIE E KARCHER SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Randall Consolidated School (Burlington) Randall Consolidated School Public 680 14 RANDALL CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Waller Elementary School (Burlington) Burlington Area School District Public 490 13 WALLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Wheatland Center Elementary School (Burlington) Wheatland J1 School District Public 500 13 WHEATLAND CENTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Winkler Elementary School (Burlington) Burlington Area School District Public 140 17 WINKLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
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Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 31,366 198,358 5,852,878
Total Households 12,072 76,859 2,349,819
Total Families 8,673 52,475 1,516,725
Percent Male 50% 50% 50%
Percent Female 50% 50% 50%
White Collar Jobs 64% 54% 58%
Blue Collar Jobs 37% 46% 42%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Professional Services 2,319
Healthcare 1,432
Sales 1,251
Manufacturing 1,181
Maintenance 945
Transportation 760
Management 507
Food 423
Construction 333
Social Services 313

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 9,043 53,915 1,601,729
Renter Occupied Housing Units 3,029 22,944 748,090
Vacant Housing Units 1,244 6,435 311,518
Occupancy Rate 91% 90% 84%

Commute Time To Work

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  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 659 3,371 135,725
5 - 15 minutes 4,977 30,130 877,463
15 - 30 minutes 4,081 30,617 975,154
30 - 45 minutes 2,401 13,549 370,565
45-60 minutes 1,350 5,504 120,537
Over 60 minutes 1,247 4,381 113,603

Total Housing Units

Housing By Occupant

Commute Time To Work

Age of Homeowners

Education Attainment

  City County State
Some High School 1,212 10,391 224,571
High School Graduate 8,424 42,601 1,256,597
Some College 4,746 31,979 833,955
Associates Degree 2,177 13,188 410,260
Bachelors Degree 3,172 21,556 747,113
Graduate Degree 1,727 11,117 384,121

Education Attainment


Market Conditions
Market Conditions for Burlington - December 2019 | Shorewest Realtors®
December 2019

Market Conditions for Burlington

Median Sale Price Graph

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in December was $182,000. The median sales price for homes in December fell by ($35,500) compared to last month. This represents a 16.32% decrease from November. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes fell by ($33,500) representing a -15.54% 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 15 in December to 66. This represents 18.51% decrease from November when 81 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 57 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has risen by 9 representing a 15.78% 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 19 homes sold in December was 2 more than in November. This represents a 11.76% increase in sales from November. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold increased by 3, a 18.75% 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 December (59) increased by 10 days compared to November. This represents a 20.4% 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 1, a 1.72% 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 95.58% in December fell by 1.47% compared to November and increased 3.05% 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 December (6) fell by 13 compared to November, a 68.42% change. Compared to December 2018, the number of new listings decreased by 10, a -62.5% 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 December was $242,000. The median list price for homes in December rose by $42,100 compared to last month. This represents a 21.06% increase from November. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes increased $54,600 representing a 29.13% 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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