Delavan, WI Real Estate

Delavan is a city located in Walworth County. The city has an interesting history, holding the title “Circus Capital of the World.” The title was attributed due to Delavan’s many circuses that once occupied its lands. In fact, between 1847 and 1894 it was home to 26 circus companies.

The area also has an appreciation for work. It is one of the major manufacturing and industrial centers of Walworth County – home to over 230 businesses, 77 retail establishments and three newspapers. Delavan is home to several large industrial companies including Waukesha Cherry-Burrell, Stock Lumber, Bergamot Brass, Swiss Tech and Andes Candies.

Although now an industrial hub, Delavan has always been rooted in agriculture. The city is renowned for offering a wide variety of products and is home to farms boasting award-winning dairy and beef cattle.

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Delavan features many attractions and entertainment venues. For those who enjoy golfing, Delbrook’s 27-hole golf course is a great way to spend a day. Or for water enthusiasts, Delavan Lake offers boating and other watersports for residents to partake in. Horseback riding is also a popular activity among the locals.

When not spending a day at the lake or completing a round at the Delbrook Golf Course, Delavan residents find their way to one of the events held by the Phoenix Park Bandshell, a non-profit organization local to the area. The organization provides entertainment for the public with musical performances, food tastings and various other events for the whole family.

Delavan’s historic downtown offers a wonderful dining and shopping experience with three shopping plazas, many excellent restaurants and a variety of stores and shops. Although, travelers and locals alike often find their way to a quaint cottage or bed and breakfast nestled in the outskirts of the city.

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Delavan was first formed when the land that is now Walworth County was divided into quarters in 1838. Its first settlers, Henry Phoenix and Col. Samuel F. Phoenix, chose the area for its lush green hillsides, ample water supply from Delavan Lake, and rich soil. Delavan officially became a city in 1897.

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Schools
  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Darien Elementary School (Darien) Delavan-Darien School District public 234 Not Provided Darien Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Turtle Creek Elementary School (Delavan) Delavan-Darien School District public 612 Not Provided Turtle Creek Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Wileman Elementary School (Delavan) Delavan-Darien School District public 329 Not Provided Wileman Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Delavan Christian School (Delavan) private 102 Not Provided Delavan Christian School GreatSchools Rating
Our Redeemer Lutheran School (Delavan) private 162 Not Provided Our Redeemer Lutheran School GreatSchools Rating
Phoenix Middle School (Delavan) Delavan-Darien School District public 474 Not Provided Phoenix Middle School GreatSchools Rating
St Andrew Parish School (Delavan) private 138 Not Provided St Andrew Parish School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Delavan-Darien High School (Delavan) Delavan-Darien School District public 800 Not Provided Delavan-Darien High School GreatSchools Rating
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Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 15,644 103,982 5,742,119
Total Households 6,212 39,310 2,299,100
Total Families 4,105 25,602 1,469,281
Population Density 207 4,861 446,124
Percent Male 50% 50% 50%
Percent Female 50% 50% 50%
White Collar Jobs 48% 58% 56%
Blue Collar Jobs 52% 42% 44%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Manufacturing 2,037
Transportation 1,827
Healthcare 1,130
Sales 993
Retail 919
Arts and Media 846
Education 727
Management 709
Natural Resources 706
Information, Scientific and Technical 614

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 8,248 51,444 2,641,602
Owner Occupied Housing Units 4,188 26,450 1,547,197
Renter Occupied Housing Units 2,017 12,921 751,903
Vacant Housing Units 2,042 12,073 342,513
Occupancy Rate 75% 77% 87%
Vehicles Per Housing Unit 2 25 1,563

Commute Time To Work

  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 306 2,421 124,926
5 - 14 minutes 2,618 9,447 373,150
15 - 29 minutes 2,439 8,449 449,125
30 - 44 minutes 781 4,441 290,655
45-59 minutes 472 4,027 152,657
Over 60 minutes 537 3,331 85,762

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 1,635 6,650 347,427
High School Graduate 3,684 20,901 1,239,522
Some College 2,427 14,858 817,979
Associates Degree 955 6,019 390,482
Bachelors Degree 1,468 11,278 713,854
Graduate Degree 599 4,805 261,619

Education Attainment


Market Conditions

Market Conditions for Delavan

April 2019

Median Sale Price
$216,000

 UP 24.85%
vs. Month Ago
Homes for Sale
95

 UP 10.46%
vs. Month Ago
Homes Sold
16

 DOWN -5.88%
vs. Month Ago
Avg Days on Market
122

 UP 90.62%
vs. Month Ago

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in April was $216,000. The median sales price for homes in April rose by $43,000 compared to last month. This represents a 24.85% increase from March. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $48,100 representing a 28.64% 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 rose by 9 in April to 95. This represents 10.46% increase from March when 86 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 108 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has fallen by 13 representing a -12.03% 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 16 homes sold in April was 1 less than in March. This represents a 5.88% decrease in sales from March. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold decreased by 7, a -30.43% year-over-year decrease.

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 (122) increased by 58 days compared to March. This represents a 90.62% 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 17, a 16.19% 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 92.72% in April fell by 3.45% compared to March and decreased 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 (25) fell by 2 compared to March, a 7.4% change. Compared to April 2018, the number of new listings decreased by 8, a -24.24% 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 April was $204,900. The median list price for homes in April fell by ($19,000) compared to last month. This represents a 8.48% decrease from March. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes increased $35,900 representing a 21.24% 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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