Elkhorn, WI Real Estate

With a population of over 10,000, Elkhorn is among the state’s fastest growing communities. The city’s access to major highways I-43 and US 12 make it ideal for business. Because of its prime location, Elkhorn became the county seat for Walworth County in 1846. The city once known strictly for its rich farming produce has now developed into a thriving business community.

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The Elkhorn Area School District offers a diverse, challenging curriculum that aims to promote respect, responsibility and excellence to all its students. It also serves adjacent areas in Walworth County. Located near Elkhorn is the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, which offers a range of educational programs including business, management, marketing, communications, journalism, social sciences and more.

After the construction of the Racine and Mississippi Railroad in 1856, Elkhorn’s economic landscape shifted from one of farming and agriculture to manufacturing and industry. One of Elkhorn’s earliest industries was band instrument manufacturing, which at one time provided employment to many of its citizens. The city has now expanded to accommodate a more diverse array of business activity, much of it seen in one of its many business and office parks.

Elkhorn has many recreational opportunities for its residents to partake in. The city is home to the Walworth County Fair, recognized as one of the best county fairs in the nation. The fair draws more than 100,000 visitors to Elkhorn and features a classic car show, international camping rally, flea market and horse show. Other area attractions include the White River State Trail and several beautiful parks and golf courses. The White River State Trail is a 12.6-mile limestone trail featuring wonderful scenery for walking, biking, horseback riding and in winter, snowmobiling. The three parks in Elkhorn offer athletic facilities, water activities and music. The city also has four three-season golf courses located nearby.

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Three young land speculators discovered the area when looking for a likely site to found a village. The land’s plentiful oaks and rich clay promised fertile farm acreage.

The area of Elkhorn was named by Colonel Samuel F. Phoenix, who once saw a rack of elk antlers in a tree and proclaimed, “elk horn.”

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Schools
  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Jackson Elementary School (Elkhorn) Elkhorn Area School District public 587 Not Provided Jackson Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Tibbets Elementary School (Elkhorn) Elkhorn Area School District public 465 Not Provided Tibbets Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
West Side Elementary School (Elkhorn) Elkhorn Area School District public 559 Not Provided West Side Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Elkhorn Area Middle School (Elkhorn) Elkhorn Area School District public 681 Not Provided Elkhorn Area Middle School GreatSchools Rating
First Lutheran School (Elkhorn) private 63 Not Provided First Lutheran School GreatSchools Rating
St Patrick Parish School (Elkhorn) private 0 Not Provided St Patrick Parish School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Elkhorn Area High School (Elkhorn) Elkhorn Area School District public 853 Not Provided Elkhorn Area High School GreatSchools Rating
Walworth Co Educ Alt High School (Elkhorn) Elkhorn Area School District charter 24 Not Provided Walworth Co Educ Alt High School GreatSchools Rating
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Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 19,216 103,982 5,742,119
Total Households 7,393 39,310 2,299,100
Total Families 5,181 25,602 1,469,281
Population Density 166 4,861 446,124
Percent Male 49% 50% 50%
Percent Female 51% 50% 50%
White Collar Jobs 59% 58% 56%
Blue Collar Jobs 41% 42% 44%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Manufacturing 2,060
Healthcare 1,876
Transportation 1,777
Sales 1,503
Management 1,397
Retail 1,345
Education 993
Arts and Media 902
Natural Resources 712
Construction 691

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 8,331 51,444 2,641,602
Owner Occupied Housing Units 5,285 26,450 1,547,197
Renter Occupied Housing Units 2,088 12,921 751,903
Vacant Housing Units 959 12,073 342,513
Occupancy Rate 88% 77% 87%
Vehicles Per Housing Unit 2 25 1,563

Commute Time To Work

  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 396 2,421 124,926
5 - 14 minutes 2,893 9,924 373,627
15 - 29 minutes 3,075 8,765 449,441
30 - 44 minutes 1,284 4,657 290,871
45-59 minutes 903 4,027 152,657
Over 60 minutes 706 3,367 85,798

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 1,051 6,650 347,427
High School Graduate 4,041 20,901 1,239,522
Some College 3,258 14,858 817,979
Associates Degree 1,161 6,019 390,482
Bachelors Degree 2,265 11,278 713,854
Graduate Degree 1,150 5,017 261,831

Education Attainment


Market Conditions
Market Conditions for Elkhorn - July 2019 | Shorewest Realtors®
July 2019

Market Conditions for Elkhorn

Median Sale Price Graph

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in July was $225,000. The median sales price for homes in July fell by ($6,500) compared to last month. This represents a 2.8% decrease from June. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $15,100 representing a 7.19% year-over-year change.

Homes for Sale Graph

Homes for Sale

The inventory of homes for sale rose by 7 in July to 48. This represents 17.07% increase from June when 41 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 48 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has did not change 0 representing a 0% 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 13 homes sold in July was 3 less than in June. This represents a 18.75% decrease in sales from June. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold decreased by 6, a -31.57% 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.

Average Days on Market Graph

Avg Days on Market

The average days on market for a home sold in July (39) decreased by 35 days compared to June. This represents a 47.29% decrease 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 10, a -20.4% 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 100.07% in July rose by 4.38% compared to June and increased 0.44% 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 July (22) remained level Compared to July 2018, the number of new listings increased by 2, 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 July was $219,450. The median list price for homes in July fell by ($11,050) compared to last month. This represents a 4.79% decrease from June. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes increased $29,550 representing a 15.56% year-over-year increase.


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