Fontana, WI Real Estate

Located in Walworth County, Fontana, Wisconsin provides a small town atmosphere with friendly people. Fontana has many recreational activities with Lake Geneva bordering the village. The location of the village offers easy access to Milwaukee and Chicago for those who need to travel to the metropolitan areas. Populated with just 2,265 people, Fontana is a vacation and weekend destination for about 5,000 property owners and visitors.

The Fontana area provides an array of homes on the market. Houses for sale include Bungalows, Ranches with private wooded lots, custom-built homes with luxurious amenities and immaculate Geneva Lake front homes with outstanding views. Million-dollar waterfront listings line Geneva Lake. Country Club Estates is a prime housing area offering four-bedroom two-story homes. Country Club amenities includes nine-hole golf course with reduced rates for homeowners and convenient parking. The average price of a home in Fontana is $254,600.

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The Village of Fontana Beach has a grassy area for those who want to lounge in the sun; and changing rooms for those who want to dive in the water. Boating is allowed in a designated area of the beach. Fees vary for swimming and boating.

The Abbey Resort & Fontana Spa is a main attraction for residents and visitors. With luxurious amenities and golf course, the resort is an excellent spot to spend during the warmer months. The golf course is excellent for amateurs and a challenge for experienced golfers. The course was given four and a half stars in Golf Digest’s “Places to Play” feature.

Big Foot Country Club and Country Club Estates provide private luxuries to members. Big Foot offers a golf and tennis club. The club conducts social events for holidays and provides outdoor activities. The Country Club Estates has a public nine-hole course that can challenge the most experienced golfer. The Country Club Estates is located on Lake Geneva and has scenic views of the surrounding landscape.

The Fontana Park Commission maintains three natural areas and trails including Hildebrand Nature Conservancy and Duck Pond Recreation Area for residents to enjoy. Reid and Pioneer Parks are other environments where citizens can enjoy the outdoors. Reid Park offers a playground and baseball diamond. Pioneer Park is on the lakefront and has a boat launch.

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Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 1,765 103,982 5,742,119
Total Households 787 39,310 2,299,100
Total Families 499 25,602 1,469,281
Population Density 235 4,861 446,124
Percent Male 48% 50% 50%
Percent Female 52% 50% 50%
White Collar Jobs 70% 58% 56%
Blue Collar Jobs 30% 42% 44%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Sales 146
Healthcare 135
Manufacturing 134
Management 128
Retail 113
Education 100
Transportation 98
Arts and Media 71
Information, Scientific and Technical 71
Professional Services 69

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 2,611 51,444 2,641,602
Owner Occupied Housing Units 762 26,450 1,547,197
Renter Occupied Housing Units 224 12,921 751,903
Vacant Housing Units 1,625 12,073 342,513
Occupancy Rate 38% 77% 87%
Vehicles Per Housing Unit 2 25 1,563

Commute Time To Work

  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 39 2,421 124,926
5 - 14 minutes 178 8,343 372,046
15 - 29 minutes 261 7,439 448,115
30 - 44 minutes 63 4,251 290,465
45-59 minutes 22 4,027 152,657
Over 60 minutes 130 3,212 85,643

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 71 6,650 347,427
High School Graduate 286 20,901 1,239,522
Some College 232 14,858 817,979
Associates Degree 93 6,019 390,482
Bachelors Degree 406 11,278 713,854
Graduate Degree 252 4,798 261,612

Education Attainment

Market Conditions
Market Conditions for Fontana - November 2019 | Shorewest Realtors®
November 2019

Market Conditions for Fontana

Median Sale Price Graph

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in November was $294,900. The median sales price for homes in November fell by ($56,100) compared to last month. This represents a 15.98% decrease from October. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes fell by ($9,600) representing a -3.15% year-over-year change.

Homes for Sale Graph

Homes for Sale

The inventory of homes for sale fell by 8 in November to 58. This represents 12.12% decrease from October when 66 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 68 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has fallen by 10 representing a -14.7% 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 5 homes sold in November was 6 less than in October. This represents a 54.54% decrease in sales from October. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold decreased by 13, a -72.22% 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 November (162) increased by 83 days compared to October. This represents a 105.06% 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 77, a 90.58% 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 93.6% in November rose by 1.31% compared to October and increased 1.35% 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 November (4) fell by 5 compared to October, a 55.55% change. Compared to November 2018, the number of new listings decreased by 5, a -55.55% 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 November was $266,950. The median list price for homes in November fell by ($83,050) compared to last month. This represents a 23.72% decrease from October. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes increased $31,950 representing a 13.59% year-over-year increase.

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