Kewaskum, WI Real Estate

Kewaskum is a town in Washington County home to over 3,000 residents. It sits on the banks of the Milwaukee River and has beautiful farmland, serene lakes and sloping hills, which cascade along its picturesque landscape. Nicknamed the “Gateway to the Kettle Moraine State Forest,” the Town provides easy access to the internationally known forest by the same name.

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In its early years, Kewaskum depended primarily on agriculture for its economic foundation. In the early 19th century, the Chicago Northwestern Railway brought forth new lines of trade and commercial enterprise. And since the 1920s, the economy has shifted to a more industrial setting.

Kewaskum is a great place to live. Its historic downtown area is a popular destination with the locals and displays a variety of architectural styles. The Kewaskum school system is excellent, with its many public and private schools offering a truly dynamic education.

The Town isn’t called the “Gateway to the Kettle Moraine State Forest” for nothing. The one-of-a-kind forest is within close proximity and provides almost 30,000 acres of rolling hills, lakes, forests and grasslands. The forest is especially known for its unique glacial features and is an excellent venue for outdoor activities.

Also located nearby is the Ice Age Center, where one can witness the geological phenomena that shaped the area now known as Kewaskum.

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The Town of Kewaskum was founded in 1852. It was named after an old Native American chief of the Potawatomi tribe. Kewaskum means “turning on his tracks,” which was also used to describe the Milwaukee River that makes a horseshoe bend just north of the Town.

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Kewaskum properties for sale

Schools
  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Farmington Elementary School (Kewaskum) Kewaskum School District Public 240 16 FARMINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Kewaskum Elementary School (Kewaskum) Kewaskum School District Public 500 15 KEWASKUM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Kewaskum High School (Kewaskum) Kewaskum School District Public 530 15 KEWASKUM HIGH SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Kewaskum Middle School (Kewaskum) Kewaskum School District Public 391 16 KEWASKUM MIDDLE SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
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Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 8,516 136,991 5,852,878
Total Households 3,287 53,631 2,349,819
Total Families 2,498 38,586 1,516,725
Percent Male 49% 50% 50%
Percent Female 51% 50% 50%
White Collar Jobs 49% 55% 58%
Blue Collar Jobs 51% 45% 42%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Professional Services 323
Food 271
Sales 222
Manufacturing 187
Healthcare 141
Transportation 127
Maintenance 125
Construction 116
Management 97
Education 92

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 2,658 42,120 1,601,729
Renter Occupied Housing Units 629 11,511 748,090
Vacant Housing Units 185 2,849 311,518
Occupancy Rate 95% 94% 84%

Commute Time To Work

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  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 192 2,425 135,725
5 - 15 minutes 847 17,467 877,463
15 - 30 minutes 1,446 21,565 975,154
30 - 45 minutes 703 13,692 370,565
45-60 minutes 344 4,223 120,537
Over 60 minutes 144 2,240 113,603

Total Housing Units

Housing By Occupant

Commute Time To Work

Age of Homeowners

Education Attainment

  City County State
Some High School 319 3,847 224,571
High School Graduate 1,991 28,924 1,256,597
Some College 1,522 21,782 833,955
Associates Degree 734 10,558 410,260
Bachelors Degree 877 20,183 747,113
Graduate Degree 303 7,792 384,121

Education Attainment


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

Market Conditions for Kewaskum

Median Sale Price Graph

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in December was $230,000. The median sales price for homes in December rose by $5,400 compared to last month. This represents a 2.4% increase from November. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes fell by ($2,450) representing a -1.05% 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 3 in December to 9. This represents 25% decrease from November when 12 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 23 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has fallen by 14 representing a -60.86% 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 7 homes sold in December was 4 more than in November. This represents a 133.33% increase in sales from November. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold decreased by 3, a -30% 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 December (7) decreased by 97 days compared to November. This represents a 93.26% 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 68, a -90.66% 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 99.74% in December rose by 21.62% compared to November and increased 15.82% 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 (3) fell by 1 compared to November, a 25% change. Compared to December 2018, the number of new listings increased by 2, a 200% 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 $189,900. The median list price for homes in December fell by ($2,500) compared to last month. This represents a 1.29% decrease from November. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes increased $82,600 representing a 76.98% 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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