Big Bend, WI Real Estate

The Waukesha County Village of Big Bend is home to about 1,300 people. The small community is known for its quiet country living environment. The village is located in southeastern Wisconsin and bordered by Muskego, Mukwonago and Wind Lake. Defined by the natural beauty surrounding the village, Big Bend is a location with picturesque views.

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Real Estate
The housing market in Big Bend provides a variety of homes from which to choose. The market includes affordable ranch homes, updated two-story houses and a broad selection of styles on large acre lots. Subdivision growth is the main focus of development in the area. The average price of a home in Big Bend is $210,230.

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Big Bend offers a small town shopping experience including a Wild Rose Antique Mall that presents showcases by local dealers and a diverse selection of furniture. The 36-hole Edgewood Golf Course provides an experience for all golfers. The courses offer relaxing natural scenery of woods, lakes and the Fox River. Take pleasure in exotic wildlife and hayrides at the nearby Bear Den Zoo and Petting Farm. The village has plenty of attractions for the whole family to enjoy.

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Named after a “Big Bend” in the Fox River, the village was a part of the “Great Wisconsin Land Sale” of 1839. Aaron and Elvira Putnam were the pioneers of the village constructing the first sawmill in 1831, the first inn in 1842 and the first post office in 1846. Spring water out of Hygeia Spring #2 was the first profitable product when it was sold for a penny a glass at the World’s Fair in Chicago, Illinois in 1893. Incorporated in 1928, Big Bend was well-known for its maple syrup, oak trees and black walnuts, which are still recognized today

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Big Bend properties for sale

Schools
  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Big Bend Elementary School (Big Bend) Mukwonago School District public 413 Not Provided Big Bend Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Clarendon Avenue Elementary School (Mukwonago) Mukwonago School District public 517 Not Provided Clarendon Avenue Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Eagleville Charter School (Eagle) Mukwonago School District charter 81 Not Provided Eagleville Charter School GreatSchools Rating
Prairie View Elementary School (North Prairie) Mukwonago School District public 360 Not Provided Prairie View Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Rolling Hills Elementary School (Mukwonago) Mukwonago School District public 510 Not Provided Rolling Hills Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Section Elementary School (Mukwonago) Mukwonago School District public 459 Not Provided Section Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Christ Lutheran School (Big Bend) private 105 Not Provided Christ Lutheran School GreatSchools Rating
Park View Middle School (Mukwonago) Mukwonago School District public 772 Not Provided Park View Middle School GreatSchools Rating
St Joseph Elementary School (Big Bend) private 0 Not Provided St Joseph Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Mukwonago High School (Mukwonago) Mukwonago School District public 1583 Not Provided Mukwonago High School GreatSchools Rating
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Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 3,769 398,843 5,742,119
Total Households 1,443 156,956 2,299,100
Total Families 1,142 109,835 1,469,281
Population Density 277 25,063 446,124
Percent Male 52% 49% 50%
Percent Female 48% 51% 50%
White Collar Jobs 65% 73% 56%
Blue Collar Jobs 35% 27% 44%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Manufacturing 465
Healthcare 404
Sales 386
Transportation 338
Management 275
Retail 271
Information, Scientific and Technical 267
Education 212
Construction 189
Professional Services 142

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 1,456 164,151 2,641,602
Owner Occupied Housing Units 1,315 119,865 1,547,197
Renter Occupied Housing Units 128 37,036 751,903
Vacant Housing Units 14 7,253 342,513
Occupancy Rate 99% 96% 87%
Vehicles Per Housing Unit 2 56 1,563

Commute Time To Work

  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 28 5,607 124,926
5 - 14 minutes 228 18,788 372,082
15 - 29 minutes 634 30,385 448,351
30 - 44 minutes 759 28,151 290,799
45-59 minutes 221 13,643 152,657
Over 60 minutes 53 5,428 85,631

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 103 12,040 347,427
High School Graduate 821 67,861 1,239,522
Some College 718 57,592 817,979
Associates Degree 369 26,576 390,482
Bachelors Degree 524 76,034 713,854
Graduate Degree 241 27,831 261,584

Education Attainment


Market Conditions
Market Conditions for Big Bend - September 2019 | Shorewest Realtors®
September 2019

Market Conditions for Big Bend

Median Sale Price Graph

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in September was $320,000. The median sales price for homes in September fell by ($110,000) compared to last month. This represents a 25.58% decrease from August. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $120,000 representing a 60% year-over-year change.

Homes for Sale Graph

Homes for Sale

The inventory of homes for sale remained level in September to . Compared to the same month last year when there were homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has did not change representing a % 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 3 homes sold in September was 2 more than in August. This represents a 200% increase in sales from August. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold increased by 1, a 50% 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 September (10) did not change Compared to the same month last year, the days on market for homes sold decreased by 22, a -68.75% 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 95.34% in September fell by 2.45% compared to August and decreased 2.46% 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 September (2) remained level Compared to September 2018, the number of new listings decreased by 1, a -33.33% 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 September was $329,678. The median list price for homes in September fell by ($77,722) compared to last month. This represents a 19.07% decrease from August. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes increased $139,778 representing a 73.6% year-over-year increase.




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