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 3,775 394,355 5,687,217
Total Households 1,351 154,857 2,286,339
Total Families 1,119 110,170 1,476,860
Population Density 219 22,523 437,888
Percent Male 53% 49% 50%
Percent Female 47% 51% 50%
White Collar Jobs 64% 72% 55%
Blue Collar Jobs 36% 28% 45%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Transportation 460
Manufacturing 452
Healthcare 416
Sales 349
Management 259
Information, Scientific and Technical 214
Retail 198
Professional Services 171
Education 162
Natural Resources 136

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 1,396 162,576 2,620,437
Owner Occupied Housing Units 1,189 118,880 1,568,389
Renter Occupied Housing Units 163 35,979 717,965
Vacant Housing Units 46 7,779 334,086
Occupancy Rate 97% 95% 87%
Vehicles Per Housing Unit 2 53 1,560

Commute Time To Work

  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 69 5,440 128,186
5 - 14 minutes 260 19,236 374,709
15 - 29 minutes 536 30,987 444,275
30 - 44 minutes 686 27,031 288,317
45-59 minutes 245 13,157 143,851
Over 60 minutes 29 4,522 80,648

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 102 12,095 374,133
High School Graduate 850 69,586 1,258,952
Some College 625 59,487 808,107
Associates Degree 333 24,466 355,880
Bachelors Degree 518 71,668 663,912
Graduate Degree 202 25,997 242,725

Education Attainment


Market Conditions

Market Conditions for Big Bend

August 2017

Median Sale Price
$166,200

 UP 4.52%
vs. Month Ago
Homes for Sale


  %
vs. Month Ago
Homes Sold
1

  0.00%
vs. Month Ago
Avg Days on Market
17

 DOWN -72.58%
vs. Month Ago

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in August was $166,200. The median sales price for homes in August rose by $7,200 compared to last month. This represents a 4.52% increase from July. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $166,200 representing a % 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 remained level in August 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

The inventory of homes for sale remained level in August 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.

Avg Days on Market

The average days on market for a home sold in August (17) decreased by 45 days compared to July. This represents a 72.58% 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 increased by 17, a % 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 103.1% in August rose by 16.65% compared to July and increased % 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 August (1) fell by 1 compared to July, a 50% change. Compared to August 2016, the number of new listings increased by 1, a % 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 August was $189,900. The median list price for homes in August fell by ($5,700) compared to last month. This represents a 2.91% decrease from July. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes increased $189,900 representing a % 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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