Wales, WI Real Estate

First populated by Welsh settlers in the 1840s, the village of Wales carries on the Celtic culture and heritage today. Located in Waukesha County, Wales is amassed with historic homes and sites. The village is surrounded by Delafield, Genesee, Dousman and Waukesha. Wales offers a small town atmosphere with a friendly environment.

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Real Estate
The Wales housing market offers an array of homes for sale. Homes for sale include updated historic four-bedroom houses, charming Ranches, remodeled Contemporaries and custom-built homes with luxurious amenities. Subdivisions are key living areas in Wales.

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The village provides many indoor and outdoor activities that the whole family can enjoy. Events such as a Garden Party, Laser Tag events and a Summer Stage series are featured activities in the village. Wales also offers scenic trails and excellent places to dine.

The community parks are great for outdoor recreational opportunities. Wales Community Park features a frisbee-golf course which is set up friendly for new golfers in the front nine and is difficult for the most experienced in the back nine. The park is also the scene for local softball and soccer tournaments.

Opened in 2003, The Legend at Brandybrook golf course has two well-architected golf courses, tennis complexes, pools and programs for the family. The name is a tribute to great players of the game and the high standards that Brandybrook is trying hard to achieve. There is simply no other club like “The Legend” anywhere in Wisconsin or the Midwest, states the private club’s website.

Glacial Drumlin Trail and Wildwood Trail provide picturesque views of the natural landscape. Known as one of the best bicycle trails in Wisconsin, the Glacial Drumlin Trail offers a total of 52-miles that hikers, runners and roller bladers can enjoy. The Wildwood Trail runs through the village and has seven miles worth of off-road fun. Visitors can bike, hike and snowmobile on the trail. The trail is a former railroad right-of-way that now offers an excellent environment to enjoy the outdoors.

Featured places to eat in Wales are:

* Le Duc’s Frozen Custard
* Finn’s Bar & Grill
* Mama Mia’s
* Saxe’s Restaurant

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Wales properties for sale

Schools
  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio Test Score Rank
High School Of Health Sciences (Wales) Kettle Moraine School District Public 58 Not Reported HIGH SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES GreatSchools Rating
Kettle Moraine Explore (Wales) Kettle Moraine School District Public 328 25 KETTLE MORAINE EXPLORE GreatSchools Rating
Kettle Moraine High School (Wales) Kettle Moraine School District Public 1379 20 KETTLE MORAINE HIGH SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Km Global School (Wales) Kettle Moraine School District Public 1025 15 KM GLOBAL SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
School For Arts And Performance (Wales) Kettle Moraine School District Public 144 15 SCHOOL FOR ARTS AND PERFORMANCE GreatSchools Rating
Wales Elementary School (Wales) Kettle Moraine School District Public 491 16 WALES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GreatSchools Rating
Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 3,116 406,801 5,852,878
Total Households 1,157 158,933 2,349,819
Total Families 941 113,516 1,516,725
Percent Male 50% 49% 50%
Percent Female 50% 51% 50%
White Collar Jobs 54% 58% 58%
Blue Collar Jobs 46% 42% 42%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Professional Services 237
Construction 112
Healthcare 91
Manufacturing 89
Sales 85
Maintenance 76
Management 60
Food 57
Transportation 55
Information, Scientific and Technical 41

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 1,002 122,491 1,601,729
Renter Occupied Housing Units 155 36,442 748,090
Vacant Housing Units 32 7,923 311,518
Occupancy Rate 97% 94% 84%

Commute Time To Work

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  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 34 5,900 135,725
5 - 15 minutes 302 49,795 877,463
15 - 30 minutes 592 78,620 975,154
30 - 45 minutes 331 37,118 370,565
45-60 minutes 95 9,432 120,537
Over 60 minutes 57 5,898 113,603

Total Housing Units

Housing By Occupant

Commute Time To Work

Age of Homeowners

Education Attainment

  City County State
Some High School 40 7,569 224,571
High School Graduate 541 67,894 1,256,597
Some College 417 58,126 833,955
Associates Degree 229 27,255 410,260
Bachelors Degree 549 78,050 747,113
Graduate Degree 408 40,757 384,121

Education Attainment


Market Conditions
Market Conditions for Wales - January 2020 | Shorewest Realtors®
January 2020

Market Conditions for Wales

Median Sale Price Graph

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in January was $615,000. The median sales price for homes in January rose by $360,000 compared to last month. This represents a 141.17% increase from December. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $341,000 representing a 124.45% 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 rose by 3 in January to 6. This represents 100% increase from December when 3 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 14 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has fallen by 8 representing a -57.14% 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 2 homes sold in January was 3 less than in December. This represents a 60% decrease in sales from December. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold increased by 1, a 100% 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 January (53) increased by 24 days compared to December. This represents a 82.75% 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 37, a 231.25% 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 92.19% in January rose by 2.49% compared to December and decreased 7.5% 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 January (3) rose by 1 compared to December, a 50% change. Compared to January 2019, the number of new listings increased by 1, a 50% 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 January was $510,000. The median list price for homes in January rose by $191,300 compared to last month. This represents a 60.02% increase from December. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes increased $146,050 representing a 40.12% 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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