Beaver Dam, WI (Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction)




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About Beaver Dam, WI (Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction median real estate price is $224,431, which is more expensive than 78.3% of the neighborhoods in Wisconsin and 59.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction is currently $844, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 54.1% of Wisconsin neighborhoods.

Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.6% in Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 53.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Beaver Dam, the Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction neighborhood has more German and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 60.2% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 9.8% have Dutch ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Real estate in the Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.

In addition, one of the notable things about Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 95.1% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: People

The Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 8.3% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Wisconsin. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction neighborhood in Beaver Dam are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 75.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 83.2% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction neighborhood, 38.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.0%), and 12.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction neighborhood in Beaver Dam, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (60.2%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (10.8%), and residents who report Dutch roots (9.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.7%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (5.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.5%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (88.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction 0.101011101001110
Beaver Dam 0.101011101001110
Wisconsin 3.06
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Sunset Beach / Fox Lake Junction 0.101011101001110
Beaver Dam 0.101011101001110
Wisconsin 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

BEAVER DAM UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Wisconsin

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Better than of WI school districts.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Beaver Dam High
500 Gould St
Beaver Dam, WI, 53916
09-12
Lincoln Elementary
210 Gould St
Beaver Dam, WI, 53916
KG-05
South Beaver Dam Elementary
W9787 County Road D
Beaver Dam, WI, 53916
KG-05
Washington Elementary
600 Grove St
Beaver Dam, WI, 53916
KG-05
Wilson Elementary
405 W 3 Rd St
Beaver Dam, WI, 53916
PK-05
Prairie View Elementary
510 N Crystal Lake Rd
Beaver Dam, WI, 53916
PK-05
Don Smith Learning Academy
400 E Burnett St
Beaver Dam, WI, 53916
06-12
Beaver Dam Middle
108 4 Th St
Beaver Dam, WI, 53916
06-08
Jefferson Elementary
301 Brook St
Beaver Dam, WI, 53916
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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WAUPUN SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Wisconsin

(10 is best)

Better than of WI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Meadow View Primary
601 Grandview Ave
Waupun, WI, 53963
PK-01
Waupun Area Senior High
801 E Lincoln St
Waupun, WI, 53963
09-12
Waupun Area Junior High
801 E Lincoln St
Waupun, WI, 53963
07-08
School For Agricultural And Environmental Studies
200 S Depot St
Fox Lake, WI, 53933
PK-07
Rock River Intermediate
451 E Spring St
Waupun, WI, 53963
02-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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DODGELAND SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Wisconsin

(10 is best)

Better than of WI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Dodgeland High
401 S Western Ave
Juneau, WI, 53039
09-12
Dodgeland Middle
401 S Western Ave
Juneau, WI, 53039
06-08
Dodgeland Elementary
401 S Western Ave
Juneau, WI, 53039
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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