Brown Deer, WI


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Brown Deer, WI Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Brown Deer Housing Market Information

With a population of 12,102, 5,389 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $168,570, Brown Deer real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Brown Deer, accounting for 59.34% of the village's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Brown Deer include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 34.04%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.62%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.00%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Brown Deer. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 65.68% of Brown Deer's homes, and 58.94% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Brown Deer's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 50.26% of the village's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Brown Deer include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 42.13%) and housing constructed between 2000 and later ( 3.83%). There's also some housing in Brown Deer built before 1939 ( 3.78%).

Brown Deer Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Brown Deer over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 22.29% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Brown Deer home appreciation rates at 1.02%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.13%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Brown Deer that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Brown Deer real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Brown Deer appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 5.71%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 71.54% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Brown Deer. Brown Deer appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.02%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.13%.

Relative to Wisconsin, our data show that Brown Deer's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Wisconsin.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,100,000 0.4
$825,001 - $1,100,000 0.0
$550,001 - $825,000 0.5
$440,001 - $550,000 0.2
$330,001 - $440,000 0.0
$220,001 - $330,000 17.2
$110,001 - $220,000 60.1
$55,001 - $110,000 12.8
$0 - $55,000 8.8

Average for WI
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
42.1364115785773 50.5133470225873

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Brown Deer Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
12.98% 0.71% 1 1
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,072 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 65.68
Renters 34.32
Vacant 4.37

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 3.8
1970 - 1999 42.1
1940 - 1969 50.3
1939 or Older 3.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 59.3
Townhomes 3.0
Small Apt. Buildings 3.6
Apt. Complexes 34.0
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.57
1 Bedroom 14.91
2 Bedrooms 21.85
3 Bedrooms 47.08
4 Bedrooms 11.85
5 or more bedrooms 0.75

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