Chetek, WI


Highest Appreciating Chetek Neighborhoods Since 2000

Chetek, 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

Chetek Housing Market Information

With 2,191 people, 1,004 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $155,484, Chetek 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 Chetek, accounting for 67.78% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Chetek include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 14.44%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 8.71%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 5.19%).

People in Chetek primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Chetek has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Chetek built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Chetek built before 1939 ( 24.82%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 23.33%). There's also some housing in Chetek built between 2000 and later ( 7.57%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Chetek. Fully 11.62% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Chetek homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Chetek real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Chetek Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Chetek's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.71% during the period.

Over the last year, Chetek appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Chetek's appreciation rate has been 0.87%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Chetek were at 0.52%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.09%.

Relative to Wisconsin, our data show that Chetek's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Wisconsin.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,068,000 0.4
$801,001 - $1,068,000 0.2
$534,001 - $801,000 1.0
$427,001 - $534,000 1.8
$320,001 - $427,000 5.0
$214,001 - $320,000 20.8
$107,001 - $214,000 45.1
$53,001 - $107,000 16.4
$0 - $53,000 9.3

Low for WI
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
47.6854564631431 61.3963039014374

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Chetek 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
29.32% 1.50% 5 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$781 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 57.46
Renters 42.54
Vacant 11.62

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 7.6
1970 - 1999 44.3
1940 - 1969 23.3
1939 or Older 24.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 67.8
Townhomes 5.2
Small Apt. Buildings 14.4
Apt. Complexes 8.7
Mobile Homes 3.9
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.44
1 Bedroom 20.25
2 Bedrooms 33.36
3 Bedrooms 36.00
4 Bedrooms 6.87
5 or more bedrooms 3.08

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