Fond du Lac, WI Real Estate Market

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 Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Fond du Lac, WI Housing Market Trends

With a population of 43,263, 17,709 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $144,541, house prices in Fond du Lac are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Fond du Lac, accounting for 59.34% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Fond du Lac include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 24.63%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.33%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.31%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Fond du Lac are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 54.91% owning and 45.09% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Fond du Lac 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 Fond du Lac built between 1940-1969 ( 27.33%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 26.58%). There's also some housing in Fond du Lac built between 2000 and later ( 11.38%).

Fond du Lac Home Appreciation Rates

Fond du Lac's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Fond du Lac during the period has been just 1.11%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

Over the last year, Fond du Lac appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Fond du Lac's appreciation rate has been 4.01%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Fond du Lac were at 2.25%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 9.32%.

Relative to Wisconsin, our data show that Fond du Lac's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in Wisconsin.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Fond du Lac differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Fond du Lac - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Fond du Lac real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$144,541

Fond du Lac, WI HOME PRICES

> $1,154,000
0.5%
0.5%
$866,001 - $1,154,000
0.4%
0.4%
$577,001 - $866,000
0.5%
0.5%
$461,001 - $577,000
0.8%
0.8%
$346,001 - $461,000
2.9%
2.9%
$231,001 - $346,000
14.4%
14.4%
$115,001 - $231,000
49.1%
49.1%
$58,001 - $115,000
27.0%
27.0%
$0 - $58,000
4.4%
4.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Low for Nation

Very Low for WI

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
17,709

Fond du Lac Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
WI*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q3 - 2020 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q4
27.96% 1.18%
1
1
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$905 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
54.9%
54.9%
Renters
45.1%
45.1%
Vacant
8.6%
8.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
11.4%
11.4%
1970 - 1999
34.7%
34.7%
1940 - 1969
27.3%
27.3%
1939 or Older
26.6%
26.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
59.3%
59.3%
Townhomes
4.3%
4.3%
Small Apt. Buildings
10.3%
10.3%
Apt. Complexes
24.6%
24.6%
Mobile Homes
1.4%
1.4%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
4.9%
4.9%
1 Bedroom
11.7%
11.7%
2 Bedrooms
29.9%
29.9%
3 Bedrooms
40.4%
40.4%
4 Bedrooms
11.2%
11.2%
5 or more bedrooms
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES