Fond du Lac, WI


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Fond du Lac, 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

Fond du Lac Housing Market Information

With 42,933 people, 18,177 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $122,385, 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 59.63% 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 ( 23.03%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 11.72%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.57%).

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 55.47% owning and 44.53% 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 ( 31.29%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 25.77%). There's also some housing in Fond du Lac built between 2000 and later ( 9.98%).

Fond du Lac Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Fond du Lac's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.73% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Fond du Lac's appreciation rate, at 4.60%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Fond du Lac's appreciation rate has been 1.63%, which annualizes to a rate of 6.67%.

Relative to Wisconsin, our data show that Fond du Lac's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% 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:


Value Range
> $1,033,000 0.4
$775,001 - $1,033,000 0.1
$517,001 - $775,000 0.5
$413,001 - $517,000 0.6
$310,001 - $413,000 2.6
$207,001 - $310,000 12.0
$103,001 - $207,000 50.2
$52,001 - $103,000 29.1
$0 - $52,000 4.6

Very Low for WI
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
64.1333645845541 89.1170431211499

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Fond du Lac 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
12.70% 0.70% 1 1
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$833 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 55.47
Renters 44.53
Vacant 6.93

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Fond du Lac HOMES
2000 or Newer 10.0
1970 - 1999 33.0
1940 - 1969 31.3
1939 or Older 25.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 59.6
Townhomes 4.6
Small Apt. Buildings 11.7
Apt. Complexes 23.0
Mobile Homes 1.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.44
1 Bedroom 12.54
2 Bedrooms 30.57
3 Bedrooms 39.52
4 Bedrooms 12.71
5 or more bedrooms 2.21