Fort Atkinson, WI


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Fort Atkinson, WI Real Estate Data

Fort Atkinson Housing Market Information

With 12,426 people, 5,077 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $167,126, Fort Atkinson 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 Fort Atkinson, accounting for 61.22% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Fort Atkinson include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.51%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 11.41%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 9.69%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Fort Atkinson. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 65.63% of Fort Atkinson's homes, and 52.58% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Fort Atkinson 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 Fort Atkinson built before 1939 ( 29.84%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 27.53%). There's also some housing in Fort Atkinson built between 2000 and later ( 9.73%).

Fort Atkinson Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Fort Atkinson's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.58% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Fort Atkinson's appreciation rate, at 4.87%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Fort Atkinson's appreciation rate has been 1.22%, which annualizes to a rate of 4.99%.

Relative to Wisconsin, our data show that Fort Atkinson's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% 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 Fort Atkinson differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Fort Atkinson - 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 Fort Atkinson real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Fort Atkinson, WI HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,053,000 0.0
$790,001 - $1,053,000 0.0
$527,001 - $790,000 0.9
$422,001 - $527,000 0.5
$316,001 - $422,000 1.8
$211,001 - $316,000 21.5
$105,001 - $211,000 66.6
$52,001 - $105,000 5.9
$0 - $52,000 2.8

Average for WI
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
43.8367394741465 51.5400410677618

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$977 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 65.63
Renters 34.37
Vacant 6.83

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Fort Atkinson HOMES
2000 or Newer 9.7
1970 - 1999 32.9
1940 - 1969 27.5
1939 or Older 29.8

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Fort Atkinson HOMES
Single-Family 61.2
Townhomes 9.7
Small Apt. Buildings 11.4
Apt. Complexes 17.5
Mobile Homes 0.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Fort Atkinson HOMES
No Bedroom 2.75
1 Bedroom 9.14
2 Bedrooms 31.51
3 Bedrooms 38.92
4 Bedrooms 13.65
5 or more bedrooms 4.02

Fort Atkinson Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q2 - 2016 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q3
24.99% 1.32% 4 2
* 10 is highest