Kenosha, 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 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Kenosha, WI Housing Market Trends

With 99,986 people, 38,416 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $200,761, house prices in Kenosha are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Kenosha, accounting for 56.52% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Kenosha include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 22.15%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 16.69%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.04%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Kenosha are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 55.48% owning and 44.52% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Kenosha 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 Kenosha built between 1940-1969 ( 29.39%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 21.88%). There's also some housing in Kenosha built between 2000 and later ( 13.80%).

Kenosha Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Kenosha's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 4.50% during the period.

Over the last year, Kenosha appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Kenosha's appreciation rate has been 14.06%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Kenosha were at 5.36%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 23.25%.

Notably, Kenosha's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Wisconsin, our data show that Kenosha's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% 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 Kenosha differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Kenosha - 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 Kenosha real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$200,761

Kenosha, WI HOME PRICES

> $1,283,000
$962,001 - $1,283,000
$642,001 - $962,000
$513,001 - $642,000
$385,001 - $513,000
$256,001 - $385,000
$129,001 - $256,000
$64,001 - $129,000
$0 - $64,000
0.2%
0.2%
0.3%
0.3%
0.8%
0.8%
1.5%
1.5%
7.0%
7.0%
19.7%
19.7%
54.6%
54.6%
12.1%
12.1%
4.0%
4.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Average for Nation

Low for WI

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
38,416

Kenosha Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
WI*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2021 Q3 - 2021 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2020 Q4 - 2021 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2019 Q4 - 2021 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2016 Q4 - 2021 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2021 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2021 Q4
64.23% 2.28%
2
2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,310 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
Renters
Vacant
55.5%
55.5%
44.5%
44.5%
7.1%
7.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
1970 - 1999
1940 - 1969
1939 or Older
13.8%
13.8%
34.9%
34.9%
29.4%
29.4%
21.9%
21.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
Townhomes
Small Apt. Buildings
Apt. Complexes
Mobile Homes
Other
56.5%
56.5%
3.0%
3.0%
16.7%
16.7%
22.2%
22.2%
1.6%
1.6%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
1 Bedroom
2 Bedrooms
3 Bedrooms
4 Bedrooms
5 or more bedrooms
1.3%
1.3%
10.6%
10.6%
36.8%
36.8%
37.4%
37.4%
11.7%
11.7%
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES