Menasha, WI


Highest Appreciating Menasha Neighborhoods Since 2000

Menasha, 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

Menasha Housing Market Information

With a population of 17,572, 7,334 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $114,569, house prices in Menasha are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Menasha, accounting for 61.81% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Menasha include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 16.30%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 14.33%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.94%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Menasha are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 62.16% owning and 37.84% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Menasha 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 Menasha built between 1940-1969 ( 29.26%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 22.28%). There's also some housing in Menasha built between 2000 and later ( 13.26%).

Menasha Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Menasha's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.03% during the period.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Menasha that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Menasha real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Menasha appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.57%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 89.20% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Menasha. Menasha appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.85%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 11.91%.

Importantly, this makes Menasha one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,111,000 0.3
$833,001 - $1,111,000 0.0
$555,001 - $833,000 0.6
$444,001 - $555,000 0.8
$333,001 - $444,000 3.7
$222,001 - $333,000 9.9
$111,001 - $222,000 50.8
$55,001 - $111,000 28.0
$0 - $55,000 5.8

Very Low for WI
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
68.5515059181999 92.1971252566735

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Menasha 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
22.53% 1.18% 3 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$874 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 62.16
Renters 37.84
Vacant 4.37

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 13.3
1970 - 1999 35.2
1940 - 1969 29.3
1939 or Older 22.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 61.8
Townhomes 3.9
Small Apt. Buildings 14.3
Apt. Complexes 16.3
Mobile Homes 3.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.67
1 Bedroom 8.06
2 Bedrooms 35.01
3 Bedrooms 39.34
4 Bedrooms 13.56
5 or more bedrooms 3.36