Port Washington, WI


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Port Washington, 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

Port Washington Housing Market Information

With a population of 11,576, 4,715 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $215,691, Port Washington real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Port Washington, accounting for 56.63% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Port Washington include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 23.62%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 12.01%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 7.60%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Port Washington are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 63.54% owning and 36.46% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Port Washington 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 Port Washington built between 1940-1969 ( 33.27%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 16.45%). There's also some housing in Port Washington built between 2000 and later ( 12.67%).

Port Washington Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Port Washington's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.17% during the period.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Port Washington that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Port Washington real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Port Washington appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.79%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 79.93% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Port Washington. Port Washington appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.02%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.13%.

Relative to Wisconsin, our data show that Port Washington's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in Wisconsin.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Port Washington, WI HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,118,000 0.4
$838,001 - $1,118,000 0.3
$559,001 - $838,000 2.5
$447,001 - $559,000 2.7
$336,001 - $447,000 8.1
$224,001 - $336,000 27.8
$112,001 - $224,000 52.7
$56,001 - $112,000 2.9
$0 - $56,000 2.6

High for WI
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
28.5772881753194 24.8459958932238

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Port Washington 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
28.43% 1.46% 5 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$941 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 63.54
Renters 36.46
Vacant 3.99

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Port Washington HOMES
2000 or Newer 12.7
1970 - 1999 37.6
1940 - 1969 33.3
1939 or Older 16.5

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Port Washington HOMES
Single-Family 56.6
Townhomes 7.6
Small Apt. Buildings 12.0
Apt. Complexes 23.6
Mobile Homes 0.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Port Washington HOMES
No Bedroom 0.53
1 Bedroom 8.74
2 Bedrooms 32.13
3 Bedrooms 42.52
4 Bedrooms 13.34
5 or more bedrooms 2.75

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Zip Codes in Port Washington, WI