Waterford, WI

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Waterford, 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 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Waterford Housing Market Information

With a population of 5,487, 2,062 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $263,056, Waterford real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Waterford, accounting for 47.86% of the village's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Waterford include row houses and other attached homes ( 21.70%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 14.33%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.09%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Waterford. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 74.44% of Waterford's homes, and 55.73% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Waterford 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 Waterford built between 2000 and later ( 27.96%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 9.35%). There's also some housing in Waterford built between 1940-1969 ( 7.55%).

Waterford Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Waterford's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 0.89% during the period.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Waterford that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Waterford real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Waterford appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.67%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 72.37% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Waterford. Waterford appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at -0.15%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.59%.

Relative to Wisconsin, our data show that Waterford's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Wisconsin.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,203,000 0.0
$903,001 - $1,203,000 2.9
$602,001 - $903,000 0.0
$481,001 - $602,000 0.0
$361,001 - $481,000 5.1
$241,001 - $361,000 37.7
$120,001 - $241,000 44.6
$60,001 - $120,000 7.8
$0 - $60,000 1.9

Very High for WI
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
24.4496350364964 17.864476386037

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Waterford Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2018 Q4 - 2019 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q1
46.75% 2.01%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,207 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 74.44
Renters 25.56
Vacant 5.02

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Waterford HOMES
2000 or Newer 28.0
1970 - 1999 55.1
1940 - 1969 7.6
1939 or Older 9.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 47.9
Townhomes 21.7
Small Apt. Buildings 10.1
Apt. Complexes 14.3
Mobile Homes 6.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.88
1 Bedroom 6.40
2 Bedrooms 34.64
3 Bedrooms 45.92
4 Bedrooms 9.81
5 or more bedrooms 2.35