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Beaver Dam, WI (Wisconsin) Houses and Residents

Beaver Dam,WI index of house prices

Total population: 16,536 (Urban population: 15,042 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 0)

Houses: 6,680 (6,342 occupied: 3,949 owner occupied, 3,224 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

45%
State:

33%

Housing density: 1,279 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $108,555.

Median contract rent in 2015: $461 (lower quartile is $367, upper quartile is $556)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $184


Median gross rent in Beaver Dam, WI in 2015: $529

Housing units in Beaver Dam with a mortgage: 2,303 (240 second mortgage, 445 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,288

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $62,659

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $40,392

Median monthly housing costs: $774


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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $118,972 (it was $91,100 in 2000)
Beaver Dam:

$118,972
Wisconsin:

$168,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,217 - $159,730
Median year house/condo built: 1957

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,792
  • In family households: 12,051 (3,096 male householders, 901 female householders)
    3,097 spouses, 4,331 children (4,083 natural, 78 adopted, 170 stepchildren), 138 grandchildren, 96 brothers or sisters, 43 parents, 27 other relatives, 322 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,741 (1,040 male householders (807 living alone)), 1,310 female householders (1,213 living alone)), 391 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 250 (205 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,830 2-persons, 863 3-persons, 828 4-persons, 320 5-persons, 151 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,020 1-person, 288 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 6 4-persons.

2,653 married couples with children.
898 single-parent households (186 men, 712 women).

94.5% of residents of Beaver Dam speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 16% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 38% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 417 (2.8%)
(45.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin:

  • 11no bedroom
  • 601 bedroom
  • 7232 bedrooms
  • 2,2083 bedrooms
  • 7374 bedrooms
  • 1255+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Beaver Dam population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin:

  • 63no bedroom
  • 6891 bedroom
  • 1,2602 bedrooms
  • 3413 bedrooms
  • 974 bedrooms
  • 285+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Beaver Dam population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Beaver Dam in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 137no vehicle
  • 1,2331 vehicle
  • 1,9122 vehicles
  • 4653 vehicles
  • 1054 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Beaver Dam population

Cars and other vehicles available in Beaver Dam in renter-occupied apartments

  • 331no vehicle
  • 1,3841 vehicle
  • 5702 vehicles
  • 1363 vehicles
  • 514 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Beaver Dam population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin:

  • 111 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 363 rooms
  • 2984 rooms
  • 9535 rooms
  • 9156 rooms
  • 7727 rooms
  • 5338 rooms
  • 3349+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Beaver Dam population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin:

  • 331 room
  • 1642 rooms
  • 5633 rooms
  • 8734 rooms
  • 4855 rooms
  • 2186 rooms
  • 637 rooms
  • 598 rooms
  • 209+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Beaver Dam population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Beaver Dam, WI household income distribution

  • Beaver Dam, WI household income distribution
  • 443Less than $10,000
  • 333$10,000 to $14,999
  • 512$15,000 to $19,999
  • 488$20,000 to $24,999
  • 632$25,000 to $29,999
  • 459$30,000 to $34,999
  • 446$35,000 to $39,999
  • 422$40,000 to $44,999
  • 425$45,000 to $49,999
  • 793$50,000 to $59,999
  • 606$60,000 to $74,999
  • 514$75,000 to $99,999
  • 103$100,000 to $124,999
  • 81$125,000 to $149,999
  • 49$150,000 to $199,999
  • 41$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Beaver Dam, WI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Beaver Dam, WI
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 27$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 74$40,000 to $49,999
  • 51$50,000 to $59,999
  • 44$60,000 to $69,999
  • 147$70,000 to $79,999
  • 595$80,000 to $89,999
  • 366$90,000 to $99,999
  • 939$100,000 to $124,999
  • 655$125,000 to $149,999
  • 391$150,000 to $174,999
  • 173$175,000 to $199,999
  • 249$200,000 to $249,999
  • 143$250,000 to $299,999
  • 46$300,000 to $399,999
  • 17$400,000 to $499,999
  • 29$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Beaver Dam, WI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Beaver Dam, WI
  • 22Less than $100
  • 15$100 to $149
  • 6$150 to $199
  • 78$200 to $249
  • 20$250 to $299
  • 99$300 to $349
  • 56$350 to $399
  • 164$400 to $449
  • 65$450 to $499
  • 134$500 to $549
  • 375$550 to $599
  • 522$600 to $649
  • 522$650 to $699
  • 213$700 to $749
  • 319$750 to $799
  • 232$800 to $899
  • 88$900 to $999
  • 106$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2$1,500 to $1,999
  • 9$2,500 to $2,999
  • 112No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 821995 to March 2000
  • 1141990 to 1994
  • 711985 to 1989
  • 291980 to 1984
  • 221975 to 1979
  • 341970 to 1974
  • 61965 to 1969
  • 59Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Beaver Dam population
Beaver Dam commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 612
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,077
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,298
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 820
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 862
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 247
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 515
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 205
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 210
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 267
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 158
  • 90 or more minutes: 99
Beaver Dam, WI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.2%
Number of people working at home: 136 (1.8% of all workers)

Beaver Dam mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 6,013 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 931 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 34 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 74 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0%)
  • Walked: 247 (3%)
  • Other means: 33 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 136 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 7,024
 Other groups: 950
 Irish: 731
 Polish: 721
 United States or American: 616
 English: 516
 Norwegian: 463
 Dutch: 324
 French (except Basque): 281
 Italian: 131
 Swiss: 101
 Czech: 89
 Hungarian: 86
 Scottish: 85
 Swedish: 78
 French Canadian: 76
 Welsh: 68
 Scotch-Irish: 64
 Belgian: 56
 Danish: 47
 Finnish: 39
 Russian: 34
 European: 28
 Ukrainian: 25
 Greek: 21
 Arab:: 21
 British West Indian: 14
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 14
 Lebanese: 11
 Luxemburger: 10
 Arab/Arabic: 8
 British: 6
 Czechoslovakian: 6
 Yugoslavian: 5
 Slovak: 5
 Scandinavian: 4
 Croatian: 3
 Other Arab: 2
 Canadian: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 45%Mexico
  • 10%Laos
  • 8%Germany
  • 6%Canada
  • 6%United Kingdom
  • 6%Philippines
  • 5%Other Western Europe

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 12,298
  • Northeast: 262
  • Midwest: 1,344
  • South: 403
  • West: 272

56% of Beaver Dam residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Wisconsin.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 63
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 29
  • 5th and 6th grade: 25
  • 7th and 8th grade: 254
  • 9th grade: 28
  • 10th grade: 168
  • 11th grade: 179
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 147
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,955
  • Less than 1 year of college: 266
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 489
  • Associate degree: 313
  • Bachelor's degree: 533
  • Master's degree: 121
  • Professional school degree: 108
  • Doctorate degree: 26

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 3
  • 5th and 6th grade: 14
  • 7th and 8th grade: 298
  • 9th grade: 95
  • 10th grade: 148
  • 11th grade: 140
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 128
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,241
  • Less than 1 year of college: 497
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 596
  • Associate degree: 334
  • Bachelor's degree: 568
  • Master's degree: 174
  • Professional school degree: 53
  • Doctorate degree: 14

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 21.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 10.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 14.8%Males
Beaver Dam marital status for males
Beaver Dam marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,104
  • One, attached: 118
  • Two: 857
  • 3 or 4: 227
  • 5 to 9: 457
  • 10 to 19: 466
  • 20 to 49: 226
  • 50 or more: 208
  • Mobile homes: 17

Median worth of mobile homes: $63,685

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Beaver Dam:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 88.1%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.8%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 55.5%Utility gas
  • 31.8%Electricity
  • 5.2%Other fuel
  • 3.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 214
Here:

12.4%
Wisconsin:

16.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

0.5%
Wisconsin:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 82
Here:

23.9%
Wisconsin:

18.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)