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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: 7,424 (6,765 occupied: 3,942 owner occupied, 2,908 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

42%
State:

33%

Housing density: 1,422 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $56,358.

Median contract rent in 2016: $461 (lower quartile is $367, upper quartile is $556)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $339


Median gross rent in Beaver Dam, WI in 2016: $529

Housing units in Beaver Dam with a mortgage: 2,724 (150 second mortgage, 273 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,221

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $61,320

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $45,712

Median monthly housing costs: $813


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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $126,581 (it was $91,100 in 2000)
Beaver Dam:

$126,581
Wisconsin:

$173,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $98,244 - $162,560
Median year house/condo built: 1955

Median year apartment built: 1978

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,377
  • In family households: 12,725 (1,962 male householders, 2,041 female householders)
    2,795 spouses, 4,703 children (4,356 natural, 46 adopted, 275 stepchildren), 359 grandchildren, 170 brothers or sisters, 110 parents, 184 other relatives, 407 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,492 (1,277 male householders (974 living alone)), 1,503 female householders (1,261 living alone)), 714 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 257

Size of family households: 1,918 2-persons, 767 3-persons, 704 4-persons, 431 5-persons, 96 6-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,238 1-person, 479 2-persons, 60 3-persons, 6 4-persons.

2,175 married couples with children.
1,220 single-parent households (247 men, 973 women).

94.9% of residents of Beaver Dam speak English at home.
4.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 9% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 390 (2.4%)
(40.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 3no bedroom
  • 151 bedroom
  • 7162 bedrooms
  • 2,4243 bedrooms
  • 6594 bedrooms
  • 1305+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Beaver Dam population

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

  • 67no bedroom
  • 9741 bedroom
  • 1,1012 bedrooms
  • 6723 bedrooms
  • 754 bedrooms
  • 515+ 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:

  • 127no vehicle
  • 1,0411 vehicle
  • 1,9472 vehicles
  • 5143 vehicles
  • 1924 vehicles
  • 435+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Beaver Dam population

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

  • 477no vehicle
  • 1,3561 vehicle
  • 8892 vehicles
  • 1553 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Beaver Dam population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 483 rooms
  • 2014 rooms
  • 8885 rooms
  • 8146 rooms
  • 9567 rooms
  • 4848 rooms
  • 5799+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Beaver Dam population

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

  • 671 room
  • 3632 rooms
  • 6783 rooms
  • 4604 rooms
  • 6585 rooms
  • 4176 rooms
  • 977 rooms
  • 828 rooms
  • 1289+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Beaver Dam population

Year house built

Median 2016 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
  • 313Less than $10,000
  • 306$10,000 to $14,999
  • 515$15,000 to $19,999
  • 206$20,000 to $24,999
  • 546$25,000 to $29,999
  • 562$30,000 to $34,999
  • 354$35,000 to $39,999
  • 476$40,000 to $44,999
  • 327$45,000 to $49,999
  • 763$50,000 to $59,999
  • 735$60,000 to $74,999
  • 741$75,000 to $99,999
  • 501$100,000 to $124,999
  • 171$125,000 to $149,999
  • 109$150,000 to $199,999
  • 108$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Beaver Dam, WI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Beaver Dam, WI
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 28$10,000 to $14,999
  • 15$15,000 to $19,999
  • 48$40,000 to $49,999
  • 40$50,000 to $59,999
  • 73$60,000 to $69,999
  • 135$70,000 to $79,999
  • 195$80,000 to $89,999
  • 516$90,000 to $99,999
  • 863$100,000 to $124,999
  • 599$125,000 to $149,999
  • 432$150,000 to $174,999
  • 330$175,000 to $199,999
  • 252$200,000 to $249,999
  • 81$250,000 to $299,999
  • 81$300,000 to $399,999
  • 13$400,000 to $499,999
  • 31$500,000 to $749,999
  • 15$750,000 to $999,999
  • 10$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Beaver Dam, WI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Beaver Dam, WI
  • 15Less than $100
  • 146$100 to $149
  • 61$200 to $249
  • 61$250 to $299
  • 63$300 to $349
  • 121$350 to $399
  • 77$400 to $449
  • 171$450 to $499
  • 109$500 to $549
  • 398$550 to $599
  • 408$600 to $649
  • 201$650 to $699
  • 314$700 to $749
  • 336$750 to $799
  • 194$800 to $899
  • 154$900 to $999
  • 124$1,000 to $1,249
  • 8$2,500 to $2,999
  • 37No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 252010 or later
  • 1252000 to 2009
  • 531990 to 1999
  • 1001980 to 1989
  • 561970 to 1979
  • 65Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Beaver Dam population
Beaver Dam commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 540
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,138
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,200
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 701
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 658
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 347
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 972
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 285
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 340
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 436
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 241
  • 90 or more minutes: 85
Beaver Dam, WI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 77.6%
Number of people working at home: 102 (1.3% of all workers)

Beaver Dam mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 7,736 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 535 (6%)
  • Taxi: 116 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 44 (0%)
  • Walked: 245 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 102 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 4,290
 American: 460
 Polish: 357
 Irish: 298
 Norwegian: 258
 English: 195
 European: 136
 Italian: 94
 Dutch: 94
 French (except Basque): 71
 Swedish: 68
 Swiss: 31
 Belgian: 30
 Macedonian: 27
 Finnish: 25
 Scottish: 24
 Portuguese: 23
 Croatian: 11
 Iranian: 9
 Scotch-Irish: 9
 Welsh: 8
 Hungarian: 6
 French Canadian: 6

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

  • 70%Mexico
  • 5%Germany
  • 4%Korea
  • 3%Thailand
  • 3%Philippines
  • 2%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 2%Poland

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

  • This state: 13,423
  • Other state: 2,559
  • Northeast: 256
  • Midwest: 1,582
  • South: 360
  • West: 348

84% of Beaver Dam residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Wisconsin.

Beaver Dam:

84.3%
State average:

85.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 13
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 8
  • 5th and 6th grade: 215
  • 7th and 8th grade: 33
  • 9th grade: 54
  • 10th grade: 58
  • 11th grade: 90
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 131
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,354
  • Less than 1 year of college: 333
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 597
  • Associate degree: 640
  • Bachelor's degree: 586
  • Master's degree: 167
  • Professional school degree: 190
  • Doctorate degree: 101

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 22
  • 5th and 6th grade: 31
  • 7th and 8th grade: 117
  • 9th grade: 63
  • 10th grade: 30
  • 11th grade: 29
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 173
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,173
  • Less than 1 year of college: 451
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 875
  • Associate degree: 689
  • Bachelor's degree: 703
  • Master's degree: 329
  • Professional school degree: 67
  • Doctorate degree: 10

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 4.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 76.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 12.8%Females
Beaver Dam marital status for males
Beaver Dam marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,476
  • One, attached: 313
  • Two: 534
  • 3 or 4: 326
  • 5 to 9: 417
  • 10 to 19: 455
  • 20 to 49: 317
  • 50 or more: 440
  • Mobile homes: 58

Median worth of mobile homes: $50,323

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Beaver Dam:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Beaver Dam
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (84.1%)
  • Electricity (13.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (52.4%)
  • Electricity (39.6%)
  • No fuel used (5.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 244
Here:

13.9%
Wisconsin:

15.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 21
Here:

2.1%
Wisconsin:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 30
Here:

6.0%
Wisconsin:

19.5%

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)