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Wisconsin Dells,WI index of house prices

Total population: 2,712 (Urban population: 2,188 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 243 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 1,570 (1,125 occupied: 647 owner occupied, 479 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

43%
State:

33%

Housing density: 379 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $125,306.

Median contract rent in 2016: $365 (lower quartile is $263, upper quartile is $470)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $525


Median gross rent in Wisconsin Dells, WI in 2016: $405

Housing units in Wisconsin Dells with a mortgage: 383 (25 second mortgage, 63 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 265

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $66,145

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,218

Median monthly housing costs: $770


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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $166,148 (it was $95,300 in 2000)
Wisconsin Dells:

$166,148
Wisconsin:

$173,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $127,133 - $206,389
Median year house/condo built: 1962

Median year apartment built: 1968

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,641
  • In family households: 1,699 (278 male householders, 272 female householders)
    394 spouses, 538 children (531 natural, 0 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 52 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 33 parents, 15 other relatives, 117 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 860 (304 male householders (171 living alone)), 276 female householders (213 living alone)), 283 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 95

Size of family households: 280 2-persons, 112 3-persons, 67 4-persons, 59 5-persons, 32 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 384 1-person, 161 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 5 5-persons.

233 married couples with children.
159 single-parent households (7 men, 152 women).

86.7% of residents of Wisconsin Dells speak English at home.
6.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (34% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 32% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
5.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
2.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 252 (9.5%)
(46.8% 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 Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 111 bedroom
  • 1342 bedrooms
  • 3093 bedrooms
  • 1664 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Wisconsin Dells population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin:

  • 29no bedroom
  • 1141 bedroom
  • 1882 bedrooms
  • 623 bedrooms
  • 424 bedrooms
  • 445+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Wisconsin Dells population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Wisconsin Dells in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 4no vehicle
  • 2241 vehicle
  • 2932 vehicles
  • 953 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Wisconsin Dells population

Cars and other vehicles available in Wisconsin Dells in renter-occupied apartments

  • 57no vehicle
  • 2291 vehicle
  • 1502 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Wisconsin Dells population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 203 rooms
  • 364 rooms
  • 1515 rooms
  • 1106 rooms
  • 967 rooms
  • 998 rooms
  • 1379+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Wisconsin Dells population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin:

  • 291 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 863 rooms
  • 1264 rooms
  • 895 rooms
  • 406 rooms
  • 407 rooms
  • 238 rooms
  • 239+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Wisconsin Dells 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 %

  • Wisconsin Dells, WI household income distribution

  • Wisconsin Dells, WI household income distribution
  • 58Less than $10,000
  • 54$10,000 to $14,999
  • 44$15,000 to $19,999
  • 96$20,000 to $24,999
  • 106$25,000 to $29,999
  • 58$30,000 to $34,999
  • 61$35,000 to $39,999
  • 85$40,000 to $44,999
  • 29$45,000 to $49,999
  • 104$50,000 to $59,999
  • 100$60,000 to $74,999
  • 141$75,000 to $99,999
  • 70$100,000 to $124,999
  • 34$125,000 to $149,999
  • 15$150,000 to $199,999
  • 50$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Wisconsin Dells, WI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Wisconsin Dells, WI
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5$40,000 to $49,999
  • 6$50,000 to $59,999
  • 29$60,000 to $69,999
  • 11$70,000 to $79,999
  • 8$80,000 to $89,999
  • 19$90,000 to $99,999
  • 53$100,000 to $124,999
  • 82$125,000 to $149,999
  • 165$150,000 to $174,999
  • 74$175,000 to $199,999
  • 34$200,000 to $249,999
  • 37$250,000 to $299,999
  • 39$300,000 to $399,999
  • 13$400,000 to $499,999
  • 21$500,000 to $749,999
  • 5$750,000 to $999,999
  • 8$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 2$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Wisconsin Dells, WI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Wisconsin Dells, WI
  • 3Less than $100
  • 17$200 to $249
  • 35$250 to $299
  • 27$300 to $349
  • 5$350 to $399
  • 57$400 to $449
  • 30$450 to $499
  • 30$550 to $599
  • 44$600 to $649
  • 44$650 to $699
  • 10$700 to $749
  • 36$750 to $799
  • 22$800 to $899
  • 16$900 to $999
  • 33$1,000 to $1,249
  • 8$1,250 to $1,499
  • 38No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1302010 or later
  • 442000 to 2009
  • 551990 to 1999
  • 251980 to 1989
  • 121970 to 1979
  • 47Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Wisconsin Dells population
Wisconsin Dells commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 149
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 337
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 210
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 284
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 136
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 55
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 38
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 15
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 36
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 30
  • 90 or more minutes: 38
Wisconsin Dells, WI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 42.3%
Number of people working at home: 44 (3.2% of all workers)

Wisconsin Dells mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,937 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 395 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 15 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 67 (2%)
  • Walked: 85 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 44 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 207
 Polish: 144
 Norwegian: 48
 English: 39
 Irish: 36
 Romanian: 34
 Eastern European: 28
 American: 25
 French (except Basque): 20
 Swedish: 11
 Danish: 10
 Egyptian: 8
 Dutch: 6
 Lithuanian: 6
 French Canadian: 6
 Czech: 6
 Italian: 5
 Croatian: 5
 Scottish: 5
 Ukrainian: 5
 European: 4

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

  • 32%Mexico
  • 29%Poland
  • 12%Romania
  • 5%Germany
  • 3%Guatemala
  • 3%Ireland
  • 2%Philippines

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

  • This state: 1,824
  • Other state: 538
  • Northeast: 26
  • Midwest: 387
  • South: 95
  • West: 26

83% of Wisconsin Dells residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Dells:

83.4%
State average:

85.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 55
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 6
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 18
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 29
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 278
  • Less than 1 year of college: 111
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 136
  • Associate degree: 106
  • Bachelor's degree: 132
  • Master's degree: 42
  • Professional school degree: 19
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 6
  • 10th grade: 4
  • 11th grade: 40
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 398
  • Less than 1 year of college: 46
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 111
  • Associate degree: 118
  • Bachelor's degree: 93
  • Master's degree: 47
  • Professional school degree: 25
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.5%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 67.9%Males
  • 16.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 20.9%Females
Wisconsin Dells marital status for males
Wisconsin Dells marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 904
  • One, attached: 61
  • Two: 86
  • 3 or 4: 87
  • 5 to 9: 168
  • 10 to 19: 129
  • 20 to 49: 84
  • Mobile homes: 42

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,908

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 6.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Wisconsin Dells:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wisconsin Dells
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (80.7%)
  • Electricity (11.9%)
  • Wood (3.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.9%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.3%)
  • Electricity (54.1%)
  • Utility gas (44.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Wisconsin:

15.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 18
Here:

19.6%
Wisconsin:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

7.6%
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)