Deforest, Wisconsin

Current Temperature ° Population 8,955

Homefacts City Report

Deforest is located in Dane County, WI. The population is 8,955, making Deforest the 9th largest city in Dane County.

There are 5 public schools in Deforest with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Deforest is very low, and there are 20 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Deforest is low and the median home sales price is $0.

Cities near Deforest include Windsor, Vienna and Burke.

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 3.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 64.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 32.2%

Crime Rate

66.85% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 21
  • Violent Crimes: 135
  • Robbery: 10
  • Burglary: 52
  • Property Crime: 813
  • Larceny Theft: 740

Registered Offenders

29.52% Higher than national avg.
  • 20 offenders in Deforest
  • 22.33 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $0
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 3
  • Homes For Sale: 115
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

229 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 224

Unemployment

Low 2.4%
  • Wisconsin unemployment average: 3.4%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

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5 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 5 K-12 public schools in Deforest, WI and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Deforest's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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20 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Deforest, WI

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
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Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    0.4%
  • Rented
    29.7%
  • Owned
    69.9%

115 Homes For Sale View All

$209,900
505 Natchez Ct
DeForest, WI 53532
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$283,500
6683 Forest Park Dr
DeForest, WI 53532
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$364,900
3809 Misty Ln
DeForest, WI 53532
4 Beds | 4 Baths
$154,900
6857 Yellowwood Ln
DeForest, WI 53532
2 Beds | 2 Baths

3 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$197,089
Karow
DeForest, WI 53532
-- Beds | -- Baths
$NR
Hilltop
DeForest, WI 53532
-- Beds | -- Baths
$NR
South St
DeForest, WI 53532
-- Beds | -- Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

34 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Deforest, WI issued 34 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Deforest, WI issued 37 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Deforest, WI
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $693
  • 1 Bedroom: $830
  • 2 Bedrooms: $980
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,350
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,513

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Environmental Hazards

229 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (179/187)
    Deforest, WI has 95.72% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Deforest, WI is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.26 Average
    Deforest, WI is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 18.15°
  • February 22.73°
  • March 35.55°
  • April 47.07°
  • May 59.21°
  • June 68.6°
  • July 73.32°
  • August 70.22°
  • September 61.73°
  • October 50.72°
  • November 38.5°
  • December 22°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Deforest, WI

Earthquakes
Deforest, WI has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Deforest, WI has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Deforest, WI has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Deforest, WI has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Deforest, WI: $69,418

Unemployment

Unemployment in Deforest is 2.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.4% and 4.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 37.75%
White Collar - 62.25%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Scott Walker
  • Sen. Tammy Baldwin
  • Sen. Ron Johnson

City Representatives

  • Mark Pocan

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

5 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Deforest, WI

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Deforest, WI
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