Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Population 16,215

Beaver Dam is located in Dodge County, WI. The population is 16,215, making Beaver Dam the 2nd largest city in Dodge County.

There are 9 public schools in Beaver Dam with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Beaver Dam is very low , and there are 133 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Beaver Dam is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Beaver Dam property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Beaver Dam include Oak Grove, Westford and Calamus.

Beaver Dam Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 9.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 18.6%

Crime Rate

98.01% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Property Crime: 51
  • Larceny Theft: 51

Registered Offenders

78.10% Higher than national avg.
  • 133 offenders in Beaver Dam
  • 82.02 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

364 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 6
  • Tanks & Spills: 353


Moderate 6.9%
  • Wisconsin unemployment average: 6.1%
  • National unemployment average: 8.4%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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9 Public Schools view public schools

There are 9 K-12 public schools in Beaver Dam, WI and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Beaver Dam's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Beaver Dam, WI

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$179,900 compared to August 2019
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

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  • Vacant
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Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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52 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Beaver Dam, WI issued 52 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 52 permits, 20 were issued for single family homes and 32 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Beaver Dam, WI issued 150 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 150 permits, 18 were issued for single family homes and 132 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $566
  • 1 Bedroom: $570
  • 2 Bedrooms: $758
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,035
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,039

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Environmental Hazards

364 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (235/239)
    Beaver Dam, WI has 98.33% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Beaver Dam, WI is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.9 Average
    Beaver Dam, WI is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 16.25°
  • February 21.75°
  • March 33.93°
  • April 45.97°
  • May 60°
  • June 68.2°
  • July 72.5°
  • August 69.76°
  • September 59.22°
  • October 50.44°
  • November 38.07°
  • December 22.83°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Beaver Dam, WI

Beaver Dam, WI has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Beaver Dam, WI has no risk of hurricanes.
Beaver Dam, WI has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Beaver Dam, WI has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Beaver Dam, WI: $46,319


Unemployment in Beaver Dam is 6.9%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 6.1% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 53.88%
White Collar - 46.12%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Glenn Grothman

Neighborhood Info

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8 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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