Second Homes, Part 4

According to the most recent U.S. Census, there were 193,000 seasonal and recreational housing units (second homes) in Wisconsin in 2010. That represents an increase of 51,000 housing units or 36 percent since 2000. For comparison, total housing units¹ in Wisconsin increased by 303,000 or 13.1 percent during the same period. QUESTION: What Wisconsin county […]

Read More...

Second Homes, Part 3

In 2010, seasonal and recreational housing (second homes) accounted for 7.4 percent of the 2.6 million housing units¹ in Wisconsin. In twenty three of Wisconsin’s seventy two counties over 20 percent of the housing units in the county were second homes. In eleven counties, second homes comprised at least 40 percent of the housing units […]

Read More...

Second Homes, Part 2

The U.S. Census reports that there were 193,000 seasonal or recreational housing units (second homes) in Wisconsin in 2010. That represents 7.4 percent of the 2.6 million housing units¹ in the state. On a percentage basis, that places Wisconsin seventh among all states and compares to 3.5 percent in the U.S. QUESTION: What state had […]

Read More...

Second Homes, Part 1

According to the U.S. Census, second homes (seasonal and recreational housing) accounted for 7.4 percent of all Wisconsin housing units in 2010. As one would expect, second homes comprised a very small portion of total housing in urban areas of the state (less than one percent in Dane and Milwaukee Counties). QUESTION: The situation is […]

Read More...