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Ozaukee County Wisconsin Residential Rent and Rental Statistics

The median monthly gross residential rent in Ozaukee County WI was $854 in 2017 according to the Census ACS survey.1 Average gross rent in Ozaukee County was $937 in 2017. The median rent more accurately depicts rental rates in the middle of the distribution of rents and is thus preferred in the analysis below. 2018 Ozaukee County median and average rent data will be released in September of 2019.

Data is also available below for Ozaukee County rental vacancy rates, Ozaukee County rent as a percent of median income and the fraction of renters in Ozaukee County.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Gross Rent in Ozaukee County Wisconsin (2017 dollars)2

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US Median Gross Rent $1,012 +1.61% +5.86%
Wisconsin Median Gross Rent $819 +0.61% +2.25%
Ozaukee County WI Median Gross Rent $854 -7.27% +2.64%

Ozaukee County WI Real Gross Rent Trends

Median gross rent for Ozaukee County peaked in real terms in 2016 at $921 and is now $67 (7.27%) lower. Average gross rent for Ozaukee County peaked in real terms in 2012 at $967 and is now $30 (3.10%) lower.

Real Gross Rent: Ozaukee County WI Median, Ozaukee County WI Average, Wisconsin Median, US Median

Lower quartile, median and upper quartile real gross rent

Real Gross Rent History for Ozaukee County

Date US
Median
Wisconsin
Median
Ozaukee County WI
Median
Ozaukee County WI
Average
2017 $1,012 $819 $854 $937
2016 $996 $814 $921 $883
2015 $987 $815 $905 $955
2014 $956 $801 $832 $923
2013 $924 $774 $797 $875
2012 $912 $767 $874 $967
2011 $912 $774 $824 $906
2010 $927 $775 $797 $849
2009 $931 $783 $901 $874
2008 $947 $809 $872 $878
2007 $899 $767 $818 $880
2006 $909 $784 $862 $911

Ozaukee County Rental Vacancy Rate

The rental vacancy rate is the fraction of homes for rent that are not occupied.3 In 2010 the rental vacancy rate for Ozaukee County Wisconsin was 5.10% according to Census ACS data.

Rental Vacancy Rate in Ozaukee County Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US 6.18% +0.29% -0.14%
Wisconsin 5.20% +0.35% +0.56%
Ozaukee County WI

Trends in Ozaukee County WI Rental Vacancy Rate

The rental vacancy rate in Ozaukee County peaked in 2006 at 7.70%. Since then it has fallen by 2.60% to 5.10%. Data records for this series originated in 2005.

Rental Vacancy Rate: Ozaukee County WI, Wisconsin, US

Rental vacancy rate in Wisconsin

Historical Rental Vacancy Rate data for Ozaukee County

Date US Wisconsin Ozaukee County WI
2017 6.18% 5.20%
2016 5.89% 4.85%
2015 5.85% 4.67%
2014 6.32% 4.64%
2013 6.49% 5.22%
2012 6.77% 5.48%
2011 7.40% 5.17%
2010 8.17% 6.16% 5.10%
2009 8.43% 5.86%
2008 7.86% 6.26%
2007 7.87% 6.83%
2006 7.70% 7.18% 7.70%

Rent as a Fraction of Income

Using median household income data for Ozaukee County, we can calculate the fraction of income the median household would use to pay rent at the median monthly gross rent rate. For Ozaukee County, median monthly gross rent as a fraction of median household income was 12.37% in 2017 according to the ACS.

Ozaukee County Wisconsin Median Annual Rent as a Fraction of Median Household Income

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US 20.13% -0.30% -0.76%
Wisconsin 16.57% -0.37% -1.26%
Ozaukee County WI 12.37% -0.53% -1.16%

Trends in Ozaukee County WI Rent as a Fraction of Income

The fraction of median Ozaukee County household income required to pay median monthly gross rent peaked in 2014 (relative to the 2005 series origin) at 13.53%. Since then it has fallen by 1.16% to 12.37%.

Fraction of Income towards Rent: Ozaukee County WI, Wisconsin, US

Percent of median household income going towards median monthly gross rent in Ozaukee County Wisconsin

Historical Data for Annual Rent as a Fraction of Income in Ozaukee County Wisconsin

Date US Wisconsin Ozaukee County WI
2017 20.13% 16.57% 12.37%
2016 20.43% 16.94% 12.89%
2015 20.63% 17.08% 13.36%
2014 20.89% 17.83% 13.53%
2013 20.78% 17.67% 13.20%
2012 20.65% 17.46% 13.52%
2011 20.70% 17.60% 12.81%
2010 20.50% 17.51% 12.21%
2009 20.12% 16.99% 13.41%
2008 19.00% 16.22% 13.13%
2007 18.66% 15.97% 11.54%
2006 18.90% 16.19% 12.51%

Renter Fraction in Ozaukee County Wisconsin

You can calculate the renter fraction in Ozaukee County in at least two ways: by housing units or by population. I've gone with the housing units measure here. This measure looks at the number of renting households in Ozaukee County as a fraction of total Ozaukee County households. In 2017 22.59% of households were renters according to Census ACS data.

Ozaukee County Fraction of Renters by Household Units

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US 36.13% -0.75% -0.77%
Wisconsin 33.39% +0.05% -0.01%
Ozaukee County WI 22.59% -2.06% -4.78%

Trends in the Ozaukee County WI Renter Fraction

The Ozaukee County household renter fraction peaked in in 2014 at 27.37% and is now 4.78% below that level. The origin year for the series is 2005.

Fraction of Renting Households: Ozaukee County WI, Wisconsin, US

Fraction of renters in Ozaukee County

History of Ozaukee County Renter Fraction

Date US Wisconsin Ozaukee County WI
2017 36.13% 33.39% 22.59%
2016 36.88% 33.34% 24.65%
2015 36.97% 33.21% 25.41%
2014 36.90% 33.40% 27.37%
2013 36.50% 32.82% 23.52%
2012 36.09% 32.71% 21.72%
2011 35.42% 32.15% 21.29%
2010 34.65% 31.30% 22.41%
2009 34.13% 31.02% 21.15%
2008 33.36% 29.87% 20.99%
2007 32.80% 29.92% 23.75%
2006 32.73% 29.55% 19.64%

1. Gross rent is defined as contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities (electricity, gas, water, and sewer) and fuel (oil, coal, kerosene, wood, etc.). Because some rentals include utilities and others don't, gross rent is a way of normalizing the variability.

2. Real dollars are calculated using the CPI-U less shelter series.

3. The rental vacancy rate is computed by dividing the number of vacant units for rent by the sum of the renter-occupied units, vacant units that are for rent, and vacant units that have been rented but not yet occupied.