Madison, WI : What you need to know
One of the nation’s top college towns, Madison is a diverse city that offers residents outdoor recreation in every season and a collection of cultural attractions. The University of Wisconsin leads a strong and stable economy in Madison and sets the social scene. State Street, a main thoroughfare in downtown Madison links the college campus to Capitol Square and is lined with cafes, shops and restaurants. Employers are drawn to Madison’s high percentage of college educated workers as well as its business-friendly environment.

Madison, WI City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 243122
Latest Population Increase 92.79
Median age 30.9
Median Household Income $54896
Median Home Price $212500
GreatSchools Rating
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Madison
-4.9 °C
Humidity : 61%
Wind : 3.9 km/h
-3 °C
Saturday
6 °C
Sunday
8 °C
Monday

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Madison, WI Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 49.3%
  Population Women 50.7%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.1
In Madison

 
124% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Madison

Median Population

Median age 30.9
Age 18 Over 82.5
Age 21 Over 73.9
Age 62 Over 13
Age 65 Over 10.4

Race

  Ethnicity White 78.9%
  Ethnicity Black 6.9%
  Ethnicity Asian 8.4%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 2.1%

Economics

  Median Household Income 54896
  Median Home Price 212500
  Homes Owned 52.2
  Homes Rent 47.8
  Median Property Rent 939

Language

  English Only 84.2
  English Other 15.8
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 19.3 MINUTES
in Madison

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Madison

Commute Types

  Walked 9.5
  Worked at Home 4
  Public Transportation 9.3
  Other Means 6
  Drove Alone 63.4
  Carpooled 7.9

47/100
WALK SCORE
for Madison