Madison, WI Livability Score

Madison, WI is Extremely Livable
  • • Madison is ranked #77 in Wisconsin
  • • Madison is ranked #4272 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Stable Housing Market
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The Locals

StatisticMadisonWisconsinNational
Population (2013)234,5865,742,713317,297,938
Median Age30.738.537.2
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%59%56%
Have children (under 18yrs)47%44%45%
Caucasian81%87%74%
African American7%6%13%
Asian7%2%5%
Speak English85%91%79%
Speak Spanish5%4%13%
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  • animaluver reviewed Madison
  • August 13, 2013
I love Madison!I live by Hilldale mall in Madison, which is on the near west side. The area is safe and I'm 15-20 minutes from anywhere I'd want to get (including Middleton, downtown Madison, and Fitchburg). The farmer's market on the capitol squareRead full review
  • Laurin reviewed Madison
  • August 05, 2013
Getting more ghetto by the minuteIf you are looking for a place to live, stay away from here. Unless you plan on going to the University of Madison. Downtown Madison is a great stomping ground for college students if you don't mind all the homeless people. The publicRead full review

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Neighborhoods in & around Madison, WI

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Sauk Creek, Madison855.8
Wexford, Madison855.6
Sunset Village, Madison852.3
Dudgeon-Monroe, Madison841.6
Vanchamasshe, Madison841.8
Radio Park, Madison842.1
Sunset Hills, Madison842.1
Parkwood Hills, Madison844.8
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Tamarack Trails Community, Madison845.4
Oakbridge Community, Madison846
Faircrest, Madison834.3
Old Middleton Greenway, Madison834.4
High Point Estates, Madison835.8
Wisconsin Co-Op Housing, Madison834
Vilas, Madison831
Regent, Madison831.3
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Cities near Madison, WI

CityScoreMiles
Reedsburg, WI8543.8
Shorewood Hills, WI842.3
Maple Bluff, WI833.3
Middleton, WI835.5
Mount Horeb, WI8217.6
Verona, WI828.8
Waunakee, WI828.7
Windsor, WI8211.4
CityScoreMiles
Oregon, WI8210.2
Sun Prairie, WI8212.2
McFarland, WI817
Cambridge, WI8120
Dodgeville, WI8137.6
Deerfield, WI8116.5
DeForest, WI8112.3
Stoughton, WI8014.2
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