Madison, WI Livability Score

Madison, WI is Extremely Livable
  • • Madison is ranked #171 in Wisconsin
  • • Madison is ranked #7412 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
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The Locals

StatisticMadisonWisconsinNational
Population (2013)234,5865,742,713317,297,938
Population density (sq mi)3,05610690
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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  • AreaVibes Contributor reviewed Madison
  • December 19, 2014
Living in the Frozen Tundra of Madison WII was born in Madison, WI and lived there well into my adult life. Madison is a great city, it does however, have its bad points as well, but overall it's a great place to raise a family. There are certain areas of the city you DO NOT wantRead full review
  • 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

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Neighborhoods in & around Madison, WI

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Vanchamasshe, Madison831.8
Radio Park, Madison832.1
Sunset Hills, Madison832.1
Dudgeon-Monroe, Madison831.6
Sunset Village, Madison822.3
Parkwood Hills, Madison824.8
Sauk Creek, Madison825.8
Regent, Madison821.3
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Vilas, Madison821
Junction Ridge, Madison826.5
Wexford, Madison825.6
Highlands Community, Madison814.3
Nakoma League, Madison812.9
Tamarack Trails Community, Madison815.4
Hill Farms-University Neighborh, Madison813.3
Faircrest, Madison814.3
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Cities near Madison, WI

CityScoreMiles
Reedsburg, WI8543.8
Shorewood Hills, WI832.3
Maple Bluff, WI823.3
Oregon, WI8110.2
Waunakee, WI818.7
Mount Horeb, WI8017.6
Dodgeville, WI8037.6
Verona, WI808.8
CityScoreMiles
Whitewater, WI8037.7
Middleton, WI805.5
Lake Mills, WI8024.7
Columbus, WI8026.7
Johnson Creek, WI8031.6
Fort Atkinson, WI7930.2
McFarland, WI797
Prairie du Sac, WI7922
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