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

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%
African American7%6%13%
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

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
Vilas, Madison821
Junction Ridge, Madison826.5
Wexford, Madison825.6
Highlands Community, Madison814.3
Nakoma League, Madison812.9
Tamarack Trails Community, Madison815.4
Faircrest, Madison814.3
Oakbridge Community, Madison806
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Cities near Madison, WI

Reedsburg, WI8443.8
Shorewood Hills, WI832.3
Maple Bluff, WI823.3
Waunakee, WI808.7
Dodgeville, WI8037.6
Middleton, WI805.5
Verona, WI798.8
Mount Horeb, WI7917.6
Clinton, WI7944.8
Windsor, WI7911.4
Whitewater, WI7937.7
Fort Atkinson, WI7930.2
Oregon, WI7910.2
Cambridge, WI7920
Lake Mills, WI7824.7
Sun Prairie, WI7812.2
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