Madison, WI Livability Score

Madison, WI is Extremely Livable
  • • Madison is ranked #149 in Wisconsin
  • • Madison is ranked #5301 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Cost of Living
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The Locals

Population (2013)233,2095,742,713316,128,839
Population (2000)207,5255,363,675281,421,906
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%59%58%
Have children (under 18yrs)47%50%48%
African American6%1%8%
Speak English87%95%88%
Speak Spanish4%2%7%
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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

Capitol, Madison0.4Marquette, Madison1.9
South Campus, Madison0.6Bram's Addition, Madison2.1
Greenbush, Madison1.1Burr Oaks, Madison2.2
Bay Creek, Madison1.3Sunset Hills, Madison2.5
Vilas, Madison1.3Radio Park, Madison2.5
Tenney-Lapham, Madison1.5Emerson East, Madison2.6
Regent, Madison1.6Sunset Village, Madison2.7
Dudgeon-Monroe, Madison1.9Waunona, Madison2.8
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Cities near Madison, WI

Madison, WI0Verona, WI9.2
Shorewood Hills, WI2.6Cottage Grove, WI9.9
Maple Bluff, WI2.8Windsor, WI10.2
Monona, WI3.3Oregon, WI10.4
Fitchburg, WI5.1Sun Prairie, WI11.3
Middleton, WI5.6DeForest, WI12.1
McFarland, WI6.5Cross Plains, WI12.9
Waunakee, WI8.3Stoughton, WI13.7
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