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Madison INFORMATION

Population: 225,829

Male 50% Female 50%
Married 43%
Single 57%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.

9/10

Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.

8/10

Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Madison has a very low population density. Madison is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

3,289 Madison
27,441 New York

City Info

Madison, WI is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Madison has a population density of 3,289, with 225,829 current residents.

Out of the 225,829 current residents, 50% are male and 50% are female. 43% of the residents are married and 57% are single.

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Residence

Air quality

Average air quality

Weather

  • 51% Sun
  • 31% Rain
  • 38% Snow

Condition

46°F average temperature

  • 36 years Median home age
  • $189,290 Median home price
  • -3.92% Home appreciation rate
  • 21.4% Annual property tax
  • 44.1%
    Homes owned
  • 49.4%
    Homes rented
  • 6.6%
    Homes vacant

Residence

As for living in Madison, the air quality is 63% and the weather, on average, is 51% sunny, 31% rainy, and 38% snowy. The average temperature is 46°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Madison, you should know that 44.1% of homes are owned while 49.4% of homes are rented, and 6.6% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $189,290, the median age of homes is 36 years, the annual home appreciation is -3.92% and the annual property tax is 21.40%.

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Community

Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

    4
  • Average age

    34
  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat

Community

When looking at the community of Madison, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Madison’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Madison is 34 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 72.80% Democratic, 25.82% Republican, and 1.38% Independent.

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Locale

Unemployment

5%

Education

Student teacher ratio 1:13

Occupation

  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
    13.9%
  • Sales & Office Occupations
    25.7%
  • Service Occupations
    14%
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
    8.4%
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
    4.5%
  • 93%
    High school diploma
  • 8%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 28%
    Bachelors degree
  • 21%
    Graduate or professional degree

Locale

When looking at Madison, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 5.20% of residents are unemployed in Madison (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Madison residents: 13.9% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 33.37% are in the arts and sciences field, 14% are in the customer service field, 25.7% are in the sales field, 0.19% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 4.5% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 8.4% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:13. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 92.73%, 7.60% of residents have an associate’s degree, 28.06% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 21.20% have a master’s degree.

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Transit

Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
    transportation
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home

Transit

If you plan on commuting to work in Madison, you should be aware that the average commute time is 20 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Madison have a few different options. 67% of commuters use their own cars, 9% of commuters carpool, 7% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.

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