Madison, Wisconsin 

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Population

248,856

+8.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.1%

Median Income

$53,933

Median Home Price

$256,900

Best Places to Live in Madison, Wisconsin

Capital city/College town - South-central Wisconsin. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Madison, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Attractive downtown
-College-town amenities
-Architectural interest
Cons
-Cold winters
-Cost of living
-Recent employment

Local Listings in Madison
 $349,000 
2587 Richardson St
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2750 SqFt
 $339,900 
37 Black Stone Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 2236 SqFt
 $217,500 
2913 Greenway Trl
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1686 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Madison Metro Area

The state capital and home to the University of Wisconsin, Madison is clean, attractive, progressive and well-planned. The city itself surrounds a pair of lakes- Lake Mendota and Lake Monona- both of which provide recreation and attractive views from many city business and residential locations. The downtown is exceptionally clean and gives strong evidence of the city’s twin roles as state government center and college town.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Wisconsin
County: Dane County
Metro Area: Madison Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Madison
Zip Codes: 53711, 53704, 53719, 53703, 53705, 53713, 53716, 53714, 53715, 53718, 13 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 863 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Madison is 2.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Madison jobs have increased by 1.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Madison's cost of living is 0.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Madison's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Madison, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Dane county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Madison's population is 248,856 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Madison is $256,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Madison public schools spend $14,412 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.6 students per teacher in Madison. More Education


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Reviews for Madison   71 Reviews
Nice, but cold Easters, high taxes, very liberal - 4/1/2018
Madison offers quite a bit for a metro area of 600,000. It is like a small big city. But it suffers these faults: 5 months of winter-like weather (I have seen snow... Read More

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Difficult Move From Blue State - 2/16/2018
Since they passed Act 10 in 2007 they have done away with collective bargaining and many protective measurers for workers have been eliminated, like reductions of... Read More

Very quickly becoming unaffordable. - 1/22/2018
I call it the most conservative liberal city in the US. After living here 35+ years I've seen the best and worst. There has been a boom in Dane County recently with much... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN MADISON, WISCONSIN
53711, 53704, 53719, 53703, 53705, 53713, 53716, 53714, 53715, 53718, 13 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN MADISON
$349,000
2587 Richardson St
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$339,900
37 Black Stone Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$217,500
2913 Greenway Trl
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$349,000
7517 Crawling Stone Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$320,000
7309 Secret Bluff Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$345,000
761 Fairview Ter
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$299,000
1101 Rowell St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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