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Madison, WI vs Carmel, IN

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Carmel is 13.2% more expensive than Madison.
Carmel housing costs are 36.5% more expensive than Madison housing costs.
Health related expenses are 0.7% less in Carmel.

Cost of Living
 Madison, WICarmel, INUnited States
 100.6113.9100
 97.9101.2100
 86.385.7100
 111.1151.7100
 $256,900$350,800$231,200
 107.589.8100
 85.890.5100
 104.6110.2100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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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

Reviews for Carmel    26 Reviews
Midwest upper middle class town - 6/14/2019
I moved to Carmel from France and I lived there for 20 years. I moved to Indianapolis recently (I miss Carmel). I liked Carmel because it is clean, safe, pretty, it has... Read More

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Prosperous EdgeCity Suburb Filled with Roundabouts - 4/16/2018
This place has just about every corporate chain hotel imaginable. I come for business, and it is a nice place to do business. Carmel seems to sucking the corporate... Read More

Carmel is the best - 2/28/2015
Carmel is hands down the best place to live in... Read More

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ZIPS IN MADISON, WISCONSIN
53711, 53704, 53719, 53703, 53705, 53713, 53716, 53714, 53715, 53718, 13 total
ZIPS IN CARMEL, INDIANA
46032 46033 46290

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