Madison, Wisconsin 

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Economy in Madison, Wisconsin

Madison has an unemployment rate of 2.1%. The US average is 3.9%.

Madison has seen the job market increase by 1.0% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.9%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Madison
- The Sales Tax Rate for Madison is 5.5%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Madison is 6.3%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Madison
- The average income of a Madison resident is $31,659 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Madison resident is $53,933 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYMadison, WisconsinUnited States
  2.5%3.7%
  1.0%1.6%
  37.9%33.5%
  5.5%6.2%
  6.3%4.6%
  $34,740$31,177
  $59,387$57,652
  $85,045$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.5%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  2.4%6.2%
  7.3%10.4%
  1.8%2.7%
  9.0%11.6%
  1.8%4.1%
  0.4%0.9%
  3.4%2.1%
  5.8%4.7%
  1.5%1.9%
  11.7%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  2.9%4.3%
  17.4%9.3%
  14.2%13.8%
  2.1%2.2%
  8.7%7.4%
  4.3%4.9%
  4.7%4.8%
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    Reviews for Madison    74 Reviews
    Formerly fantastic, presently bleak - 9/7/2020
    We chose Madison for a voluntary, lifestyle improvement move 5 years ago. Initially, we loved it. Clean, so much to do, everyone on bikes with endless paths throughout... Read More

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    Madison, WI is no longer livable - 7/26/2020
    Grew up here in the 70s and have lived here most of my life. Lived elsewhere a few times, including a foreign country, and most recently returned in 2015. This month... Read More

    Beautiful But Ugly - 5/10/2020
    Grew up and lived in Madison for over 30 years before leaving it behind. In all honesty, it's a beautiful little capital city nestled between lakes and seeing... Read More


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

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