City At A Glance

#5 LivScore 639
Madison, WI Skyline
Madison, WI Skyline

Quick Facts:

Population: 240,013
Median Household Income: $52,900
Average Work Commute: 16 Minutes
Median Home Price: $185,000

About Madison, WI

Madison, WI, located just 80 miles west of Lake Michigan, is home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was named the Most Educated City in America by Men's Health magazine. But this business-friendly state capitol is more than a top college town. It also has a lively music scene, family-friendly activities, and a varied arts and culture environment that includes a calendar bursting with festivals and events.