Middleton, WI: What you need to know

Whether you're looking for the best place to live, work or play, Middleton, WI, also called the "Good Neighbor City," is sure to catch your eye. This vibrant, urban ring city on the west side of Madison, the capital of Wisconsin, was recently ranked as one of Livability.com's Top 100 Best Small Towns. More than 25 percent of the city's land is dedicated to permanent public open space and trail network connecting all parts of the city. Middleton's charming downtown remains a central gathering point for the community, where you'll find an assortment of restaurants, pubs, shops and cultural venues. Click on the stories below to learn more about what makes Middleton one of the best places to live in Wisconsin.


Middleton, WI City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 18,478
Median Age 39
Median Household Income $65,283
Median Home Price $284,500
Walkscore 44

Middleton, WI Rankings

Middleton , WI Real Estate

Take a quick look at life in Middleton, WI and why you should consider moving here.

Middleton , WI Business and Economy

More specifically, the big five: rum, whiskey, vodka, tequila and gin.

Businesses in Middleton, WI include high tech and highly popular

Middleton, WI Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 47.6%
  Female 52.4%

in Middleton , WI

Median Population

Median Age 38.6%
Age 18 Over 79.5%
Age 21 Over 77%
Age 62 Over 19.6%
Age 65 Over 14%


  Ethnicity White 86.2%
  Ethnicity Black 5.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 4.5%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 6.3%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 1.3%


  Median Household Income $65,283
  Median Home Price $284,500
  Homes Owned 46.5%
  Homes Rent 53.5%
  Median Property Rent $885


  English Only 88.8%
  English Other 11.2%

in Middleton , WI

Commute Types

  Walked 1.1%
  Worked at Home 6.2%
  Public Transportation 6.2%
  Other Means 0.8%
  Drove Alone 80.1%
  Carpooled 5.6%

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