Best Places to Live

Madison, WI

Population: 243,122
LIV
SCORE
639
Greater Madison CVB

Madison is a frequent fixture on our Top 10 lists, including ranking as one of the best college towns, so it's no surprise to see it score well as one of our Top 100 Best Places to Live. It's a state capitol, it's home to a Big Ten university, and ranks highly for education, amenities, health care, and social and civic capital.

Madison, WI Ranking Data

Civic
73
Demographics
34
Economy
66
Education
71
Health
71
Housing
54
Infrastructure
62