Madison

353 reviews
  1. City in Wisconsin
A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Real Estate
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A+

Homes for Sale

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$211,600
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$922
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    216
    0
  • Murder
    3
    0
  • Rape
    34
    37
  • Robbery
    92
    0
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    459
    1
  • Theft
    2,280
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    100
    0

Residents

Median Household Income
$53,933
National
$53,046
Children
15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    14%
  • K-8 Schools
  • High Schools
  • Colleges

Reviews

353 reviews
  • Excellent
    49
  • Very Good
    155
  • Average
    143
  • Poor
    6
  • Terrible
    0
As a minority this place,compared to other places I have visited, is by far one of he best places to live
  • Niche User
  • 1 month ago
Nice area , I have been here over 10 years and know a hand ful of people Not so friendly Put no crimes
  • Niche User
  • 1 month ago
Everything always change, but the area have gotten a little bit better over this past 15 years
  • Niche User
  • 1 month ago