Living in Madison, WI

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Madison, Wisconsin Info Snack

Population
254,977
Unemployment
3.1%
Poverty
16.9%
Median Home
$246,300
Median Income
$65,332
Median Rent
$1,118

Madison SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
9
Commute
8.5

Madison, WI Crime Report

7,404
Total Crimes
2,833.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
14.42%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Madison
/ 100k People
Wisconsin
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 7,404 2,833.9 1,764.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 940 359.8 293.2 366.7
Murder 4 1.5 3.0 5.0
Robbery 217 83.1 51.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 612 234.2 200.0 250.2
Property Crime 6,464 2,474.1 1,471.4 2,109.9
Burglary 1,046 400.4 217.6 340.5
Larceny 4,873 1,865.1 1,127.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 545 208.6 126.8 219.9

Madison, WI Cost Of Living

108
Madison's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Madison Wisconsin National Average
Overall 108 96 100
Services 106 98 100
Groceries 106 97 100
Health 123 113 100
Housing 113 88 100
Transportation 104 100 100
Utilities 100 97 100

Madison, WI Photos

Wiscang F Madison Skyline
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Population over time in Madison

Year Population % Change
2019 254,977 1.1%
2018 252,086 1.3%
2017 248,856 1.1%
2016 246,034 1.2%
2015 243,122 1.4%
2014 239,848 1.0%
2013 237,395 1.2%
2012 234,586 1.2%
2011 231,783 1.1%
2010 229,236 -

Race / Ethnicity in Madison

White
73.6% (187,703)
African American
6.9% (17,578)
American Indian
0.4% (1,012)
Asian
8.9% (22,762)
Hawaiian
0.0% (123)
Other
0.1% (220)
Two Or More
3.1% (7,814)
Hispanic
7.0% (17,765)
Race Madison WI USA
White 73.6% 81.3% 60.7%
African American 6.9% 6.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.8% 0.7%
Asian 8.9% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.0% 6.8% 18.0%

Gender in Madison

Female
50.5% (128,787)
Male
49.5% (126,189)
Gender Madison WI USA
Female 50.5% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Madison for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (7,649)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (7,649)
High School / GED
14.0% (35,696)
Some College
15.0% (38,246)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (20,398)
Bachelor's Degree
32.0% (81,592)
Master's Degree
16.0% (40,796)
Professional Degree
4.0% (10,199)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (12,748)
Education Madison WI USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 14.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 16.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Madison, Wisconsin

Less than $10,000
6.3% (1,615,019)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.0% (1,017,420)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.6% (1,949,535)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.8% (2,236,429)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.1% (3,086,707)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (4,517,476)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.3% (3,398,337)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.4% (4,192,438)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.9% (1,766,210)
$200,000 or more
6.7% (1,718,125)
Income Madison WI USA
Less than $10,000 6.3% 4.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.0% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.6% 9.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.8% 9.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.1% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 18.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.3% 14.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.4% 15.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.9% 5.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 6.7% 4.9% 7.7%

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