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Total population: 235,626 (Urban population: 235,095, Rural population: 531 (14 farm, 518 nonfarm))

Madison,WI index of house prices


Houses: 92,353 (88,845 occupied: 42,425 owner occupied, 46,420 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

52%
State:

49%

Housing density: 1345 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $202,161.


Median contract rent in 2009: $757 (lower quartile is $614, upper quartile is $939)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $787


Median gross rent in Madison, WI in 2009: $833


Housing units in Madison with a mortgage: 28,000 (3,595 second mortgage, 4,535 home equity loan, 180 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,122


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $81,493


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $64,703


Median monthly housing costs: $1,032





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Madison, Wisconsin Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $220,200 (it was $137,700 in 2000)
Madison:

$220,200
Wisconsin:

$170,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $172,300 - $284,200

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $233,337
Here:

$233,337
State:

$212,450

Townhouses or other attached units: $139,949
Here:

$139,949
State:

$187,116

In 2-unit structures: $216,632
Here:

$216,632
State:

$165,377

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $168,146
Here:

$168,146
State:

$158,801

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $121,495
Here:

$121,495
State:

$176,160

Mobile homes: $30,982
Here:

$30,982
State:

$36,669

Median year house/condo built: 1969

Median year apartment built: 1973

Household type by relationship:

Households: 194,727
  • In family households: 125,339 (30,899 male householders, 11,861 female householders)
    34,216 spouses, 40,822 children (38,322 natural, 1,134 adopted, 1,366 stepchildren), 798 grandchildren, 1,632 brothers or sisters, 630 parents, 1,434 other relatives, 3,047 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 69,388 (21,642 male householders (13,865 living alone)), 24,865 female householders (17,750 living alone)), 22,881 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 12,798 (2,525 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 20,752 2-persons, 9,928 3-persons, 7,972 4-persons, 2,792 5-persons, 812 6-persons, 504 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 31,615 1-person, 10,390 2-persons, 2,440 3-persons, 1,156 4-persons, 548 5-persons, 239 6-persons, 119 7-or-more-persons.

25,480 married couples with children.
9,285 single-parent households (1,826 men, 7,459 women).

87.3% of residents of Madison speak English at home.
4.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
3.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 18,792 (9.1%)
(27.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.6
State:

4.1

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Madison, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 36
  • 2 rooms: 341
  • 3 rooms: 868
  • 4 rooms: 3,339
  • 5 rooms: 9,270
  • 6 rooms: 10,301
  • 7 rooms: 7,872
  • 8 rooms: 5,667
  • 9 or more rooms: 4,731
  • 1 room: 5,294
  • 2 rooms: 6,446
  • 3 rooms: 10,085
  • 4 rooms: 11,768
  • 5 rooms: 7,427
  • 6 rooms: 3,061
  • 7 rooms: 1,289
  • 8 rooms: 600
  • 9 or more rooms: 450
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Madison, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 69
  • 1 bedroom: 1,024
  • 2 bedrooms: 9,175
  • 3 bedrooms: 23,060
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,025
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,072
  • no bedroom: 5,831
  • 1 bedroom: 15,131
  • 2 bedrooms: 17,750
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,855
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,293
  • 5+ bedrooms: 560
Cars and other vehicles available in Madison, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,187
  • 1 vehicle: 13,894
  • 2 vehicles: 21,825
  • 3 vehicles: 4,399
  • 4 vehicles: 876
  • 5+ vehicles: 244
  • no vehicle: 9,296
  • 1 vehicle: 23,656
  • 2 vehicles: 10,492
  • 3 vehicles: 2,123
  • 4 vehicles: 536
  • 5+ vehicles: 317

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 3,022
  • 2000 to 2004: 11,197
  • 1990 to 1999: 13,488
  • 1980 to 1989: 11,795
  • 1970 to 1979: 17,152
  • 1960 to 1969: 14,703
  • 1950 to 1959: 12,426
  • 1940 to 1949: 5,563
  • 1939 or earlier: 16,991

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Madison, WI house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Madison, WI:

  • Less than $10,000: 185
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 92
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 110
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 111
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 98
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 85
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 76
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 148
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 116
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 95
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 133
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 192
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 253
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1175
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 3400
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 6212
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 6928
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 14248
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 7696
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 5776
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 2229
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1507
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 282
  • $1,000,000 or more: 217
 


Madison rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Madison:

  • Less than $100: 154 people
  • $100 to $149: 69
  • $150 to $199: 344
  • $200 to $249: 605
  • $250 to $299: 263
  • $300 to $349: 459
  • $350 to $399: 395
  • $400 to $449: 552
  • $450 to $499: 1,011
  • $500 to $549: 1,438
  • $550 to $599: 1,968
  • $600 to $649: 2,636
  • $650 to $699: 3,063
  • $700 to $749: 3,739
  • $750 to $799: 4,312
  • $800 to $899: 6,497
  • $900 to $999: 4,815
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 7,289
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 2,978
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 2,690
  • $2,000 or more: 1,020
  • No cash rent: 719
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 8,500
  • 1990 to 1994: 3,345
  • 1985 to 1989: 2,158
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,566
  • 1975 to 1979: 1,040
  • 1970 to 1974: 604
  • 1970 to 1974: 384
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,195


Madison, WI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.1%
Number of people working at home: 3,675 (3.1% of all workers)


Madison commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 3721
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 16217
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 25323
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 25894
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 19683
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 7421
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 8981
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1359
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1615
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2668
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1998
  • 90 or more minutes: 1152
 


Madison mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 78,700 (66%)
  • Carpooled: 11,477 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8,295 (7%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 4 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 15 (0%)
  • Railroad: 21 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 239 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 275 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 3,814 (3%)
  • Walked: 12,755 (11%)
  • Other means: 432 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 3,675 (3%)
 


Madison, WI household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 8645
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 5285
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 5155
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 5541
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 5527
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 6034
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 6189
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 4968
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 4777
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 8514
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 9824
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 9271
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 4440
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 2102
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 1631
  • $200,000 or more: 1364
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 53574
 Other groups: 30305
 Irish: 16857
 Norwegian: 14870
 English: 11273
 Polish: 6443
 Italian: 6249
 United States or American: 5545
 Swedish: 3272
 French (except Basque): 2473
 Dutch: 2377
 European: 2327
 Russian: 2221
 Swiss: 2194
 Scottish: 2126
 Czech: 1678
 Danish: 1375
 Scotch-Irish: 1332
 Subsaharan African:: 1291
 French Canadian: 920
 African: 798
 Arab:: 777
 Greek: 696
 British: 678
 Welsh: 665
 Scandinavian: 629
 Finnish: 579
 Hungarian: 553
 Belgian: 518
 Austrian: 496
 Lithuanian: 430
 Czechoslovakian: 406
 Eastern European: 397
 Canadian: 380
 Northern European: 361
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 290
 Ukrainian: 274
 Egyptian: 239
 Croatian: 207
 Yugoslavian: 187
 Turkish: 184
 Iranian: 178
 Nigerian: 157
 Israeli: 152
 Slovak: 147
 Lebanese: 146
 Armenian: 131
 Latvian: 122
 Portuguese: 117
 Serbian: 115
 Brazilian: 98
 Icelander: 96
 Slavic: 96
 Jamaican: 94
 Other Arab: 92
 Syrian: 89
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 86
 Other Subsaharan African: 86
 Arab/Arabic: 85
 Celtic: 84
 Romanian: 78
 Albanian: 73
 Ethiopian: 72
 Slovene: 71
 South African: 59
 Moroccan: 54
 Bulgarian: 49
 Australian: 48
 Palestinian: 44
 Liberian: 44
 Pennsylvania German: 38
 Haitian: 35
 Luxemburger: 29
 Sierra Leonean: 28
 Basque: 26
 West Indian: 25
 Ghanian: 23
 Estonian: 23
 Acadian/Cajun: 22
 Barbadian: 20
 Macedonian: 20
 Jordanian: 18
 British West Indian: 16
 New Zealander: 16
 Bahamian: 14
 Soviet Union: 11
 Somalian: 10
 Iraqi: 10
 Alsatian: 9
 Senegalese: 8
 Ugandan: 6
 Afghan: 6


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (14%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Laos (6%)
  • India (6%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Japan (3%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 120753
  • Northeast: 9208
  • Midwest: 40116
  • South: 9425
  • West: 7527

41% of Madison residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Wisconsin.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 541
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 102
  • 5th and 6th grade: 386
  • 7th and 8th grade: 807
  • 9th grade: 451
  • 10th grade: 569
  • 11th grade: 587
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,340
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 10,362
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,705
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 8,191
  • Associate degree: 4,654
  • Bachelor's degree: 16,403
  • Master's degree: 7,757
  • Professional school degree: 2,794
  • Doctorate degree: 3,638

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 580
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 112
  • 5th and 6th grade: 252
  • 7th and 8th grade: 905
  • 9th grade: 466
  • 10th grade: 610
  • 11th grade: 820
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,091
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 12,612
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,938
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 8,613
  • Associate degree: 5,053
  • Bachelor's degree: 18,200
  • Master's degree: 8,624
  • Professional school degree: 1,893
  • Doctorate degree: 1,748

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.8%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 3.1%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 12.5%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 10.5%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 13.6%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 17.6%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 5.9%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 5.2%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 14.1%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 13.9%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 11.9%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 11.3%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 10.8%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 12.5%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $52,936
  • Black householders: $29,521
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $33,064
  • Asian householders: $31,126
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $112,623
  • Some other race householders: $37,760
  • Two or more races householders: $45,504
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $50,904
Madison household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Madison household income for Black householders
Madison household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Madison household income for Asian householders
Madison household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Madison household income for Some other race householders
Madison household income for Two or more races householders
Madison household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Madison marital status for males
Madison marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $222,918
  • Black or African American householders: $212,364
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $219,880
  • Asian householders: $230,594
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $273,770
  • Some other race householders: $189,016
  • Two or more races householders: $204,688
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $204,528

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 40,338
  • One, attached: 4,227
  • Two: 5,739
  • 3 or 4: 8,041
  • 5 to 9: 8,736
  • 10 to 19: 7,690
  • 20 to 49: 9,198
  • 50 or more: 7,419
  • Mobile homes: 936
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 29

Median worth of mobile homes: $13,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Madison:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Madison
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (90.6%)
  • Electricity (4.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (53.6%)
  • Electricity (41.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,018
Here:

12.5%
Wisconsin:

16.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 580
Here:

6.7%
Wisconsin:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,129
Here:

6.4%
Wisconsin:

18.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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