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Living in Madison

Madison has an average Walk Score of 48 with 233,209 residents.

Madison has some public transportation and is very bikeable.

The most walkable Madison neighborhoods are State-Langdon, Downtown and Vilas.

Nearby Apartments

Walk Score of Madison, WI

Madison is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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MIFFLIN & BLAIR

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Trinity Lutheran Church

Most errands require a car in Madison.

Madison Apartments for Rent

View all Madison apartments on a map. The average rent is $1,240 and the average home price is $247,200.

Rental info for Downtown Apartments in the Madison area
from $700
Studio
Walk Score 38
Rental info for Tyberius Terrace in the Madison area
from $1,750
2 bed
Walk Score 62
Rental info for Nine Line at the Yards in the Madison area
from $1,200
1 bed
Walk Score 73
Rental info for Holy Name Heights in the Madison area
from $1,425
2 bed
Walk Score 32
Rental info for Dude Abodes in the Madison area
from $1,050
Studio
Walk Score 81
Rental info for Stonewood Village Apartments in the Madison area
from $880
Rental info for Steve Brown Apartments in the Madison area
from $1,180
1 bed
Walk Score 43
Rental info for McKenna Blvd & Hammersley Road in the Madison area
$1,395

To view Madison homes for sale sorted by Walk Score, visit Trulia.com.

Madison Neighborhoods

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 State-Langdon 92 63 98 6,433
2 Downtown 92 61 97 17,587
3 Vilas 82 53 98 1,896
4 Greenbush 81 54 100 2,859
5 Marquette 79 52 98 6,375
6 Regent 76 56 94 5,152
7 Tenney-Lapham 76 53 99 4,154
8 Emerson East 74 52 98 1,998
9 Dudgeon - Monroe 70 40 95 3,123
10 Eken Park 69 50 96 2,542
11 Bay Creek 64 36 96 2,466
12 Sunset Village 63 47 85 3,320
13 East Bluff 60 29 83 529
14 Sherman 58 41 86 2,463
15 Worthington Park 57 46 88 1,195
16 Hill Farms - University 56 48 89 4,268
17 Westmorland 55 39 86 2,229
18 Glen Oak Hills 54 47 83 833
19 Brentwood Village 52 38 81 1,197
20 Hawthorne 52 40 85 942
21 Berkeley Oaks 51 32 74 1,875
22 Carpenter-Ridgeway 51 42 89 678
23 Nakoma 45 38 83 1,643
24 Midvale Heights 44 44 79 3,232
25 Dunn's Marsh 40 33 79 898
26 Orchard Ridge 36 37 76 2,553
27 Lakeview Hills 36 28 59 961
28 Meadowood 35 35 74 3,895
29 Greentree 33 35 67 1,803
30 Reindahl Park 28 32 52 1,311
31 Whitetail Ridge 25 28 54 502
32 Burke Heights 23 30 59 645
33 Ridgewood 20 34 54 685
34 Sherman Village 16 25 50 2,562
35 Lerdahl Park 16 26 52 797
36 North Lake Mendota 14 24 42 925
37 Cherokee Park 9 19 35 1,466
38 Hawks Landing Golf Club 4 - 28 1,725

Eating & Drinking

There are about 925 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Madison.

People in Madison can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Taco Bell

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Overture Center

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thumbnail for Yahara Place ParkWith multiple parks, play areas, and green spaces in walking distance, your family will find endless hours of enjoyment here.

J Caleb Haugen
on Yahara Place Park

Transit Score of Madison, WI

Madison has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Madison apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Madison has some public transportation and about 49 bus lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Madison on public transit.

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Madison has about 8 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Neighborhood Guides

Thinking of renting an apartment or buying in Madison? Ask our neighborhood guides a question.

Erin McWalter

Co-founder of Madison Traffic Garden

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Quann Park Dog Park

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JOHN NOLEN & LAKESIDE (NB)

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Machinery Row Bicycles

Bike Score of Madison, WI

Madison is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Bike sharing is available from Madison B-cycle.

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Washington Manor Park

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People's Bakery

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Umami Ramen & Dumpling Bar

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Breese Stevens Field

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Demetral Field

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Demetral Field

thumbnail for Eken ParkEken Park the place for which the neighborhood is named.

J Caleb Haugen
on Eken Park

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Morrison Park

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Washington Manor Park

Photo of Washington Manor Park in Madison

Washington Manor Park

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Madison Public Library: Hawthorne Branch

thumbnail for Dahle & PawlingEcken Park is a neighborhood of quaint Cape Cod and Craftsman style bungalows

J Caleb Haugen
on Dahle & Pawling

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B-cycle: S. Few & Williamson

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RUTLEDGE & WALTON (EB)

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RUTLEDGE & THORNTON (WB)

thumbnail for MIFFLIN & BLAIRThis iconic neighborhood enjoys a mix of architectural styles including contemporary, Craftsman, Prairie School, Tudor, and others.

J Caleb Haugen
on MIFFLIN & BLAIR

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