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Living in Madison

Madison has an average Walk Score of 49 with 233,209 residents.

Madison has some public transportation and is somewhat 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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Yahara Place Park

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Eken Park

Most errands require a car in Madison.

Madison Apartments for Rent

Madison Neighborhoods

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Population

1 State-Langdon 93 64 90 6,433
2 Downtown 92 62 89 17,587
3 Vilas 84 53 93 1,896
4 Greenbush 81 54 98 2,859
5 Regent 81 56 91 5,152
6 Marquette 79 52 92 6,375
7 Tenney-Lapham 79 53 95 4,154
8 Emerson East 74 52 100 1,998
9 Dudgeon - Monroe 69 40 86 3,123
10 Eken Park 68 50 97 2,542
11 Bay Creek 66 36 96 2,466
12 Sunset Village 64 47 74 3,320
13 Worthington Park 63 51 86 1,195
14 East Bluff 61 29 60 529
15 Westmorland 59 39 83 2,229
16 Sherman 58 41 64 2,463
17 Hill Farms - University 57 48 79 4,268
18 Hawthorne 57 41 73 942
19 Brentwood Village 54 38 65 1,197
20 Carpenter-Ridgeway 50 43 78 678
21 Glen Oak Hills 50 47 74 833
22 Berkeley Oaks 50 32 51 1,875
23 Midvale Heights 49 44 78 3,232
24 Nakoma 43 38 61 1,643
25 Dunn's Marsh 43 33 65 898
26 Orchard Ridge 42 37 59 2,553
27 Greentree 41 35 64 1,803
28 Meadowood 40 34 50 3,895
29 Lakeview Hills 38 28 42 961
30 Reindahl Park 28 32 43 1,311
31 Burke Heights 25 30 42 645
32 Whitetail Ridge 23 28 29 502
33 Ridgewood 20 34 39 685
34 Sherman Village 17 25 30 2,562
35 Lerdahl Park 15 26 38 797
36 North Lake Mendota 13 24 31 925
37 Cherokee Park 9 20 26 1,466
38 Hawks Landing Golf Club 7 - 20 1,725

Eating & Drinking

There are about 979 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

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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 Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Bike sharing is available from Madison B-cycle.

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Dahle & Pawling

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MIFFLIN & BLAIR

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Trinity Lutheran Church

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Washington Manor Park

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People's Bakery

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Umami Ramen & Dumpling Bar

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

J Caleb Haugen
on Eken Park

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Breese Stevens Field

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Demetral Field

Photo of Demetral Field in Madison

Demetral Field

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Morrison Park

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

J Caleb Haugen
on Dahle & Pawling

Madison is Talking About...

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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 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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