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Living in Madison

Madison has an average Walk Score of 47 with 233,209 residents.

Madison has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

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

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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 $1,200 and the average home price is $219,900.

Rental info for Nine Line at the Yards in the Madison area
from $1,160
1 bed
Walk Score 77
Rental info for Downtown Apartments in the Madison area
from $700
Studio
Walk Score 40
Rental info for Stonewood Village in the Madison area
from $790
1 bed
Walk Score 28
Rental info for River Bend Apartments in the Madison area
from $909
1 bed
Walk Score 57
Rental info for Overlook Pointe in the Madison area
from $645
Studio
Walk Score 31
Rental info for Lincoln Ridge in the Madison area
from $710
1 bed
Walk Score 47
Rental info for The Cottages at Trillium in the Madison area
$900
2 bed
Walk Score 62
Rental info for Rivers Edge in the Madison area
from $844
1 bed
Walk Score 58

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 97 6,433
2 Downtown 91 61 97 17,587
3 Vilas 83 53 92 1,896
4 Greenbush 82 52 96 2,859
5 Marquette 77 52 91 6,375
6 Regent 75 56 92 5,152
7 Tenney-Lapham 73 53 90 4,154
8 Dudgeon - Monroe 69 41 88 3,123
9 Emerson East 68 51 93 1,998
10 Bay Creek 64 36 90 2,466
11 Eken Park 64 50 91 2,542
12 Sunset Village 62 47 71 3,320
13 Worthington Park 60 50 83 1,195
14 Sherman 59 41 67 2,463
15 East Bluff 59 29 76 529
16 Hill Farms - University 54 48 77 4,268
17 Brentwood Village 53 37 65 1,197
18 Hawthorne 52 40 71 942
19 Glen Oak Hills 51 46 71 833
20 Berkeley Oaks 49 31 67 1,875
21 Carpenter-Ridgeway 49 42 73 678
22 Westmorland 47 39 79 2,229
23 Nakoma 41 38 73 1,643
24 Dunn's Marsh 40 33 77 898
25 Midvale Heights 38 44 75 3,232
26 Lakeview Hills 36 28 51 961
27 Meadowood 34 35 67 3,895
28 Orchard Ridge 33 37 70 2,553
29 Greentree 31 35 62 1,803
30 Reindahl Park 25 24 47 1,311
31 Ridgewood 25 33 46 685
32 Burke Heights 22 30 53 645
33 Whitetail Ridge 19 27 44 502
34 Sherman Village 15 25 39 2,562
35 Lerdahl Park 15 19 40 797
36 North Lake Mendota 12 23 36 925
37 Cherokee Park 8 19 32 1,466
38 Hawks Landing Golf Club 4 - 27 1,725

Eating & Drinking

There are about 873 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 48 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

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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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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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