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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 somewhat bikeable.

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

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48 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

Madison Neighborhoods

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Population

1 State-Langdon 94 64 87 6,433
2 Downtown 93 62 89 17,587
3 Greenbush 84 54 98 2,859
4 Marquette 83 52 96 6,375
5 Vilas 83 53 95 1,896
6 Tenney-Lapham 81 53 93 4,154
7 Regent 77 56 90 5,152
8 Emerson East 72 52 98 1,998
9 Bay Creek 69 36 96 2,466
10 Eken Park 68 50 94 2,542
11 Dudgeon - Monroe 67 40 88 3,123
12 Sunset Village 64 47 78 3,320
13 Sherman 63 41 70 2,463
14 East Bluff 62 29 61 529
15 Hawthorne 57 41 76 942
16 Brentwood Village 56 38 66 1,197
17 Worthington Park 56 51 84 1,195
18 Westmorland 56 39 84 2,229
19 Hill Farms - University 53 48 80 4,268
20 Berkeley Oaks 53 32 56 1,875
21 Carpenter-Ridgeway 51 43 74 678
22 Glen Oak Hills 51 47 74 833
23 Midvale Heights 47 44 76 3,232
24 Dunn's Marsh 45 32 74 898
25 Nakoma 41 38 69 1,643
26 Lakeview Hills 38 28 40 961
27 Meadowood 35 34 57 3,895
28 Orchard Ridge 34 37 62 2,553
29 Greentree 34 35 67 1,803
30 Reindahl Park 25 32 45 1,311
31 Burke Heights 24 30 42 645
32 Ridgewood 24 34 44 685
33 Sherman Village 16 25 35 2,562
34 Lerdahl Park 16 26 40 797
35 Whitetail Ridge 16 28 35 502
36 North Lake Mendota 10 24 33 925
37 Cherokee Park 9 20 29 1,466
38 Hawks Landing Golf Club 5 11 23 1,725

Eating & Drinking

There are about 872 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Madison.

People in Madison can walk to an average of 3 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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People's Bakery

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Umami Ramen & Dumpling Bar

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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

39 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 34 bus lines.

Transit Time

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

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

65 Bike Score of Madison, WI

Madison is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Washington Manor Park

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Taco Bell

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Breese Stevens Field

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Demetral Field

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Demetral Field

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Morrison Park

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

J Caleb Haugen
on Eken Park

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Washington Manor Park

Photo of Washington Manor Park in Madison

Washington Manor Park

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B-cycle: S. Few & Williamson

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RUTLEDGE & WALTON (EB)

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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Photo of RUTLEDGE & THORNTON (WB) in Madison

RUTLEDGE & THORNTON (WB)

Photo of E JOHNSON & BALDWIN (EB) in Madison

E JOHNSON & BALDWIN (EB)

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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