Madison, WI Population

Population: 208,054. Estimated population in July 2020: 221,551 (+6.5% change)
Males: 102,248 (49.1%), Females: 105,806 (50.9%)

Dane County

Zip codes: 53703, 53704, 53705, 53706, 53711, 53713, 53714, 53715, 53716, 53717, 53718, 53719.

Median resident age: 30.6 years
Median household income: $41,941
Median house value: $139,300

Races in Madison:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.0%)
  • Black (5.8%)
  • Hispanic (4.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Other Asian (1.8%)
  • Chinese (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)
  • Korean (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (35.8%), Irish (14.5%), Norwegian (10.3%), English (9.8%), Polish (5.4%), Italian (3.8%).

Elevation: 863 feet

Land area: 68.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Madison

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 48.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Madison city

  • Never married: 44.3%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

9.0% Foreign born (4.7% Asia, 2.1% Latin America, 1.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +16,504 (+8.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Madison:

  • MENDOTA MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (301 TROY DR)
  • MERITER HOSPITAL INC (202 S PARK ST)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (707 SOUTH MILLS STREET)
  • UNIV OF WI HOSPITALS/CLINICS AUTHORITY (600 HIGHLAND AVE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Madison:

  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 6 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • ROCK CO (about 41 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 65 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Madison:

Amtrak station:
MADISON (800 LANGDON ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Madison:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (Full-time enrollment: 37,607; Location: 500 LINCOLN DR; Public; Website: www.wisc.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (Full-time enrollment: 8,737; Location: 780 REGENT ST; Public; Website: www.uwc.edu)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 7,914; Location: 3550 ANDERSON ST; Public; Website: www.madison.tec.wi.us)
  • EDGEWOOD COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,508; Location: 1000 EDGEWOOD COLLEGE DRIVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: edgewood.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • HERZING COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 514; Location: 5218 E. TERRACE DR.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.Herzing.edu)
  • MADISON MEDIA INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 226; Location: ONE POINT PL STE 1; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.MADISONMEDIA.COM)
  • SCIENTIFIC COLLEGE OF BEAUTY AND BARBERING (Full-time enrollment: 76; Location: 310 WESTGATE MALL; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cosmetologycollege.com)
  • LAKESIDE SCHOOL OF MASSAGE THERAPY-MADISON (Full-time enrollment: 27; Location: 6121 ODANA ROAD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lakesideschoolmassage.org)
  • MARTINS COLLEGE OF HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 21; Location: 6414 ODANA ROAD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mcofc.com)
  • A SPIRITOUCH INSTITUTE INC (Location: 2122 LUANN LN; Private, for-profit; Website: www.spiritouch.com)
  • TRAVEL LEARN LTD (Location: 2701C UNVERSITY AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION (Location: 1220 LINDEN DR; Public; Website: www.wisconsin.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN EXTENSION (Location: 432 N LAKE ST; Public; Website: uwex.edu/; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • WISCONSIN AVIATION FOUR LAKES INC (Location: 3606 CORBEN CT; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Madison:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 50 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 76 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 78 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 79 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 83 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,332)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 87 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)

Schools

Public high schools in Madison:

  • MEMORIAL HI (Students: 2,204; Location: 201 S GAMMON RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WEST HI (Students: 2,110; Location: 30 ASH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EAST HI (Students: 2,101; Location: 2222 E WASHINGTON AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LAFOLLETTE HI (Students: 1,659; Location: 702 PFLAUM RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WORK & LEARNING HI (Students: 127; Location: 15 S BREARLY ST; Grades: 11 – 12)
  • SHABAZZ-CITY HI (Students: 124; Location: 1601 N SHERMAN AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DIPLOMA COMPLETION HI (Students: 90; Location: 545 W DAYTON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SAPAR PROGRAM HI (Students: 23; Location: 15 S BREARLY ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • DANE COUNTY TRANSITION SCH (Students: 9; Location: 2326 S PARK ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Madison:

  • EDGEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 610; Location: 2219 MONROE STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • ABUNDANT LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 478; Location: 4901 EAST BUCKEYE ROAD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 45; Location: 5301 COMMERCIAL AVE; Grades: 1 – 12)
  • MADISON BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 13; Location: 2323 PORTAGE RD; Grades: 2 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Madison:

  • HAMILTON MID (Students: 747; Location: 4801 WAUKESHA ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SENNETT MID (Students: 650; Location: 502 PFLAUM RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • TOKI MID (Students: 648; Location: 5606 RUSSETT RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LEOPOLD EL (Students: 640; Location: 2602 POST RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CHEROKEE HEIGHTS MID (Students: 562; Location: 4301 CHEROKEE DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SHERMAN MID (Students: 557; Location: 1610 RUSKIN ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JEFFERSON MID (Students: 547; Location: 101 S GAMMON RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CESAR CHAVEZ EL (Students: 537; Location: 3502 MAPLE GROVE DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • STONER PRAIRIE EL (Students: 497; Location: 5830 DEVORO RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ALLIS EL (Students: 479; Location: 4201 BUCKEYE RD; Grades: KG – 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Madison:

  • OUR LADY QUEEN OF PEACE SCHOOL (Students: 484; Location: 418 HOLLY AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • EDGEWOOD CAMPUS GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 287; Location: 829 EDGEWOOD COLLEGE DRIVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST DENNIS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 409 DEMPSEY ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST MARIA GORETTI ELEM SCH (Students: 196; Location: 5405 FLAD AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • HIGH POINT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 7702 OLD SAUK ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JAMES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 171; Location: 1204 ST JAMES COURT; Grades: KG – 8)
  • EASTSIDE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 162; Location: 2310 INDEPENDENCE LANE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HOLY CROSS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 149; Location: 2670 MILWAUKEE STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • KIDS EXPRESS LEARNING CTN INC (Students: 146; Location: 2376 HIGH POINT ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • OUR REDEEMER EVANG LUTH SCHOOL (Students: 127; Location: 1701 MCKENNA BOULVARD; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Madison:

  • MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $9,925,028; Location: 201 W. MIFFLIN ST.; 858,197 books; 49,422 audio materials; 35,949 video materials; 2,150 serial subscriptions)