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Population (year 2000): 208,054. Estimated population in July 2005: 221,551 (+6.5% change)
Males: 102,248 (49.1%), Females: 105,806 (50.9%)

Dane County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 30.6 years
Median household income: $41,941 (year 2000)
Median house value: $139,300 (year 2000)

Madison, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

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%).Wisconsin

Elevation: 863 feet

Land area: 68.7 square miles

Madison,

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%).


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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 528 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 1997: 362 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 1998: 410 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 1999: 552 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2000: 638 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2001: 843 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2002: 998 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2003: 961 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2004: 829 buildings, average cost: $180,300

Latitude: 43.07 N, Longitude: 89.39 W

Area code: 608

Madison, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (30.0%), Retail trade (11.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +54,401 (+26.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 93,887 (78.4%)

Crime in Madison by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 4 3 6 3 8 3
    per 100,000 1.9 1.4 2.9 1.4 3.8 1.4
Rapes 76 71 63 90 63 94
    per 100,000 36.5 34.1 30.3 43.3 30.3 45.2
Robberies 264 286 295 266 278 292
    per 100,000 126.9 137.5 141.8 127.9 133.6 140.3
Assaults 362 328 344 396 425 453
    per 100,000 174.0 157.7 165.3 190.3 204.3 217.7
Burglaries 1,355 1,267 1,354 1,564 1,605 1,450
    per 100,000 651.3 609.0 650.8 751.7 771.4 696.9
Thefts 5,219 5,365 5,530 5,898 5,671 5,268
    per 100,000 2508.5 2578.7 2658.0 2834.8 2725.7 2532.0
Auto thefts 602 672 707 630 629 561
    per 100,000 289.3 323.0 339.8 302.8 302.3 269.6
258.5 259.5 269.7 285.4 284.1 276.8

Average climate in Madison, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Madison-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Madison city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/2/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Chris Farley - (1964-1997), comedian, John Bardeen - (1908-1991), inventor, Thornton Wilder - (1897-1975), writer, Bradley Whitford - (born 1959), actor, Mike Gosling - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Arizona Diamondbacks, born: Sep 23, 1980), Reece Gaines - NBA player (Milwaukee Bucks, born: Jan 7, 1981), Ryan Suter - NHL player (Nashville Predators, born: Jan 21, 1985), Scott Kooistra - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Oct 14, 1980), Jerry Kelly - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 11/23/66), Michael Flowers - College basketball player (Wisconsin Badgers).

Main business address for: ANCHOR BANCORP WISCONSIN INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED), SONIC FOUNDRY INC (RADIO & TV BROADCASTING & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT), ALLIANT ENERGY CORP (ELECTRIC & OTHER SERVICES COMBINED), Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. (HOTELS & MOTELS), THIRD WAVE TECHNOLOGIES INC /WI (BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS (NO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES)), MGE ENERGY INC (ELECTRIC, GAS & SANITARY SERVICES), MADISON GAS & ELECTRIC CO (ELECTRIC & OTHER SERVICES COMBINED).


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 certified for carrier operations nearest to Madison:
  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 6 miles; MADISON, WI; ID: MSN)
  • ROCK CO (about 41 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; ID: JVL)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 65 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; ID: RFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Madison:
  • WAUNAKEE (about 8 miles; WAUNAKEE, WI; ID: 6P3)
  • MOREY (about 9 miles; MIDDLETON, WI; ID: C29)
  • VERONA (about 12 miles; VERONA, WI; ID: W19)

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

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 82 $267,557 $39,154 50 $32,233
Police Protection - Officers 372 $1,869,557 $60,308 0 $0
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 (FT enrollment: 8,737; Location: 780 REGENT ST; Public; Website: www.uwc.edu)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 7,914; Location: 3550 ANDERSON ST; Public; Website: www.madison.tec.wi.us)
  • EDGEWOOD COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 1,508; Location: 1000 EDGEWOOD COLLEGE DRIVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: edgewood.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • HERZING COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 514; Location: 5218 E. TERRACE DR.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.Herzing.edu)
  • MADISON MEDIA INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 226; Location: ONE POINT PL STE 1; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.MADISONMEDIA.COM)
  • SCIENTIFIC COLLEGE OF BEAUTY AND BARBERING (FT enrollment: 76; Location: 310 WESTGATE MALL; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cosmetologycollege.com)
  • LAKESIDE SCHOOL OF MASSAGE THERAPY-MADISON (FT enrollment: 27; Location: 6121 ODANA ROAD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lakesideschoolmassage.org)
  • MARTINS COLLEGE OF HAIR DESIGN (FT 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; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 76 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; FT enrollment: 3,037)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 78 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 3,465)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 79 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; FT enrollment: 5,045)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 83 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,332)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 87 miles; MALTA, IL; FT enrollment: 2,289)
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)
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)

Notable locations in Madison: Washburn Observatory (A), Franklin Field (B), Allen Centennial Gardens (C), Annie C Stewart Memorial Fountain (D), Blackhawk Country Club (E), Nakoma Country Club (F), Glenway Golf Course (G), Fitchburg Field (H), Oakwood Home (I), Odana Hills Golf Course (J), Spaghetti Corners (K), Yahara Hills Golf Course (L), Goodnight Hall (M), Gordons Commons (N), Randall Tower (O), Service Memorial Institute (P), Sellery Hall (Q), Bock Laboratories (R), Grainger Hall (S), Vilas Communications Hall (T).

Shopping Centers: Brookwood Village Shopping Center (1), Whitney Square Shopping Center (2), Walnut Grove Shopping Center (3), Meadowood Shopping Center (4), Shorewood Shopping Center (5), Fiore Shopping Center (6), Villager Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Madison include: Gates of Heaven Synagogue (A), Abundant Life Church (B), Grace Episcopal Church (C), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (D), University United Methodist Church (E), Beth Israel Center (F), Bethel Lutheran Church (G), Saint James Roman Catholic Church (H).

Cemeteries: Resurrection Cemetery (1), Sunset Memory Gardens (2), Forest Hill Cemetery (3), Blooming Grove Cemetery (4), Hoepker Cemetery (5), Holy Cross Cemetery (6), Calvary Cemetery (7).

Lakes and reservoirs: Monona, Lake (A), Cherokee Lake (B), Lake Wingra 6 (C), Lake Mendota 254 (D).

Creeks: Nine Springs Creek (A), Murphy Creek (B), Starkweather Creek (C).

Parks in Madison include: Sunset Park (1), Bordner Park (2), Boundary Park (3), Bowman Park (4), Breese Stevens Field (5), Brentwood Park (6), Brigham Park (7), Sundridge Park (8), University Hills Park (9).


Madison compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Madison:
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Madison:
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WWQM-FM (106.3 FM; MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT INC.)
  • WNWC-FM (102.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WBZU (105.1 FM; WAUNAKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • W277AE (103.3 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY DBA WFEN)
  • WHIT-FM (93.1 FM; DE FOREST, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WSUM (91.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W216BL (91.1 FM; MCFARLAND, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Madison:
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W08CK (Channel 8; MADISON-MIDDLETON, WI; Owner: HEALTHY'S, INC.)
  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W58CO (Channel 58; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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