Demographics

The City of Madison is the largest city in Dane County and the State Capital of Wisconsin. Our highly educated population, coupled with a strong mid-western work ethic, makes for an engaged workforce.

Madison, Wisconsin

Key Demographics

City of Madison Population 236,901 persons
% Female 50.8%
% Male 49.2%
Dane County Population 495,959 persons
Median Age 30.9 years
Unemployment Rate 4.3% (US 7.8%)
Civilian Labor Force 289,045 (Dane County)
Public School Expenditures per Student $13,493
Pupil/Teacher Ratio 10.85 (WI 12.86)
Pop. with High School Diploma or Higher 95%
Pop. with,Undergraduate Degree,or Higher 54%
Pop. with Graduate Degree or Higher 25%
Average Commute Time 19 minutes
Median Household Income $54,093
Median Value of Owner Occupied Housing $219,600

Source: U.S.Census Bureau/Madison Metropolitan School District

Last Updated: 11/08/2013

Contact the Office of Business Resources

Office of Business Resources
(608) 267-4933
obr@cityofmadison.com