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Madison Population

Madison is the city in the Wisconsin State of United States, located in the center of Dane County in south-central Wisconsin, 77 miles west of Milwaukee and 122 miles northwest of Chicago. Madison population in 2021 is estimated to be 273,469, covers city area of 101.53 sq mi (262.96 sq km), second-largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee, ranks eightieth populous city in the United State. Greater Madison, is the metropolitan area surrounding the city of Madison in Wisconsin. Madison city is named for American Founding Father and President James Madison.

Below is the Madison, Wisconsin population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010233,716
2011236,8771.35
2012239,8721.26
2013243,2461.41
2014245,8701.08
2015248,7141.16
2016252,4851.52
2017255,4731.18
2018258,0541.01
2019259,6800.63
2020269,8403.91
2021 *273,4691.40
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Madison city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearMadison Population
1950111,103
1955128,304
1960153,597
1965176,536
1970201,427
1975208,909
1980213,045
1985226,204
1990241,888
1995277,447
2000322,197
2005358,450
2010395,736
2011403,648
2015436,913
2020*480,255
2025*513,184
2035*563,868
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Madison city Population(UA)

Greater Madison

Greater Madison or Madison metropolitan is the metropolitan area that surrounds the city of Madison. The Greater Madison population in 2019 is estimated to be 892,661. The Madison–Janesville–Beloit is a Combined Statistical Area, consists of total four counties in the Madison MSA which includes Columbia, Dane, Green, and Iowa counties, as Rock County (Janesville–Beloit metropolitan area) and Sauk County (Baraboo micropolitan area).

Madison City(2021)Madison Metropolitan(2019)
Population273,469892,661
Area101.53 sq mi (262.96 sq km)446.1 sq mi
Rank80(US)63(CSA)
Source : CSA Maps, CSA


Madison Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Madison population is 259,673, out of these 127,994 are male, 131,679 are female, The sex ratio of Madison is 97. The median age of the Madison population is 31.7, Madison population by age are, under 18 years is 40,330, 16 years and over is 222,949, 18 years and over is 219,343, 21 years and over is 198,948, 65 years and over is 37,920. 49.3% are male, 50.7% are female, Population of Madison by age percentwise is, 15.5% are under 18 years old, 85.9% are 16 years and over, 84.5% are 18 years and over, 76.6% are 21 years and over, 11.4% are 65 years and over. There are total 119,881 housing units, The voting population of Madison are 202,756, out of these 99,490 are male voters, 103,266 are female voters, 49.1% are male, 50.9% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -511,6734.5%
5 - 911,0404.3%
10 - 1411,3494.4%
15 - 1919,4537.5%
20 - 2439,37415.2%
25 - 3450,65119.5%
35 - 4433,02112.7%
45 - 5426,41610.2%
55 - 5913,0345.0%
60 - 6413,9585.4%
65 - 7418,2547.0%
75 - 847,6843.0%
85 and over3,7661.5%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Madison Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Madison by race are:

White Population

White population in Madison, Wisconsin are 202,687, percentage wise 78.1 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Madison, Wisconsin are 19,071, percentage wise 7.3 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Madison, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Madison are 23,741, percentage wise 9.1 percent are asians, out of these 5,542 are Asian Indians, 6,385 are Chinese, 985 are Filipinos, 488 are Japanese, 2,513 are Korean, 1,406 are Vietnamese and 6,422 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Madison, Wisconsin are 17,724. Percentage wise 6.8 percent are hispanics, out of these 10,748 are Mexican people, 1,855 are Puerto Ricans, 182 are Cubans, and 4,939 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race259,673Percent
White202,68778.1%
Black or African American19,0717.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native8870.3%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population23,7419.1%
Asian Indian5,5422.1%
Chinese6,3852.5%
Filipino9850.4%
Japanese4880.2%
Korean2,5131.0%
Vietnamese1,4060.5%
Other Asian Population6,422
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2570.1%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino17,7246.8%
Mexican10,7484.1%
Puerto Rican1,8550.7%
Cuban1820.1%
Other Hispanic or Latino4,939
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Madison native population is 228,836, out of these 136,645 born in the Wisconsin state and 89,357 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 30,837, out of these 13,007 are Naturalised US citizen, 1,885 are in Europe, 6,479 in Asia, 1,461 in Africa, 2,610 in Latin America and 572 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Madison are 17,830, out of these 2,175 are from Europe, 11,611 are from Asia, 857 from Africa, 2,741 are from Latin America and 401 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native228,836
Born in state of residence136,645
Born in other state in the United States89,357
Northeast13,767
Midwest0
South12,708
West11,087
Born outside the United States2,834
Puerto Rico626
U.S. Island Areas62
Born abroad of American parent(s)2,146
Foreign born
Born outside of United States30,837
Naturalized U.S. citizen13,007
Europe1,885
Asia6,479
Africa1,461
Oceania0
Latin America2,610
Northern America572
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen17,830
Europe2,175
Asia11,611
Africa857
Oceania45
Latin America2,741
Northern America401
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Madison Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Madison, Wisconsin are 119,881, Occupied housing units are 114,096, Rental vacancy rate is 3. Percentage of occupancy is 95, 43.71% of houses are owner occupied and 51.46% of houses are renter occupied in Madison. There are 40.69 percent of one-unit detached, 4.12 percent of one-units attached, 5.69 percent of two-unit houses, 8.33 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.75 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 2 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 40.29 percent are available with one vehicle, 34.31 percent are available with two vehicles, 8.54 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 12.04 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units119,881
Occupied housing units114,096
Occupied housing units percent95
Rental vacancy rate3
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached48,780
1-unit attached4,945
2 units6,817
3 or 4 units9,985
Mobile home903
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied52,400
Renter-occupied61,696
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Madison Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Madison, Wisconsin is $275,900, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 0.92 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 0.91 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 3.47 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 4.90 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 15.65 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 13.49 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 4.04 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.33 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0001,099
$50,000 to $99,9991,095
$100,000 to $149,9994,155
$150,000 to $199,9995,879
$200,000 to $299,99918,766
$300,000 to $499,99916,171
$500,000 to $999,9994,842
$1,000,000 or more393
Median (dollars)275,900
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Madison Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,769, 0.20 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 2.54 percent pay between $500 to $999, 7.43 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 9.77 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 5.29 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 2.85 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 2.43 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $757, 0.61 percent of homes pay less than $250, 0.48 percent pays between $250 to $399, 2.55 percent pay between $400 to $599, 3.67 percent pays between $600 to $799, 2.85 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 3.03 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500240
$500 to $9993,049
$1,000 to $1,4998,911
$1,500 to $1,99911,716
$2,000 to $2,4996,347
$2,500 to $2,9993,419
$3,000 or more2,911
Median (dollars)1,769
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250733
$250 to $399574
$400 to $5993,056
$600 to $7994,395
$800 to $9993,417
$1,000 or more3,638
Median (dollars)757
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Madison Rental

Total number of Madison rental homes or apartments are 61,696, occupied by Renter, The median value of Madison average rental rate is $1,155. 3.42 percent of homes are under $500, 29.89 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 58.64 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 4.40 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 2.11 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5002,110
$500 to $99918,438
$1,000 to $1,49927,809
$1,500 to $1,9998,368
$2,000 to $2,4992,106
$2,500 to $2,999611
$3,000 or more1,300
Median (dollars)1,155
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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