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Madison
  • Town in Connecticut

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Madison is a town in Connecticut with a population of 18,113. Madison is in New Haven County and is one of the best places to live in Connecticut. Living in Madison offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Madison there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Madison and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Madison are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$428,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,478
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    16.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    276.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    66.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    31%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

Working in Madison

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$113,798
National
$62,843

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