Latest Data (2015)
Population 248,951
Nationwide Rank 84

Quick Facts

Madison, Wisconsin is the 84th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Madison, Wisconsin is a city.

Madison, Wisconsin is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Madison had its largest population ever.

Madison, Wisconsin is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 63% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Madison, Wisconsin Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
78 Buffalo, New York -11.6%
79 Durham, North Carolina 36.4%
80 St. Petersburg, Florida 3.3%
81 Irvine, California 75.1%
82 Laredo, Texas 42.3%
83 Lubbock, Texas 24.3%
84 Madison, Wisconsin 18.5%
85 Gilbert, Arizona 111.0%
86 Norfolk, Virginia 5.1%
87 Reno, Nevada 31.2%
88 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 19.2%
89 Glendale, Arizona 8.2%
90 Hialeah, Florida 4.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 248,951 84
2014 245,691 83
2013 243,344 83
2012 240,323 82
2011 237,226 82
2010 233,209 82
2009 235,419 81
2008 231,840 82
2007 228,776 83
2006 225,765 82
2005 223,440 82
2004 221,513 83
2003 218,777 82
2002 216,478 82
2001 213,017 84
2000 210,070 84
1990 190,816 85
1980 170,616 84
1970 173,258 77
1960 126,706 97