Latest Data (2018)
Population 258,054
Nationwide Rank 81

Quick Facts

Madison, Wisconsin is the 81st largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Madison, Wisconsin is a city.

Madison, Wisconsin is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Madison had its largest population ever.

Madison, Wisconsin is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 61% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Madison, Wisconsin Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
71 Orlando, Florida 285,713 46.7%
72 Irvine, California 282,572 92.6%
73 Newark, New Jersey 282,090 3.4%
74 Toledo, Ohio 274,975 -12.3%
75 Durham, North Carolina 274,291 45.2%
76 Chula Vista, California 271,651 54.6%
77 Fort Wayne, Indiana 267,633 5.4%
78 Jersey City, New Jersey 265,549 10.6%
79 St. Petersburg, Florida 265,098 6.5%
80 Laredo, Texas 261,639 45.7%
81 Madison, Wisconsin 258,054 22.8%
82 Chandler, Arizona 257,165 43.2%
83 Buffalo, New York 256,304 -12.2%
84 Lubbock, Texas 255,885 27.7%
85 Scottsdale, Arizona 255,310 24.9%
86 Reno, Nevada 250,998 36.4%
87 Glendale, Arizona 250,702 13.0%
88 Gilbert, Arizona 248,279 111.6%
89 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 246,328 21.8%
90 North Las Vegas, Nevada 245,949 108.4%
91 Norfolk, Virginia 244,076 4.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 258,054 81
2017 255,214 82
2016 252,551 82
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