Latest Data (2016)
Population 252,551
Nationwide Rank 82

Quick Facts

Madison, Wisconsin is the 82nd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Madison, Wisconsin is a city.

Madison, Wisconsin is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 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
2000-2016
72 Toledo, Ohio 278,508 -11.2%
73 Orlando, Florida 277,173 42.3%
74 Chula Vista, California 267,172 52.1%
75 Irvine, California 266,122 81.4%
76 Fort Wayne, Indiana 264,488 4.1%
77 Jersey City, New Jersey 264,152 10.0%
78 Durham, North Carolina 263,016 39.2%
79 St. Petersburg, Florida 260,999 4.9%
80 Laredo, Texas 257,156 43.2%
81 Buffalo, New York 256,902 -12.0%
82 Madison, Wisconsin 252,551 20.2%
83 Lubbock, Texas 252,506 26.1%
84 Chandler, Arizona 247,477 37.8%
85 Scottsdale, Arizona 246,645 20.7%
86 Glendale, Arizona 245,895 10.8%
87 Reno, Nevada 245,255 33.3%
88 Norfolk, Virginia 245,115 4.6%
89 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 242,203 19.7%
90 North Las Vegas, Nevada 238,702 102.3%
91 Irving, Texas 238,289 24.1%
92 Chesapeake, Virginia 237,940 18.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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