Madison Apartments for Rent
Madison, WisconsinMadison, Wisconsin is the capital of Wisconsin and the county seat of Dane County. Madison is also home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison has an estimated population of 222,000, making it the second largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee. Counting the city's immediate suburbs, the area population exceeds 400,000. Madison is the core of the Madison Metropolitan Area, which includes all of Dane County and neighboring Iowa and Columbia counties.
Why to Look for Real Estate or Rent an Apartment in Madison, WisconsinThe greater Madison area has much to offer its residents and those looking to rent an apartment. From charming historic neighborhoods and award-winning schools to a great variety of cultural and recreational activities, Madison has a lot to offer. Recently recognized by A & E Network as one of the "Top Ten Cities To Have It All," Madison continually ranks as one of the best places to live, work and play in the United States. Built on an Isthmus between Lake Monona and Lake Mendota, Madison offers incredible natural beauty, stimulating cultural opportunities and a plethora of restaurants, shops and attractions.
Jobs in Madison, WisconsinWhen renting an apartment in Madison, you will have plenty of job opportunities. The biggest employer in Madison is the Wisconsin state government, including all of the state's departments, such as the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, the Wisconsin Department of Corrections, the Wisconsin Attorney General and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison is also home to companies such as the North American division of Spectrum Brands, Alliant Energy, American Family Insurance, the Credit Union National Association, CUNA Mutual Group. Technology companies in the area include TomoTherapy, Sonic Foundry, Raven Software, Human Head Studios, Renaissance Learning, Flame Front Software, and Epic Systems Corporation. Many biotech firms exist in Madison as well, including PanVera, now part of Invitrogen, Promega, Third Wave Technologies and Nimblegen. Oscar Mayer, a Madison fixture for decades, was a family business for many years before being sold to Kraft Foods.
Healthcare in Madison, WisconsinThe University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics is an important regional teaching hospital and regional trauma center, with notable strengths in nephrology, oncology, digestive disorders, and endocrinology. Other Madison hospitals include St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center, Meriter Hospital and the Veteran's Hospital.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison and other Universities and CollegesMadison is home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as Edgewood College, Madison Area Technical College, Herzing College, and Madison Media Institute, giving the city a student population of nearly 50,000.
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