Living Here

The Madison Region isn’t just a great place to do business. It’s a great place to live.

Countless national rankings confirm what many of our residents already know — it’s among the best places to live, work, and raise a family in Wisconsin.

The Greater Madison Area offers residents and visitors alike a unique blend of urban opportunities and rural, unspoiled natural beauty, distinctive communities, and some of Wisconsin’s greatest collections of natural, educational, artistic, and historical attractions.

Economic development and quality of life measures are about people. In the Madison Region, you’ll discover that our people prosper — enjoying world-class healthcare, treasured arts and cultureal amenities, and an abudance of recreation opportunities.

Come join us and experience quality of life assets that make the Madison Region a desirable place to live, work, and play.


The Madison Region is among the best places to live, work and raise a family:

Madison: #13 America’s 20 Best Cities for Young Professionals
(Forbes, 2016)

Madison: #1 Best Place to Live
(Livability, 2015)

Waunakee: The Best Towns for Families
(Family Circle Magazine, 2015)