UW Campus Area

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Live amongst the Midwest’s best and brightest on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus on the shores of Lake Mendota. With stunning views of the capitol and thriving startups, restaurants, bars, and the downtown Farmers’ Market within walking distance, the UW-campus area is one of Wisconsin’s most vibrant places to live.

ABOUT THE area

For 168 years and counting, UW-Madison has held a reputation for sterling academics in an energetic, scenic environment. Park Street runs north to the historic Memorial Union and State Street, the main east-west thoroughfare, links campus to the capitol square and east side via a path filled with shops, theatres, and restaurants.

NUMBERS

  • City population (2014 census): 245,691
  • Median resident age: 31.3 years
  • Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,546
  • Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $209,700

THINGS TO DO

  • Cheer on Big Red at the home of Badgers Football, Camp Randall Stadium
  • Explore thought-provoking art exhibitions at the Chazen Museum of Art
  • Watch the Badgers score at the Kohl Center, the home of men’s basketball and ice hockey, as well as the women’s basketball team
  • Grab a beer and enjoy a Wisconsin sunset on one of the Memorial Union’s famous colorful deck chairs
  • Take in Madison’s skyline on the rocky shores of Brittingham Park, which hugs the bay of Lake Monona

DISTRICT SCHOOLS

Elementary

  • Franklin Elementary School
  • Randall Elementary School

Middle School

  • Hamilton Middle School

High School

  • West High School