What makes Middleton a great city to live in.
Middleton is located on the west side of Madison, 15-20 minutes away from Downtown. Also called the “Good Neighbor City”, Middleton recently ranked in the Top 100 Best Small towns list by Livability.com. The popular Madison suburb has grown tremendously in the last few years to meet the needs of its residents. Middleton is now home to many green spaces, shopping centers, businesses, and some of Dane County’s top public schools. Read on to find out why so many people are choosing to call the “Good Neighbor City” home.
Just the Facts
Middleton ranks high in key areas of interest for those considering moving there, including top marks in education, safety, and amenities.
- City population: 18,979
- Median resident age: 39.1 years
- Unemployment rate: 3.3%
- Commute time: 25.68 minutes
- Amenities: A+
- Safety: A+
- Education: A+
- Cost of Living: High
Here’s a quick view at the Real Estate landscape in Middleton.
- Median home value: $293,100
- Median rent: $926
- Area feel: Suburban
- 44% rent their home & 56% own
Interested in seeing what’s out there? Browse Middleton listings here.
Something For Everyone
From walking and biking trails to shopping centers and restaurants, Middleton has something for everyone to enjoy.
For the Nature Enthusiast Middleton has over 50 parks and nature areas, as well a trail system that expands over 27 miles. Want to go on adventures with your four-legged pal? Many of the trails are on-leash dog-friendly and the city has two off-leash, fully fenced dog parks that are sure to become your pooch’s favorite hang out.
For the History Buff Middleton is home to some interesting museums, including the National Mustard Museum, which keeps in display more than 5,500 different types of mustard and allows you to taste hundreds at their tasting bar.
For the Beer Lover Recipient of over 20 awards around the world, Capital Brewery is one of Middleton’s pride and joys. Make sure to take a tour of the brewery in the winter and in the summer grab your dog and head over to their outdoor beer garden for a pint of Wisconsin’s finest.
For the Foodie Middleton has not one, but two Farmers’ Markets that run May through October and bring you fresh fruit and veggies from local farmers. In addition to this, the city is home to a variety of restaurants with local and global concepts that are sure to satisfy your taste buds.
For the Shopper Two words: Greenway Station. This 21-acre retail center features a variety of shops, hotels, restaurants, and much more.It also hosts one of Middleton’s Farmers’ Markets and puts on a variety of events for the community throughout the year.
If you’re looking for a place that has a tight-knit community with a small-town feel, but boasts the luxuries of city-living—you’ve found it. Thinking of making Middleton your new home? Browse our listings or give us a call at (608) 957-2683 so we can show you what’s out there and answer any questions you may have. We can’t wait for you to discover everything this wonderful city has to offer!
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