Living and Working in Madison
Madison anchors a thriving economic region of 400,000 which includes the state capital, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a world-class research university, and growing technology and research companies.
A vibrant city of more than 225,000, Madison is a rare combination of thriving businesses, progressive government, rich culture and advanced education – all in a setting of rare natural beauty. Surrounded by five lakes, laced with bike trails, and enlivened with numerous parks and green spaces, the area offers countless opportunities to enjoy a prosperous career, operate a successful business, and enjoy your favorite pastimes. Boating and water sports on our lakes; hiking, biking, and skiing on our trails; and camping in our many state parks around the city and the region offers a range of recreational opportunities in a breathtaking natural environment.
Combine these factors with clean air, abundant green space, superior educational and health care facilities, a low unemployment rate, great communities and a sense of personal security, and you have Madison – a great place to live and work.
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