Milwaukee & Madison, WI population growth some of the best in the Midwest

July 1, 2009

That’s good news for property owners in Milwaukee and Madison.  People want to live here.  As reported on, Madison leads the state in growth. Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewwicz said "Madison remains a very desirable place to live and positive growth rates like this reflect that high quality of life." Madison, Wisconsin saw a 10.7% increase in population from 2000 to 2008. Another way to say that is an additional 22,491 chose Madison, Wisconsin as the place they wanted to live. 

Milwaukee population increased by almost 8,000 in that same time period, remaining Wisconsin’s largest city, ranking the 23rd largest city in the United States.

Other Wisconsin statistics of note are shown in this image (photo credit Journal Sentinel via jsonline article)

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