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Houses for Rent in Madison, WI
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    110 S. Brooks Street, Madison, WI 53715
    1 Unit available
    • 9 BEDS
    • $450
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    6957 County Hwy K, MIDDLETON, WI 53562
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    • 3 BEDS
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    6676 Church Hill Court, Deforest, WI 53532
    1 Unit available
    • 4 BEDS
    • $3,100
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    6674 Church Hill Court, Deforest, WI 53532
    1 Unit available
    • 4 BEDS
    • $3,100
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the advantages of renting a house in Madison, WI?

Renting a house in Madison, WI comes with more space, both indoor and outdoor.

What are the downsides of renting a house apartment in Madison, WI?

Houses for rent in Madison, WI are usually located in non-central areas. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Madison, WI.

Madison, WI Demographics

  • Total Population258,366
  • Female 127,882
    Male 130,484
  • Median Age31.2

Madison, WI has a population of 258,366 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 130,484 of Madison’s residents are women and 127,882 are men. The median age of those who live in Madison, WI is 31.2.

Average Rent in Madison, WI

  • Madison, WI Average Rental Price, February 2022 $1,411 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in Madison, WI is $1,411.

    Madison, WI Apartment Rent Ranges

    About 50% of apartment rents in Madison, WI range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 18% of apartments. Around 20% of Madison’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 1% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

    Madison, WI Rent Trends

    Average Rent Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Feb / 2022
    Madison, WI $1,219 $1,234 $1,252 $1,256 $1,269 $1,281 $1,288 $1,320 $1,346 $1,365 $1,411
    National $1,362 $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

    Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Madison, WI is $1,411.

    Madison, WI Households

    • Total Number of Households111,832
    • Family 50,623
      Non-family 61,209
    • Children 23,567
      No Children 88,265
    • Average People Per Household2.2
    • Median Household Income$67,565
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,252

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 111,832 households in Madison, WI. 50,623 are family households and 61,209 are non-family households. There are 23,567 households with children in Madison and 88,265 households without children. On average, about 2.2 people live in a household in Madison, WI. The median income of a Madison household living in Madison is $67,565 per year. The median housing costs per month are $1,252.

    Madison, WI Education Statistics

    The level of education of the population of Madison, WI is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 19% completed some high school, 19% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 32% have a Bachelor Degree, and 22% have a Graduate Degree.

    Renting a house in Madison, WI

    Those looking for a cozy home with lots of living and storage space and a backyard, and also like the freedom of renting, rental homes can offer the best of both worlds. This segment of the rental market has become very popular and the selection is better than ever. In Madison, WI there are 4 homes for rent including duplexes, townhomes and single family homes for rent.

    When you rent a house you can have as little or as much space as you wish

    While apartments can be more limiting space wise, when you rent a house, you have a little more wiggle room (pun intended). Smaller 1 bedroom homes are perfect for a couple, 2 bedroom homes for those who need an extra bedroom for guests or for a baby, 3 bedroom and 4 bedroom homes that are just right for families with children. Larger rental homes are also great for sharing with roommates, whether you’re looking for something close to work, close to your college campus, or just close to shopping and entertainment.

    Finding a home nearby is easier than you think. Check out our Apartments Near Me page and take your pick!