Madison is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,893 people and just one neighborhood, Madison is the 376th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Madison is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Madison is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Madison who work in maintenance occupations (16.01%), healthcare suport services (10.29%) and office and administrative support (8.31%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Madison has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Madison a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Despite the fact that it is a small city, Madison has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the city for affordable transportation.