Madison is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 2,380 people and just one neighborhood, Madison is the 52nd largest community in Nebraska. Much of the housing stock in Madison was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Madison, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 48.06% of Madison’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Madison is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Madison who work in office and administrative support (10.46%), sales jobs (9.14%) and farm management occupations (4.68%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Madison’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One of the benefits of Madison is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.34 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Madison does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.