Madison

A medium sized township compared to some of the neighboring towns.

Welcome to Madison

Town Information For Madison NJ 07940

The township of Madison is a medium sized township compared to some of the neighboring towns. Madison is located in Morris County, New Jersey. According to the 2010 census Madison has a total of 15,845 residents. The borough is named after the 4th president of the United States, James Madison.

In the last 10 years or so, real estate in Madison has had quite the bull run and risen dramatically in price. In 2012 the median price of a home was around $543,000. At its peak, in September 2018 the median price of a home was valued at $711,000. The average household income to live in Madison, New Jersey is roughly $120,000 according to Datausa.io.

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School System

The school system in Madison is one of the best in New Jersey. The Madison School System is highly praised as being an excellent option for both teachers and students. Niche.com has awarded the Madison School System as being #30 out of 243 best school districts in New Jersey. Madison is also voted as being #49 out of 383 safest school districts in New Jersey, and to top it off it was voted #49 out of 377 Districts with the best teachers in New Jersey.

The top-notch public school system of Madison prepares children for adulthood. The average student receives a 1250/1600 on their SAT as well as an average ACT score of 29/36. The most popular colleges that students of the Madison public high school attend are Rutgers University-New Brunswick, University of Delaware, and Rowan University.

Commuting

Madison New Jersey is a great destination to commute from. Residents of Madison are able to enjoy an hour commute to New York City by car ride. If you plan on commuting to New York City using public transportation you are only about 1 hour and 10-minute train ride.

Living in Madison

Madison New Jersey is a choice destination for anyone looking for a fun, growing township that has multiple destination locations. A few of the local favorites include hiking destinations such as the Loantaka Brook Reservation, and The Frelinghuysen Arboretum. A couple of choice restaurants in the area are Begum PalaceL’Allegria, Urban Fire, and Grillera Mediterranean Cuisine.

Overview for Madison, NJ

16,819 people live in Madison, where the median age is 39.8 and the average individual income is $79,022. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

16,819

Total Population

39.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$79,022

Average individual Income

Around Madison, NJ

There's plenty to do around Madison, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

92
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
52
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including UNTUCKit, The Bar Method Madison, and Cresthill Academy.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 3.03 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.08 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.08 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.57 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.83 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.42 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Madison, NJ

Madison has 5,702 households, with an average household size of 2.7. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Madison do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 16,819 people call Madison home. The population density is 3,899.26 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

16,819

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.8

Median Age

49.43 / 50.57%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
5,702

Total Households

2.7

Average Household Size

$79,022

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Madison, NJ

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Madison. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Kings Road School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Torey J. Sabatini School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Central Avenue School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Madison Junior School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
St Vincent Martyr School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Rainbow Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Madison Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Fm Kirby Childrens Center
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
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