Good schools, good health
Madison is located in Southcentral Wisconsin, and serves as the state capital. Madison ranks nationally for educational excellence, which has resulted in many high tech and biomedical firms opening offices there.
With a reputation as a health-conscious city, Madison has one of the most extensive bike trail systems in the US, and many major streets have designated bike lanes for safe travel. There are also a high number of housing, work, and grocery co-ops.
The music, art, and cultural scene is filled with such diverse events as neighborhood block parties, roller derby, and performances by one of the world’s best drum and bugle corps.