Madison, TN

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Who is Madison a good fit for?

Madison is a suburban neighborhood north of Nashville, Tennessee. The area is primarily residential, with a mix of young and middle-aged adults. You will also find many young families throughout the location. It’s a great area for those wanting an affordable home that is close to Downtown Nashville.

Where to eat, hang out and have a good time

Throughout the suburb of Madison, you’ll discover several chain restaurants and family-owned eateries. Local favorites include Slow Burn Hot Chicken and Green Chili. Or, if you’re in the mood for sushi, we recommend checking out Sapporo.

Although you won’t find a prominent nightlife scene in Madison, there are still plenty of activities within the area. The Bluegrass Yacht & Country Club is popular amongst many of the suburban residents. Additionally, the Gaylord Opryland Resort is just a short drive away. Here, you can plan to see the famous Grand Ole Opry for a memorable night out.

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Pros & Cons of living in Madison


  • It has a lower overall cost of living and many affordable housing options.
  • The neighborhood is easily accessible from several major interstates.
  • Madison is very close to Downtown Nashville.


  • Crime rates are fairly high across the region
  • The area does not offer an abundance of nightlife and restaurant options.
  • It is not a walkable neighborhood.

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How to get around in Madison

Almost everyone living in Madison drives, and the average one-way commute time is around 26 minutes. However, Madison gains recognition for its easy accessibility. The suburb borders major highways and interstates 65, 40, and 24. You’ll also find major roads running directly through the town, such as Old Hickory Boulevard and Gallatin Pike.

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Things to do around Madison

Amqui Station Farmer's Market

Farmers Market

303 Madison St, Madison, TN 37115

Rivergate Skate Center

Skate Rink

119 Gleaves St, Madison, TN 37115

AMC Classic Madison 10

Movie, cinema

721 Myatt Dr, Madison, TN 37115

Parks and Recreation in Madison

Cedar Hill Park is a great place to enjoy a family picnic and spend time outdoors. The park is ideal for kids as it features seven covered picnic areas, a playground, trails, and a duck pond.

Another family-friendly location is the Madison Park and Community Center. It has roughly 30 acres of greenery, complete with picnic shelters, sports fields, and paved pathways. The community center also hosts a number of fitness classes for all ages.

Cedar Hill Park

860 Old Hickory Blvd, Madison, TN 37115

Cedar Hill Park offers peaceful areas to escape the urban noise, as well active areas such as baseball fields, a duck pond, playground, paths, and covered pavilions with picnic tables. There is also an 18 hole disc golf course located within the park.

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Madison School Info

Madison residents have a variety of schools within close proximity. Most of the locals choose to send their students to Madison Middle Prep and Hunters Lane High School. The area is also home to three favorite private schools, Goodpasture Christian School, Saint Joseph’s School, and Madison Academy.


Crime in Madison

In the past year in Madison there were 48% more assaults, 35% more burglaries, 40% more robberies, 49% more vehicle thefts compared to the national median.

Area crime rates are a debatable topic amongst the Madison community. While some feel that parts of the neighborhood are steadily improving, both violent and property crime statistics are above the nation’s average. As areas continue to develop, the neighborhood hopes to see a further drop in these metrics. To verify reported crime information, we recommend using Crime Mapping.

Cost of Living in Madison

The cost of living in Madison is considerably lower than many of the surrounding metropolitan neighborhoods. The average home price is roughly $248,129. Rent costs within the area are lower as well, noting prices averaging around $800 for most one-bedrooms. Home styles vary across Madison, and you’ll find an even split between renters and homeowners.

  • Education costs 16.40% less than the national average.
  • Entertainment costs 14.80% less than the national average.
  • Food costs 4.60% less than the national average.
  • In Madison utilities costs 2.5% more than the national average.
  • Healthcare costs 14.90% less than the national average.

Overall, Madison’s cost of living is 7.30% less expensive than the national average.

Job Market of Madison

45,658 Total Popultation

The median household income in Madison is $41,728 and the average household income in Madison is $49,020. 14.81% of the population people works in Retail, 13.88% works in Healthcare, and 8.71% works in Accommodations.

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What is life in Madison like?

Those living in Madison can expect a more rural environment, suitable for raising a family. It is a great location for those looking to stick close to the downtown area, but much rather prefer a quieter setting.

Why are homes in Madison a good investment?

Purchasing a home in Madison is a good investment considering the affordable housing prices in the area. It is also very close to Downtown Nashville, which drives up the demand for its convenience.

How long does it take to commute to Downtown Nashville from Madison?

Commuting from Madison to Downtown Nashville by car will take approximately 14 minutes.

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