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A Madison Neighborhood


The most important thing to know about the Regent Neighborhood is that on Badger Football Saturdays it's dominated by students, alums and other Sconnies partaking in the oldest of Wisconsin traditions: enjoying a few too many adult beverages and watching the Badgers.

That appeal brings a lot of University of Wisconsin students to the neighborhood, especially in the blocks closest to Camp Randall, the university's football stadium.

Not big on college football? No problem, the Regent Neighborhood still has plenty to offer.

It's close to the UW School of Engineering, the UW Medical School and the new Union South. It is also just a hop, skip and a jump from the Monroe Street area with its slice of more typical Madison including Trader Joe's, small coffee shops, bars and stores.

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If you're not sure how much an apartment will cost, the table below shows the average price by size.

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Places of Interest

This area really buzzes on football Saturdays, but there are plenty of other attractions:

  • The Shell – a recreational sports facility with a skating rink
  • Trader Joe’s grocery store
  • Mickey’s Dairy Bar (try the pancakes!)
  • Indie Coffee (try the waffles!)

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July Rent Report

Welcome to the July 2021 Madison Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, Rentable data scientists and rental experts break down the July 2021 key findings and figures for the Madison rental landscape.

Our experts analyze the pricing trends — one-bedroom, two-bedroom, year-over-year and month-over-month — in Madison and surrounding areas and provide comparisons to the entire metro area, nearby cities and some of the most desirable and expensive cities in the United States. Take a look at the last 12 months of Madison average rent prices in the chart below.

Monthly Rent Report

Madison Rent Prices Increase From June to July

Madison rent prices increased over the last month. From June to July, the city experienced a 1.51% increase for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Madison one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,213.0.

When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from June to July, Madison experienced a -0.83% decrease for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Madison two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,431.0.

July Prices: Madison vs. Surrounding Areas

Rent Prices in Madison and Surrounding Areas

Rent prices have increased in Madison over the last month. But how have the surrounding areas fared when it comes to the recent volatility in apartment prices? Rent prices in 3 of the Madison suburbs increased last month. On the other hand, 3 local areas experienced a decrease in the price of a one-bedroom apartment.

More key findings include:

  • Rent increased in Fitchburg, WI, Verona, WI, Waunakee, WI .

  • Rent decreased in Middleton, WI, Sun Prairie, WI, Maple Bluff, WI.

  • 4 suburbs are currently priced higher than the city of Madison.

  • 2 suburbs are currently priced lower than the city of Madison.

July 2021 Pricing Trends: Madison vs. National Comparisons

Madison Rent Prices More Affordable Than Major Cities

Rent growth in Madison over the past year has been on the rise. When compared to major cities nearby, along with some of the most expensive cities in the country, Madison average rent prices appear to be relatively affordable for local residents.

The price for a Madison one-bedroom apartment remains vastly more affordable than four of the largest cities in the United States — New York City, Washington, D.C. San Francisco and Los Angeles. And pricing compares quite similarly to nearby Midwest cities.

You can view the full rundown of Rentable's July 2021 National Apartment Report and data set here.

For more information about Madison and surrounding area rent prices, take a look at the complete data set below.

Data set for Madison and suburbs

1 BR July 1 BR M/M % Change 2 BR July 2 BR M/M % Change
Madison, WI $1,195.0 2.40% $1,443.0 -0.28%
Middleton, WI $1,307.0 -0.46% $1,672.0 0.18%
Fitchburg, WI $1,228.0 0.25% $1,459.0 -0.75%
Sun Prairie, WI $1,228.0 -0.08% $1,463.0 0.69%
Verona, WI $1,210.0 0.17% $1,390.0 2.28%
Waunakee, WI $1,211.0 0.58% $1,701.0 -0.12%
Maple Bluff, WI $1,655.0 -0.30% $3,060.0 0.00%


Each month, using over 1 million Rentable listings across the United States, we calculate the median 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom rent prices by city, state, and nation, and track the month-over-month percent change. To avoid small sample sizes, we restrict the analysis for our reports to cities meeting minimum population and property count thresholds.