Madison is a charming and dynamic town located in Morris County.

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Madison is a charming and dynamic town located in Morris County, offering residents a blend of small-town charm and easy access to New York City, which is around 25 miles away. Madison is known for its picturesque suburban setting while still maintaining convenient proximity to the bustling metropolis. Madison borders Chatham, Florham Park, and Morristown. The train station has direct access to Penn Station and Midtown NYC, offering a seamless commute for professionals and commuters, and a downtown with many restaurants and local shops. Additionally, Boxcar Bus Service is available for those who prefer an east-side Manhattan dropoff. Commuters can pay for parking with a yearly permit and there is street parking in downtown.
Madison is known for its excellent school systems, rated an A on Niche, making it an attractive destination for families. Madison has three elementary schools: Central Avenue School for grades Pre-K-5, Kings Road School for grades K-5, and Torey J. Sabatini School for grades K-5. They also have the Madison Junior School for grades 6-8 and Madison High School for grades 9-12. More school information can be found on These schools prioritize academic excellence and offer a variety of extracurricular programs to support student growth and development. Drew University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, and St. Elizabeth University are also nearby.
The utility companies serving Madison ensure reliable access to essential services such as electricity, gas, and water. Providers like Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) and local water utilities ensure the efficient delivery of utilities to homes and businesses.
Madison boasts several parks and recreational areas, providing residents with opportunities for outdoor activities and leisure, including Central Green Park, Loantaka Brook Park, Memorial Park, and Summerhill Park. For swimming and aquatic activities, people enjoy the Madison Community Pool, a well-maintained facility with multiple pools, water slides, and recreational amenities. You’ll find tennis courts at Madison High School that are open to the public, providing opportunities for residents to enjoy friendly matches or take tennis lessons. While Madison does not have any public golf courses, the private Madison Golf Club features a well-maintained nine-hole course with practice facilities, a golf shop, and a clubhouse.
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, located on the Drew University campus in Madison, is a renowned regional theater that presents Shakespearean plays and other productions. The Madison Arts & Culture Alliance also hosts art exhibitions, performances, and community events throughout the year. The Museum of Early Trades and Crafts and a Community Arts Center are also located within Madison for public enjoyment.

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.


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Around Madison, NJ

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

Walker's Paradise
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including UNTUCKit, Whippany Athletic Club, and MooShim Tae Kwon Do.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Shopping 3.03 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.82 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.83 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.56 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.21 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.24 miles 9 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.


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Schools in Madison, NJ

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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.
School rating
Kings Road School
K - 5th
Torey J. Sabatini School
K - 5th
9th - 12th
Central Avenue School
PreK - 5th
Madison Junior School
6th - 8th
St Vincent Martyr School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Rainbow Montessori
PreK - K
No rating available
Madison Montessori School
PreK - K
No rating available
Fm Kirby Childrens Center
K - K
No rating available

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