Marquette, Madison, WI

Marquette Neighborhood Guide Madison, WI

About

Marquette, also known as Williamson-Marquette, is a neighborhood located in Madison, Wisconsin. This vibrant neighborhood is bounded by Lake Monona, the Yahara River, Williamson Street, and Blair Street, making it a highly desirable location. Its beautiful historic homes, eclectic shops and restaurants, and strong sense of community make it a beloved part of Madison. The neighborhood is also home to locally famous Willy Street, known for its unique food, drink, and shopping establishments.

What You Will Love about Marquette, Madison, Wisconsin

  • Residents love the close-knit community feel with a diverse mix of residents ranging from young professionals to families.
  • Its proximity to Lake Monona and the Yahara River offers numerous water-based recreational activities.
  • The well-known Willy Street is a hub of unique shopping, dining, and cultural experiences.
  • Its easy access to downtown Madison allows for convenient commuting.

What’s Nearby

Marquette is truly in the heart of Madison. Its location allows easy access to downtown Madison and the State Capitol. It's also close to James Madison Park and Tenney Park. The neighborhood is near the historic Barrymore Theatre and a short distance away from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Marquette is described as vibrant and community-focused. It is a hub for arts and culture, with numerous festivals and community events held throughout the year. The neighborhood carries an eco-friendly vibe, with many residents embracing cycling as a preferred mode of transportation.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 163 restaurants, 25 grocery stores, and 36 parks within a mile of the Marquette neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Eastside Farmers' Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    202 S Ingersoll St

  • GROCERY
    Willy Street Grocery Co-Op

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    1457 E Washington Ave

  • GROCERY
    Festival Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    810 E Washington Ave

  • GROCERY
    Madison Food Mart

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    902 E Johnson St

  • GROCERY
    Jenifer Street Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    2038 Jenifer St

  • GROCERY
    Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Candy Store, Chocolate Store, Grocery Store / Supermarket

    0.9 miles

    2086 Atwood Ave

Marquette Apartments and Rentals

98 Rental properties in Marquette, Madison, WI.

  • Arden property

    $2,950+

    Arden

    2–3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1155–1553 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • Veritas Village property

    $1,299+

    Veritas Village

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    344–1516 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • River's Edge & Fordem Towers property

    $1,190+

    River's Edge & Fordem Towers

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    390–1666 Sqft

    Available 9/16

  • L. L. Olds Warehouse Lofts & Flats property

    $1,300+

    L. L. Olds Warehouse Lofts & Flats

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    438–1613 Sqft

    7 Units Available

  • Yahara Landing Apartments property

    $1,750

    Yahara Landing Apartments

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1040–1092 Sqft

    Available 8/31

  • Nichols Station property

    $1,580+

    Nichols Station

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    452–1409 Sqft

    Available 7/31

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
6.2%
5.5%
utilities
1.7%
5.4%
food
0.5%
0.4%
transportation
1.1%
5.3%
healthcare
3.9%
19.8%

Marquette Demographics

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Marquette Reviews

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  • Nearby Parks

    Yes

    Say 6 of 6 renters

  • Near Downtown

    Yes

    Say 5 of 6 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 4 of 6 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 4 of 6 renters

  • Busy Streets

    Yes

    Say 3 of 6 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    Yes

    Say 3 of 6 renters

Marquette Transportation

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Very Walkable

87/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Biker’s Paradise

99/100
Bike Score®

Good Transit

54/100
1 bus stop, 1 train stop, 3 other stops

Madison Metro Transit Systems

Bus Stop

1101 E Washington Ave

City of Madison Metro Transit

Other

1245 E Washington Ave

Madison Transportation Plan

Other

121 S Pinckney St

Source: foursquare.com

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0%
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