The Top 21 list of America's Most Recession-Proof Cities has just come out from CNN/Money.
Madison ranked fourteenth on the list of cities singled out for keeping their labor/housing markets stable and posting robust economic activity during the past couple of years. It has always been said of Madison that we weather any economic storms (or tornadoes in our case) quite well. I have included a few other statistics below as well as the list of Most Recession-Proof Cities
- Albany, N.Y.
- Augusta, Georgia
- Austin, Texas
- Baton Rouge, La.
- Buffalo, N.Y.
- Columbia, S.C.
- Dallas, Texas
- Des Moines, Iowa
- El Paso, Texas
- Honolulu, Hawaii
- Houston, Texas
- Jackson, Mississippi
- Little Rock, Arkansas
- Madison, Wisconsin
- McAllen, Texas
- Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
- Omaha, Nebraska
- Rochester, N.Y.
- San Antonio, Texas
- Tulsa, Oklahoma
- Washington, D.C
South Central Wisconsin MLS snapshot in the past week is a follows:
Dane County Residential listings for the month of June 2010 compared back to June of 2003
Dane County Condo only listings for the month of June 2010 compared back to June of 2003
|# New Listings||202||273||372||390||546||309||215||162|
|# Sales||* 198||155||173||267||261||279||254||201|
|Average Sale Price||168,350||168,792||184,760||205,215||187,195||185,264||175,403||185,965|
|Median Sale Price||143,800||153,000||156,900||175,000||167,827||165,900||159,950||159,900|
|Total Active Residential Listings at end of month||1,763||2,000||2,144||2,429||2,281||1,207||744||486|
* Sales reported as of July 15, 2010
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