With about 140,000 workers aged 16 and over in the city, that means about 7,380 people bike to work.
Madison's bicycle-commuting percentage is higher than that of fellow Midwestern cities Ann Arbor, Michigan (5 percent), and Minneapolis (4.6 percent) in the top 10, but is below six other cities -- mostly in western states, according to the Census.
The analysis compared cities with populations of more than 100,000 people.
Nick Heynen is the online editor for the Wisconsin State Journal and manages the newspaper's social media accounts. A Maryland native transplanted to Wisconsin, he joined the paper in 2007 as data reporter.
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