Known as one of Cincinnati’s premier suburbs, Madeira provides its residents with a magnificent neighborhood to work, live, and raise a family in.

Welcome to Madeira

An upscale, walkable neighborhood with elevated dining, shopping, and entertainment
Top-rated schools, unique retail shops, and plenty of upscale dining make this area one of the most desired in the region. The architecture in Madeira reflects various styles, from colonials and ranches to cape cods, townhomes, and luxury condominiums.

Named after John Madeira, the owner of a large parcel of land making up the area, Madeira's beginnings included an active train depot connecting Cincinnati to Parkersburg, West Virginia. Incorporated in 1910 as a village, in 1959, Madeira became a city. Located in the charming downtown area, the depot has undergone several transformations and currently houses a high-end meat and seafood market.

The small-town feel with upscale amenities makes Madeira an attractive neighborhood for residents looking for a luxury lifestyle. There are many sophisticated boutiques, fine dining restaurants, numerous entertainment events, and beautiful parks and outdoor venues to enjoy throughout the year. Best of all, the community has a welcoming vibe that attracts families, retirees, couples, and singles. The city sponsors numerous events throughout the year, including concerts, markets, fairs, and more.

What to Love

  • Charming downtown with unique shopping and restaurants
  • A welcoming atmosphere
  • Easy access to high-end entertainment and activities
  • Sophisticated yet approachable luxury lifestyle
  • Near downtown Cincinnati and the airport
  • Highly-rated educational options

Local Lifestyle

Charming storefronts along Miami Avenue in downtown Madeira provide a delightful atmosphere for locals to stroll and shop. You will often see families walking or biking to the local library, grabbing coffee with friends, and catching up on a park bench. This thriving, prosperous community creates an idyllic atmosphere through excellent civic involvement and engagement.

Plenty of picnic shelters, walking trails, and sports fields allow residents to enjoy the outdoors all year round. Families will appreciate the well-appointed playgrounds and shelters located throughout the neighborhood. The walkability of Madeira provides residents with easy access to luxury amenities. Additionally, the location of Madeira allows locals to take advantage of other premier entertainment available throughout the Cincinnati area.

Shopping, Dining & Entertainment

Find European brands close to home at Chez Renee Boutique. Handpicked on-trend European accessories and apparel are available at this premier shopping destination. Choose a selection of Italian pieces or discover new styles from nontraditional designers.

When you enter Camargo Trading Company, you will find an elegant, modern atmosphere inviting you to return time and again. This specialty boutique curates gifts, home décor, and fashion with an impeccable eye for detail. Explore this luxury shop and discover items for yourself and your friends.

You can enjoy perfectly seared steaks, sushi, seafood, and more at Embers Restaurant, an American steakhouse with multiple fireplaces and gas lanterns. As the name implies, the atmosphere is comforting, and the service is impeccable.

Inspired by the timeless Italian tradition of gathering with friends at a local spot in Venice, Rome, Naples, and Florence, A Tavola Bar + Trattoria serves only the best Italian fare based on family recipes. Platters of pasta, pizza, and wine are served family-style with an emphasis on sharing. Begin with the asparagus salad with lemon vinaigrette over a glass of wine and end with a generously-portioned plate of pasta or a signature pizza.

Things to Do

Plan to visit the Madeira Farmers Market each week from May through December for an impressive selection of locally grown produce, meat, eggs, flowers, jams, soaps, and more. You can support area farmers, bakers, and local artisans while sipping a cold-pressed juice or enjoying a fresh fruit popsicle.

Each spring, Madeira hosts the Madeira Art Fair. With an over 30-year history, this well-attended annual event includes magnificent paintings, jewelry, handmade doll dresses, jellies, and more. Stroll down the street sipping a drink while enjoying this fun community event.

For some fun outdoors, head to McDonald Commons Park. Visit the Madeira Veterans' Memorial while enjoying tennis courts, pickleball, soccer fields, baseball fields, an extensive playground, and more. This 17-acre park is also home to a summer concert series and numerous holiday festivities.

You will join one of the region's premier country clubs at Kenwood Country Club, which features state-of-the-art fitness facilities, two 18-hole championship golf courses, a heated zero-entry and competition swimming pool, elevated dining facilities, and more. Enjoy spending time with family, friends, and colleagues at this upscale, luxury country club close to Madeira.

Overview for Madeira, OH

9,397 people live in Madeira, where the median age is 38.8 and the average individual income is $71,612. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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38.8 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Madeira, OH

Madeira has 3,370 households, with an average household size of 2.73. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Madeira do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,397 people call Madeira home. The population density is 2,806.24 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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49.12 / 50.88%

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Schools in Madeira, OH

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The following schools are within or nearby Madeira. 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.
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Madeira Elementary School
K - 4th
8th - 12th
Madeira Middle School
5th - 8th
K - 8th
No rating available

Around Madeira, OH

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

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Redden Fine Meats & Seafood Market , Sugar Shack By The Tracks, and JC's Taco Truck.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 0.58 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.87 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.79 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.89 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.03 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.28 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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