Cincinnati Neighborhoods: Madisonville

Madisonville is a quiet, tree-lined community located on the East side of Cincinnati that boasts a solid and affordable housing stock, a convenient location, engaged neighbors and a clear vision for the future.  Our neighborhood of over 9,000 people has been recognized as a 40-year Stable and Integrated Hidden Treasure thanks to our history of cultural and racial diversity.  Madisonville is home to some of Cincinnati’s largest employers as well as a wealth of small businesses and entrepreneurs.  The pedestrian friendly streets allow residents and visitors to stroll peacefully throughout the neighborhood.  As momentum continues to build in Madisonville, one can expect big things to come for this urban oasis.

What’s happening in the neighborhood:

  • 3 multi-million dollar mixed use developments scheduled to break ground in 2016
  • Façade Improvement Grant Program for businesses
  • Streetscape improvements in the coming years
  • Several new businesses are coming to the heart of the neighborhood
  • Aging in Place program for seniors

Real Estate:

  • Houses are selling quickly – 41 days median days on market
  • Houses are selling near and sometimes even above list price
  • New homes are being built
  • Old homes are being rehabbed

New Community Events:

  • Cincinnati Jazz & BBQ Festival – September 12, 2015
  • Music on Madison – May, June and July
  • Madisonville Winterfest - December
  • Tuesdays in the Park – Tuesdays in June and July

Healthy Living:

  • Go Vibrant 1, 2, 3 and 5 mile walking routes
  • Madisonville 5K Run/Walk  - September 12, 2015
  • 5K Training Program
  • Little Duck Creek Trail


  • 7th safest per capita neighborhood in Cincinnati in 2014
  • Crime dropped 25% from 2013-2014


  • MY Block block clubs
  • Street Fest
  • Madisonville Beautification Committee
  • Madisonville Youth Community Council
  • 71% of residents say they can count on each other