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Madison, South Dakota - Basic Facts

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The City of Madison had a population of 6,891 as of July 1, 2016. Madison ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Madison is located at latitude 44.0062 and longitude -97.1085 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Madison (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,676 feet.

The City of Madison (GNIS ID: 1267469) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Madison population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Madison, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,891
Population in Households 6,267
Population in Familes 4,503
Population in Group Qrtrs 624
Population Density1 1,493
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 2,813
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,528
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,054 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,652 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,161 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 241 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $98,926
Average Home Value $132,309


Median Household Income $42,002
Average Household Income $55,442
Per Capita Income $23,794
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 1.47%
Households 1.1% 1.61%
Families 0.85% 1.36%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Madison, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madison to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 15 96th
Population Density1 # 37 91st
Diversity Index2 # 110 72nd
Median Household Income # 274 30th
Per Capita Income # 275 30th

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