For population 25 years and over in Madison:
For population 15 years and over in Madison city:
144 residents are foreign born (0.6% Asia, 0.5% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,628 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (37.8 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (198.1 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (500.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Wentworth, SD (2.7 miles) , Ramona, SD (3.1 miles) , Nunda, SD (3.4 miles) , Colman, SD (3.9 miles ), Sinai, SD (4.1 miles) , Colton, SD (4.2 miles ), Oldham, SD (4.2 miles ), Howard, SD (4.5 miles ).
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Latitude: 44.01 N, Longitude: 97.11 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,137 (+17.6%)
Area code: 605
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Madison detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +151 (+2.4%).
Work and jobs in Madison: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Madison, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Madison-area historical tornado activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 150% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Madison city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/7/1993, a category F4 tornado 22.1 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Madison-area historical earthquake activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from Madison center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 21.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2002 at 08:32:17, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lake County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Eugene Luther Vidal - Basketball player and Olympic decathlete, Mary Hart - Journalist, Richard Barrett Lowe - Educator and governor of Samoa and Guam, Maurice Nelles - Businessperson.
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Local government website: www.madison.sd.us/citygov
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.3. This is about average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 19.9%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.1% for Black residents, 55.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 10.1% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Madison (based on Lake County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.17%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
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Madison government finances in 2006(per resident):
7.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,346 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,395 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Madison fatal accident list:
Sep 3, 2004 10:01 AM, Sr-34, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 1, 1990 03:05 PM, Egan, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Madison, SD
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $651,000
Total average daily traffic: 26,216
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,238
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 27,642
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Madison)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Madison, SD)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Madison)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Madison)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.