Madison, South Dakota

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Population in 2017: 7,322 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.0%
 
Males: 3,576  (48.8%)
Females: 3,746  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

35.2 years
South Dakota median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 57042.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,755 (it was $30,434 in 2000)
Madison:

$48,755
SD:

$56,521

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,898 (it was $14,767 in 2000)

Madison city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $161,961 (it was $71,800 in 2000)
Madison:

$161,961
SD:

$167,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $140,659; detached houses: $144,518; townhouses or other attached units: $178,105; mobile homes: $9,558

Median gross rent in 2017: $539.

March 2019 cost of living index in Madison: 73.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.9%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Madison, SD (2017)
    • 6,53490.0%White alone
    • 2173.0%Asian alone
    • 2193.0%Hispanic
    • 1552.1%Two or more races
    • 751.0%Black alone
    • 80.1%American Indian alone

Races in Madison detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Madison, South Dakota as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Madison is 301 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Madison by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(46.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.7)
0
(0.0)
7
(99.2)
4
(54.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(39.6)
4
(53.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(48.4)
1
(15.9)
7
(112.5)
2
(31.8)
4
(61.7)
3
(45.6)
5
(76.3)
2
(29.7)
4
(57.9)
3
(42.5)
3
(41.2)
4
(54.0)
8
(105.5)
6
(80.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(241.8)
29
(462.4)
9
(144.7)
14
(222.4)
14
(216.1)
11
(167.4)
12
(183.1)
15
(223.1)
13
(188.3)
15
(212.6)
10
(137.3)
15
(202.4)
18
(237.3)
19
(255.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
93
(1,499)
104
(1,658)
82
(1,318)
91
(1,446)
85
(1,312)
106
(1,613)
80
(1,221)
72
(1,071)
49
(709.7)
75
(1,063)
52
(714.1)
57
(769.1)
68
(896.6)
62
(833.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(80.6)
5
(79.7)
1
(16.1)
2
(31.8)
3
(46.3)
2
(30.4)
8
(122.1)
5
(74.4)
2
(29.0)
4
(56.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(54.0)
1
(13.2)
1
(13.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)93.0133.886.682.3130.087.886.7123.955.5149.8117.860.0106.3111.4

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City-data.com crime index in Madison, SD

Crime rate in Madison detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
South Dakota average:

1.92
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Ancestries: German (26.4%), Norwegian (23.0%), Irish (9.3%), American (7.6%), Dutch (5.0%), Welsh (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 3/12/1885

Elevation: 1670 feet

Land area: 4.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,712 people per square mile   (low).

Madison, South Dakota map

83 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
South Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,983 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,815 (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:

Lake Madison, SD (2.3 miles ),
Wentworth, SD (2.7 miles),
Ramona, SD (3.1 miles),
Brant Lake, SD (3.2 miles),
Nunda, SD (3.4 miles),
Chester, SD (3.5 miles ),
Winfred, SD (3.5 miles),
Colman, SD (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 44.01 N, Longitude: 97.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,249 (+17.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,114 (84.7%)

Area code: 605

Distribution of median household income in Madison, SD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Madison, SD in 2017
Madison satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $208,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $208,700
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2013: 33 buildings, average cost: $86,600
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $211,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Madison, SD residents
Average permit cost in Madison, SD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
South Dakota:

3.1%
Historical population in Madison, SD
Historical housing units in Madison, SD

Population change in the 1990s: +151 (+2.4%).
Most common industries in Madison, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Machinery (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Machinery (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.9%)
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Machinery (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Madison, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)

Average climate in Madison, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Madison-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 68% 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 slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.8 miles away from Madison center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 126.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 670.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 124.0 miles away from Madison center
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 Madison center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 122.1 miles away from Madison center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, 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).
Madison topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Madison:

  • MADISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL - CAH (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 917 N WASHINGTON AVE)
  • BETHEL LUTHERAN HOME (1001 S EGAN AVE)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - MADISON (718 NE 8TH ST)
  • MADISON DIALYSIS OF SANFORD HEALTH (917 N WASHINGTON AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Madison:

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College/University in Madison:

  • Dakota State University (Full-time enrollment: 1,904; Location: 820 N Washington Ave; Public; Website: www.dsu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Madison:

  • South Dakota State University (about 28 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 35 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 74 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • University of South Dakota (about 86 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 95 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 113 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Northern State University (about 121 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

Public high school in Madison:

Public elementary/middle schools in Madison:

  • MADISON MIDDLE SCHOOL - 02 (Students: 264, Location: 830 NE 9TH ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • RUSTIC ACRES ELEMENTARY - 04 (Location: 24243 40056TH AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • MADISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - 07 (Location: 700 NW 9TH ST, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Madison:

  • ST THOMAS SCHOOL (Students: 85, Location: 401 N VAN EPS AVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • MADISON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 25, Location: 45369 234TH ST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Madison

Library in Madison:

  • MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $384,118; Location: 209 EAST CENTER; 48,085 books; 4,000 audio materials; 3,000 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 24 state licensed databases; 13 other licensed databases; 153 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Garfield Elementary school has closed. The property was sold and is now an art gallery.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Madison: Madison Fire Department (A), Madison City Hall (B), Madison Public Library (C), Karl E Mundt Library (D), Lake County Courthouse (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Graceland Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Silver Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Madison: Baughman Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Smith-Zimmermann State Museum (8 Northeast Street).

Hotels: Super 8 Motel (219 North Highland Avenue), Americinn Lodge & Suites (504 Southeast 10th Street), Lake Park Motel (1515 Northwest 2nd Street), Super 8 Madison SD (219 North Highland).

Courts: Lake County - 3rd Judicial Clerk Of Courts (120 Southwest 2nd Street), Lake County - 3rd Judicial Court Services Office (200 East Center Street), South Dakota State - Circuit Court 4th Judicial Circuit- Circuit Judge (Courthouse), South Dakota State - Circuit Court 4th Judicial Circuit- Court Administr (120 Southwest 2nd Street).

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.

Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Madison and their reported violations in the past:

MADISON (Population served: 6,474, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-13-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • 3 other older health violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.2%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Madison in 2010:

  • 486 people in college/university student housing
  • 116 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Madison in 2000:

  • 559 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 124 people in nursing homes
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Madison (2011 data):

  • First Bank & Trust: Madison Branch at 120 North Egan Avenue, branch established on 2004/10/04. Info updated 2009/09/11: Bank assets: $435.9 mil, Deposits: $360.4 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Fishback Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Madison Branch at 200 North Egan Avenue, branch established on 1935/08/31. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Great Western Bank: Egan And Second Branch at 301 N Egan Ave, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited

For population 15 years and over in Madison:

Marital status in Madison, SD
  • Never married: 36.6%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

For population 25 years and over in Madison:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
South Dakota average:

10.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Madison
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Madison, SD (based on Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,72611
Catholic2,0492
Evangelical Protestant1,47213
Other1261
None3,827-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
This county:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

14.01 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

27.9%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lake County:

12.3%
State:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.4%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Madison:

50.0%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Madison:

28.9
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Madison:

21.2%
South Dakota:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Madison:

15.4%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Madison:

6.9
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Madison:

38.8%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.0%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Madison:

79.8%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Madison, SD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$53,635$58,5110$0
Parks and Recreation 10$47,284$56,74120$14,638
Streets and Highways 10$38,296$45,9550$0
Firefighters 7$35,739$61,2671$84
Police - Other 5$21,793$52,3033$2,958
Water Supply 4$21,301$63,9030$0
Transit 4$13,213$39,6394$5,382
Solid Waste Management 4$22,362$67,0861$563
Financial Administration 3$12,686$50,7440$0
Sewerage 3$13,872$55,4880$0
Local Libraries 3$10,363$41,4521$1,016
Health 2$13,237$79,4220$0
Other Government Administration 2$12,285$73,7105$5,331
Welfare 1$5,096$61,1521$50
Other and Unallocable 1$6,568$78,8160$0
Airports 1$1,998$23,9761$399
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,985
Totals for Government 71$329,728$55,72938$33,406

Madison government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,719,000 ($234.77)
    Electric Utilities: $789,000 ($107.76)
    General - Other: $422,000 ($57.63)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($2.46)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,674,000 ($1184.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,469,000 ($200.63)
    Sewerage: $1,147,000 ($156.65)
    Police Protection: $1,113,000 ($152.01)
    Regular Highways: $938,000 ($128.11)
    Water Utilities: $926,000 ($126.47)
    General - Other: $812,000 ($110.90)
    Libraries: $411,000 ($56.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $345,000 ($47.12)
    Air Transportation: $236,000 ($32.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $227,000 ($31.00)
    Financial Administration: $190,000 ($25.95)
    Central Staff Services: $63,000 ($8.60)
    Health - Other: $20,000 ($2.73)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $402,000 ($54.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $134,000 ($18.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,864,000 ($664.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($11.06)

Madison government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,183,000 ($161.57)
    Other: $985,000 ($134.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $872,000 ($119.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $383,000 ($52.31)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($1.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $199,000 ($27.18)
    Interest Earnings: $152,000 ($20.76)
    General Revenue - Other: $142,000 ($19.39)
    Rents: $100,000 ($13.66)
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($2.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($0.41)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,101,000 ($1379.54)
    Water Utilities: $1,452,000 ($198.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $214,000 ($29.23)
    Other: $62,000 ($8.47)
    General Local Government Support: $21,000 ($2.87)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,441,000 ($469.95)
    Property: $2,095,000 ($286.12)
    Motor Vehicle License: $91,000 ($12.43)
    Other License: $80,000 ($10.93)
    Other: $17,000 ($2.32)

Madison government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,074,000 ($2195.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,922,000 ($2037.97)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,329,000 ($181.51)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,329,000 ($181.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,152,000 ($157.33)

Madison government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,773,000 ($1881.04)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,500,000 ($204.86)

9.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,971 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.84%
South Dakota average:

7.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Minnehaha County, SD  1.37% ($77,231 average AGI)


8.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,801 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.91%
South Dakota average:

7.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Minnehaha County, SD  1.54% ($48,184 average AGI)
to Brookings County, SD  0.46% ($33,577)
to Lincoln County, SD  0.37% ($47,714)
Businesses in Madison, SD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AmericInn1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Madison:

  • KJAM (1390 AM; 1 kW; MADISON, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KJJQ (910 AM; 1 kW; VOLGA, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Madison:

  • KJAM-FM (103.1 FM; MADISON, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KKHG (107.9 FM; FLANDREAU, SD; Owner: LA COMMUNIQUE, INC.)
  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KTWB (101.9 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KESD (88.3 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KBRK-FM (93.7 FM; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIKN-FM (100.5 FM; SALEM, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG. COMPANY)
  • KVCF (90.5 FM; FREEMAN, SD; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KKQQ (102.3 FM; VOLGA, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSQB-FM (95.7 FM; DELL RAPIDS, SD; Owner: L A RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Madison:

  • K43GX (Channel 43; MADISON, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KDLV-TV (Channel 5; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KESD-TV (Channel 8; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K52ES (Channel 52; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K34DR (Channel 34; HUMBOLDT, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Madison fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Madison fatal accident list:

Jul 30, 2013 09:04 PM, Cr-232nd St, Lat: 44.022117, Lon: -97.088558, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
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
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 33.9mTotal length
  • $710,000Total costs
  • 35,285Total average daily traffic
  • 2,478Total average daily truck traffic
  • 38,512Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Madison, SD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 61990-1999
  • 92000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Madison, SD
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Madison)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Madison, SD)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 88 (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: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Madison)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 49 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Madison)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 21. The highest number of fires - 35 took place in 2006, and the least - 3 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Madison, SD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (39.4%), and Structure Fires (30.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Madison, SD
    • 12739.4%Outside Fires
    • 9730.1%Structure Fires
    • 7222.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 268.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Madison, SD

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Madison, South Dakota:

  • Americinn Madison SD, 504 10th Street SE, Madison, South Dakota 57042 , Phone: (605) 256-3076, Fax: (605) 256-3085
  • AmericInn By Wyndham, 504 SE 10th St, Madison, South Dakota 57042 , Phone: (605) 256-3076, Fax: (605) 256-3085
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Madison, South Dakota
Most common first names in Madison, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6177.3 years
William5379.9 years
Anna4786.0 years
Mary4576.4 years
George4579.6 years
Harold3578.9 years
Robert3277.3 years
Helen3280.1 years
Donald3271.6 years
Albert3280.9 years
Most common last names in Madison, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6881.0 years
Olson4082.2 years
Hanson2478.3 years
Nelson2380.5 years
Anderson2382.1 years
Thompson1980.4 years
Williams1776.7 years
Jensen1678.3 years
Larson1579.3 years
Smith1484.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Madison, SD
  • 86.5%Utility gas
  • 11.4%Electricity
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Madison, SD
  • 59.8%Electricity
  • 33.6%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Other fuel


Madison compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Madison on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 (57042) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 35 pilots and 15 other airmen in this city.
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