Madison, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 2,801 (83% urban, 17% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 
Males: 1,435  (51.2%)
Females: 1,366  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

44.5 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 25130.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,784 (it was $29,911 in 2000)
Madison:

$43,784
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,200 (it was $18,309 in 2000)

Madison city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $151,747 (it was $83,600 in 2000)
Madison:

$151,747
WV:

$119,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $715.

March 2019 cost of living index in Madison: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.7%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.5% for Black residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Madison, WV (2010)
    • 2,95496.0%White alone
    • 702.3%Black alone
    • 290.9%Hispanic
    • 110.4%Asian alone
    • 110.4%Two or more races
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Madison, West Virginia as of January 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Madison is 326 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Madison by year

Type

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(35.3)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(247.3)
19
(687.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(1,201)
25
(904.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(176.6)
4
(144.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(141.3)
1
(36.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)86.595.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Madison, WV

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (32.3%), English (13.8%), German (12.3%), Irish (12.2%), Lebanese (4.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1906

Elevation: 716 feet

Land area: 5.59 square miles.

Population density: 501 people per square mile   (low).

Madison, West Virginia map

22 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,262 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $752 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (22.3 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (145.8 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (382.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Danville, WV (1.2 miles ),
Greenview, WV (2.2 miles ),
Van, WV (2.9 miles ),
Racine, WV (3.2 miles ),
Comfort, WV (3.5 miles ),
Chapmanville, WV (3.6 miles ),
Big Creek, WV (3.6 miles ),
Mitchell Heights, WV (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.06 N, Longitude: 81.82 W

Area code: 304

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $185,100
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $199,300
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $193,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Madison, WV residents
Average permit cost in Madison, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Historical population in Madison, WV
Historical housing units in Madison, WV
Most common industries in Madison, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.1%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Construction (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (18.3%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Truck transportation (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.0%)
  • Health care (20.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Office supplies & stationery stores (3.3%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Madison, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Lawyers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.6%)
  • Lawyers (6.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.2%)
  • Extraction workers (5.3%)
  • Electricians (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.0%)
  • Cashiers (11.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.3%)

Average climate in Madison, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Madison, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.8. This is about average.

City:

62.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.230. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.497. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.497
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00349. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00349
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Madison-area historical tornado activity is below West Virginia state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 56.4 miles away from the Madison city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 40.4 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Madison-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 116.0 miles away from Madison center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.2 miles away from Madison center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 59.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 63.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 248.9 miles away from Madison center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boone County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Landslides: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Madison topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Madison:

  • BOONE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 701 MADISON AVENUE)
  • JACKSON AVENUE GROUP HOME (330 JACKSON AVENUE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Madison:

  • West Virginia State University (about 23 miles; Institute, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 38 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Marshall University (about 42 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 54 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 59 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Concord University (about 63 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • Shawnee State University (about 79 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)

Public high school in Madison:

Public elementary/middle schools in Madison:

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Library in Madison:

  • BOONE-MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $289,974; Location: 375 MAIN STREET; 41,399 books; 942 audio materials; 1,821 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 54 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Madison Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thomas Price Branch (A), Sulphur Spring Branch (B), Spruce Fork (C), Sparrow Creek (D), Rucker Branch (E), Pond Fork (F), Workman Branch (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bituminous Coal Heritage Foundation Inc (Museums; 347 Main St).

Hotels: Hotel Madison (503 Main Street), Homestead Motel (429 State St).

Birthplace of: Jim Myers - Football player and coach, Ron Stollings - Politician.

Boone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

HOBET MINING LLC- PLANT (Population served: 44, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2012)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-10-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-14-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-06-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-07-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 59 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Madison in 2000:

  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Madison (2011 data):

  • Premier Bank, Inc.: Madison Branch at 300 State Street, branch established on 2011/04/08. Info updated 2011/04/26: Bank assets: $750.1 mil, Deposits: $622.1 mil, headquarters in Huntington, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Madison:

Marital status in Madison, WV
  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Madison:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
West Virginia average:

10.8

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, WV (based on Boone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,83743
Mainline Protestant1,99317
Black Protestant4873
Other3103
Catholic1322
None18,870-
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: 12
Boone County:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Boone County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Boone County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

15.9%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

33.6%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Boone County:

15.9%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Madison:

44.1%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

33.8%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Madison:

27.7
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.9%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Madison:

6.5%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Madison:

6.7
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

27.4%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Madison:

48.4%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Madison:

71.6%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Madison, WV 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
Streets and Highways 8$17,604$26,4060$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,854$40,4500$0
Financial Administration 4$9,500$28,5000$0
Solid Waste Management 3$7,206$28,8240$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$150
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 20$51,164$30,6981$150

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

  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $885,000 ($315.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $791,000 ($282.40)
    Police Protection: $741,000 ($264.55)
    Sewerage: $657,000 ($234.56)
    Regular Highways: $627,000 ($223.85)
    Water Utilities: $625,000 ($223.13)
    Financial Administration: $483,000 ($172.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $280,000 ($99.96)
    Public Welfare - Other: $37,000 ($13.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $702,000 ($250.62)
    Water Utilities: $56,000 ($19.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($4.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $655,000 ($233.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $200,000 ($71.40)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $754,000 ($269.19)
    Other: $387,000 ($138.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $54,000 ($19.28)
    General Local Government Support: $27,000 ($9.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $406,000 ($144.95)
    Interest Earnings: $323,000 ($115.32)
    Rents: $148,000 ($52.84)
    General Revenue - Other: $68,000 ($24.28)
    Donations From Private Sources: $54,000 ($19.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $853,000 ($304.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000 ($23.56)
    General Local Government Support: $64,000 ($22.85)
  • Tax - Property: $4,030,000 ($1438.77)
    Other License: $95,000 ($33.92)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,691,000 ($1674.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,536,000 ($1619.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $155,000 ($55.34)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,900,000 ($2463.41)

5.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

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 Kanawha County, WV  1.24% ($34,159 average AGI)
to Logan County, WV  0.59% ($52,548)
to Lincoln County, WV  0.28% ($38,500)

Businesses in Madison, WV

  • FedEx: 1
  • Long John Silver's: 1
  • McDonald's: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Madison:

  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVOW (1290 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Madison:

  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WVOW-FM (101.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVKM (106.7 FM; MATEWAN, WV; Owner: THREE STATES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVAF (99.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WZJO (94.5 FM; DUNBAR, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WQBE-FM (97.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVSR-FM (102.7 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WJYP-FM (100.9 FM; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Madison:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
Madison fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Madison fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 213ft / 64.8mTotal length
  • $1,035,000Total costs
  • 18,522Total average daily traffic
  • 1,739Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,949Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Madison, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Madison, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Madison)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Madison, WV)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

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 Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Madison)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5697A , Serial Number: 28297, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 02/03/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/04/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Clarence R Peters, 281 Cabell Dr, Madison, WV 25130
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7FC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9859B , Serial Number: 7FC-185, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 05/01/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 09/24/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Clarence Ray Peters, 281 Cabell Dr, Madison, WV 25130

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 27. The highest number of reported fires - 53 took place in 2005, and the least - 8 in 2016. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Madison, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (71.2%), and Outside Fires (14.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Madison, WV
    • 30671.2%Structure Fires
    • 6214.4%Outside Fires
    • 4410.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 184.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Madison, WV
Most common first names in Madison, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3871.8 years
Mary2277.6 years
John1978.0 years
Charles1873.4 years
William1671.8 years
Ray1572.1 years
Robert1568.7 years
Harry1378.4 years
George1270.1 years
Paul1061.6 years
Most common last names in Madison, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller5274.3 years
Price4777.1 years
Ball2275.2 years
Smoot2272.5 years
Hager2180.8 years
Jarrell1970.0 years
Thompson1971.0 years
Barker1873.6 years
White1776.1 years
Mullins1774.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Madison, WV
  • 57.6%Utility gas
  • 41.7%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Madison, WV
  • 52.8%Electricity
  • 47.2%Utility gas


Madison compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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