For population 25 years and over in Madison:
For population 15 years and over in Madison city:
18 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $751 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (22.3 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.06 N, Longitude: 81.82 W
Area code: 304
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Crime rates in Madison (2004):
Population change in the 1990s: -560 (-17.3%).
Work and jobs in Madison: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Madison, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Madison-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 67% 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 significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) 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 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
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from Madison center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.9 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 Boone County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Floods: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jim Myers - Football player and coach, Ron Stollings - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers in Madison:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Madison:
Public high school in Madison:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Madison:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.58. This is significantly worse than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
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 2009 was 0.00376. This is significantly better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.4%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
People in group quarters in Madison in 2000:
Madison compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Madison (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Madison city (based on Boone County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 18.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,549 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:
5.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,816 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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See more detailed statistics of Madison fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 27 meters (89ft)
Total costs: $965,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,150
Total average daily truck traffic: 500
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 7,802
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Madison)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Madison, WV)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Madison)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Madison, WV