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Madison County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2015: 15,852 (32% urban, 68% rural); it was 14,019 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,299
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,405
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,153
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,321 (it was 1,173 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

28%

Land area: 561 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Madison County: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.1%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (17.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Madison County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.5%)
  • Asian alone (1.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 7,908  (49.9%)
Females: 7,944  (50.1%)

Madison County,IA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Madison County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $63,520 ($41,845 in 1999)

This county:

$63,520
Iowa:

$56,247

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $600 (lower quartile is $436, upper quartile is $838)
This county:

$600
State:

$611


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $161,712 (it was $93,300 in 2000)
Madison:

$161,712
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $98,986 - $226,022
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,426
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $489

Institutionalized population: 183
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 162 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2005: 151 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2006: 134 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2007: 84 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2008: 51 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2009: 35 buildings, average cost: $194,800
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2011: 39 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2012: 55 buildings, average cost: $219,300
  • 2013: 57 buildings, average cost: $210,400
  • 2014: 55 buildings, average cost: $233,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,856 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,384 (1.7%)

Madison County household income distribution in 2009 Madison County home values distribution Madison County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.1%
Madison County:

7.1%
Iowa:

11.8%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.0% for Black residents, 18.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.7% for American Indian residents, 90.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 5.9% for other race residents, 10.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.4 years old
(Males: 39.4 years old, Females: 41.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.1 years old, Black residents: 18.1 years old, American Indian residents: 44.0 years old, Asian residents: 29.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.3 years old, Other race residents: 45.7 years old)

Area name: Des Moines, IA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Madison County is $549 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $669 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $857 a month.

Cities in this county include: Winterset, Earlham, St. Charles, Truro, East Peru, Macksburg, Patterson, Bevington.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Madison County: Yalton (A), Davis Creek (B), White Ash (C), Dublin (D), Dairy (E), Clay (F), Valley (G), Banker Mill Dairy (H), Pilotsburg (I), Coppock Access (J), Brighton Boat Access (K), Grace Hill (L), Rubio (M), Windmill Ridge Camp Ground (N), Kalona Golf Course (O), Wellman Golf Course (P), McKain State Access Area (Q), Wellman Volunteer Ambulance Service (R), Wellman Volunteer Fire Department (S), Johnson County Home (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Sycamore Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Madison County include: Prairie Flower Baptist Church (A), Salem Church (B), Bethel Church (C), Eicher Emmanuel Church (D), Fern Cliff Church (E), Pleasant Hill Church (F), Rubio Friends Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Ridge Cemetery (1), Bethel Cemetery (2), Pilot Grove Cemetery (3), Pleasant Hill Cemetery (4), Pleasant Plain Cemetery (5), Bucker Hill Cemetery (6), Richmond Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Wallrich Lake (A), Lily Pond (B), Sunrise Lake (C), Horseshoe Lake (D), Lake Darling (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Birch Creek (A), Bulgers Run (B), Camp Creek (C), Cedar Creek (D), Clemons Creek (E), Deer Creek (F), Dutch Creek (G), South Fork Long Creek (H), South English River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Madison County include: Brinton Timbers Park (1), Samuel Lewis Historical Marker (2), Wellman City Park (3), English River Wildlife Area (4), Statler Woods (5), Clemmons Creek Wildlife Area (6), Crawford Pond Park (7), Sockum Ridge County Park (8), Fern Cliff County Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Luzerne County, Pennsylvania , Jasper County , Jefferson County , Putnam County, Ohio , Poweshiek County , Washington County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 408
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 270 (34.5% naturalized citizens)

Madison County:

1.7%
Whole state:

5.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 49
  • 2000 to 2009: 152
  • 1990 to 1999: 10
  • 1980 to 1989: 23
  • 1970 to 1979: 14
  • Before 1970: 22
Note: State values scaled to Madison County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 47.1%

Madison County marital status for males Madison County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,667
  • One, attached: 151
  • Two: 181
  • 3 or 4: 170
  • 5 to 9: 149
  • 10 to 19: 21
  • 20 to 49: 110
  • 50 or more: 17
  • Mobile homes: 319

Housing units in Madison County with a mortgage: 2,984 (102 second mortgage, 482 home equity loan, 38 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,658

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

60.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Madison County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,24717
Evangelical Protestant1,83013
Catholic8102
Other1332
None9,659-
Madison County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Madison County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Madison County:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Madison County:

7.3%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

28.2%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Madison County:

Average size of farms: 307 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $71,215
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $215.02
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 52.73%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $59,476
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 50.93%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.01%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $63,505
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.21%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.29
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.03%
Corn for grain: 61365 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 62981 harvested acres
Vegetables: 43 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 198 acres

Tornado activity:

Madison County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 2784405.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 48 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/15/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 47 people and caused $15 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Madison County-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 381.6 miles away from Madison County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 368.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 375.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 316.3 miles away from Madison County center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 269.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1930: July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1930, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 19, 2010 to January 26, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1880: March 02, 2010, FEMA Id: 1880, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1763: May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: 1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 10, 2007 to December 11, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1737: January 04, 2008, FEMA Id: 1737, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Iowa Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3239: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3239, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2004 to June 24, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1518: May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: 1518, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Weather, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: June 13, 1998 to July 15, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1230: July 02, 1998, FEMA Id: 1230, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Snow Storms, Incident Period: October 26, 1997 to October 28, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1191: November 20, 1997, FEMA Id: 1191, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • Iowa Flooding, Incident Period: May 08, 1996 to May 28, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1121: June 24, 1996, FEMA Id: 1121, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Iowa Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: April 13, 1993 to October 01, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-996: July 09, 1993, FEMA Id: 996, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (33%)
  • Cambodia (17%)
  • Philippines (12%)
  • Russia (9%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Romania (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Madison County (%):

  • German (30%)
  • American (12%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (8%)
  • European (4%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • Danish (3%)

Madison County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,168 (77.2%)
  • Carpooled: 307 (7.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 10 (0.2%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 197 (4.8%)
  • Worked at home: 434 (10.6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Madison County, Iowa in 2000:

  • 279 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Madison County, Iowa in 2010:

  • 175 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $66,234.

5.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,063 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Iowa average:

5.75%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.77% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($36,571 average AGI)
1.12% relocated from other states ($9,491 average AGI)
Madison County:

1.12%
Iowa average:

2.41%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Polk County, IA  1.93% ($50,873 average AGI)
from Dallas County, IA  0.61% ($59,457)
from Warren County, IA  0.35% ($43,600)
from Union County, IA  0.25% ($25,714)
from Clarke County, IA  0.23% ($28,692)


6.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Iowa average:

5.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.25% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($31,336 average AGI)
1.32% relocated to other states ($8,270 average AGI)
Madison County:

1.32%
Iowa average:

2.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Polk County, IA  2.12% ($37,311 average AGI)
to Dallas County, IA  0.89% ($53,902)
to Warren County, IA  0.66% ($40,658)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Births per 1000 population in Madison County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Madison County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Madison County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Madison County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Madison County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,438 (2,145 aged, 293 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 96 (2%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Madison County, Iowa in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (135)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (128)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (119)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (118)
  • Unspecified dementia (105)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (101)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (91)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (88)
  • Senility (71)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (63)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.69
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,349
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 167
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,576

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,174
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 713
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 40

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,852
  • In family households: 13,125 (2,198 male householders, 2,007 female householders)
    3,675 spouses, 4,622 children (4,268 natural, 191 adopted, 154 stepchildren), 208 grandchildren, 51 brothers or sisters, 20 parents, 73 other relatives, 242 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,506 (1,063 male householders (819 living alone)), 1,010 female householders (806 living alone)), 430 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 212

Size of family households: 1,945 2-persons, 894 3-persons, 668 4-persons, 443 5-persons, 140 6-persons, 117 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,626 1-person, 380 2-persons, 71 3-persons, 1 4-persons.

3,247 married couples with children.
576 single-parent households (234 men, 342 women).

97.9% of residents of Madison speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 16% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (10% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 53% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $69,130,000 ($4,622 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $836,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $32,585,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,551,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,467,000
Federal grants: $9,969,000
Federal procurement contracts: $646,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,913,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $558,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,776,000
Federal Government insurance: $24,686,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,006
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 722
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +882
Here +58 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Madison County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.63 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 187
  • 2010 to 2013: 204
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,004
  • 1990 to 1999: 714
  • 1980 to 1989: 609
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,092
  • 1960 to 1969: 522
  • 1950 to 1959: 302
  • 1940 to 1949: 171
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,068
Note: State values scaled to Madison population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Madison County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Madison County population
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 27
  • 3 rooms: 90
  • 4 rooms: 334
  • 5 rooms: 761
  • 6 rooms: 962
  • 7 rooms: 758
  • 8 rooms: 600
  • 9+ rooms: 1,123
  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 110
  • 3 rooms: 309
  • 4 rooms: 409
  • 5 rooms: 218
  • 6 rooms: 146
  • 7 rooms: 208
  • 8 rooms: 90
  • 9+ rooms: 110
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Madison County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Madison County population
  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 151
  • 2 bedrooms: 863
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,913
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,337
  • 5+ bedrooms: 411
  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 477
  • 2 bedrooms: 460
  • 3 bedrooms: 454
  • 4 bedrooms: 219
  • 5+ bedrooms: 13
Cars and other vehicles available in Madison County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Madison County population
  • no vehicle: 76
  • 1 vehicle: 684
  • 2 vehicles: 1,836
  • 3 vehicles: 1,403
  • 4 vehicles: 508
  • 5+ vehicles: 191
  • no vehicle: 176
  • 1 vehicle: 798
  • 2 vehicles: 383
  • 3 vehicles: 213
  • 4 vehicles: 40
  • 5+ vehicles: 34

89% of Madison County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 517% lived in Iowa.

Madison County:

89.2%
State average:

84.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 12,742
  • Other state: 2,693
  • Northeast: 211
  • Midwest: 1,317
  • South: 552
  • West: 614

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Madison County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (38.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37.3%)
  • Electricity (16.7%)
  • Wood (3.3%)
  • Other fuel (2.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Solar energy (0.5%)
  • Coal or coke (0.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Electricity (42.1%)
  • Utility gas (40.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.5%)
  • Wood (4.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 87
Here:

4.6%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 62
Here:

6.4%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 108
Here:

29.8%
Iowa:

23.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 128
  • Number of aged recipients: 13
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 115
  • Number of recipients under 18: 23
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 80
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 25
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 54
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 48
Madison County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Madison County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Madison County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9878.7 years
John7875.8 years
Robert7172.7 years
Charles7179.2 years
William6276.3 years
James6076.3 years
George5778.8 years
Helen4582.2 years
Mabel4086.6 years
Harold4074.8 years
Most common last names in Madison County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6480.1 years
Johnson4281.4 years
Jones3881.9 years
Clark2882.1 years
Davis2777.3 years
Young2679.1 years
Allen2578.0 years
Miller2482.3 years
Thompson2380.5 years
Wilson2082.6 years
Businesses in Madison County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Super 81
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular1
Pizza Hut1UPS1
RadioShack1