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Madison, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Madison had a population of 1,519 as of July 1, 2016. Madison ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Madison is located at latitude 45.0128 and longitude -96.1887 in Lac qui Parle County. The formal boundaries for the City of Madison (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lac qui Parle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,086 feet.

The City of Madison (GNIS ID: 2395807) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Madison population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Madison: City of Madison.

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Madison, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,519
Population in Households 1,434
Population in Familes 1,069
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density1 1,444
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 720
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 400
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 873 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 534 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 186 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $61,869
Average Home Value $81,882


Median Household Income $48,150
Average Household Income $57,752
Per Capita Income $27,570
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% -0.6%
Households -0.35% -0.59%
Families -0.16% -0.66%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Madison, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madison to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 293 68th
Population Density1 # 148 84th
Diversity Index2 # 450 50th
Median Household Income # 597 34th
Per Capita Income # 452 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.