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Madison, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Madison had a population of 1,490 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Madison: City of Madison.

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Madison, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,490
Daytime Population: Workers 867
Daytime Population: Residents 775
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,642
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 1,405
Population in Familes 1,046
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density2 1,417
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $49,355
Average Household Income $59,727
Per Capita Income $28,693


Total Housing Units 873 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 522 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 186 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 165 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $68,386
Average Home Value $87,117


Total Households 708
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 394
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.55% -0.69%
Households -0.53% -0.75%
Families -0.35% -0.77%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

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, 2017 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 # 300 67th
Population Density # 159 83rd
Diversity Index # 438 52nd
Median Household Income # 612 32nd
Per Capita Income # 442 51st

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