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Madison, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Madison had a population of 12,116 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Madison is located at latitude 38.7588 and longitude -85.3971 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Madison (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.27 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 489 feet.

The City of Madison (GNIS ID: 2395805) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Madison is located within Township of Madison, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

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.

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


Total Population 12,116
Daytime Population: Workers 9,049
Daytime Population: Residents 6,470
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,519
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.28
Population in Households 11,256
Population in Familes 8,377
Population in Group Qrtrs 860
Population Density2 1,413
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $44,157
Average Household Income $59,950
Per Capita Income $26,334


Total Housing Units 5,897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,172 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,947 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 779 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $131,987
Average Home Value $160,478


Total Households 5,118
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 2,984
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 0.17% 0.02%
Households 0.19% 0.06%
Families 0.15% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Madison, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madison to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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 # 72 90th
Population Density # 309 55th
Diversity Index # 191 72nd
Median Household Income # 464 32nd
Per Capita Income # 218 68th

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