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Madison, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Madison had a population of 12,031 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Madison, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,031
Population in Households 11,202
Population in Familes 8,265
Population in Group Qrtrs 829
Population Density2 1,403
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $44,882
Average Household Income $59,983
Per Capita Income $26,421


Total Housing Units 5,889 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,276 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,822 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 792 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $137,685
Average Home Value $163,446


Total Households 5,097
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 2,969
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.06% 0.1%
Households 0.12% 0.16%
Families 0.07% 0.02%
Median Household Income   3.57%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

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, 2018 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 # 314 54th
Diversity Index # 192 72nd
Median Household Income # 497 27th
Per Capita Income # 256 63rd

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