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Madison is a city in Lake County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Madison, WI.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Madison. For links to other places called Madison, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Madison is 44.006N. The longitude is -97.113W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,677 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,303.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$30,434
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Madison demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Railroad Days - June 9-10, 2007
  • Madison Arts in the Park - July 28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Madison web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Herman State Park, Walkers Point Recreation Area
Historic sites and museums: Smith-Zimmerman State Museum, Prairie Village, Herman Luce Cabin
Colleges and universities: Dakota State University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Madison demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57042 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

39% of Madison residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Madison ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Madison was $14,767, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

23% of Madison residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Madison festival dates:

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History

Historic districts in Madison include Madison Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Madison, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $716.


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Libraries in Madison include Madison Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Madison include Madison Daily Leader

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Politics

Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Madison political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Madison workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Madison include Americinn Madison.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other SD communities named Madison:
  �Edmunds County township
  �Grant County township

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