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Madison is a city in Lac qui Parle County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Madison, WI.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Madison. For links to other places called Madison, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Madison is 45.009N. The longitude is -96.195W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,089 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,721.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Madison demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lac qui Parle 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 56256 ZIP code.
33% of Madison residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Madison ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Madison was $17,435, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Madison residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Madison, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $240. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $552.
Libraries in Madison include Madison Public Library ... View libraries
Lac qui Parle County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Madison political report.
The average commute time for Madison workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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