Madison, South Dakota
Madison, South Dakota
Discover the Unexpected
|• Mayor||Marshall Dennert|
|• Total||4.62 sq mi (11.95 km2)|
|• Land||4.62 sq mi (11.95 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,677 ft (511 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,574.96/sq mi (608.13/km2)|
|• Metro density||632/sq mi (244.1/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1256295|
Madison is located at (44.007734, -97.114738).
Madison is located between Lake Herman and Lake Madison.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 6,474 people, 2,627 households, and 1,449 families living in the city. The population density was 1,404.3 inhabitants per square mile (542.2/km2). There were 2,848 housing units at an average density of 617.8 per square mile (238.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.5% White, 0.7% African American, 0.9% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 1.3% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.
There were 2,627 households, of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.6% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.8% were non-families. 37.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.93.
The median age in the city was 34.6 years. 20.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 18.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; and 17.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.8% male and 50.2% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,540 people, 2,589 households, and 1,491 families living in the city. The population density was 1,529.4 people per square mile (590.0/km2). There were 2,706 housing units at an average density of 632.8 per square mile (244.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.16% White, 0.24% African American, 0.81% Native American, 0.76% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.
There were 2,589 households, out of which 26.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.4% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.94.
In the city, the population was spread out, with 21.3% under the age of 18, 21.0% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 17.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.
As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $30,434, and the median income for a family was $39,745. Males had a median income of $28,408 versus $20,965 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,767. About 6.3% of families and 11.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.2% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.
Politics and courts:
- Casey Crabtree, member of the South Dakota Senate
- Rick Weiland
- Karl Mundt, four-term U.S. senator
- Harry A. Keegan, former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
- Richard Barrett Lowe, 29th governor of American Samoa (1953–1956) and 8th governor of Guam (1956–1959)
- Donald James Porter, United States federal judge
- Roberto Lange, United States federal judge
- Lori S. Wilbur, former justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court
- Scott Parsley, member of the South Dakota State Senate
- Marli Wiese, member of the South Dakota House of Representatives
- Royal McCracken, who served in the South Dakota State Senate
- Jessica Fjerstad, Miss South Dakota Teen USA 2002 and Miss South Dakota USA 2005
- Mary Hart, host of Entertainment Tonight
- Jerry Schemmel, radio voice of the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Rockies and cyclist
- Hugh Smith (news anchor)
- Charles McCallister, water polo player who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics and in the 1936 Summer Olympics
- Gene Vidal, athlete and aviator, father of Gore Vidal
- Clare Jacobs, pole vaulter who medaled in the Olympics.
- Maurice Nelles, engineer and professor
- Kay Amert, scholar of French Renaissance printing and professor
|AM radio stations|
|1390 AM||KJAM||Dakota's Best||Classic Hits||Alpha Media||Madison|
|FM radio stations|
|Frequency||Call sign||Name||Format||Owner||City of license|
|103.1 FM||KJAM-FM||Jammin' Country||Country||Alpha Media||Madison|
Madison's high school (Bulldogs) gymnastic program won the state gymnastics meet 16 times in a row from 1994 to 2010. That is a national record. The Madison basketball team won the state title two years in a row from 2009 to 2010 and again in 2013–2014. The Bulldogs football team rode an 11–0 season to the 11A state championship game in 2013 where they lost 28–21 to West Central on a touchdown pass with 19 seconds to go in the game.
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- Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 49.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 196.
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