Madison, South Dakota

Madison is a city in Lake County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 6,474 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Lake County[7] and is home to Dakota State University.

Madison
Madison, South Dakota
Motto(s): 
Discover The Unexpected
Location in Lake County and the state of South Dakota
Madison
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 44°0′28″N 97°6′53″W
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyLake
Founded1880
Incorporated1885[1]
Government
  MayorMarshall Dennert
Area
  Total4.61 sq mi (11.94 km2)
  Land4.61 sq mi (11.94 km2)
  Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,677 ft (511 m)
Population
  Total6,474
  Estimate 
(2018)[4]
7,437
  Density1,404.3/sq mi (542.2/km2)
  Metro density632/sq mi (244.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
  Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Zip code
57042
Area code(s)605
FIPS code46-40220[5]
GNIS feature ID1256295[6]
WebsiteCity of Madison

Geography

Madison is located at 44°0′28″N 97°6′53″W (44.007734, -97.114738).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.61 square miles (11.94 km2), all of it land.[2]

Madison has been assigned the ZIP code 57042 and the FIPS place code 40220.

Madison is located between Lake Herman and Lake Madison.

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
188096
18901,7361,708.3%
19002,55046.9%
19103,13723.0%
19204,14432.1%
19304,2893.5%
19405,01817.0%
19505,1532.7%
19605,4205.2%
19706,31516.5%
19806,210−1.7%
19906,2570.8%
20006,5404.5%
20106,474−1.0%
Est. 20187,437[9]14.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]
2017 Estimate[11]

2010 census

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 6,474 people, 2,627 households, and 1,449 families residing 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.

2000 census

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 6,540 people, 2,589 households, and 1,491 families residing 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.

History

Madison was laid out in 1873.[12] The city was named after Madison, Wisconsin.[13]

Notable natives

Media

Radio

AM Radio

AM radio stations
FrequencyCall signNameFormatOwnerCity
1390 AMKJAMDakota's BestClassic HitsAlpha MediaMadison

FM Radio

FM radio stations
FrequencyCall signNameFormatOwnerCity of license
103.1 FMKJAM-FMJammin' CountryCountryAlpha MediaMadison

Sports

Madison's high school (Bulldogs) gymnastic program won the state gymnastics meet 16 times in a row from 1994-2010. That is a national record. The Madison basketball team won the state title two years in a row from 2009-2010 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.

References

  1. "SD Towns" (PDF). South Dakota State Historical Society. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 10, 2010. Retrieved February 14, 2010.
  2. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  4. https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/madisoncitysouthdakota/PST045218
  5. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  8. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/madisoncitysouthdakota/PST045218
  10. United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved September 23, 2013.
  11. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 5, 2018.
  12. Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 49.
  13. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 196.
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