Madison, South Dakota

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Madison is a city located in Lake County, South Dakota. As of the 2000 census,
the city had a total population of 6,540. It is the county seat of Lake County6.


Madison is located at 44°0'28" North, 97°6'53" West (44.007734, -97.114738)1.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.1
km˛ (4.3 mi˛). 11.1 km˛ (4.3 mi˛) of it is land and none of the area is covered
with water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 6,540 people, 2,589 households, and 1,491
families residing in the city. The population density is 590.0/km˛
(1,529.4/mi˛). There are 2,706 housing units at an average density of 244.1/km˛
(632.8/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 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. 0.92% of the population are
Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 2,589 households out of which 26.6% have children under the age of 18
living with them, 47.2% are married couples living together, 7.5% have a female
householder with no husband present, and 42.4% are non-families. 34.8% of all
households are made up of individuals and 16.7% have someone living alone who is
65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.26 and the average
family size is 2.94.

In the city the population is 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 are 65
years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there
are 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $30,434, and the median income
for a family is $39,745. Males have a median income of $28,408 versus $20,965
for females. The per capita income for the city is $14,767. 11.9% of the
population and 6.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total
people living in poverty, 12.2% are under the age of 18 and 7.7% are 65 or

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