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2.08% growth
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Median Household Income
10.5% growth
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Number of Employees
1.58% growth
Median Property Value
16.4% growth

About the photo: An old school no longer in operation, at the junction of SD Highways 26 & 45, north of Miller, SD


The economy of Madison, SD employs 3,782 people. The economy of Madison, SD is specialized in Utilities; Manufacturing; and Wholesale trade, which employ respectively 3.02; 2.3; and 1.3 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Madison, SD are Manufacturing (847), Healthcare & Social Assistance (523), and Retail trade (522), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($61,080), Transportation & Warehousing ($59,643), and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing ($33,393).

Median household income in Madison, SD is $40,922. Males in Madison, SD have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,465. The income inequality of Madison, SD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.428 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Madison, SD. In Lake County, SD the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 40 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,065. Todd County, SD has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in South Dakota.


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Madison, SD is home to a population of 6,972 people, from which 98.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Madison, SD is composed of 6,376 White residents (91.5%), 196 Hispanic residents (2.81%), 188 Two+ residents (2.7%), 129 Asian residents (1.85%), and 72 Black residents (1.03%). The most common foreign languages in Madison, SD are Spanish (85 speakers), Chinese (78 speakers), and Arabic (34 speakers), but compared to other places, Madison, SD has a relative high number of Arabic (34 speakers), Chinese (78 speakers), and Serbo-Croatian (5 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Madison, SD awarded 409 degrees. The student population of Madison, SD is skewed away from females, with 240 male students and 169 female students. Most students in Madison, SD are White (334 and 81.7%), followed by Asian (9 and 2.2%), Two or more races (6 and 1.47%), and Black or African American (6 and 1.47%). The largest universities in Madison, SD by number of graduates are Dakota State University (409 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Madison, SD are Computer & Information Systems Security (35 and 8.56%), Elementary Education & Teaching (19 and 4.65%), and Computer Graphics (17 and 4.16%). The median tuition costs in Madison, SD are N/A for private four year colleges, and $4,170 and $6,258 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Madison, SD is $103,100, which is 0.53 times smaller than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $88,600 to $103,100, a 16.4% increase. The homeownership rate of Madison, SD is 62.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Madison, SD have an average commute time of 11 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Madison, SD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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