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People

Total Population 2,554
Male Share of the Population 50.8%
Female Share of the Population 49.2%
Senior Citizens 16.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,141
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 44.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,671
% Above Poverty Level 90.3%
% Below Poverty Level 9.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.8%
Median Gross Rent $729
Median House Value $111,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9%
US/American 0%
English 10.7%
Irish 14.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Madrid Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles SW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Boone
Standard Zip Codes 50156
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.876
Longitude -93.823

Madrid Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station AMES 8 WSW
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Station BOONE
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Station PERRY
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Madrid, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Zook Spur (50156)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Granger 1,587 $100,500
Luther 161 $68,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Madrid Public Libraries

Library
Madrid Public Library
100 W. 3RD STREET
Madrid, Iowa
(515) 795-3846

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More Information for Librarians

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Programs
  • Master of Arts in Law - Non-Profit Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in English - Self-Designed
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies
  • Recognized as a Top 20 Best Online Bachelor’s Program by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.
  • Online, campus-based, and evening courses offered in 95 areas of study, including Business, Nursing, Psychology, & more.
  • Endorsed by G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education magazine as a Military Friendly School in 2015.
  • Features small class sizes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.
  • 88% of Regent University students receive financial aid, with $18 million awarded in institutional scholarships & aid each year.
Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science (Online)
  • Internet Marketing, Master of Science (Online)
  • Music Production, Bachelors of Science (Online)
  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
  • Students work with industry-standard tools and technologies, allowing them to gain practical knowledge and real-world experience.
  • Join us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram to interact with our community, read about grad success, and see campus images.
Programs
  • MA in Public Sociology
  • Doctor of Psychology, Mediation & Conflict Resolution
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Organizational Development and Leadership
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Received the 2013 Making a Difference for Students Award from Quality Matters.
  • Offers a free student app for smartphones and tablets, helping students keep up to date.
  • Has a Golden Key International Honour Society and SALUTE Veterans Honor Society.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice : Juvenile Justice
  • Master of Science : Accounting - Finance Specialization
  • Bachelor of Science: Health Care Administration
  •  Ranked one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  •  Offers a no-obligation, 3-week trial period where students may determine if the university is right for them before they commit to it.
  •  Strives to be a student’s partner in lifelong learning; committed to helping them achieve their goals.
  •  Serves students of all ages, from first-graders learning to read to professionals seeking postgraduate training.
  •  Provides career-oriented diploma through master’s programs in fields such as healthcare, business, legal and paralegal services, information technology, criminal justice and design.
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Madrid High Schools

MADRID HIGH SCHOOL
599 N KENNEDY
515-795-3240
Serves 186 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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