Madison, Kansas

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Comparative Profile of Madison, Kansas

Comparing Madison to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 8
Age of the Population 8 8
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 5
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Racial Diversity 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 4
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 5
Median Family Income 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
People Above Poverty 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 4
Working at Home 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 8
Affordability of Rents 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Madison Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 67 miles S of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles NE of Wichita, Kansas
County Greenwood
Standard Zip Codes 66860
P.O. Box Zip Codes 66855
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.135
Longitude -96.135

Madison Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station EMPORIA 3 NW
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 34.9 inches
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
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Madison Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 857 100%
Male 406 47.4%
Female 451 52.6%
Under 18 205 23.9%
18+ 652 76.1%
65+ 198 23.1%
Median Age 41.4
Average Family Size 2.93
White 825 96.3%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.9%
Other 4 0.5%
Mixed Race 18 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.4%

Estimated Madison Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 799
Growth -58
Growth % -6.8%

Madison Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 33.3%
English 16%
Irish 13.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.9%
US/American 8.7%
Norwegian 2.7%
European 2.4%
Swiss 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Italian 1.8%
Dutch 1.5%
French Canadian 0.8%
Russian 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.5%
British 0.5%
Canadian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lamont (66855)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Madison 857 $40,125
Gridley 372 $40,313
Hamilton 334 $36,250
Hartford 500 $37,212
Neosho Rapids 274 $35,250
New Strawn 425 $70,250
Olpe 504 $37,813

Madison Public Libraries

Madison Public Library
Madison, Kansas
(620) 437-2634

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Madison High Schools (2004)

1500 SW BLVD
Serves 134 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.6

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