Madisonville, Louisiana

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Madisonville, Louisiana

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High Points

Madisonville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Louisiana):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Madisonville Affordability of Property Taxes
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Madisonville People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Madisonville Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Madisonville Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Madisonville Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Madisonville College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Madisonville Low Rate of Poverty
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Madisonville Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Madisonville, Louisiana

Comparing Madisonville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Louisiana (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Racial Diversity 9 6
Age of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 4 6
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 5
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 9 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
People Above Poverty 8 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Short Commute Times 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
People Living Alone 5 5
Housing Recently Built 3 1
Affordability of Rents 2 1

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Madisonville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles N of Kenner, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 31 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County St Tammany
Metro Area New Orleans
Standard Zip Codes 70447
Phone Area Codes 985
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.404
Longitude -90.156

Madisonville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 62 F
Apr Temp 55 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63.5 inches
Station HAMMOND 5 E
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 62 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 81 F
Annual Precip 64 inches
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 54 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63.4 inches
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Madisonville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 677 100%
Male 344 50.8%
Female 333 49.2%
Under 18 130 19.2%
18+ 547 80.8%
65+ 93 13.7%
Median Age 42.1
Average Family Size 2.81
White 580 85.7%
African-American 68 10%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.7%
Other 12 1.8%
Mixed Race 11 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 2.5%

Estimated Madisonville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 744
Growth 67
Growth % 9.9%

Madisonville 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
French (except Basque) 18.9%
German 16.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.1%
English 10.1%
Irish 8.3%
US/American 7.9%
Italian 6.8%
Norwegian 3.6%
French Canadian 3.2%
European 2.3%
Scottish 2.1%
Greek 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Brazilian 1.1%
Russian 0.8%
Polish 0.6%
Portuguese 0.6%
Australian 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Madisonville 677 $57,083
Abita Springs 1,957 $45,208
Covington 8,483 $50,332
Folsom 525 $42,500
Hammond 17,639 $31,617
Mandeville 10,489 $70,043
Ponchatoula 5,180 $29,583
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