Madison Lake, Minnesota

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Madison Lake, Minnesota

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Madison Lake strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

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Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Madison Lake Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Madison Lake People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Madison Lake, Minnesota

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

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
Median Family Income 8 7
College Educated Adults 8 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Housing Recently Built 7 7
Affordability of Rents 4 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 5
People Living Alone 3 2

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Madison Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles SW of Burnsville, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Blue Earth
Standard Zip Codes 56063
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.204
Longitude -93.815

Madison Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ST PETER 2 SW
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 29.6 inches
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Distance 31.1 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
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Madison Lake Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 837 100%
Male 420 50.2%
Female 417 49.8%
Under 18 247 29.5%
18+ 590 70.5%
65+ 76 9.1%
Median Age 31.7
Average Family Size 3.09
White 822 98.2%
African-American 5 0.6%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 2.3%

Estimated Madison Lake Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 906
Growth 69
Growth % 8.2%

Madison Lake 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 53.1%
Norwegian 12.6%
Irish 7.5%
Polish 5.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.8%
Swedish 2.8%
English 2.5%
US/American 1.9%
Czech 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Finnish 1.2%
Romanian 1%
Austrian 0.9%
Dutch 0.9%
Danish 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Russian 0.6%
Welsh 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Madison Lake 837 $50,673
Cleveland 673 $52,763
Eagle Lake 1,787 $54,167
Elysian 486 $47,778
Janesville 2,109 $51,111
Mankato 32,427 $47,297
St. Clair 827 $50,333
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