Introduction to Madeira, Ohio

Madeira, Ohio, in Hamilton county, is 5 miles E of Cincinnati, Ohio. There are 8,923 residents in the city.

Madeira History

Madeira, which was originally developed alongside the railroad between Parkersburg and Cincinnati, was incorporated as a city in 1910. The population of Madeira stabilized after 1970 due to a reduced scope for annexation, a large population of elderly people, and changing household demographics. The community was named in honor of a landowner, John Madeira. The community has grown because of its proximity to employment and commercial centers, a commendable school system, and a variety of housing options.

Madeira and Nearby Attractions

  • Splash Moraine
  • Fort Ancient
  • Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark
  • Cinergy Children's Museum
  • Withrow Nature Preserve
  • Little Miami State Park

Things To Do In Madeira

Splash Moraine is a popular waterpark, with plenty of fun rides for everyone. Fort Ancient showcases exhibits related to American Indian History. Located along the Little Miami River, Little Miami State Park is suitable for fishing, biking, hiking, and canoeing. Other parks nearby include Devou Park, East Fork State Park, and Stonelick Lake State Park. Museums of interest include Vent Haven Museum, Cincinnati Fire Museum, and Krohn Conservatory.

Madeira Transportation

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is located nearby.

Madeira Higher Education

Colleges close to Madeira include the University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College, Xavier University, College of Mount Saint Joseph, and Northern Kentucky University.


Total Population 8,858
Male Share of the Population 52%
Female Share of the Population 48%
Senior Citizens 17.4%
Employed Population 16+ 4,162
Age of the Population 42


% of people married 61.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 56.3%
Median Earnings25+ $51,002
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $9,226
Median Earnings With High School Degree $36,042


Median Family Income $99,000
% Above Poverty Level 95.8%
% Below Poverty Level 4.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 7.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4%
% Using Public Transportation 2.1%


People Living Alone 22.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,021
Median House Value $229,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
US/American 0%
English 12%
Irish 16.9%

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

Madeira Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 5 miles E of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Hamilton
Standard Zip Codes 45243
Phone Area Codes 513
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.19
Longitude -84.363

Madeira Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Indian Hill (45243)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blue Ash 12,102 $95,511
Deer Park 5,701 $71,500
Mariemont 3,397 $116,613

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

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