Madison, Ohio

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Madison, Ohio

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Madison Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Madison Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Madison People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Madison Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Madison Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Madison College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Madison, Ohio

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Age of the Population 5 6
Racial Diversity 4 4
Senior Citizens 4 4
Female Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 8 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Working at Home 3 5
Short Commute Times 3 2


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

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Madison Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles NE of Mentor, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 38 miles NE of Cleveland, Ohio
County Lake
Standard Zip Codes 44057
Phone Area Codes 440
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.771
Longitude -81.05

Madison Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 35 F
Apr Temp 39 to 56 F
Jul Temp 64 to 81 F
Oct Temp 46 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
Distance 32.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
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Madison Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,921 100%
Male 1,451 49.7%
Female 1,470 50.3%
Under 18 766 26.2%
18+ 2,155 73.8%
65+ 372 12.7%
Median Age 36.8
Average Family Size 3.11
White 2,873 98.4%
African-American 13 0.4%
Asian 6 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.1%
Other 4 0.1%
Mixed Race 21 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 24 0.8%

Estimated Madison Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,070
Growth 149
Growth % 5.1%

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 22%
Irish 14.4%
US/American 13%
English 10.4%
Italian 9.1%
Polish 6.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.3%
Slovene 3.2%
Hungarian 2.6%
Scottish 1.4%
Finnish 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
French Canadian 1.2%
Russian 1.2%
Swedish 1.2%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Slovak 0.7%
Welsh 0.7%
British 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Czech 0.5%
Croatian 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Slavic 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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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:

South Madison (44057)

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 2,921 $56,761
Chardon 5,156 $57,845
Fairport Harbor 3,180 $45,142
Geneva 6,595 $41,511
North Perry 838 $51,875
Painesville 17,503 $41,000
Perry 1,195 $58,281

Madison Public Libraries

Madison Public Library
Madison, Ohio
(440) 428-2189
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Student/teacher ratio: 19.8

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