Madison, Pennsylvania

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Comparative Profile of Madison, Pennsylvania

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 7 6
Male Share of the Population 7 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Female Share of the Population 4 2
Racial Diversity 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
Median Family Income 7 7
College Educated Adults 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Housing Recently Built 3 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
People Living Alone 3 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Madison Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 21 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Metro Area Pittsburgh
P.O. Box Zip Codes 15663
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.247
Longitude -79.677

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 DONORA 1 SW
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Station DONEGAL 2 NW
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Station DERRY 4 SW
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
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Madison Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 510 100%
Male 250 49%
Female 260 51%
Under 18 87 17.1%
18+ 423 82.9%
65+ 95 18.6%
Median Age 45.6
Average Family Size 2.74
White 507 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Madison Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 494
Growth -16
Growth % -3.1%

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 25.9%
Italian 17%
Irish 13%
English 10.7%
Polish 7.5%
Pennsylvania German 4.5%
Scotch-Irish 3.7%
US/American 2.7%
Swedish 2.5%
Slovak 2.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.5%
British 1.2%
Croatian 1.2%
Norwegian 1%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Hungarian 0.7%
Serbian 0.5%
Slovene 0.5%
Slavic 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
Scottish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Madison 510 $46,250
Adamsburg 221 $45,000
Arona 407 $50,250
Hunker 329 $43,750
New Stanton 1,906 $38,981
West Newton 3,083 $41,063
Youngwood 4,138 $43,942
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