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Population (year 2000): 29,329. Estimated population in July 2005: 35,893 (+22.4% change)
Males: 14,477 (49.4%), Females: 14,852 (50.6%)

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Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $63,849 (year 2000)
Median house value: $141,300 (year 2000)

Madison, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Madison:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.6%)
  • Black (13.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Asian Indian (1.3%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (13.9%), English (13.3%), Irish (11.7%), United States (11.4%), Italian (3.0%), French (2.8%).Alabama forum

Land area: 23.2 square miles

Madison,

For population 25 years and over in Madison

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Madison city

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 64.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

5.6% Foreign born (3.3% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +14,475 (+97.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL Huntsville, (9.9 miles pop. 158,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: AL Birmingham, (82.5 miles pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (497.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Arsenal, AL (6.3 miles Redstone AL (8.8 miles Triana, AL (9.5 miles Harvest, AL Huntsville, (9.9 miles Mooresville, AL (11.5 miles) , AL (15.4 miles Meridianville, AL (16.5 miles Priceville, AL (16.6 miles Athens,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 326 buildings, average cost: $46,600
  • 1997: 512 buildings, average cost: $62,700
  • 1998: 535 buildings, average cost: $62,400
  • 1999: 500 buildings, average cost: $65,600
  • 2000: 378 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 455 buildings, average cost: $65,900
  • 2002: 559 buildings, average cost: $67,900
  • 2003: 539 buildings, average cost: $70,600
  • 2004: 693 buildings, average cost: $65,500

Latitude: 34.72 N, Longitude: 86.74 W

Area code: 256

Madison, Alabama business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.9%), Educational,health and social services (13.4%), Public administration (12.0%), Retail trade (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,033 (-10.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,521 (22.1%)

Crime in Madison (2000):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 rapes (10.9 per 100,000)
  • 20 robberies (72.5 per 100,000)
  • 36 assaults (130.5 per 100,000)
  • 151 burglaries (547.2 per 100,000)
  • 626 thefts (2268.5 per 100,000)
  • 35 auto thefts (126.8 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 180.1 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.1)

Crime in Madison (2001):
  • 1 murder (3.4 per 100,000)
  • 8 rapes (27.2 per 100,000)
  • 15 robberies (50.9 per 100,000)
  • 37 assaults (125.7 per 100,000)
  • 154 burglaries (523.0 per 100,000)
  • 656 thefts (2228.0 per 100,000)
  • 44 auto thefts (149.4 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 193.1 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Average climate in Madison, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Madison-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 199% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Madison city center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category 5 tornado 21.3 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

Birthplace of: Fernandez Lockett - College basketball player (Austin Peay Governors), Jordan Howell - College basketball player (Tennessee Volunteers), Shema Mbyirukira - College basketball player (Birmingham Sou Panthers), Thomas Viglianco - College basketball player (Birmingham Sou Panthers).


Hospitals/medical centers near Madison:
  • CRESTWOOD HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF NORTH ALA (about 12 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL)
  • HUNTSVILLE HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Madison, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Madison:
  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 6 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; ID: HSV)
  • NORTHWEST ALABAMA RGNL (about 60 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; ID: MSL)
  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 81 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; ID: BHM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Madison:
  • REDSTONE AAF (about 6 miles; REDSTONE ARSNL HUNTSVILLE, AL; ID: HUA)
  • PRYOR FIELD RGNL (about 15 miles; DECATUR, AL; ID: DCU)
  • HAZEL GREEN (about 15 miles; HAZEL GREEN, AL; ID: M38)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 4 $10,709 $32,127 0 $0
Water Supply 47 $129,831 $33,148 1 $1,065
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Madison:
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (about 7 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,795)
  • ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; NORMAL, AL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • JOHN C CALHOUN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; DECATUR, AL; FT enrollment: 4,547)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLL-HANCEVILLE (about 47 miles; HANCEVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • NORTHWEST SHOALS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MUSCLE SHOALS (about 62 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; FT enrollment: 2,669)
  • COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; COLUMBIA, TN; FT enrollment: 2,784)
Public high school in Madison:
  • BOB JONES HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,506; Location: 650 HUGHES RD; Grades: 10 - 12)
Private high schools in Madison:
  • MADISON ACADEMY (Students: 747; Location: 325 SLAUGHTER RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MADISON BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 62; Location: 719 HUGHES ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Madison:
  • HERITAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 976; Location: 11775 COUNTY LINE RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LIBERTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 937; Location: 281 DOCK MURPHY DR; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • RAINBOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 798; Location: 50 NANCE ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DISCOVERY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 791; Location: 1304 HUGHES RD; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • HORIZON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 687; Location: 7855 OLD MADISON PIKE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MADISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 635; Location: 17 COLLEGE ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WEST MADISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 518; Location: 4976 WALL TRIANA HWY; Grades: KG - 06)
  • COLUMBIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: BALCH ROAD; Grades: N - N )
Private primary/middle schools in Madison:
  • ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CATH SCH (Students: 339; Location: 1057 HUGHES ROAD; Grades: KG - 7)
  • FIRST BAPTIST DAYCARE AND KIND (Students: 143; Location: 4257 SULLIVAN STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 1930 SLAUGHTER ROAD; Grades: PK - 6)

Notable locations in Madison: Madison Industrial Park (A), Putnam Industrial Park (B), Spencer Industrial Center (C).

Shopping Centers: Madison Mall Shopping Center (1), East Madison Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Madison include: Big Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church (A), Madison United Methodist Church (B), Madison Church of the Nazarene (C), Madison Church of God (D), Madison Church of Christ (E), Madison Baptist Church (F), Cedar Acres Church (G), Church of Christ (H).

Cemeteries: Palmer Cemetery (1), Madison Cemetery (2), Bailey Cemetery (3), Camper Cemetery (4), Clift Cemetery (5), Royal Cemetery (6), Betts Cemetery (7).

Wild Hog Swamp (A).

Creek: Mill Creek (A).

Parks in Madison include: Shelton Park (1), Hughs Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


Madison compared to Alabama state average:
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Madison:
  • WUMP (730 AM; 1 kW; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WEUP (1600 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR. & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WEUV (1700 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WKAC (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: LIMESTONE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYAM (890 AM; daytime; 3 kW; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: DECATUR COMMUNICATIONS PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Madison:
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDRM (102.1 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAYH (88.1 FM; HARVEST, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W222AK (92.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WYFD (91.7 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • W251AC (98.1 FM; CHAPSHAW, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W275AA (102.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • W300AH (107.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PORTER L. BATTS)
  • W202BV (88.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • WOCG (90.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: OAKWOOD COLLEGE)
  • WLRH (89.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
TV broadcast stations around Madison:
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WTZT-LP (Channel 11; ATHENS, AL; Owner: WTZT-LP TELEVISION STATION, L.L.C.)
  • W38BQ (Channel 38; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W67CO (Channel 67; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHIQ (Channel 25; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WYAM-LP (Channel 56; DECATUR, AL; Owner: DECATUR COMMUNICATION PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WMJN-LP (Channel 43; DECATUR, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

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