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Population (year 2000): 14,692. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,737 (+13.9% change)
Males: 7,092 (48.3%), Females: 7,600 (51.7%)

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Median resident age: 36.2 years
Median household income: $71,266 (year 2000)
Median house value: $133,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Madison:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.8%)
  • Black (4.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (15.9%), English (13.8%), Irish (10.2%), German (8.7%), Scotch-Irish (5.2%), Scottish (3.6%).

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Elevation: 335 feet

Land area: 13.5 square miles

Madison,

For population 25 years and over in Madison

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 55.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Madison city

  • Never married: 14.6%
  • Now married: 73.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

2.3% Foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.5% Latin America, 0.4% Europe, 0.4% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +6,665 (+83.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MS Jackson, (11.5 miles pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rouge, LA Baton (155.4 miles pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (407.5 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: MS (2.9 miles Ridgeland, MS (9.7 miles Flowood, MS Jackson, (11.5 miles MS Canton, (11.9 miles MS (12.8 miles Pearl, MS Brandon, (14.4 miles MS Flora, (15.2 miles MS (16.1 miles Richland,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 185 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 1997: 138 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 1998: 156 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 1999: 139 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2000: 110 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2001: 181 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2002: 246 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2003: 276 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 2004: 294 buildings, average cost: $214,500
  • 2005: 170 buildings, average cost: $205,600

Latitude: 32.46 N, Longitude: 90.11 W

Area code: 601


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.4%), Retail trade (10.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,360 (-16.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,275 (16.8%)


 

Crime in Madison by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 6 0 4
    per 100,000 0.0 6.8 40.8 0.0 27.2
Robberies 0 2 1 3 2
    per 100,000 0.0 13.6 6.8 20.4 13.6
Assaults 3 5 3 3 5
    per 100,000 20.4 34.0 20.4 20.4 34.0
Burglaries 24 23 25 15 12
    per 100,000 163.4 156.5 170.2 102.1 81.7
Thefts 182 141 139 152 243
    per 100,000 1238.8 959.7 946.1 1034.6 1654.0
Auto thefts 10 2 2 2 2
    per 100,000 68.1 13.6 13.6 13.6 13.6
70.5 64.0 73.3 59.8 94.7


Average climate in Madison, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Madison,

Madison-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 200% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the Madison city center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused $12 million in damages.

On 3/29/1976, a category 4 tornado 11.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 177 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Chris Spencer - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Mar 28, 1982), Neill Berry - College basketball player (SE Louisiana Lions).


Hospitals/medical centers near Madison:
  • MISSISSIPPI METHODIST REHAB CTR (about 10 miles; JACKSON, MS)
  • ST DOMINIC JACKSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; JACKSON, MS)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MED CENTER (about 10 miles; JACKSON, MS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Madison:
  • JACKSON INTERNATIONAL (about 12 miles; JACKSON, MS; ID: JAN)
  • HATTIESBURG-LAUREL REGIONAL (about 87 miles; HATTIESBURG/LAUREL, MS; ID: PIB)
  • MID DELTA RGNL (about 93 miles; GREENVILLE, MS; ID: GLH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Madison:
  • BRUCE CAMPBELL FIELD (about 2 miles; MADISON, MS; ID: MBO)
  • HAWKINS FIELD (about 12 miles; JACKSON, MS; ID: HKS)
  • JOHN BELL WILLIAMS (about 23 miles; RAYMOND, MS; ID: M16)

Amtrak station near Madison:
  • 13 miles: JACKSON (300 W. CAPITOL ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

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
Financial Administration 4 $10,873 $32,619 2 $3,356
Other Government Administration 7 $17,898 $30,682 8 $10,359
Judicial and Legal 3 $12,197 $48,788 2 $1,251
Firefighters 18 $36,276 $24,184 0 $0
Streets and Highways 12 $18,797 $18,797 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $12,976 $25,952 21 $9,352
Water Supply 4 $8,604 $25,812 0 $0
Police - Other 11 $19,849 $21,653 1 $1,120
Police Protection - Officers 33 $82,376 $29,954 0 $0
Totals for Government 98 $219,846 $26,919 34 $25,439


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Madison:
  • JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; JACKSON, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,955)
  • MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE (about 23 miles; CLINTON, MS; FT enrollment: 2,904)
  • HINDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; RAYMOND, MS; FT enrollment: 10,057)
  • HOLMES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; GOODMAN, MS; FT enrollment: 2,485)
  • MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; ITTA BENA, MS; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • MISSISSIPPI DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 74 miles; MOORHEAD, MS; FT enrollment: 2,486)
  • ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; ALCORN STATE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,594)
Public high school in Madison:
  • MADISON CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,728; Location: 1417 HIGHLAND COLONY PARKWAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Madison:
  • MADISON-RIDGELAND ACADEMY (Students: 724; Location: 7601 OLD CANTON RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 325; Location: PO BOX 2027; Grades: 7 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Madison:
  • MADISON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,316; Location: 1365 MANNSDALE ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MADISON STATION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,031; Location: 2109 MAIN STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MADISON AVENUE LOWER ELEMENTARY (Students: 713; Location: 1199 MADISON AVENUE; Grades: KG - 02)
  • MADISON AVENUE UPPER ELEMENTARY (Students: 700; Location: 1209 MADISON AVENUE; Grades: 03 - 05)

Notable locations in Madison: Madison Public Library (A), Madison City Hall (B), Montgomery Historic House Museum (C).

Churches in Madison include: Saint Frances of Assisi Catholic Church (A), Ridgecrest Church (B), Christian Union Church (C), Cornerstone Assembly Church (D), Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), Mormon Church (H).

Cemeteries: Memory Gardens (1), Rosa Scott School Cemetery (2), Natchez Trace Memorial Park Cemetery (3).

Reservoirs: Lake Castle (A), Culley Lake (B).

Post office: (A).  


Madison compared to Mississippi state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Madison:
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WONG (1150 AM; 1 kW; CANTON, MS; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WJXN (1450 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKXI (1400 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WPBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLOWOOD, MS; Owner: PDB CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Madison:
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYOY (101.7 FM; GLUCKSTADT, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WRXW (93.9 FM; PEARL, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WMPR (90.1 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: J.C. MAXWELL BROADCASTING GROUP, INC)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WHJT (93.5 FM; CLINTON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE)
  • WJSU-FM (88.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJXN-FM (100.9 FM; UTICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMN (97.3 FM; FLORA, MS; Owner: WFMN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRJH (97.7 FM; BRANDON, MS; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WYAB (93.1 FM; YAZOO CITY, MS; Owner: SSR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Madison:
  • W46CW (Channel 46; JACKSON/BRANDON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WBMS-CA (Channel 10; JACKSON, MS; Owner: GENE A. BLAILOCK)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W23BC (Channel 23; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)

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