Madison, South Dakota

Madison is a city in Lake County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 6,191 at the 2020 census.[6] It is the county seat of Lake County[7] and is home to Dakota State University.

Madison, South Dakota
Egan Ave. looking north, Madison, South Dakota (75659).jpg
Motto: 
Discover the Unexpected
Location in Lake County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Lake County and the state of South Dakota
Madison, South Dakota is located in the United States
Madison, South Dakota
Madison, South Dakota
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 44°0′28″N 97°6′53″W / 44.00778°N 97.11472°W / 44.00778; -97.11472Coordinates: 44°0′28″N 97°6′53″W / 44.00778°N 97.11472°W / 44.00778; -97.11472
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyLake
Founded1880
Incorporated1885[1]
Government
 • MayorMarshall Dennert
Area
 • Total4.62 sq mi (11.95 km2)
 • Land4.62 sq mi (11.95 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,677 ft (511 m)
Population
 • Total6,191
 • Density1,341.20/sq mi (517.87/km2)
 • Metro density632/sq mi (244.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Zip code
57042
Area code605
FIPS code46-40220[4]
GNIS feature ID1256295[5]
Websitewww.cityofmadisonsd.com

GeographyEdit

Madison is located at 44°0′28″N 97°6′53″W / 44.00778°N 97.11472°W / 44.00778; -97.11472 (44.007734, -97.114738).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.61 square miles (11.94 km2), all land.[9]

Madison has been assigned the ZIP code 57042 and the FIPS place code 40220.

Madison is located between Lake Herman and Lake Madison.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Madison 2SE, South Dakota (1991−2020 normals, extremes 1961−present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 66
(19)
68
(20)
84
(29)
94
(34)
98
(37)
105
(41)
104
(40)
104
(40)
102
(39)
89
(32)
80
(27)
64
(18)
105
(41)
Average high °F (°C) 23.7
(−4.6)
28.5
(−1.9)
41.2
(5.1)
55.6
(13.1)
68.1
(20.1)
78.2
(25.7)
83.3
(28.5)
80.9
(27.2)
73.1
(22.8)
58.7
(14.8)
42.2
(5.7)
28.7
(−1.8)
55.2
(12.9)
Daily mean °F (°C) 14.4
(−9.8)
19.0
(−7.2)
31.4
(−0.3)
44.5
(6.9)
57.0
(13.9)
67.4
(19.7)
72.1
(22.3)
69.7
(20.9)
61.4
(16.3)
47.2
(8.4)
32.4
(0.2)
19.9
(−6.7)
44.7
(7.1)
Average low °F (°C) 5.0
(−15.0)
9.5
(−12.5)
21.5
(−5.8)
33.4
(0.8)
45.9
(7.7)
56.6
(13.7)
60.9
(16.1)
58.4
(14.7)
49.6
(9.8)
35.7
(2.1)
22.6
(−5.2)
11.0
(−11.7)
34.2
(1.2)
Record low °F (°C) −33
(−36)
−31
(−35)
−23
(−31)
1
(−17)
17
(−8)
35
(2)
39
(4)
35
(2)
22
(−6)
4
(−16)
−17
(−27)
−31
(−35)
−33
(−36)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.46
(12)
0.66
(17)
1.03
(26)
2.70
(69)
3.74
(95)
4.24
(108)
3.33
(85)
3.38
(86)
3.21
(82)
2.16
(55)
0.85
(22)
0.61
(15)
26.37
(670)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 5.6
(14)
8.4
(21)
5.0
(13)
4.2
(11)
0.1
(0.25)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.8
(2.0)
4.9
(12)
7.8
(20)
36.8
(93)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in) 4.5 5.4 5.4 9.1 11.5 11.4 8.8 7.9 7.4 6.6 4.3 4.7 87.0
Average snowy days (≥ 0.1 in) 3.5 4.3 2.3 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 1.8 3.6 17.4
Source: NOAA[10][11]

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
188096
18901,7361,708.3%
19002,55046.9%
19103,13723.0%
19204,14432.1%
19304,2893.5%
19405,01817.0%
19505,1532.7%
19605,4205.2%
19706,31516.5%
19806,210−1.7%
19906,2570.8%
20006,5404.5%
20106,474−1.0%
20206,191−4.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]
2017 Estimate[13][3]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[14] of 2010, there were 6,474 people, 2,627 households, and 1,449 families living in the city. The population density was 1,404.3 inhabitants per square mile (542.2/km2). There were 2,848 housing units at an average density of 617.8 per square mile (238.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.5% White, 0.7% African American, 0.9% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 1.3% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population.

There were 2,627 households, of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.6% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.8% were non-families. 37.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.93.

The median age in the city was 34.6 years. 20.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 18.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; and 17.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.8% male and 50.2% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 6,540 people, 2,589 households, and 1,491 families living in the city. The population density was 1,529.4 people per square mile (590.0/km2). There were 2,706 housing units at an average density of 632.8 per square mile (244.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.16% White, 0.24% African American, 0.81% Native American, 0.76% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.

There were 2,589 households, out of which 26.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.4% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 21.3% under the age of 18, 21.0% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 17.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $30,434, and the median income for a family was $39,745. Males had a median income of $28,408 versus $20,965 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,767. About 6.3% of families and 11.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.2% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.

HistoryEdit

 
Lake County Court House, shown on a c. 1940 postcard

Madison was laid out in 1873.[15] The city was named after Madison, Wisconsin.[16]

On May 12, 2022, Madison, along with several other towns in the region, were affected by a destructive derecho.

TransportationEdit

Madison was once served by passenger trains of the Milwaukee Road. The former depot is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Notable peopleEdit

Politics and courts:

Entertainment:

Athletes:

Academics:

MediaEdit

RadioEdit

AM radioEdit

AM radio stations
Frequency Call sign Name Format Owner City
1390 AM KJAM Dakota's Best Classic Hits Alpha Media Madison

FM radioEdit

FM radio stations
Frequency Call sign Name Format Owner City of license
103.1 FM KJAM-FM Jammin' Country Country Alpha Media Madison

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SD Towns" (PDF). South Dakota State Historical Society. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 10, 2010. Retrieved February 14, 2010.
  2. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 15, 2022.
  3. ^ a b "Census Population API". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Oct 15, 2022.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "U.S. Census Bureau: Madison city, South Dakota". www.census.gov. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 7 April 2022.
  7. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  10. ^ "NowData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved October 16, 2021.
  11. ^ "Station: Madison 2SE, SD". U.S. Climate Normals 2020: U.S. Monthly Climate Normals (1991-2020). National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved October 16, 2021.
  12. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved September 23, 2013.
  13. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 5, 2018.
  14. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  15. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 49.
  16. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 196.

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