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Madison, West Virginia - Basic Facts

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The City of Madison had a population of 2,925 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Madison is located at latitude 38.064 and longitude -81.7946 in Boone County. The formal boundaries for the City of Madison (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Boone County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 702 feet.

The City of Madison (GNIS ID: 2390612) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Madison is located within District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Boone County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Madison population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Madison: Boone Court House.

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Madison, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,925
Population in Households 2,923
Population in Familes 2,371
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 418
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 1,218
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 822
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 822 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 396 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 214 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $100,360
Average Home Value $130,793


Median Household Income $46,293
Average Household Income $58,471
Per Capita Income $24,070
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.8% -0.67%
Households -1.02% -0.77%
Families -1.1% -0.89%
Median Household Income   0.35%
Per Capita Income   0.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Madison, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madison to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 56 86th
Population Density1 # 290 29th
Diversity Index2 # 192 53rd
Median Household Income # 70 83rd
Per Capita Income # 84 80th

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