Madison, Virginia

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Madison, Virginia
Town
Madison County Courthouse (Built 1829)
Madison County Courthouse (Built 1829)
Location of Madison, Virginia
Location of Madison, Virginia
Coordinates: 38°22′51″N 78°15′29″W / 38.38083°N 78.25806°W / 38.38083; -78.25806Coordinates: 38°22′51″N 78°15′29″W / 38.38083°N 78.25806°W / 38.38083; -78.25806
Country United States
State Virginia
County Madison
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 604 ft (184 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 210
 • Density 961.4/sq mi (371.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 22719, 22727
Area code(s) 540
FIPS code 51-48488[1]
GNIS feature ID 1498511[2]

Madison is a town in Madison County, Virginia, United States. The population was 210 at the 2000 census, and it is the least populated town in the state. It is the county seat of Madison County.[3]

History[edit]

The Hebron Lutheran Church, The Homeplace, James City Historic District, Madison County Courthouse, Madison County Courthouse Historic District, and Woodbourne are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

Geography[edit]

Madison is located at 38°22′51″N 78°15′29″W / 38.38083°N 78.25806°W / 38.38083; -78.25806 (38.380865, -78.258089).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 210 people, 109 households, and 57 families residing in the town. The population density was 961.4 people per square mile (368.6/km²). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 526.5 per square mile (201.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 71.90% White and 28.10% African American.

There were 109 households out of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.7% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.7% were non-families. 44.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.93 and the average family size was 2.65.

In the town the population was spread out with 18.6% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 26.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 89.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,188, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $34,500 versus $18,958 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,445. About 4.5% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 5.1% of those sixty five or over.

Notable natives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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