Madison, Kansas

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Madison, Kansas
City
Historic ATSF depot (2016)
Historic ATSF depot (2016)
Location within Greenwood County and Kansas
Location within Greenwood County and Kansas
KDOT map of Greenwood County (legend)
KDOT map of Greenwood County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°7′59″N 96°8′14″W / 38.13306°N 96.13722°W / 38.13306; -96.13722Coordinates: 38°7′59″N 96°8′14″W / 38.13306°N 96.13722°W / 38.13306; -96.13722
Country United States
State Kansas
County Greenwood
Area[1]
 • Total 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Land 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,096 ft (334 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 701
 • Estimate (2015)[3] 652
 • Density 1,100/sq mi (440/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 66855, 66860
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-44050 [4]
GNIS feature ID 0477828 [5]
Website City Website

Madison is a city in Greenwood County, Kansas, United States, along the Verdigris River. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 701.[6]

History[edit]

Madison was founded in 1872 northwest of the present town. In 1879, the town was relocated to its present site when the Howard Branch of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad was built from Emporia to Moline.[7] The first building was the home of W. H. Green, a Civil War veteran. Green came to Kansas in 1867, took up a homestead, and operated a trading post on the original town site.[8] Madison took its name from Madison Township.[9]

Geography[edit]

Madison is located at 38°7′59″N 96°8′14″W / 38.13306°N 96.13722°W / 38.13306; -96.13722 (38.133014, -96.137252).[10] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.61 square miles (1.58 km2), all of it land.[1]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Madison has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[11]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 123
1890 623 406.5%
1900 683 9.6%
1910 721 5.6%
1920 795 10.3%
1930 1,488 87.2%
1940 1,198 −19.5%
1950 1,212 1.2%
1960 1,105 −8.8%
1970 1,061 −4.0%
1980 1,099 3.6%
1990 845 −23.1%
2000 857 1.4%
2010 701 −18.2%
Est. 2015 652 [3] −7.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 701 people, 313 households, and 190 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,149.2 inhabitants per square mile (443.7/km2). There were 401 housing units at an average density of 657.4 per square mile (253.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.1% White, 0.1% African American, 1.7% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.

There were 313 households of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.8% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.3% were non-families. 35.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 3.90

The median age in the city was 42.3 years. 25.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.4% were from 25 to 44; 27.8% were from 45 to 64; and 18.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.6% male and 52.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 857 people, 361 households, and 225 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,425.4 people per square mile (551.5/km²). There were 418 housing units at an average density of 695.2 per square mile (269.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.27% White, 0.12% African American, 0.93% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.47% from other races, and 2.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.40% of the population.

There were 361 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.4% were non-families. 34.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the city, the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 23.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,536, and the median income for a family was $40,125. Males had a median income of $25,625 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,558. About 9.1% of families and 13.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.8% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Madison is a part of USD 386 Madison-Virgil.[12]

The Madison Bulldogs won the Kansas State High School boys class 1A basketball championship in 1976 and the 1A football championship in 1984.[13]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  3. ^ a b "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". 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. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 17, 2011. 
  7. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Volume 2. Standard Publishing Company. p. 210. 
  8. ^ http://www.kancoll.org/books/cutler/greenwood/greenwood-co-p9.html#MADISON |title=Cutler's History of Kansas | publisher=A. T. Andreas, Chicago, Illinois |author=William G. Cutler |year=1883 | page=Part9
  9. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 199. 
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ Climate Summary for Madison, Kansas
  12. ^ "Madison-Virgil USD 386". USD 386. Retrieved 6 January 2017. 
  13. ^ "Basketball". KSHSAA. Retrieved 3 January 2017. 

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