Madison, Pennsylvania

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Madison, Pennsylvania
Borough
Main Street
Main Street
Location of Madison in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Madison in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Madison, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Madison, Pennsylvania
Madison, Pennsylvania
Location of Madison in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 40°14′55″N 79°40′46″W / 40.24861°N 79.67944°W / 40.24861; -79.67944Coordinates: 40°14′55″N 79°40′46″W / 40.24861°N 79.67944°W / 40.24861; -79.67944
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Incorporated October 3, 1876
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area[1]
 • Total 0.44 sq mi (1.13 km2)
 • Land 0.44 sq mi (1.13 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 1,178 ft (359 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 397
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 377
 • Density 864.68/sq mi (333.52/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code 15663
FIPS code 42-46488

Madison is a borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 397 at the 2010 census. The borough was named for James Madison, 4th President of the United States.[3]

Geography[edit]

Madison is located at 40°14′55″N 79°40′46″W / 40.24861°N 79.67944°W / 40.24861; -79.67944 (40.248616, -79.679527).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880190
18902015.8%
1900464130.8%
1910421−9.3%
1920354−15.9%
19303653.1%
194040912.1%
1950386−5.6%
19603993.4%
19704369.3%
198053121.8%
19905391.5%
2000510−5.4%
2010397−22.2%
Est. 2016377[2]−5.0%
Sources:[5][6][7]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 510 people, 219 households, and 158 families residing in the borough. The population density was 962.6 people per square mile (371.5/km²). There were 225 housing units at an average density of 424.7 per square mile (163.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.41% White, 0.20% Asian, and 0.39% from two or more races.

There were 219 households out of which 22.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.6% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.4% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the borough the population was spread out with 17.1% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 32.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $41,875, and the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median income of $27,321 versus $23,958 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $20,773. About 5.0% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 8.5% of those age 65 or over.

In fiction[edit]

The 1991 film ‘’My Girl’’ takes place in Madison in the summer of 1972. Its sequel, ‘’My Girl 2’’, also took place in Madison in the first part, set in the 1973-74 school year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ Linder, Lee (Jul 9, 1970). "Happenings in Pennsylvania". Observer-Reporter. pp. B3. Retrieved 23 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.