Madison South, Portland, Oregon

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Madison South
Neighborhood
Madison South is located in Portland, Oregon
Madison South
Madison South
Coordinates: 45°32′27″N 122°34′35″W / 45.54088°N 122.57634°W / 45.54088; -122.57634Coordinates: 45°32′27″N 122°34′35″W / 45.54088°N 122.57634°W / 45.54088; -122.57634
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CountryUnited States
StateOregon
CityPortland
Government
 • AssociationMadison South Neighborhood Association
 • CoalitionCentral Northeast Neighbors, Inc.
Area
 • Total1.50 sq mi (3.88 km2)
Population
(2000)[1]
 • Total6,918
 • Density4,600/sq mi (1,800/km2)
Housing
 • No. of households2538
 • Occupancy rate96% occupied
 • Owner-occupied1486 households (59%)
 • Renting1052 households (41%)
 • Avg. household size2.73 persons

Madison South is a neighborhood in the Northeast section of Portland, Oregon. It is bordered by the Roseway, Sumner, Cully, Parkrose, Montavilla, and Rose City Park neighborhoods, and by the enclave city of Maywood Park. The neighborhood roughly conforms to the boundaries of Interstate 84 to the south, Interstate 205 to the east, NE Sandy Boulevard to the north, and NE 65th Avenue to the west.

Notable features of Madison South include Rocky Butte, an inactive volcanic cinder cone; the Grotto, a Catholic nature sanctuary; and the Alameda Ridge, a gravel bar left over from the Missoula Floods. Notable structures include Madison High School, Roseway Heights Middle School, the MAX Light Rail NE 82nd Ave Station, and the international headquarters of Banfield Pet Hospitals.

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