Madison, South Dakota Population 2024

6,171

Madison is a city located in Lake County South Dakota. Madison has a 2024 population of 6,171. It is also the county seat of Lake County.Madison is currently growing at a rate of 0.6% annually and its population has increased by 0.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,160 in 2020.

The average household income in Madison is $80,573 with a poverty rate of 14.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Madison is 37.5 years, 33.4 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Madison Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Madison was:

  • White: 94.31%
  • Two or more races: 3.03%
  • Native American: 2.14%
  • Black or African American: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
  • Other race: 0.02%
  • Asian:
Land Area (mi²)
4.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,337.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.18% (11)
The current population of Madison, South Dakota is 6,171 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,160.

Madison, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,91494.31%
Two or more races1903.03%
Native American1342.14%
Black or African American280.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander40.06%
Other race10.02%
Asian
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Asian

Madison Population by Race

Madison Population Pyramid 2024

Madison Median Age

37.5

Total

33.4

Male

41.5

Female

Madison Adults

There are 4,937 adults, (1,321 of whom are seniors) in Madison.

Madison Age Dependency

73.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Madison Sex Ratio

Female3,03248.35%
Male3,23951.65%

Madison Population by Age

Madison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4352.3658.341.7
Non Family1,0831.2432.867.2
Married1,0053.3478.421.6
Female2372.778416
Male1103.597030
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3.23

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

58.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Madison Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Madison Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Madison Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 43.75%.

Madison Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,388

Average Earnings

$47,179

Average Male

$34,716

Average Female

Madison Earnings by Educational Attainment

Madison Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Madison Language

98.93% of Madison residents speak only English, while 1.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Madison Language

Madison Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,30970113.2%
Multiple19014676.84%
Native11676.03%
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14.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.41%

Male Poverty Rate

13.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madison is Multiple, with 76.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madison is Native, with 6.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.89%.

Madison Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School17.09%
Bachelors or Greater6.63%
Less Than 9th Grade5.8%
Some College3.11%
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Madison Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed12.49%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed13.44%
Female Unemployed
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Madison Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Madison Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Madison Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Madison Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Madison Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Madison Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Madison Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

284

Number of Veterans

284

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Madison Veterans by War

count

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Madison Veterans by Age

count

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Madison Veterans by Race

Madison Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madison Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Madison Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Madison Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Madison Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.82%

Born in Madison

99.43%

Native Born

0.57%

Foreign Born

0.08%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.43% of Madison residents were born in the United States, with 66.82% having been born in South Dakota. 0.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Madison Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,356370.59%
20286,319370.59%
20276,282370.59%
20266,245370.6%
20256,208370.6%
20246,171370.6%
20236,134370.61%
20226,097370.61%
20216,060-100-1.62%
20206,160-1,086-14.99%
20197,246-177-2.38%
20187,4231071.46%
20177,316871.2%
20167,2291462.06%
20157,0831261.81%
20146,9571021.49%
20136,855681%
20126,7871071.6%
20116,6801472.25%
20106,533-7-0.11%
20006,5402834.52%
19906,257470.76%
19806,210-105-1.66%
19706,31589516.51%
19605,4202675.18%
19505,1531352.69%
19405,01872917%
19304,2891453.5%
19204,1441,00732.1%
19103,13758723.02%
19002,550
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Madison Population by Year