Madison, South Dakota

Population 6,575

Madison is located in Lake County, SD. The population is 6,575, making Madison the largest city in Lake County.

There are 4 public schools in Madison with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Madison is very low , and there are 29 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Madison is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Madison property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Madison include Lake View Township, Le Roy Township and Herman Township.

Madison Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 6.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 59.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 33.6%

Crime Rate

49.8% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 66
  • Violent Crimes: 225
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 212
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 754

Registered Offenders

63.93% Higher than national avg.
  • 29 offenders in Madison
  • 44.11 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

201 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 6
  • Registered Polluters: 4
  • Superfunds: 5
  • Tanks & Spills: 186


Low 2.2%
  • South Dakota unemployment average: 2.1%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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4 Public Schools view public schools

There are 4 K-12 public schools in Madison, SD and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Madison's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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  • Rented
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9 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Madison, SD issued 9 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 9 permits, 3 were issued for single family homes and 6 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Madison, SD issued 39 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 39 permits, 33 were issued for single family homes and 6 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $610
  • 1 Bedroom: $670
  • 2 Bedrooms: $820
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,090
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,400

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Environmental Hazards

201 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/214)
    Madison, SD has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Madison, SD is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.22 Average
    Madison, SD is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 16.23°
  • February 18.6°
  • March 34.63°
  • April 46.03°
  • May 57.7°
  • June 67.52°
  • July 74.53°
  • August 70.93°
  • September 59.83°
  • October 49.5°
  • November 34.03°
  • December 18.63°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Madison, SD

Madison, SD has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Madison, SD has no risk of hurricanes.
Madison, SD has a high risk of hail storms.
Madison, SD has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Madison, SD: $47,579


Unemployment in Madison is 2.2%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 2.1% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 47.96%
White Collar - 52.04%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Dennis Daugaard
  • Sen. Mike Rounds
  • Sen. John Thune

City Representatives

  • Kristi Noem

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

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6 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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