Madison is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 4,026 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Madison is the 179th largest community in Georgia.
Madison real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Madison house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Madison isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Madison are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Madison is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Madison who work in sales jobs (13.41%), food service (10.47%), and teaching (10.04%).
A relatively large number of people in Madison telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.39% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
As is often the case in a small city, Madison doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Madison citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.77% of adults in Madison have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Madison in 2010 was $22,378, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,512 for a family of four. However, Madison contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Madison is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Madison home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Madison residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Madison include German, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Madison is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.