Madison is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 12,040 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Madison is the 68th largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Madison was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
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, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Madison who work in office and administrative support (11.65%), healthcare (8.34%), and sales jobs (7.29%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.23 minutes getting to work every day.
The education level of Madison citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.42% of adults in Madison have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Madison in 2010 was $24,581, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,324 for a family of four. However, Madison contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Madison is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.