Madison is a tiny city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 536 people and just one neighborhood, Madison is the 415th largest community in Missouri.
Occupations and Workforce
Madison is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Madison is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Madison who work in food service (15.20%), office and administrative support (10.80%) and healthcare (10.00%).
Madison is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Madison, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.50% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Madison is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Madison is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.