Madison FL Houses
Madison FL Houses
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,061 people, 1,227 households, and 764 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,209.7 people per square mile (467.1/km²). There were 1,395 housing units at an average density of 551.3 per square mile (212.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 35.74% White, 62.43% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.16% of the population. Madison FL Houses
There were 1,227 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.6% were married couples living together, 27.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.7% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.13. Madison FL Houses
In the city, the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 83.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.6 males. Madison FL Houses
The median income for a household in the city was $17,656, and the median income for a family was $22,988. Males had a median income of $24,101 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,041. About 37.0% of families and 39.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 49.2% of those under age 18 and 28.9% of those age 65 or over. Madison FL Houses
Madison has the city manager-council form of government. City commissioners are elected from districts and serve for four years. The commission appoints the city manager and city clerk; a mayor-commissioner serves a one-year term. The City of Madison has a 14 officer police department, and a 9 firefighter fire department. Madison FL Houses
The 2008-2009 millage rate is 6.0484. The General Fund Budget is $7,344,592. Emphasis is placed on public safety, primarily expanding the Fire Department full-time personnel to implement a 24/48 hour, 3 shift coverage. In addition, the city plans to address abandoned and rundown property issues.
LIVING IN MADISON
Madison is a very small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 2,853 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Madison is the 323rd largest community in Florida. Madison FL Houses
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, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Madison who work in office and administrative support (15.49%), law enforcement and fire fighting (10.73%), and sales jobs (8.54%).
Madison is a small city, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn’t large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Madison, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 65.76% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities. Madison FL Houses
As is often the case in a small city, Madison doesn’t have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Madison citizens, measured as those with bachelor’s degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.20% of adults 25 and older in Madison have a college degree. Madison FL Houses
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