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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
Madison County is located in Iowa with a population of 15,720. Living in Madison County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Madison County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Madison County are above average.
Population
15,720

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$160,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$831
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Madison County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    284
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    37.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    265.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    889.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    56.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Madison County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,077
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Madison County

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