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Madison County
  • County in Iowa

Report Card

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  4. Good for Families
    grade B
  5. Diversity
    grade C
  6. Jobs
    grade A minus
  7. Weather
    grade C+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  11. Commute
    grade C+

editorial

Madison County is located in Iowa with a population of 16,012. In Madison County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Madison County and residents tend to be conservative.

About

Population
16,012

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$177,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$789
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    284
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    37.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    265.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    889.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    56.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

Working in Madison County

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$66,316
National
$62,843

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