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Madison, Maine - Basic Facts

The Madison Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Somerset County at latitude 44.8078 and longitude -69.8504. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 302 feet.

The formal official name is the Madison Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Madison, Maine.

The U5 Census Class Code for Madison indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Madison Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles.

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Madison, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,583
Population in Households 2,495
Population in Familes 1,864
Population in Group Qrtrs 88
Population Density1 402
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,113
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 659
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 689 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 424 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $88,108
Average Home Value $97,025


Median Household Income $29,453
Average Household Income $44,277
Per Capita Income $19,303
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.42% -0.35%
Households -0.19% -0.31%
Families -0.21% -0.49%
Median Household Income   4.81%
Per Capita Income   2.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Madison, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madison to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 55 59th
Population Density1 # 80 40th
Diversity Index2 # 65 52nd
Median Household Income # 122 8th
Per Capita Income # 105 21st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.