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Madera is a city in Madera County.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from Spanish for "timber."

The latitude of Madera is 36.961N. The longitude is -120.059W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 272 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 47,952.


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Median household income
Local
$31,033
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Madera demographic reports
Madera is in the San Joaquin Valley.
Laid out by the California Lumber Co. in 1876
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 478. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 10.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Lee Evans, track and field athlete, Olympic medallist
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Madera District Fair - Sept. 6-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Madera web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Madera County Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 124

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Madera residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Madera ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Madera was $11,674, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Madera residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Madera, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $441.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $951.


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Libraries in Madera include Madera Library, Ranchos Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Madera include Madera Tribune

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Madera County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Madera political report.

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The average commute time for Madera workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 12 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Madera between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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