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Madison is a borough in Morris County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named after President James Madison

The latitude of Madison is 40.759N. The longitude is -74.417W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 259 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,352.


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Median household income
Local
$82,847
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Madison demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Bottle Hill
· Rose City
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 11. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2005 movie, "Guess Who"
Well-known residents have included:
· Meryl Streep, actress
· William Christensen, Guinness World Record holder for "Biggest Beer Can Collection," for his achievement of more than 75,000 different cans
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Historic sites and museums: Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
Colleges and universities: Drew University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Madison demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Morris County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Newark area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07940 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Madison residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Madison ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Madison was $38,416, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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57% of Madison residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Madison include Madison Civic Commercial District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Madison, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $960.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,133.


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Libraries in Madison include Madison Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Madison include Madison Eagle

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

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The average commute time for Madison workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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