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Madelia is a city in Watonwan County.

The community was named for the deceased daughter of Philander Hartshorn, a town founder
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Madelia. For links to other places called Madelia, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Madelia is 44.050N. The longitude is -94.418W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,024 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,301.


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Median household income
Local
$34,219
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Madelia demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Wacapa
The Younger Brothers, members of the notorious James gang, were captured near here in 1876
Historic sites and museums: Watonwan County Historical Museum

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Ancestry & family history

34% of Madelia residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Madelia ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Madelia was $16,266, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Madelia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Madelia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $258.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $620.


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Libraries in Madelia include Madelia Branch Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Madelia workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Madelia include Americinn Madelia.

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