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Madison is a township in Jefferson County, in the Madison metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Madison. For links to other places called Madison, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Madison is 38.779N. The longitude is -85.385W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 915 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 16,770.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Madison demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47243 ZIP code.
26% of Madison residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $18,838, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Madison residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Madison, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $329. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $788.
Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Madison political report.
The average commute time for Madison workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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