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Downtown Madeira
Downtown Madeira
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hamilton
 • Total 3.35 sq mi (8.68 km2)
 • Land 3.35 sq mi (8.68 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
758 ft (231 m)
 • Total 8,726
 • Estimate 
 • Density 2,759.70/sq mi (1,065.67/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 513
FIPS code 39-46312
GNIS feature ID 1061459

Madeira is a city in Hamilton County, Ohio, United States. The population was 8,726 at the 2010 census. Madeira has a Council-Manager form of government, where the elected City Council appoints a paid City Manager to run the day-to-day operations of the city. Madeira is served by its own police department, while fire service is provided by the Madeira-Indian Hill Joint Fire District. Madeira is largely a residential community, with a small downtown and some light industry. Educational needs are served by the Madeira City Schools. Madeira is a suburb of Cincinnati. In 2007, BusinessWeek ranked it as one of the "Best Places to Raise Kids--For Less."


Madeira is located at 39°11′18″N 84°22′6″W / 39.18833°N 84.36833°W / 39.18833; -84.36833 (39.188310, -84.368366).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.38 square miles (8.75 km2), all land.

It is bordered by:


Madeira was largely laid out in 1871. Before this time the place was known as a post town, and was named for John Madeira who owned a large tract of land in the vicinity.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 600
1930 1,162 93.7%
1940 1,384 19.1%
1950 2,689 94.3%
1960 6,744 150.8%
1970 6,713 −0.5%
1980 9,341 39.1%
1990 9,141 −2.1%
2000 8,923 −2.4%
2010 8,726 −2.2%
2019 (est.) 9,245 5.9%

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 8,726 people, 3,297 households, and 2,420 families living in the city. The population density was 2,581.7 inhabitants per square mile (996.8/km2). There were 3,498 housing units at an average density of 1,034.9 per square mile (399.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.0% White, 2.5% African American, 0.1% Native American, 2.8% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 3,297 households, of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.6% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.08.

The median age in the city was 42.9 years. 25.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.7% were from 25 to 44; 30.8% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

Notable people

  • Andrew Benintendi, baseball player
  • Clarence DeMar, marathoner
  • Caty McNally, tennis player
  • John McNally, tennis player
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