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Madison, Missouri
Intersection of US 24 and MO 151 in downtown Madison
Intersection of US 24 and MO 151 in downtown Madison
Location of Madison, Missouri
Location of Madison, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Monroe
Area
 • Total 0.45 sq mi (1.16 km2)
 • Land 0.45 sq mi (1.16 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
801 ft (244 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 515
 • Estimate 
(2019)
541
 • Density 1,207.59/sq mi (466.58/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
65263
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-45470
GNIS feature ID 0721745

Madison is a city in Monroe County, Missouri, United States. The population was 515 at the 2020 census.

History

The first settlement at Madison was made in 1836. A post office called Madison since 1837. The community has the name of James Madison, 4th President of the United States.

Geography

Madison is located at 39°28′24″N 92°12′44″W / 39.47333°N 92.21222°W / 39.47333; -92.21222 (39.473197, -92.212095).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.45 square miles (1.17 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 315
1890 486 54.3%
1900 538 10.7%
1910 688 27.9%
1920 646 −6.1%
1930 664 2.8%
1940 625 −5.9%
1950 571 −8.6%
1960 528 −7.5%
1970 540 2.3%
1980 656 21.5%
1990 518 −21.0%
2000 586 13.1%
2010 554 −5.5%
2019 (est.) 541 −2.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 554 people, 243 households, and 151 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,231.1 inhabitants per square mile (475.3/km2). There were 281 housing units at an average density of 624.4 per square mile (241.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.6% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 243 households, of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.9% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.9% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the city was 40 years. 24.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.4% were from 25 to 44; 24% were from 45 to 64; and 20% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.8% male and 53.2% female.

Education

Public education in Madison is administered by the Madison C-3 School District, which operates one elementary school, one middle school and Madison High School.

Madison has a public library, a branch of the Little Dixie Regional Libraries.

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