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Madison, Pennsylvania
Borough
Main Street
Main Street
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Incorporated October 3, 1876
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1 km2)
Elevation 1,178 ft (359 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 397
 • Density 962.6/sq mi (371.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 15663

Madison is a borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 397 at the 2010 census. The borough was named for James Madison, 4th President of the United States.

Geography

Madison is located at 40°14′55″N 79°40′46″W / 40.24861°N 79.67944°W / 40.24861; -79.67944 (40.248616, -79.679527).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 190
1890 201 5.8%
1900 464 130.8%
1910 421 −9.3%
1920 354 −15.9%
1930 365 3.1%
1940 409 12.1%
1950 386 −5.6%
1960 399 3.4%
1970 436 9.3%
1980 531 21.8%
1990 539 1.5%
2000 510 −5.4%
2010 397 −22.2%
Est. 2015 379 −4.5%
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As of the census of 2000, there were 510 people, 219 households, and 158 families residing in the borough. The population density was 962.6 people per square mile (371.5/km²). There were 225 housing units at an average density of 424.7 per square mile (163.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.41% White, 0.20% Asian, and 0.39% from two or more races.

There were 219 households out of which 22.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.6% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.4% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the borough the population was spread out with 17.1% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 32.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $41,875, and the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median income of $27,321 versus $23,958 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $20,773. About 5.0% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 8.5% of those age 65 or over.

In fiction

The 1991 film My Girl takes place in Madison in the summer of 1972.


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