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Madison South
Neighborhood
Country United States
State Oregon
City Portland
Area
 • Total 1.50 sq mi (3.88 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 6,918
 • Density 4,618/sq mi (1,783.0/km2)
Housing
 • No. of households 2538
 • Occupancy rate 96% occupied
 • Owner-occupied 1486 households (59%)
 • Renting 1052 households (41%)
 • Avg. household size 2.73 persons

Madison South is a neighborhood in the Northeast section of Portland, Oregon. It is bordered by the Roseway, Sumner, Cully, Parkrose, Montavilla, and Rose City Park neighborhoods, and by the enclave city of Maywood Park. The neighborhood roughly conforms to the boundaries of Interstate 84 to the south, Interstate 205 to the east, NE Sandy Boulevard to the north, and NE 65th Avenue to the west.

Notable features of Madison South include Rocky Butte, an inactive volcanic cinder cone; the Grotto, a Catholic nature sanctuary; and the Alameda Ridge, a gravel bar left over from the Missoula Floods. Notable structures include Madison High School, Gregory Heights Middle School, the MAX Light Rail NE 82nd Ave Station, and the international headquarters of Banfield Pet Hospitals.

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