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COMMUNITY INFORMATION
County ................................................................. Lake County Seat .................................................Madison
Demographics
Population ............................................................7,258 Median Age ..............................................................37 Number of Households........................................2,434 Median Household Income........................... $36,620 Median House Value...................................... $92,200
(Information taken from 2010 census)
Leading Employers in 2018 (full and part-time)
Dakota State University ............... 329 FT 293 PT = 622 Manitou Equipment America, LLC 290 FT 2 PT = 292 Madison Regional Health System 210 FT 62 PT = 272 MadisonCentralSchoolDistrict.140FT 13PT=153 East River Electric Power Coop.. 135 FT 1 PT = 136
Sales Tax
State .......................................................................4.5% Local ..........................................................................2% BBB .............................................................................1%
Housing/Property Tax Rate*
Average Cost of Homes .............................. $157,089
New Construction ......................................... $205,000
*For current property tax rate please call the Lake County Courthouse ..................................... 256-7600
State Income Tax............................................None Utilities
Water/Waste Water.......................... City of Madison
Electric..............................City of Madison, East River Electric Power Cooperative, Heartland Consumers Power District, Sioux Valley Energy, WAPA
Natural Gas...............................NorthWestern Energy
Telecommunications ..................... AT&T Pro Cellular, Interlakes Wireless, Midco, Vast Broadband, Wireless World
Government Mayor & Council Municipal Services
City Commissioners.....................................................4 Mayor ...........................................................................1 Sheriff’s Office ...........................................................12 City Police..................................................................11 Fire Department ...................... Chief + 26 Volunteers Fire Insurance Rating ........................................Class 5 City & County Zoning .............................................Yes
Climate
Average Spring Temperature.............................. 56oF Average Summer Temperature .......................... 81oF Average Fall Temperature................................... 58oF Average Winter Temperature ............................. 27oF Average Annual Precipitation ..............................26”
Education
Dakota State University ................................ 256-5111 St. Thomas Elementary School .................... 256-4419 Madison Christian School ............................ 427-0109 Madison Elementary School........................ 256-7721 Madison Middle School ............................... 256-7717 Madison High School.................................... 256-7706 Madison District Administration Office ....... 256-7700
School Enrollment (Fall 2018)
Pupil, Teacher Ratio
Madison High School – 368...................................14:1 Madison Middle School – 278 ..............................14:1 Madison Elementary School K-5 – 542 ................16:1 St. Thomas Catholic School K-5 – 30......................5:1 Madison Christian School K-5 –14 ..........................4:1 Dakota State University .......................................3,382
Commercial Services
Newspaper ........................................daily/weekdays Cable & Satellite Television........................................3 Banks & Credit Unions ........................................... 3+2 Real Estate ...................................................................6 Insurance ...................................................................14
Community Facilities
• Churches – 9 Protestant, 1 Catholic
• Madison Public Library and Karl E. Mundt
Library & Archives
• Madison Community Center – Swimming,
Racquetball,Basketball, Weight Lifting,
Exercise, Meeting/Party Room
• Madison Outdoor Aquatic Center
• Community Center Wellness Studio – Exercise
• 2 State Parks & Recreation Areas
• 10 City Parks - Ball Fields & Soccer Fields
• Recreational and Multi-Use Trail
• Madison Regional Health System
• Depot Community Room and Railroad Museum • Gymnasium
• Senior Citizen’s Center
• Smith Zimmermann Museum
CITY & COUNTY PHONE NUMBERS*
City of Madison/Finance Office ................. 256-7500 Chamber of Commerce - GMACC ........... 256-2454 Lake Area Improvement Corporation ....... 256-0797 Fire Department (Non-Emergency)............ 256-7523 Sheriff’s Office ............................................... 256-7615 Lake County Dispatch.................................. 256-7620 Emergency ..............................................................911 Non - Emergency ....................................................211
*The area code for all of South Dakota is (605)
*Businesses highlighted in beige have purchased a minimum of a 1/4 page ad for this area guide.


































































































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