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COMMUNITY INFORMATION
County ................................................................. Lake County Seat .................................................Madison
Demographics (Information taken from 2010 census) Population ............................................................7,258 Median Age ..............................................................37 Number of Households........................................2,434 Median Household Income........................... $36,620 Median House Value...................................... $92,200
Leading Employers in 2019 (full and part-time)*
Dakota State University ............... 324 FT 295 PT = 619
Madison Regional Health System 204 FT 76 PT = 280
MadisonCentralSchoolDistrict.144FT 25PT=169
East River Electric Power Coop.. 140 FT 1 PT = 141
BethelLutheranHome..................72FT 58PT=130 *These numbers are based on participating employers willing to share their information.
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 ...... Interlakes Wireless, Midco, Vast Broadband, Wireless World
Government Mayor & Council Municipal Services
City Commissioners.....................................................4 Mayor ...........................................................................1 Sheriff’s Office ...........................................................19 City Police..................................................................14 Fire Department ...................... Chief + 29 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 ................................ 256-511 St. Thomas Elementary School .................... 256-441 Madison Christian School ............................ 427-010 Madison Elementary School........................ 256-772 Madison Middle School ............................... 256-771 Madison High School.................................... 256-770 Madison District Administration Office ....... 256-770
School Enrollment (Fall 2019)
Pupil, Teacher Ratio
Madison High School – 376...................................15:1 Madison Middle School – 288 ..............................15:1 Madison Elementary School K-5 – 504 ................16:1 St. Thomas Catholic School K-5 – 36......................8:1 Madison Christian School K-5 –14 ..........................5:1 Dakota State University .......................................3,268
Commercial Services
Newspaper ........................................daily/weekdays Cable & Satellite Television........................................3 Banks & Credit Unions ........................................... 5+2 Real Estate ...................................................................5 Insurance .....................................................................9 Community Facilities
• Churches – 9 Protestant, 1 Catholic
• Madison Public Library & Karl E. Mundt Library • Madison Community Center – Swimming,
Racquetball,Basketball, Weight Lifting,
Exercise, Meeting/Party Room
• Madison Outdoor Aquatic Center
• State Park
• 2 Lake Recreation Areas
• 10 City Parks - Ball Fields, Soccer Fields, Ice
Skating Rinks
• Recreational and Multi-Use Trail
• Madison Regional Health System
• Depot Community Room/Railroad Museum • 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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