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Madison, Maryland - Basic Facts

Madison is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Madison Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Dorchester County at latitude 38.5115 and longitude -76.2202. Dorchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Madison Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Madison: Tobacco Stick.

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Madison, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 206
Population in Households 203
Population in Familes 167
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 64
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 82
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 58
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (28.7%)
Median Home Value $221,429
Average Home Value $287,143


Median Household Income $57,223
Average Household Income $74,950
Per Capita Income $33,196
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.23% 0.19%
Households 0.29% 0.24%
Families -2.29% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   4.88%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Madison, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madison to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 433 17th
Population Density1 # 506 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 363 30th
Median Household Income # 324 38th
Per Capita Income # 227 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.