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Madison County, Ohio
Map of Ohio highlighting Madison County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Seat London
Largest city London
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

466 sq mi (1,207 km²)
465 sq mi (1,205 km (749 mi) km²)
1 sq mi (2 km²), 0.16%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

40,213
86/sq mi (33/km²)
Founded March 1, 1810[1]
Named for James Madison
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website www.co.madison.oh.us
Madison County courthouse in London.

Madison County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population was 40,213. Its county seat is London[2] and is named for James Madison, President of the United States when the county was established on March 1, 1810.[3] The county is part of the Columbus Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Madison County, which spans I-70 and I-71 as they converge on Columbus, was recently cited by the Ohio State Highway Patrol as leading the state [4] for the most number of speeding tickets in excess of 20-mph over the posted limit. Despite a population of around 42,000 in 2006[5], over 7,700 such tickets were issued in three years. Approximately 3 of Madison County's 18 fatal crashes in 2006 and 2007 occurred on interstates[6].

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History

As of 1850, the county contained 24 churches and one newspaper office, had a total population of 10,015, and the county's public school system had 3838 pupils.[7] With agriculture as the primary business, that same year the county produced 726,451 bushels of corn, 19,308 tons of hay, 120,696 pounds of wool, and 128,948 pounds of butter.[7] As of 1900, the county had a population of 20,590.[8]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 466 square miles (1,207 km²).465 square miles (1,205 km²) of it is land and 1 square miles (2 km²) of it (0.16%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 40,213 people, 13,672 households, and 10,035 families residing in the county. The population density was 86 people per square mile (33/km²). There were 14,399 housing units at an average density of 31 per square mile (12/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 91.75% White, 6.24% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.35% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. 0.73% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 13,672 households out of which 35.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.20% were married couples living together, 9.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.60% were non-families. 22.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 32.80% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 10.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 117.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 121.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $44,212, and the median income for a family was $50,520. Males had a median income of $35,251 versus $26,119 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,721. About 6.20% of families and 7.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.50% of those under age 18 and 8.70% of those age 65 or over.

Madison County
Population by year[1]

2007 41,499 (Census estimate)
2000 40,213
1990 37,068
1980 33,004
1970 28,318
1960 26,454
1950 22,300
1940 21,811
1930 20,253
1920 19,662
1910 19,902
1900 20,590
1890 20,057
1880 20,129
1870 15,633
1860 13,015
1850 10,015
1840 9,025
1830 6,190
1820 4,799
1810 1,603

Government

Communities

Map of Madison County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

City

Villages

Townships

Census-designated place

Other communities

Libraries in Madison County

The following libraries serve the communities of Madison County.

References

  1. ^ a b "Ohio County Profiles: Madison County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. http://www.odod.state.oh.us/research/FILES/S0/Madison.pdf. Retrieved 2007-04-28.  
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "Madison County data". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39097&sid=0. Retrieved 2007-04-28.  
  4. ^ "AGGRESSIVE DRIVING: 20mph+ Over the Speed Limit", Ohio State Highway Patrol, Traffic Safety Bulletin, Feb 13, 2008. [1], retrieved 2008-02-17
  5. ^ U.S. Census Quick Facts : Madison County, Ohio[2], retrieved 2008-02-17
  6. ^ "Madison County Fatal Crashes, 2006-2008", Ohio State Highway Patrol, [3], retrieved 2008-02-17
  7. ^ a b Thomas Baldwin & J. Thomas, A new and complete gazetteer of the United States, Lippincott, Grambo & Co, 1854, Pg. 643
  8. ^ Stella Shoemaker Wilson, Ohio, Macmillan, 1902, Pg. 97
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

Coordinates: 39°54′N 83°24′W / 39.90°N 83.40°W / 39.90; -83.40


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Madison County, Ohio
Map
File:Map of Ohio highlighting Madison County.png
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the USA highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded March 1 1810[1]
Seat London
Largest City London
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.16%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

40213
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Website: www.co.madison.oh.us
Named for: James Madison

Madison County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population was 40,213. Its county seat is London6 and is named for James Madison, President of the United States when the county was established on March 1, 1810.[2]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,207 km² (466 sq mi). 1,205 km² (465 sq mi) of it is land and 2 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.16%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Madison County courthouse in London.
Madison County
Population by year[1]

2005 41,295 (Census estimate)
2000 40,213
1990 37,068
1980 33,004
1970 28,318
1960 26,454
1950 22,300
1940 21,811
1930 20,253
1920 19,662
1910 19,902
1900 20,590
1890 20,057
1880 20,129
1870 15,633
1860 13,015
1850 10,015
1840 9,025
1830 6,190
1820 4,799
1810 1,603

As of the census² of 2000, there were 40,213 people, 13,672 households, and 10,035 families residing in the county. The population density was 33/km² (86/sq mi). There were 14,399 housing units at an average density of 12/km² (31/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 91.75% White, 6.24% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.35% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. 0.73% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 13,672 households out of which 35.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.20% were married couples living together, 9.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.60% were non-families. 22.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 32.80% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 10.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 117.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 121.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $44,212, and the median income for a family was $50,520. Males had a median income of $35,251 versus $26,119 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,721. About 6.20% of families and 7.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.50% of those under age 18 and 8.70% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Map of Madison County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Main article: Ohio county government.

Localities

Municipalities

Townships

Census-designated place

Other places

  • Chenoweth
  • Gillivan
  • Lafayette
  • Lilly Chapel
  • Newport

Libraries in Madison County

The following libraries serve the communities of Madison County.

References

  1. ^ a b Ohio County Profiles: Madison County (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.
  2. ^ {{cite web|url = http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39097&sid=0 |title = Madison County data |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio State University

Coordinates: 39°54′N 83°24′W / 39.90, -83.40

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