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Madison, Virginia

Hebron Lutheran Church

Madison is a town in Madison County, Virginia, United States. It is the county seat of Madison County.
Madison is located at 38°22'51"N 78°15'29"W.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²), all of it land.
Madison, Virginia is a rustic area in Virginia with a small town feel and great quality of life. Bordering Charlottesville and thereby the University of Virginia, Madison is conveniently located about 90 miles from Washington, D.C. and about 95 miles from Richmond.
Every year the Taste of the Mountains Street Festival makes its way to Madison and has earned a title of distinctiveness and brings visitors back every year. In fact this famous festival was named as one of the top 20 festivals of the southeast area in 1999. Originating in 1992 as a heritage festival, this day of dancing, shopping, games, marvelous music, eating and more is a celebration of the Blue Ridge Mountains region and the cultures of the area's early settlers of the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Total Population 215
Population Density 984 Persons/Sq. Mile
Female Population 114
Male Population 101
Population Change since 1990 ↑ 13% Increase
Population Change since 2000 ↑ 14% Increase
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Nearest 2-Year Public College Natl Coll Of Bus And Tech
Distance 26 miles
Nearest 4-Year Public College University Of Virginia
Distance 29 miles
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Households & Income

Total Number of Households 86
Family Households 59
Average Family Size 2.98
Average Household Income $61,134
Median Household Income $48,332
Income Change since 1990 ↑ 96% Increase
Income Change since 2000 ↑ 29% Increase
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Crime Rates Compared to National Average

The National Average is designated 1.0 - A value of 2.0 represents twice as much risk while a value of 0.5 represents half as much risk.

Total Crime Risk 0.21
Crime Risk (County) 0.21
Personal Crime Risk (County) 0.15
Murder Crime Risk (County) 0.06
Rape Crime Risk (County) 0.53
Robbery Crime Risk (County) 0.05
Assault Crime Risk (County) 0.13
Property Crime Risk (County) 0.25
Burglary Crime Risk (County) 0.29
Larceny Crime Risk (County) 0.26
Motor Vehicle Theft Risk (County) 0.08
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Average July High Temperature 86.2 °F
Average January Low Temperature 23.8 °F
Annual Precipitation 44.6 inches
Air Pollution Index 84% of National Average
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Sales Tax Rate 5.00%
Nearest Airport Charlottesville-albemarle
Distance 20 miles
Nearest Major Sports Team Potomac Nationals (a)
Distance 53 miles


Madison County Confederate Memorial

The pastoral landscapes of Madison are truly part of the Virginia understanding. These are the true qualities that make this area of the country such an extraordinary place to live, work and play. As the locals know, one visit to Madison, Virginia and you'll never want to leave the mountain beauty and charming atmosphere!
The beautiful town of Madison, located in the Blue Ridge foothills, offers a wonderfully picturesque landscape in which to lay down roots. Residents enjoy family-friendly events year round such as the Madison County Fair, Taste of the Mountains Festival and Tour de Madison Bike Tour; to name a few. Historical monuments line the streets of Madison, and many still being used for their original intentions offer architectural tours.
With the Shenandoah National park just minutes away, outdoor activities are constantly in full swing. Trout fishing, backpacking, horseback riding and trailblazing are among local favorites. Old Rag Mountain offers one of the most popular hikes in the mid-Atlantic region. The eight mile hike takes you up 2500 square feet, through rock scrambles and takes about 5.5 hours to complete. However, the reward is great: spectacular Blue Ridge views at the summit. Whether in the Shenandoah National Park or out, Madison offers a number of outdoor activities to satisfy any level of skill.
Madison County is also home to Plow and Hearth, one of the biggest catalog retailers in the country. Their catalog center, retail store and outlet shop can be found in the southern part of the county and are known to be a shopper's delight!
Located just 30 minutes from Charlottesville, Virginia, Madison is a wonderful place to come home to!