|Type of Local Government:||Mayor/City Commission|
|Fire Dept. Personnel:||1 full-time; 28 volunteers|
|Fire Insurance Rating:||Class 6|
|City Zoning Ordinance:||Yes|
|County Zoning Ordinance:||Yes|
|Percentage of Paved Streets:||90%|
Distance in miles to the nearest metro areas.
|City||Freight in miles||Days by Freight|
With a population of almost 6,500 people, an available and skilled workforce, and a business-friendly atmosphere, Madison offers a great place to live, work and raise a family. We are surrounded by five lakes, two state parks, two golf courses, offer recreational activities and a warm community spirit. In addition, we have an excellent school system, a nationally recognized university, a Community Center for personal and family wellness, a top-notch clinic and hospital, acquatic center and many more quality of life opportunities.
Source: US Census & SD Dept of Labor and Regulation, January 2013 stats.
Current Population of Lake County, SD by Select Age Group
Source: SD Department of Labor and Regulation, January 2013 stats.
|Average winter temperature:||14 degrees|
|Average summer temperature:||75 degrees|
|Average annual precipitation:||24 inches|
|Average annual snowfall:||40 inches|
|Average annual number of sunny or partly sunny days:||208|