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Madison is a city in Madison and St. Clair counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. The population was 3,891 at the 2010 census. It is home to Gateway Motorsports Park and the first Bulgarian Orthodox church in the United States.HistoryMadison was founded in 1820. There have been three villages named Madison.GeographyMadison is located at .According to the 2010 census, Madison has a total area of 17.181sqmi, of which 14.55sqmi is land and 2.631sqmi is water.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 4,545 people, 1,881 households, and 1,117 families residing in the city. The population density was 648.3 people per square mile (250.3/km²). There were 2,322 housing units at an average density of 331.2 per square mile (127.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 55.36% White, 42.13% African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.92% from other races, and 1.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.96% of the population.There were 1,881 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.2% were married couples living together, 22.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.6% were non-families. 34.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.13.Use our United States travel planning site to plan your trip to Madison and other destinations in United States.
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