Madison County Chamber 2021 - Page 6

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ANDERSON / MADISON COUNTY DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION 2019-2020 School Year Stats – Madison County Schools
School Corporation
Enrollment
Graduation
Grad . Rate
College & Career Readiness
City
Alexandria Community
1,635
90
95.74 %
60.9 %
Alexandria
Anderson Community
6,811
367
80.31 %
73.4 %
Anderson
Elwood Community
1,476
97
90.65 %
67.9 %
Elwood
Frankton-Lapel Community
3,156
224
91.67 %
48.6 %
Lapel
South Madison Community
4,333
317
96.06 %
69.9 %
Pendleton
Anderson Preparatory Academy
772
51
91.4 %
44 %
Anderson
Liberty Christian School
201
30
100 %
65.4
Anderson
Indiana Christian Academy
256
12
100 %
Not Reported
Anderson
State of Indiana
1,055,354
74,368
86.4 %
68.3 %
State of IN
Local Housing Data 2018
City of Anderson
Madison County
Labor Area
Total Housing Units
27,867
59,071
745,722
Owner Occupied
47 %
61 %
63 %
Median Value
$ 59,100
$ 93,700
$ 127,538
Renter Occupied
37 %
26 %
26 %
Median Rent
$ 507
$ 564
$ 640
Vacant
16 %
13 %
11 %
Local Housing Sales Sept . 2019
Source : MIBOR Realtor Association
City of Anderson
Madison County
Labor Area
Units Sold
87
147
2,782
New Listings
94
180
3,229
Avg . Days on Market
45
43
39
Inventory
208
339
5,841
Median Sales Price
$ 124,990
$ 125,000
$ 194,000
Avg . Price per SF
$ 72
$ 77
$ 114
% of Ask Received
97.10 %
96.60 %
97.60 %
Anderson
High School history teacher
Darren Oliver in his U . S .
Wars history class .
Source : MIBOR Realtor Association
HELPING THE COMMUNITY DURING THE PANDEMIC

The Madison County Chamber

was recognized in August for its efforts to support local businesses during the coronavirus pandemic .
The chamber was honored with the Excellence in Innovation Award by the Indiana Chamber Executives Association ( ICEA ) at its 2020 annual membership meeting .
The local chamber was nominated for efforts that included hosting the Buy a Card , Save a Business Radiothon in late April . The initiative was in partnership with Woof Boom Radio and The Herald Bulletin .
WHBU devoted a full day of programming to spotlighting local businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic . A total of $ 26,534 was raised for those businesses through a combination of gift card sales and matching grant funds .
More than 550 gift cards were purchased for use at local businesses . Some of the most generous buyers were business owners themselves , several of whom bought 20 or more cards to give to their employees in appreciation of their efforts .
Other entrepreneurs — specifically those representing businesses deemed nonessential and among the hardest hit during the pandemic — were especially appreciative of the outpouring of support .
“ I just got tears in my eyes ,” Lyla Graddy said of her reaction when she was told she would receive a generous check for her salon , Lookworthy Face and Body Retreat . “ I felt like it was such a blessing from day one to know that the Madison County Chamber is behind all our local businesses .”