Madison County, Alabama Population 2018

Madison County, Alabama's estimated population is 361,046 with a growth rate of 3.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Madison County, Alabama is the 3rd largest county in Alabama.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017361,04611,0733.16%
2016349,973-6,339-1.78%
2016356,3123,5721.01%
2015352,7403,1440.90%
2014349,5963,2230.93%
2013346,3733,8191.11%
2012342,5543,0350.89%
2011339,5193,4171.02%
2010336,10297,19040.68%
1990238,91241,94621.30%
1980196,96610,4265.59%
1970186,54069,19258.96%
1960117,34844,44560.96%
195072,9036,5869.93%
194066,3171,6942.62%
193064,62313,35526.05%
192051,2684,2278.99%
191047,0413,3397.64%
190043,7025,58314.65%
189038,1194941.31%
188037,6256,35820.33%
187031,2674,81618.21%
186026,451240.09%
185026,4277212.80%
184025,706-2,284-8.16%
183027,99010,50960.12%
182017,48112,782272.02%
18104,6990.00%

Madison County, Alabama Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White240,861
Black or African American84,657
Two or More Races10,036
Asian8,574
Some Other Race3,355
American Indian and Alaska Native2,094
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander396

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Madison County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Madison County, Alabama Median Age

38.1


Total

36.7


Male

39.5


Female

Madison County, Alabama Adults

There are 271,229 adults, (47,946 of which are seniors) in Madison County, Alabama.

Madison County, Alabama Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Madison County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

178,888

51.11%

Male

171,085

48.89%

Madison County, Alabama Households and Families

Madison County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Madison County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
All68%32%
Male62.7%37.3%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Female48.1%51.9%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Madison County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All139,9492.4468
Married67,3593.1284
Non Family49,8141.253.6
Female16,8723.1248.1
Male5,9043.1762.7

3.07

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Madison County, Alabama Households

Madison County, Alabama Education

Madison County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,9012.91%
9th to 12th Grade14,8566.27%
High School Graduate49,50720.90%
Some College49,74521.00%
Associates Degree19,5228.24%
Bachelors Degree60,12225.38%
Graduate Degree36,21815.29%

Madison County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White164,803153,43873,007
Black51,48044,84915,153
Hispanic8,6716,0532,328
Asian6,1255,4853,631
Multiple Races4,5904,2571,880
Other Race1,496847162
Native American1,4721,189413
Islander35734056

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 95.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 59.28%.

Madison County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,155$52,088$30,964
Less Than High School$18,190$19,505$15,662
High School Grad$25,895$29,990$20,893
Some College$31,922$40,706$26,768
Bachelors Degree$56,693$78,275$40,629
Graduate Degree$79,994$102,090$58,301

$40,155

Average Earnings

$52,088

Average Male

$30,964

Average Female

Madison County, Alabama Language

Madison County, Alabama Language by Age

Madison County, Alabama Language

93.26% of Madison County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 6.74% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.24% of the population.

Madison County, Alabama Poverty

Madison County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black80,29119,85524.73%
White225,50017,6907.84%
Hispanic15,8095,09132.20%
Multiple9,8741,55315.73%
Other3,2661,35041.33%
Asian8,4046858.15%
Native2,05641119.99%
Islander38411529.95%

13.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.41%

Male Poverty Rate

14.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madison County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madison County, Alabama is Other, with 41.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madison County, Alabama is White, with 7.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.08%.

Madison County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.44%
High School15.37%
Some College10.25%
Bachelors or Greater3.13%

Madison County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.97%
Male Unemployed28.88%
Female Employed7.99%
Male Employed6.13%

Madison County, Alabama Income

Madison County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,150$81,399
Families$78,355$98,442
Married Families$95,730$115,534
Non Families$36,188$49,311

Madison County, Alabama Marital Status

Madison County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Madison County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

Madison County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Madison County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Madison County, Alabama Veterans

Madison County, Alabama Veterans by War

32,804

Number of Veterans

29,328

Male Veterans

3,476

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam11,010
First Gulf War10,119
Second Gulf War7,569
Korea2,773
World War II995

Madison County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5410,211
55 to 647,806
65 to 746,544
75+5,720
18 to 342,523

Madison County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White25,42413.38%
Black6,0009.46%
Hispanic9539.16%
2 or More81214.16%
Asian2673.75%
Indian18311.11%
Hawaiian6819.05%
Other502.62%

Madison County, Alabama Veterans by Education

6.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madison County, Alabama Employment Status

Madison County, Alabama Employment by Age

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Madison County, Alabama Employment by Race

Madison County, Alabama Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Madison County, Alabama

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Huntsville 180375193079127047.04%
Madison 4296147959499811.63%
New Hope28102803-7-0.25%
Owens Cross Roads1522185233021.68%
Gurley801786-15-1.87%
Triana512529173.32%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990