Madison County, Illinois Population 2020

Madison County, Illinois's estimated population is 265,471 with a growth rate of -0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Madison County, Illinois is the 8th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018264,461-1,010-0.38%
2017265,471-262-0.10%
2016265,733-336-0.13%
2015266,069-549-0.21%
2014266,618-699-0.26%
2013267,317-786-0.29%
2012268,103-547-0.20%
2011268,650-696-0.26%
2010269,34620,1088.07%
1990249,2381,5470.62%
1980247,691-3,243-1.29%
1970250,93426,24511.68%
1960224,68942,38223.25%
1950182,30732,95822.07%
1940149,3495,5193.84%
1930143,83036,93534.55%
1920106,89517,04818.97%
191089,84725,15338.88%
190064,69413,15925.53%
189051,5351,4092.81%
188050,1265,99513.58%
187044,13112,88041.21%
186031,25110,81052.88%
185020,4416,00841.63%
184014,4338,212132.00%
18306,221-7,329-54.09%
182013,5500.00%

How Many People Live in Madison County, Illinois?

265,471

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White232,48587.51%
Black or African American22,6598.53%
Two or More Races5,6912.14%
Asian2,6220.99%
Some Other Race1,6200.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native5360.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander570.02%

Madison County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Madison County, Illinois Median Age

40.1


Total

38.6


Male

41.6


Female

Madison County, Illinois Adults

There are 207,102 adults, (43,747 of whom are seniors) in Madison County, Illinois.

Madison County, Illinois Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Madison County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

135,952

51.17%

Male

129,718

48.83%

Madison County, Illinois Households and Families

Madison County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Madison County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All70.8%29.2%
Male57.4%42.6%
Non Family56.2%43.8%
Female52.4%47.6%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All107,4132.4270.8
Married51,8343.0487.2
Non Family38,1281.2656.2
Female12,5293.1252.4
Male4,9223.0757.4

2.98

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Madison County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,4682.42%
9th to 12th Grade10,0965.46%
High School Graduate56,74930.69%
Some College46,77025.29%
Associates Degree19,06010.31%
Bachelors Degree29,94116.19%
Graduate Degree17,8349.64%

Madison County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White163,503151,56143,513
Black13,03911,5312,074
Hispanic4,4853,693655
Multiple Races1,8871,781526
Asian1,7861,593977
Other Race86065366
Native American48644492
Islander40403

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,951$50,307$31,613
Less Than High School$21,373$30,992$12,975
High School Grad$31,213$41,176$23,216
Some College$38,054$49,892$28,834
Bachelors Degree$53,679$68,430$44,418
Graduate Degree$68,000$82,119$61,233

$40,951

Average Earnings

$50,307

Average Male

$31,613

Average Female

Madison County, Illinois Language

Madison County, Illinois Language by Age

Madison County, Illinois Language

96.31% of Madison County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.79% of the population.

Madison County, Illinois Poverty

Madison County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White222,22324,88011.20%
Black21,4227,70235.95%
Hispanic8,1481,93123.70%
Multiple5,4511,11520.45%
Other1,59030118.93%
Asian2,57626710.36%
Native52416832.06%

13.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.50%

Male Poverty Rate

14.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madison County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madison County, Illinois is Black, with 35.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madison County, Illinois is Asian, with 10.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.89%
High School13.77%
Some College9.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.39%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.18%
Male Unemployed34.74%
Female Employed9.21%
Male Employed5.87%

Madison County, Illinois Income

Madison County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,890$74,862
Families$74,279$89,768
Married Families$89,019$104,135
Non Families$32,814$44,927

Madison County, Illinois Marital Status

Madison County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Madison County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Madison County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Madison County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Madison County, Illinois Veterans

21,245

Number of Veterans

19,429

Male Veterans

1,816

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7,493
First Gulf War4,335
Second Gulf War3,546
Korea1,822
World War II862

Madison County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White19,78810.71%
Black1,1046.91%
Hispanic3947.20%
2 or More1787.32%
Asian632.98%
Other565.38%
Indian296.62%
Hawaiian2767.50%

Madison County, Illinois Veterans by Education

6.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madison County, Illinois Employment Status

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Madison County, Illinois Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.67%

Born in Illinois

97.70%

Native Born

2.30%

Foreign Born

1.08%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.70% of Madison County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 68.67% having been born in Illinois. 1.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Madison County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Granite City2984928908-941-3.15%
Alton2791826861-1057-3.79%
Edwardsville24367250717042.89%
Collinsville 2555824635-923-3.61%
Godfrey1800517733-272-1.51%
Glen Carbon1293612978420.32%
Wood River1065710251-406-3.81%
Troy9888100932052.07%
Highland99189830-88-0.89%
Bethalto95219328-193-2.03%
Maryville748779044175.57%
East Alton63016141-160-2.54%
Pontoon Beach58365609-227-3.89%
Madison 38913846-45-1.16%
Fairmont City 26292482-147-5.59%
South Roxana20531986-67-3.26%
Venice18901905150.79%
Roxana15421474-68-4.41%
Hartford14291378-51-3.57%
St. Jacob1098121812010.93%
Worden10441029-15-1.44%
Marine960929-31-3.23%
Livingston858823-35-4.08%
Hamel816813-3-0.37%
Alhambra681657-24-3.52%
Pierron 600554-46-7.67%
Grantfork337328-9-2.67%
New Douglas319316-3-0.94%
Williamson230224-6-2.61%
  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