Madison County, Illinois Population 2018

Madison County, Illinois's estimated population is 265,428 with a growth rate of -0.50% 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
2017265,428-1,331-0.50%
2016266,7591,1610.44%
2016265,598-396-0.15%
2015265,994-532-0.20%
2014266,526-692-0.26%
2013267,218-809-0.30%
2012268,027-568-0.21%
2011268,595-744-0.28%
2010269,33920,1018.06%
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%

Madison County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White235,054
Black or African American22,009
Two or More Races5,642
Asian2,404
Some Other Race1,017
American Indian and Alaska Native544
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander89

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

Madison County, Illinois 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, Illinois Median Age

39.7


Total

38.2


Male

41.1


Female

Madison County, Illinois Adults

There are 207,539 adults, (41,614 of which are seniors) in Madison County, Illinois.

Madison County, Illinois Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Madison County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

136,329

51.11%

Male

130,430

48.89%

Madison County, Illinois Households and Families

Madison County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Madison County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All70.8%29.2%
Male58.6%41.4%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female51.2%48.8%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Madison County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All107,0142.4470.8
Married51,5563.0488
Non Family37,1711.2755.6
Female13,0973.1451.2
Male5,1903.0958.6

2.98

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Madison County, Illinois Households

Madison County, Illinois Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,1432.25%
9th to 12th Grade9,5315.19%
High School Graduate58,29631.72%
Some College46,38425.24%
Associates Degree18,2549.93%
Bachelors Degree30,18616.43%
Graduate Degree16,9789.24%

Madison County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White163,362151,87043,083
Black12,53611,0112,043
Hispanic4,2183,786645
Multiple Races1,8191,702467
Asian1,7031,594882
Other Race69360742
Native American35633384
Islander5656

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 islander people with a rate of 51.79%.

Madison County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,540$47,898$30,687
Less Than High School$20,121$26,789$11,868
High School Grad$30,449$38,438$22,169
Some College$36,364$46,411$27,293
Bachelors Degree$51,470$66,049$41,665
Graduate Degree$61,946$75,313$55,789

$38,540

Average Earnings

$47,898

Average Male

$30,687

Average Female

Madison County, Illinois Language

Madison County, Illinois Language by Age

Madison County, Illinois Language

96.89% of Madison County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.11% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.33% of the population.

Madison County, Illinois Poverty

Madison County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White224,54824,15210.76%
Black20,7667,40335.65%
Hispanic7,8221,54519.75%
Multiple5,4411,14621.06%
Asian2,36729012.25%
Native53311721.95%
Other1,01610410.24%

13.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.99%

Male Poverty Rate

14.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madison County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madison County, Illinois is Black, with 35.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madison County, Illinois is Other, with 10.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.04%.

Madison County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.28%
High School12.85%
Some College9.34%
Bachelors or Greater3.39%

Madison County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.66%
Male Unemployed36.10%
Female Employed8.47%
Male Employed5.33%

Madison County, Illinois Income

Madison County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,573$70,956
Families$70,077$84,106
Married Families$84,355$98,101
Non Families$31,311$43,660

Madison County, Illinois Marital Status

Madison County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Madison County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Madison County, Illinois Veterans

Madison County, Illinois Veterans by War

22,056

Number of Veterans

20,540

Male Veterans

1,516

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam8,216
First Gulf War3,955
Second Gulf War3,100
Korea2,154
World War II1,131

Madison County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 745,686
35 to 545,285
75+4,666
55 to 644,547
18 to 341,872

Madison County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White20,60811.07%
Black1,0596.84%
Hispanic4638.91%
2 or More1948.06%
Asian844.31%
Other374.47%
Hawaiian3766.07%
Indian3710.39%

Madison County, Illinois Veterans by Education

5.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madison County, Illinois Employment Status

Madison County, Illinois Employment by Age

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Madison County, Illinois Employment by Race

Madison County, Illinois Employment by Education

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%
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