Madison County, North Carolina Population 2019

Madison County, North Carolina's estimated population is 21,577 with a growth rate of 1.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Madison County, North Carolina is the 79th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201821,7631860.86%
201721,5772181.02%
201621,3592211.05%
201521,138-51-0.24%
201421,189400.19%
201321,1492651.27%
201220,884400.19%
201120,844650.31%
201020,7793,82622.57%
199016,9531260.75%
198016,8278245.15%
197016,003-1,214-7.05%
196017,217-3,305-16.10%
195020,522-2,000-8.88%
194022,5222,21610.91%
193020,3062231.11%
192020,083-49-0.24%
191020,132-512-2.48%
190020,6442,83915.94%
189017,8054,99538.99%
188012,8104,61856.37%
18708,1922,28438.66%
18605,9080.00%

Madison County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White20,483
Black or African American398
Two or More Races171
Asian123
American Indian and Alaska Native92
Some Other Race80

Madison County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Madison County, North Carolina Median Age

44.2


Total

42.4


Male

45.9


Female

Madison County, North Carolina Adults

There are 17,453 adults, (4,404 of whom are seniors) in Madison County, North Carolina.

Madison County, North Carolina Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Madison County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

10,783

50.51%

Male

10,564

49.49%

Madison County, North Carolina Households and Families

Madison County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Madison County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
Male75.5%24.5%
All74.6%25.4%
Non Family62.5%37.5%
Female53.8%46.2%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3462.4274.6
Married4,4152.9486.3
Non Family2,8461.2762.5
Female8203.3453.8
Male2653.4475.5

2.94

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Madison County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1677.69%
9th to 12th Grade1,1657.68%
High School Graduate4,85031.96%
Some College2,68817.71%
Associates Degree1,3699.02%
Bachelors Degree2,30415.18%
Graduate Degree1,63110.75%

Madison County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,48612,3973,832
Hispanic27815341
Multiple Races15611336
Black1438215
Native American9292
Asian513711
Other Race1173

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 27.27%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,314$31,450$23,076
Less Than High School$14,216$14,151$14,464
High School Grad$26,520$30,993$22,107
Some College$27,226$31,723$19,097
Bachelors Degree$33,636$43,139$30,927
Graduate Degree$43,657$51,250$40,977

$28,314

Average Earnings

$31,450

Average Male

$23,076

Average Female

Madison County, North Carolina Language

Madison County, North Carolina Language by Age

Madison County, North Carolina Language

96.64% of Madison County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.30% of the population.

Madison County, North Carolina Poverty

Madison County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,3333,37617.46%
Hispanic5238315.87%
Black1075753.27%
Multiple1695029.59%
Native923841.30%
Other733345.21%
Asian1092220.18%

17.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.29%

Male Poverty Rate

19.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madison County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madison County, North Carolina is Black, with 53.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madison County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 15.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.70%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.01%
Some College16.32%
High School10.59%
Bachelors or Greater8.59%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.37%
Male Unemployed29.09%
Female Employed13.92%
Male Employed7.35%

Madison County, North Carolina Income

Madison County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,563$55,357
Families$52,548$67,336
Married Families$58,227-
Non Families$19,506$30,630

Madison County, North Carolina Marital Status

Madison County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Madison County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Madison County, North Carolina 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 45-54.

Madison County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans

1,444

Number of Veterans

1,324

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam533
Second Gulf War231
First Gulf War162
Korea159
World War II47

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3888.34%
Black287.22%
2 or More159.04%
Indian1314.13%

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

7.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madison County, North Carolina Employment Status

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Madison County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Mars Hill1962219723511.98%
Marshall874889151.72%
Hot Springs56056771.25%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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