Madison County, North Carolina Population 2018

Madison County, North Carolina's estimated population is 21,746 with a growth rate of 2.92% 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
201721,7466162.92%
201621,130-304-1.42%
201621,4342671.26%
201521,167-52-0.25%
201421,219480.23%
201321,1712691.29%
201220,902490.23%
201120,853690.33%
201020,7843,83122.60%
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
White20,310
Black or African American407
Two or More Races215
Asian105
Some Other Race57
American Indian and Alaska Native36

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

Madison County, North Carolina 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, North Carolina Median Age

43.9


Total

42.4


Male

45.7


Female

Madison County, North Carolina Adults

There are 17,242 adults, (4,205 of which are seniors) in Madison County, North Carolina.

Madison County, North Carolina Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Madison County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

10,683

50.56%

Male

10,447

49.44%

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
Married85%15%
All73.8%26.2%
Male66.9%33.1%
Female60.6%39.4%
Non Family58.9%41.1%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Madison County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,4002.3873.8
Married4,6742.8285
Non Family2,6641.2358.9
Female7963.3360.6
Male2663.4666.9

2.84

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Madison County, North Carolina Households

Madison County, North Carolina Education

Madison County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2588.42%
9th to 12th Grade1,3609.10%
High School Graduate4,57030.58%
Some College2,65917.79%
Associates Degree1,4049.40%
Bachelors Degree2,13214.27%
Graduate Degree1,56010.44%

Madison County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,28711,9493,617
Hispanic2541075
Multiple Races20012845
Black1367513
Asian594312
Native American3636
Other Race95

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 25.32%.

Madison County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,102$33,827$25,536
Less Than High School$13,175$14,773$8,750
High School Grad$25,948$30,819$20,054
Some College$30,722$34,250$29,127
Bachelors Degree$36,875$45,917$32,051
Graduate Degree$50,950$55,147$48,317

$30,102

Average Earnings

$33,827

Average Male

$25,536

Average Female

Madison County, North Carolina Language

Madison County, North Carolina Language by Age

Madison County, North Carolina Language

96.78% of Madison County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.22% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.39% of the population.

Madison County, North Carolina Poverty

Madison County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,1403,09716.18%
Hispanic49312926.17%
Multiple2124722.17%
Black1094036.70%
Other514078.43%
Asian992424.24%

16.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.74%

Male Poverty Rate

18.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madison County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madison County, North Carolina is Other, with 78.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madison County, North Carolina is White, with 16.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.72%.

Madison County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.06%
High School12.95%
Some College11.80%
Bachelors or Greater5.24%

Madison County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.67%
Male Unemployed27.80%
Female Employed11.67%
Male Employed7.37%

Madison County, North Carolina Income

Madison County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,408$53,919
Families$52,474$66,160
Married Families$56,381$
Non Families$18,132$25,911

Madison County, North Carolina Marital Status

Madison County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

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

Madison County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans by War

1,577

Number of Veterans

1,471

Male Veterans

106

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam602
Korea194
Second Gulf War194
First Gulf War182
World War II45

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74421
75+355
55 to 64334
35 to 54320
18 to 34147

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5189.22%
Black276.73%
Indian1850.00%
2 or More146.67%

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

8.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madison County, North Carolina Employment Status

Madison County, North Carolina Employment by Age

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Madison County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Madison County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Madison County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Mars Hill1962219723511.98%
Marshall874889151.72%
Hot Springs56056771.25%
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