Madison, Alabama Population 2021

53,797
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Madison is a city located in Madison County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 53,797, it is the 10th largest city in Alabama and the 732nd largest city in the United States . Madison is currently growing at a rate of 2.09% annually and its population has increased by 25.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 42,938 in 2010. Madison reached it's highest population of 53,797 in 2021. Spanning over 30 miles, Madison has a population density of 1,774 people per square mile.

The average household income in Madison is $119,683 with a poverty rate of 5.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $946 per month, and the median house value is $253,000. The median age in Madison is 39.1 years, 37 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Madison Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Madison was:

  • White: 74.89%
  • Black or African American: 14.69%
  • Asian: 5.82%
  • Two or more races: 3.35%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Madison, Alabama is 53,797 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 50,491.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 42,938.

Madison, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,94374.89%
Black or African American7,24614.69%
Asian2,8695.82%
Two or More Races1,6513.35%
Some Other Race3720.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native2460.50%
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Madison Population by Race

Madison Population Pyramid $2021

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Madison Median Age

39.1


Total

37


Male

40.7


Female

Madison Adults

There are 36,894 adults, (5,632 of whom are seniors) in Madison.

Madison Age Dependency

57.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Madison Sex Ratio

Female

24,937

50.55%

Male

24,390

49.45%

Madison Population by Age

Madison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Madison Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All70.9%29.1%
Male63.4%36.6%
Non Family50.9%49.1%
Female39.9%60.1%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Madison Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,8252.6170.9
Married11,2883.2185.5
Non Family5,2851.1650.9
Female1,7822.9939.9
Male4702.9363.4

3.14

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Madison Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2640.79%
9th to 12th Grade6902.07%
High School Graduate3,97311.91%
Some College6,15418.44%
Associates Degree2,4757.42%
Bachelors Degree11,40234.17%
Graduate Degree8,41325.21%
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Madison Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Madison Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White23,90823,56814,850
Black5,0644,8762,317
Asian1,9291,8611,461
Hispanic1,2991,110574
2+ Races683663506
Other Race34519674
Native American23423482

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 asian people with a rate of 75.74%.

Madison Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$61,476$87,136$42,992
Less Than 9th Grade$22,544$22,544$
High School Graduate$24,130$30,596$20,433
Some College$42,939$44,965$37,690
Bachelors Degree$71,895$102,146$43,671
Graduate Degree$101,452$122,022$61,201

$61,476

Average Earnings

$87,136

Average Male

$42,992

Average Female

Madison Earnings by Educational Attainment

Madison Language by Age

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Madison Language

89.22% of Madison residents speak only English, while 10.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.75% of the population.

Madison Language

Madison Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White34,6161,4704.25%
Hispanic2,34666228.22%
Black7,1744946.89%
Multiple1,651845.09%
Asian2,869401.39%

5.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.87%

Male Poverty Rate

5.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madison is Hispanic, with 28.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madison is Asian, with 1.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.02%.

Madison Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.45%
High School7.28%
Some College3.68%
Bachelors or Greater2.40%

Madison Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed16.35%
Female Unemployed7.07%
Male Employed3.26%
Female Employed2.59%

Madison Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Madison Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$99,188$119,683
Families$120,276$139,131
Married Families$132,198-
Non Families$53,461$67,713
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Income by Household Type

Madison Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

57.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Madison Married by Age and Sex

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Madison Marriage

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

Madison Marital Status by Race

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Madison Marital Status

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4,708

Number of Veterans

3,948

Male Veterans

760

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War2,273
Second Gulf War1,929
Vietnam1,105
Korea217
World War II119

Madison Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,829
55 to 641,127
65 to 74755
75+627
18 to 34370

Madison Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,69013.35%
Black75413.44%
Hispanic1399.37%
Other Race11532.12%
2+ Races9411.99%
Native American2811.38%
Asian271.28%

Madison Veterans by Race

Madison Veterans by Education

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2.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madison Veterans by Education

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67.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Madison Employment by Age

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Madison Employment by Race

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Madison Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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39.18%

Born in Madison

92.23%

Native Born

7.77%

Foreign Born

3.22%

Non Citizen

4.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.23% of Madison residents were born in the United States, with 39.18% having been born in Alabama. 3.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Madison Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202153,7971,1022.09%
202052,6951,1022.14%
201951,5931,1022.18%
201850,4911,2842.61%
201749,2071,0492.18%
201648,1589882.09%
201547,1705341.15%
201446,6367071.54%
201345,9297401.64%
201245,1898852.00%
201144,3047481.72%
201043,55614,2274.03%
200029,32914,4257.00%
199014,90410,84713.90%
19804,0579712.77%
19703,0861,6868.22%
19601,4009005.28%
19405000.00%

Madison Population by Year