Madison, North Carolina Population 2020

2,066

Madison is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,066, it is the 253rd largest city in North Carolina and the 7482nd largest city in the United States. Madison is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -8.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,246 in 2010. Madison reached it's highest population of 2,240 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Madison has a population density of 584 people per square mile.

The average household income in Madison is $55,791 with a poverty rate of 15.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $685 per month, and the median house value is $108,200. The median age in Madison is 45.6 years, 46.8 years for males, and 44.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.7 males.

Madison Demographics

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

  • White: 61.71%
  • Black or African American: 27.93%
  • Two or more races: 6.33%
  • Other race: 3.49%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Asian: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Madison, North Carolina is 2,066, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,118.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,246.

Madison, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,52061.71%
Black or African American68827.93%
Two or More Races1566.33%
Some Other Race863.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.32%
Asian50.20%

Madison Population Pyramid 2020

Madison Median Age

45.6


Total

46.8


Male

44.5


Female

Madison Adults

There are 2,034 adults, (438 of whom are seniors) in Madison.

Madison Age Dependency

54.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Madison Sex Ratio

Female

1,341

54.45%

Male

1,122

45.55%

Madison Households and Families

Madison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Madison Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married74.1%25.9%
All57.4%42.6%
Non Family47.9%52.1%
Female35.1%64.9%

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0132.4257.4
Married4413.1574.1
Non Family3971.0247.9
Female1713.7735.1
Male43.25100

3.18

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Madison Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade955.22%
9th to 12th Grade1679.18%
High School Graduate65636.04%
Some College46525.55%
Associates Degree1608.79%
Bachelors Degree18810.33%
Graduate Degree894.89%

Madison Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1241,003268
Black5804729
Multiple Races6969
Hispanic346
Other Race24
Native American88
Asian5

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 white people with a rate of 23.84%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,836$31,987$26,603
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,320$39,120$24,211
Some College$27,096$26,250$30,094
Bachelors Degree$46,667$80,625$41,375
Graduate Degree$52,656$55,208$34,375

$29,836

Average Earnings

$31,987

Average Male

$26,603

Average Female

Madison Language

Madison Language by Age

Madison Language

96.14% of Madison residents speak only English, while 3.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.04% of the population.

Madison Poverty

Madison Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,50219012.65%
Black68810515.26%
Hispanic1046663.46%
Other866676.74%
Multiple1562717.31%

15.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.42%

Male Poverty Rate

16.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madison is Other, with 76.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madison is White, with 12.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.73%
Some College12.48%
High School7.62%
Bachelors or Greater2.53%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.58%
Male Unemployed17.39%
Male Employed10.40%
Female Employed9.66%

Madison Income

Madison Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,542$55,791
Families$53,793$69,559
Married Families$62,656-
Non Families$28,304$31,084

Madison Marital Status

Madison Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Madison Married by Age and Sex

Madison 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 Marital Status by Race

Madison Veterans

117

Number of Veterans

113

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam54
Korea16
First Gulf War11
World War II7
Second Gulf War4
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5442
75+34
55 to 6422
65 to 7419
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White907.26%
Black274.40%

$Madison Veterans by Education

3.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madison Employment Status

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Madison 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

74.30%

Born in North Carolina

97.60%

Native Born

2.40%

Foreign Born

2.11%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.60% of Madison residents were born in the United States, with 74.30% having been born in North Carolina. 2.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,066-26-1.24%
20192,092-26-1.23%
20182,118-14-0.66%
20172,132-26-1.20%
20162,158-11-0.51%
20152,169-8-0.37%
20142,177-5-0.23%
20132,182-27-1.22%
20122,209-19-0.85%
20112,228-12-0.54%
20102,2400.00%