Madison, North Carolina Population 2024

2,198

Madison is a city located in Rockingham County North Carolina. Madison has a 2024 population of 2,198. Madison is currently growing at a rate of 1.2% annually and its population has increased by 3.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,128 in 2020.

The average household income in Madison is $62,477 with a poverty rate of 10.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Madison is 47.7 years, 42.7 years for males, and 52.3 years for females.

Madison Demographics

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

  • White: 70.34%
  • Black or African American: 18.76%
  • Other race: 5.49%
  • Two or more races: 5.31%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
  • Asian:
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
621.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.29% (70)
The current population of Madison, North Carolina is 2,198 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,128.

Madison, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,53770.34%
Black or African American41018.76%
Other race1205.49%
Two or more races1165.31%
Native American10.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander10.05%
Asian
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White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Madison Population by Race

Madison Population Pyramid 2024

Madison Median Age

47.7

Total

42.7

Male

52.3

Female

Madison Adults

There are 1,858 adults, (445 of whom are seniors) in Madison.

Madison Age Dependency

54.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Madison Sex Ratio

Female1,11751.12%
Male1,06848.88%

Madison Population by Age

Madison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0132.1563.336.7
Non Family4411.0963.736.3
Married4113.177.422.6
Female1172.791288
Male442.1663.636.4
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2.92

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Madison Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Madison Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Madison Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Madison Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,672

Average Earnings

$40,833

Average Male

$33,971

Average Female

Madison Earnings by Educational Attainment

Madison Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Madison Language

94.37% of Madison residents speak only English, while 5.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.92% of the population.

Madison Language

Madison Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,5161177.72%
Other1206655%
Hispanic1666639.76%
Black410368.78%
Multiple11643.45%
Islander11100%
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10.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.67%

Male Poverty Rate

9.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madison is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madison is Multiple, with 3.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.71%.

Madison Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.73%
High School18.22%
Some College6.2%
Bachelors or Greater4.05%
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Madison Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.61%
Female Employed4.45%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Madison Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Madison Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Madison Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Madison Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Madison Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Madison Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

193

Number of Veterans

187

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Madison Veterans by War

count

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Madison Veterans by Age

count

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Madison Veterans by Race

Madison Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madison Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Madison Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Madison Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Madison Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.16%

Born in Madison

96.61%

Native Born

3.39%

Foreign Born

3.3%

Non Citizen

0.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.61% of Madison residents were born in the United States, with 70.16% having been born in North Carolina. 3.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Madison Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,328261.13%
20282,302261.14%
20272,276261.16%
20262,250261.17%
20252,224261.18%
20242,198261.2%
20232,172261.21%
20222,146261.23%
20212,120-8-0.38%
20202,128110.52%
20192,117
20182,117-14-0.66%
20172,131-25-1.16%
20162,156-13-0.6%
20152,169-8-0.37%
20142,177-6-0.27%
20132,183-26-1.18%
20122,209-19-0.85%
20112,228-12-0.54%
20102,240
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Madison Population by Year