Madison, West Virginia Population 2021

2,549
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Madison is a city located in Boone County West Virginia. With a 2020 population of 2,549, it is the 47th largest city in West Virginia and the 6774th largest city in the United States . Madison is currently declining at a rate of -2.37% annually and its population has decreased by -17.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,076 in 2010. Madison reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 7 miles, Madison has a population density of 364 people per square mile.

The average household income in Madison is $64,264 with a poverty rate of 19.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $741 per month, and the median house value is $120,300. The median age in Madison is 45.4 years, 42.3 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Madison Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Madisonwas:

  • White: 95.66%
  • Black or African American: 4.16%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Madison, West Virginia is 2,549 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,673.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,076.

Madison, West Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,66795.66%
Black or African American1164.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.18%
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Madison Population by Race

Madison Population Pyramid $2021

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Madison Median Age

45.4


Total

42.3


Male

46.8


Female

Madison Adults

There are 2,141 adults, (498 of whom are seniors) in Madison.

Madison Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Madison Sex Ratio

Female

1,361

48.82%

Male

1,427

51.18%

Madison Population by Age

Madison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Madison Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family57%43%
Female60%40%
All73.7%26.3%
Male84.2%15.8%
Married85.6%14.4%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Madison Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1422.4373.7
Married6393.0385.6
Non Family3791.2157
Female1053.0260
Male193.5384.2

3.02

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Madison Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade884.33%
9th to 12th Grade824.04%
High School Graduate90444.49%
Some College48523.87%
Associates Degree1718.42%
Bachelors Degree1477.23%
Graduate Degree1557.63%
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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
White1,9711,801302
Black3838
Hispanic1818
Native American55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.32%.

Madison Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,078$44,821$29,833
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,313$45,125$26,277
Some College$33,608$35,313$30,240
Bachelors Degree$68,068$$63,542
Graduate Degree$38,696$40,781$38,424

$35,078

Average Earnings

$44,821

Average Male

$29,833

Average Female

Madison Earnings by Educational Attainment

Madison Language by Age

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Madison Language

99.89% of Madison residents speak only English, while 0.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.11% of the population.

Madison Language

Madison Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,64050319.05%
Black1163832.76%

19.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.74%

Male Poverty Rate

18.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madison is Black, with 32.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madison is White, with 19.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.95%.

Madison Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.94%
Some College20.43%
High School17.81%
Bachelors or Greater3.97%

Madison Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed32.00%
Male Unemployed31.18%
Male Employed12.02%
Female Employed9.89%

Madison Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Madison Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,250$64,264
Families$69,554$79,704
Married Families$76,339-
Non Families$24,188$32,669
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Income by Household Type

Madison Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Madison Marital Status by Race

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Madison Marital Status

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168

Number of Veterans

168

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam68
First Gulf War66
Korea8
Second Gulf War4
World War II

Madison Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5462
65 to 7456
75+23
55 to 6423
18 to 344

Madison Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1497.10%
Black1950.00%

Madison Veterans by Race

Madison Veterans by Education

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17.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madison Veterans by Education

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50.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

10.7%

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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84.68%

Born in Madison

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

0.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.39% of Madison residents were born in the United States, with 84.68% having been born in West Virginia. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Madison Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,549-62-2.37%
20202,611-62-2.32%
20192,673-62-2.27%
20182,735-47-1.69%
20172,782-54-1.90%
20162,836-54-1.87%
20152,890-56-1.90%
20142,946-47-1.57%
20132,993-36-1.19%
20123,029-10-0.33%
20113,039-39-1.27%
20103,0784011.41%
20002,677-374-1.30%
19903,051-177-0.56%
19803,2280.00%

Madison Population by Year