Madison County, North Carolina Population 2020

Madison County, North Carolina's estimated population is 22,135 with a growth rate of 0.85% 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
202022,1351860.85%
201921,9491860.85%
201821,7631860.86%
201721,5772181.02%
201621,3592211.05%
201521,138-51-0.24%
201421,189400.19%
201321,1492651.27%
201220,884400.19%
201120,844650.31%
201020,7793,82622.57%
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 by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,47095.63%
Black or African American3631.70%
Two or More Races2411.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native1200.56%
Asian1190.56%
Some Other Race920.43%

Madison County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Madison County, North Carolina Median Age

44


Total

42.3


Male

46


Female

Madison County, North Carolina Adults

There are 17,523 adults, (4,486 of whom are seniors) in Madison County, North Carolina.

Madison County, North Carolina Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Madison County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

10,903

50.94%

Male

10,502

49.06%

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
Married82.6%17.4%
All72.6%27.4%
Male71.7%28.3%
Non Family61.9%38.1%
Female54%46%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,4522.472.6
Married4,5242.9582.6
Non Family2,8521.2961.9
Female8072.9954
Male2693.0871.7

2.88

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Madison County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0496.88%
9th to 12th Grade1,1807.73%
High School Graduate4,67830.66%
Some College2,90919.07%
Associates Degree1,2278.04%
Bachelors Degree2,48316.28%
Graduate Degree1,73011.34%

Madison County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,62112,5454,098
Hispanic25519464
Multiple Races13711035
Native American113113
Black110606
Asian523710
Other Race25214

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 28.03%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,972$33,264$26,532
Less Than High School$15,077$14,692$15,575
High School Grad$27,285$31,067$21,083
Some College$30,625$35,658$27,174
Bachelors Degree$40,665$57,750$31,337
Graduate Degree$45,417$50,660$43,961

$30,972

Average Earnings

$33,264

Average Male

$26,532

Average Female

Madison County, North Carolina Language

Madison County, North Carolina Language by Age

Madison County, North Carolina Language

97.66% of Madison County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.34% of the population.

Madison County, North Carolina Poverty

Madison County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,4033,40317.54%
Hispanic4746313.29%
Black923639.13%
Other763647.37%
Multiple2343514.96%
Native1203529.17%
Asian1061917.92%

17.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.84%

Male Poverty Rate

19.30%

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 47.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madison County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 13.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.77%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.35%
Some College15.75%
High School14.22%
Bachelors or Greater7.53%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.47%
Male Unemployed31.94%
Female Employed11.29%
Male Employed6.15%

Madison County, North Carolina Income

Madison County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,410$61,590
Families$55,916$73,935
Married Families$61,687-
Non Families$21,791$35,159

Madison County, North Carolina Marital Status

Madison County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Madison County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans

1,519

Number of Veterans

1,418

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam515
Second Gulf War232
First Gulf War211
Korea143
World War II44
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74431
75+386
35 to 54344
55 to 64238
18 to 34120
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4738.80%
Black329.04%
Indian87.08%
2 or More64.08%

$Madison County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

9.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madison County, North Carolina Employment Status

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Madison County, North Carolina 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

63.87%

Born in North Carolina

98.09%

Native Born

1.91%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.09% of Madison County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 63.87% having been born in North Carolina. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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