Madison County, North Carolina Population 2022

Madison County, North Carolina's estimated population is 22,025 with a growth rate of 0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Madison County, North Carolina is the 80th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 20,777 and has seen a growth of 6.01% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18605,9080.00%
18708,1922,28438.66%
188012,8104,61856.37%
189017,8054,99538.99%
190020,6442,83915.94%
191020,132-512-2.48%
192020,083-49-0.24%
193020,3062231.11%
194022,5222,21610.91%
195020,522-2,000-8.88%
196017,217-3,305-16.10%
197016,003-1,214-7.05%
198016,8278245.15%
199016,9531260.75%
201020,7773,82422.56%
201120,845680.33%
201220,882370.18%
201321,1472651.27%
201421,187400.19%
201521,146-41-0.19%
201621,3672211.05%
201721,5631960.92%
201821,6651020.47%
201921,755900.42%
202021,845900.41%
202121,935900.41%
202222,025900.41%
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Madison County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,49694.85%
Black or African American3201.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native720.33%
Asian1070.50%
Some Other Race930.43%
Two or More Races5202.41%
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Madison County, North Carolina Population by Race

Madison County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Madison County, North Carolina Median Age

44.6


Total

42.3


Male

45.9


Female

Madison County, North Carolina Adults

There are 17,747 adults, (4,817 of whom are seniors) in Madison County, North Carolina.

Madison County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Madison County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

10,989

50.86%

Male

10,619

49.14%

Madison County, North Carolina Population by Age

Madison County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Madison County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All74.9%25.1%
Male70.8%29.2%
Non Family60.3%39.7%
Female56.8%43.2%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Madison County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3732.4574.9
Married4,4853.0687.5
Male2333.7970.8
Female5973.2456.8
Non Family3,0581.3160.3

3.03

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Madison County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6023.86%
9th to 12th Grade1,1537.39%
High School Graduate5,01232.12%
Some College3,00319.25%
Associates Degree1,1397.30%
Bachelors Degree2,93618.82%
Graduate Degree1,75811.27%
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Madison County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Madison County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,91613,2644,596
Black1139722
Hispanic35131259
Other Race44446
2+ Races27123916
Asian38221
Native American5656

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 30.81%.

Madison County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,768$37,658$33,616
Less Than 9th Grade$25,930$28,750$16,319
High School Graduate$27,317$27,374$27,024
Some College$37,756$41,798$32,237
Bachelors Degree$44,306$53,750$42,962
Graduate Degree$44,143$47,337$43,395

$35,768

Average Earnings

$37,658

Average Male

$33,616

Average Female

Madison County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Madison County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Madison County, North Carolina Language

97.95% of Madison County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.10% of the population.

Madison County, North Carolina Language

Madison County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1013635.64%
Native571831.58%
White19,5702,80014.31%
Asian8444.76%
Other42NaN%
Multiple498397.83%
Hispanic490193.88%

14.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.64%

Male Poverty Rate

14.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madison County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madison County, North Carolina is Black, with 35.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madison County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 3.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.42%.

Madison County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.64%
High School13.95%
Some College11.64%
Bachelors or Greater4.03%

Madison County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.54%
Male Unemployed68.67%
Female Employed5.05%
Female Unemployed56.10%

Madison County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Madison County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,190$65,615
Families$69,681$83,622
Married Families$75,159-
Non Families$21,027$32,305
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Income by Household Type

Madison County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Madison County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Madison County, North Carolina Marital Status

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1,413

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War226
First Gulf War297
Vietnam506
Korea87
World War II11

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3422
35 to 54323
55 to 64250
65 to 74411
75+407

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3728.11%
Black3611.61%
Asian22.67%
2+ Races31.02%

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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11.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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54.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Madison County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Madison County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Madison County, North Carolina 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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62.25%

Born in Madison County, North Carolina

98.12%

Native Born

1.88%

Foreign Born

1.12%

Non Citizen

0.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.12% of Madison County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 62.25% having been born in North Carolina. 1.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Madison County, North Carolina Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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