Madison County, North Carolina Population 2021

Madison County, North Carolina's estimated population is 21,935 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 inNorth Carolina. The 2010 Population was 20,777 and has seen a growth of 5.57% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,935900.41%
202021,845900.41%
201921,755900.42%
201821,6651020.47%
201721,5631960.92%
201621,3672211.05%
201521,146-41-0.19%
201421,187400.19%
201321,1472651.27%
201220,882370.18%
201120,845680.33%
201020,7773,82422.56%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.41% (90)
County Website
Founded
1851
County Seat
2010 Population
20,777
Growth Since 2010
5.57% (1,158)
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Madison County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,50495.37%
Black or African American3491.62%
Two or More Races3361.56%
Asian1250.58%
Some Other Race1000.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native850.40%
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Madison County, North Carolina Population by Race

Madison County, North Carolina Population Pyramid $2021

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Madison County, North Carolina Median Age

44


Total

41.9


Male

46.2


Female

Madison County, North Carolina Adults

There are 17,575 adults, (4,683 of whom are seniors) in Madison County, North Carolina.

Madison County, North Carolina Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Madison County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

10,973

51.04%

Male

10,526

48.96%

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
Female50.6%49.4%
Non Family61.3%38.7%
Male72.1%27.9%
All74.1%25.9%
Married86.2%13.8%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Madison County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,4032.4274.1
Married4,5283.0186.2
Non Family2,9471.3361.3
Female7093.0550.6
Male2193.0272.1

2.95

Average Family Size

2.42

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 Grade7544.92%
9th to 12th Grade1,2418.10%
High School Graduate4,79331.28%
Some College2,92519.09%
Associates Degree1,2418.10%
Bachelors Degree2,63017.16%
Graduate Degree1,74111.36%
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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
White14,77212,9264,274
Hispanic23718059
Black1127712
2+ Races1106616
Native American8181
Asian463310
Other Race20206

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 other race people with a rate of 30.00%.

Madison County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,856$35,943$30,651
Less Than 9th Grade$16,686$25,464$15,179
High School Graduate$30,282$31,759$23,636
Some College$32,205$38,092$28,929
Bachelors Degree$42,519$45,625$37,988
Graduate Degree$46,949$52,381$45,556

$32,856

Average Earnings

$35,943

Average Male

$30,651

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

97.69% of Madison County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 2.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.23% 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
White19,4963,12216.01%
Hispanic4767916.60%
Multiple3086621.43%
Black814454.32%
Other814150.62%
Asian1031817.48%
Native851821.18%

16.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.29%

Male Poverty Rate

18.29%

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 54.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madison County, North Carolina is White, with 16.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.06%.

Madison County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.75%
Some College15.05%
High School14.98%
Bachelors or Greater4.96%

Madison County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.18%
Male Unemployed45.49%
Female Employed9.16%
Male Employed5.18%

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$45,873$63,757
Families$62,865$79,714
Married Families$69,762-
Non Families$21,609$32,405
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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

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

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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1,520

Number of Veterans

1,422

Male Veterans

98

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam573
First Gulf War313
Second Gulf War286
Korea112
World War II22

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74472
75+371
35 to 54333
55 to 64253
18 to 3491

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4828.80%
Black277.87%
2+ Races74.83%
Native American44.94%

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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11.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madison County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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53.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

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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63.92%

Born in Madison County, North Carolina

98.09%

Native Born

1.91%

Foreign Born

1.10%

Non Citizen

0.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.09% of Madison County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 63.92% having been born in North Carolina. 1.10% 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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