Madison County, Nebraska Population 2021

Madison County, Nebraska's estimated population is 34,919 with a growth rate of -0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Madison County, Nebraska is the 9th largest county in Nebraska. The 2010 Population was 34,961 and has seen a growth of -0.12% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202134,919-90-0.26%
202035,009-90-0.26%
201935,099-90-0.26%
201835,189570.16%
201735,1321530.44%
201634,979-20-0.06%
201534,999-84-0.24%
201435,083-64-0.18%
201335,147630.18%
201235,084790.23%
201135,005440.13%
201034,9612,3067.06%
199032,6551,2734.06%
198031,3823,98014.52%
197027,4022,2578.98%
196025,1458073.32%
195024,338690.28%
194024,269-1,768-6.79%
193026,0373,52615.66%
192022,5113,41017.85%
191019,1012,12512.52%
190016,9763,30724.19%
189013,6698,080144.57%
18805,5894,456393.29%
18701,1330.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.26%
County Website
Founded
1867
County Seat
2010 Population
34,961
Growth Since 2010
-0.12%
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Madison County, Nebraska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,14391.63%
Some Other Race8662.47%
Asian6021.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native5521.57%
Two or More Races4591.31%
Black or African American4581.31%
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Madison County, Nebraska Population by Race

Madison County, Nebraska Population Pyramid $2021

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Madison County, Nebraska Median Age

36.6


Total

35.8


Male

37.3


Female

Madison County, Nebraska Adults

There are 26,264 adults, (5,452 of whom are seniors) in Madison County, Nebraska.

Madison County, Nebraska Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Madison County, Nebraska Sex Ratio

Female

17,633

50.27%

Male

17,447

49.73%

Madison County, Nebraska Population by Age

Madison County, Nebraska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Madison County, Nebraska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All65.6%34.4%
Male57.6%42.4%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
Female42.8%57.2%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Madison County, Nebraska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,2052.3965.6
Married7,1783.0683.6
Non Family5,2661.2547.4
Female1,2873.2242.8
Male4742.7357.6

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Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Madison County, Nebraska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1855.17%
9th to 12th Grade1,0104.41%
High School Graduate6,97130.42%
Some College4,95621.63%
Associates Degree3,52415.38%
Bachelors Degree3,65115.93%
Graduate Degree1,6197.06%
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Madison County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Madison County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,51518,5794,836
Hispanic2,4821,445151
Other Race51026724
Asian367264174
Native American27721044
Black21216013
2+ Races12010381

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 67.50%.

Madison County, Nebraska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,384$42,943$29,688
Less Than 9th Grade$31,438$33,906$24,448
High School Graduate$30,494$39,668$24,274
Some College$36,614$41,485$29,744
Bachelors Degree$42,849$58,209$34,399
Graduate Degree$62,941$67,800$52,278

$36,384

Average Earnings

$42,943

Average Male

$29,688

Average Female

Madison County, Nebraska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Madison County, Nebraska Language by Age

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Madison County, Nebraska Language

86.10% of Madison County, Nebraska residents speak only English, while 13.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.35% of the population.

Madison County, Nebraska Language

Madison County, Nebraska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,0153,34712.39%
Hispanic5,2081,34825.88%
Multiple44419844.59%
Other85016319.18%
Black42514634.35%
Native5437113.08%
Asian59071.19%

14.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.83%

Male Poverty Rate

17.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madison County, Nebraska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madison County, Nebraska is Multiple, with 44.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madison County, Nebraska is Asian, with 1.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.15%.

Madison County, Nebraska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.80%
High School14.03%
Some College9.62%
Bachelors or Greater6.45%

Madison County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed53.61%
Male Unemployed48.44%
Female Employed9.00%
Male Employed5.22%

Madison County, Nebraska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Madison County, Nebraska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,188$68,209
Families$69,562$84,460
Married Families$79,911-
Non Families$28,923$38,447
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Income by Household Type

Madison County, Nebraska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Madison County, Nebraska Married by Age and Sex

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Madison County, Nebraska 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 45-54.

Madison County, Nebraska Marital Status by Race

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Madison County, Nebraska Marital Status

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1,939

Number of Veterans

1,815

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam673
Korea257
First Gulf War257
Second Gulf War192
World War II186

Madison County, Nebraska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+700
65 to 74524
35 to 54397
55 to 64234
18 to 3484

Madison County, Nebraska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8797.70%
Hispanic331.04%
Black258.87%
Asian204.89%
Native American61.81%
2+ Races52.54%
Other Race40.62%

Madison County, Nebraska Veterans by Race

Madison County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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8.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madison County, Nebraska Veterans by Education

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69.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Madison County, Nebraska Employment by Age

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Madison County, Nebraska Employment by Race

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Madison County, Nebraska 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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69.33%

Born in Madison County, Nebraska

92.89%

Native Born

7.11%

Foreign Born

4.61%

Non Citizen

2.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.89% of Madison County, Nebraska residents were born in the United States, with 69.33% having been born in Nebraska. 4.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Madison County, Nebraska 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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