Madison County, GA

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Population

28,600

0.839% growth

Median Age

41


Median Household Income

$47,653

5.75% growth

Poverty Rate

17.6%


Number of Employees

12,065

4.66% growth

Median Property Value

$121,600

0.977% decline

About

In 2017, Madison County, GA had a population of 28.6k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $47,653. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Madison County, GA grew from 28,362 to 28,600, a 0.839% increase and its median household income grew from $45,063 to $47,653, a 5.75% increase.

The population of Madison County, GA is 82.9% White Alone, 8.63% Black or African American Alone, and 4.88% Hispanic or Latino. 6.17% of the people in Madison County, GA speak a non-English language, and 97.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Madison County, GA is $121,600, and the homeownership rate is 74.1%. Most people in Madison County, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25 minutes. The average car ownership in Madison County, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Madison County, GA employs 12.1k people. The largest industries in Madison County, GA are Manufacturing (1,889 people), Educational Services (1,559 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,538 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($49,722), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($48,125), and Wholesale Trade ($47,824).

Median household income in Madison County, GA is $47,653. Males in Madison County, GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Madison County, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,653

2017 value

± $3,252

5.75%

1 Year Growth

± 10.5%

Households in Madison County, GA have a median annual income of $47,653, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,063 in 2016, which represents a 5.75% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744

Average Male Salary

± $1,190

$46,261

Average Female Salary

± $830

In 2017, full-time male employees in Madison County, GA made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Madison County, GA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,486 ± $3,787

  2. White

    $53,819 ± $950

  3. Two or More Races

    $43,415 ± $4,855

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Madison County, GA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Madison County, GA is from Georgia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 202

  2. Census Tract 204

  3. Census Tract 206

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Madison County, GA was Census Tract 202 with a value of $47,750, followed by Census Tract 204 and Census Tract 206, with respective values of $47,250 and $41,864.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Madison County, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Madison County, GA (4.98k out of 28.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    3,476 ± 419

  2. Black

    649 ± 227

  3. Hispanic

    551 ± 176

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Madison County, GA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

12.1k

2017 Value

± 744

4.66%

1 Year growth

± 8.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Madison County, GA grew at a rate of 4.66%, from 11.5k employees to 12.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Madison County, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,642 people), Production Occupations (1,177 people), and Management Occupations (1,039 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Madison County, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Madison County, GA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,642 people), Production Occupations (1,177 people), and Management Occupations (1,039 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Madison County, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.83 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.83 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.77 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Madison County, GA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($62,109), Legal Occupations ($57,019), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($53,804).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

12.1k

2017 Value

± 744

4.66%

1 Year growth

± 8.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Madison County, GA grew at a rate of 4.66%, from 11.5k employees to 12.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Madison County, GA, are Manufacturing (1,889 people), Educational Services (1,559 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,538 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Madison County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Madison County, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Madison County, GA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,889 people), Educational Services (1,559 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,538 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Madison County, GA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.36 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.75 times), and Manufacturing (1.55 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Madison County, GA, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($49,722), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($48,125), and Wholesale Trade ($47,824).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $48.1B

  2. $38B

  3. $30.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $48.1B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $38B and Electronics and $30.6B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Georgia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$430B

2015 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Georgia trade was $430B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $628B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Georgia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $39.4B

  2. $25.3B

  3. $20.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $39.4B, followed by South Carolina with $25.3B and North Carolina and $20.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Georgia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

85.4% of the population of Madison County, GA has health coverage, with 41.5% on employee plans, 18.3% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 1.37% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Madison County, GA was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Madison County, GA see 4740 patients per year on average, which represents a 33% decrease from the previous year (7078 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 28824 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 14412 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Rockdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4740 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Madison County, GA see an average of 4740 patients per year. This represents a 33% decrease from the previous year (7078 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,587

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,406

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,199

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Georgia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.41%, from $6,249 to $6,587.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

14.6%

Uninsured

41.5%

Employer Coverage

18.3%

Medicaid

12.5%

Medicare

11.7%

Non-Group

1.37%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Madison County, GA declined by 8.78% from 16% to 14.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Madison County, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 18.2% prevalence

  2. 17.3% prevalence

  3. 16.9% prevalence

Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 18.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Georgia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Madison County, GA is home to a population of 28.6k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.06% of Madison County, GA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Madison County, GA is composed of 23.7k White Alone residents (82.9%), 2.47k Black or African American Alone residents (8.63%), 1.4k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.88%), 440 Two or More Races residents (1.54%), 413 Asian Alone residents (1.44%), 91 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.318%), 80 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.28%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Madison County, GA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,212 speakers), Other Asian Languages (133 speakers), and Thai (48 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Madison County, GA was 41. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Madison County, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Madison County, GA residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.06%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.84%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 4.06% of Madison County, GA residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Madison County, GA was 3.84%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Madison County, GA was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Madison County, GA residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

97.6%

2017 Citizenship

97.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.6% of Madison County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Madison County, GA was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    23.7k ± 91

  2. Black or African American Alone

    2.47k ± 191

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.4k ± 445

In 2017, there were 9.6 times more White Alone residents (23.7k people) in Madison County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.47k Black or African American Alone and 1.4k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Madison County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,212 speakers (4.56%)

  2. Other Asian Languages

    133 speakers (0.5%)

  3. Thai

    48 speakers (0.18%)

6.17% of Madison County, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Madison County, GA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 4.56% of the overall population of Madison County, GA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.5% speak Other Asian Languages and 0.18% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    814 ± 150

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    203 ± 105

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    134 ± 65

Madison County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Madison County, GA was $121,600 in 2017, which is 0.559 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $122,800 to $121,600, a 0.977% decrease. The homeownership rate in Madison County, GA is 74.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Madison County, GA have an average commute time of 25 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Madison County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$47,653

Median Household Income

± $3,252

10.6k

Number of Households

± 647

In 2017, the median household income of the 10.6k households in Madison County, GA grew to $47,653 from the previous year's value of $45,063.

The following chart displays the households in Madison County, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$121,600

2017 Median

± $6,749

$122,800

2016 Median

± $7,063

In 2017, the median property value in Madison County, GA declined from to $121,600 from the previous year's value of $122,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Madison County, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Madison County, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Madison County, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Madison County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

74.1%

2017 Homeownership

73.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74.1% of the housing units in Madison County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Madison County, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Madison County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Madison County, GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

25 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Madison County, GA have a shorter commute time (25 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.53% of the workforce in Madison County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83%

  2. Carpooled

    10.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.02%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Madison County, GA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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