Madison County, MS

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2022 Population
109,257
0.932% 1-year growth
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.4
1.86% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.79%
3.89% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$79,105
5.91% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$264,700
12.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
53,899
0.0927% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Madison County, MS had a population of 109k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $79,105. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Madison County, MS grew from 108,248 to 109,257, a 0.932% increase and its median household income grew from $74,688 to $79,105, a 5.91% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Madison County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (37.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.71%), White (Hispanic) (1.55%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.33%).

None of the households in Madison County, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.9% of the residents in Madison County, MS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Madison County, MS are Tougaloo College (134 degrees awarded in 2022) and Wesley Biblical Seminary (176451) (24 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Madison County, MS was $264,700, and the homeownership rate was 72.5%.

Most people in Madison County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Madison County, MS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Madison County, MS is home to a population of 109k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.16% of Madison County, MS residents were born outside of the country (4.54k people).

In 2022, there were 1.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (60k people) in Madison County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.96k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.9% of Madison County, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Madison County, MS was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Madison County, MS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    60k ± 227
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    41.1k ± 347
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    2.96k ± 157
3.09%
Hispanic Population
3.38k people

In 2022, there were 1.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (60k people) in Madison County, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.96k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.09% of the people in Madison County, MS are hispanic (3.38k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Madison County, MS as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    16,383 ± 3,134 people
  2. India
    5,084 ± 1,749 people
  3. Guatemala
    3,926 ± 1,537 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Mississippi was Mexico, the natal country of 16,383 Mississippi residents, followed by India with 5,084 and Guatemala with 3,926.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.16%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.54k people
4.24%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.59k people

As of 2022, 4.16% of Madison County, MS residents (4.54k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Madison County, MS was 4.24%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,100 ± 275
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,047 ± 361
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    985 ± 280

Madison County, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Madison County, MS employs 53.9k people. The largest industries in Madison County, MS are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,956 people), Retail Trade (5,404 people), and Educational Services (5,342 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($79,655), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,212), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($76,356).

Males in Mississippi have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,477. The income inequality in Mississippi (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

53.9k
2022 Value
± 2,195
−0.0927%
1 Year decline
± 5.75%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Madison County, MS declined at a rate of −0.0927%, from 53.9k employees to 53.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Madison County, MS, are Management Occupations (6,393 people), Sales & Related Occupations (5,855 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,308 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Madison County, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

53.9k
2022 Value
± 2,195
−0.0927%
1 Year decline
± 5.75%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Madison County, MS declined at a rate of −0.0927%, from 53.9k employees to 53.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Madison County, MS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,956 people), Retail Trade (5,404 people), and Educational Services (5,342 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Madison County, MS, though some of these residents may live in Madison County, MS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$59,540
Median earning men ± $2,027
$41,312
Median earning women ± $2,319

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($97,117), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($74,699), and Wholesale Trade ($73,086).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($117,563), Construction ($57,969), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,127).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.38%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.17M people employed in Mississippi. This represents a 1.38% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.5%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Mississippi.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,167
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 1,144
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 728
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Madison County, MS went to Donald J. Trump with 55.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (43.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.624%).

Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Mississippi. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Mississippi is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Mississippi

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Roger Wicker
Senator from Mississippi1
Assumed office on December 31, 2007
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Trent Lott.
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Senator from Mississippi2
Assumed office on April 9, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Thad Cochran.

Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith are the senators currently representing Mississippi.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Mississippi

Mississippi is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Madison County, MS awarded 158 degrees. The student population of Madison County, MS in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 380 male students and 477 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Madison County, MS are Black or African American (138 and 88.5%), followed by White (11 and 7.05%), Hispanic or Latino (3 and 1.92%), and Unknown (2 and 1.28%).

The largest universities in Madison County, MS by number of degrees awarded are Tougaloo College (134 and 84.8%) and Wesley Biblical Seminary (176451) (24 and 15.2%).

The most popular majors in Madison County, MS are General Biological Sciences (25 and 15.8%), General Psychology (23 and 14.6%), and General Economics (19 and 12%).

The median tuition cost in Madison County, MS for private four year colleges is $9,629.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Madison County, MS, the percentage of applicants admitted was 49.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 9.76%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 857 (44.3% men and 55.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 857 students enrolled in Madison County, MS, 44.3% men and 55.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 662 records, of which 58.9% were women and 41.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 19 degrees awarded
  2. 12 degrees awarded
  3. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Madison County, MS was General Biological Sciences with 19 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Madison County, MS according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 134 degrees awarded
  2. 24 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Tougaloo College with 134 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 57 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Madison County, MS, which is 0.564 times less than the 101 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 138 degrees mean that there were 12.5 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 11 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($9,629) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($477) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($950) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 1.04% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.852% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (690k), Some college (543k), and Secondary Education (397k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Madison County, MS was $264,700 in 2022, which is 0.939 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $236,000 to $264,700, a 12.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Madison County, MS is 72.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Madison County, MS have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Madison County, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Madison County, MS is $79,105. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Madison County, MS was Census Tract 302.05 with a value of $189,632, followed by Census Tract 303.01 and Census Tract 302.04, with respective values of $161,344 and $133,602.

In 2022, 13% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Madison County, MS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.39%.

Property

$264,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,988
$30,571
Median Property Taxes
±$1,547

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Madison County, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

72.5%
Homeownership
2022
67.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.5% of the housing units in Madison County, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 302.05
  2. Census Tract 303.01
  3. Census Tract 302.04

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Madison County, MS was Census Tract 302.05 with a value of $189,632, followed by Census Tract 303.01 and Census Tract 302.04, with respective values of $161,344 and $133,602.

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

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Household Income

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$79,105
Median Household Income
± $2,822
42.2k
Number of Households
± 1,833

In 2022, the median household income of the 42.2k households in Madison County, MS grew to $79,105 from the previous year's value of $74,688.

The following chart displays the households in Madison County, MS 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Madison County, MS is from Mississippi.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Mississippi
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Mississippi

In 2022, the income inequality in Mississippi was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.553% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Mississippi was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Mississippi in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.54%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.19%)

In 2022, 82.7% of workers in Madison County, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.54%) and those who worked at home (7.19%).

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Commute Time

24 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Madison County, MS have a shorter commute time (24 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.75% of the workforce in Madison County, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 13% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Madison County, MS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.39%.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.79% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Madison County, MS (10.5k out of 108k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Madison County, MS is Black, followed by White 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 16.5% of the children was living in poverty in Madison County, MS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 155 in Madison County, MS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 13.6 per 100,000 population.

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Health

92.6% of the population of Madison County, MS has health coverage, with 57.9% on employee plans, 11.3% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 0.935% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Madison County, MS see 754 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (754 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1370 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 511 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

754 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Madison County, MS

Primary care physicians in Madison County, MS see an average of 754 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (754 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Madison County, MS in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.9% under 18 years, 19.8% between 18 and 34 years, 40% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.36%
Uninsured
57.9%
Employer Coverage
11.3%
Medicaid
11%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
0.935%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Madison County, MS declined by 1.44% from 7.47% to 7.36%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 40.9 in Madison County, MS.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 32.7% in Madison County, MS.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.9% in Madison County, MS.

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