Madison, MS

Census Place

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2022 Population
27,595
0.495% 1-year growth
US Senator
Roger Wicker
Republican Party
US Senator
Cindy Hyde-Smith
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.6
0.495% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4.68%
0.155% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$124,575
4.11% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$312,800
10.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Madison, MS had a population of 27.6k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $124,575. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Madison, MS grew from 27,459 to 27,595, a 0.495% increase and its median household income grew from $119,662 to $124,575, a 4.11% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Madison, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.02%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.82%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.623%).

None of the households in Madison, 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.

97.5% of the residents in Madison, MS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are ITT Technical Institute-Madison (456393) (57 degrees awarded in 2015).

In 2022, the median property value in Madison, MS was $312,800, and the homeownership rate was 93.2%.

Most people in Madison, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Madison, MS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Madison, MS is home to a population of 27.6k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.45% of Madison, MS residents were born outside of the country (1.78k people).

In 2022, there were 5.88 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.4k people) in Madison, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.63k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.66k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.5%
2022 Citizenship
97.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.5% of Madison, MS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Madison, MS was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Madison, MS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    21.4k ± 807
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.63k ± 755
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.66k ± 313
1.08%
Hispanic Population
297 people

In 2022, there were 5.88 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.4k people) in Madison, MS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.63k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.66k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.08% of the people in Madison, MS are hispanic (297 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

6.45%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.78k people
6.51%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.79k people

As of 2022, 6.45% of Madison, MS residents (1.78k 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, MS was 6.51%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    346 ± 126
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    237 ± 98
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    192 ± 102

Madison, MS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Madison, MS employs 13.3k people. The largest industries in Madison, MS are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,647 people), Educational Services (1,538 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,334 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($118,625), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($117,625), and Information ($102,857).

Occupations

13.3k
2022 Value
± 883
−0.761%
1 Year decline
± 9.56%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Madison, MS declined at a rate of −0.761%, from 13.4k employees to 13.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Madison, MS, are Management Occupations (1,980 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,726 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1,616 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Madison, MS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

13.3k
2022 Value
± 883
−0.761%
1 Year decline
± 9.56%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Madison, MS declined at a rate of −0.761%, from 13.4k employees to 13.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Madison, MS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,647 people), Educational Services (1,538 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,334 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Madison, MS, though some of these residents may live in Madison, 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

$80,216
Median earning men ± $8,010
$52,306
Median earning women ± $4,065

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($152,688), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($115,658), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($114,547).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($116,563), Information ($78,321), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,344).

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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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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Mississippi went to Donald J. Trump with 57.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.611%).

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.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Mississippi have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2015, universities in Madison, MS awarded 57 degrees. The student population of Madison, MS in 2015 is skewed towards men, with 119 male students and 50 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Madison, MS are Black or African American (40 and 70.2%), followed by White (15 and 26.3%), American Indian or Alaska Native (2 and 3.51%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Madison, MS by number of degrees awarded are ITT Technical Institute-Madison (456393) (57 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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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, MS was $312,800 in 2022, which is 1.11 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $282,600 to $312,800, a 10.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Madison, MS is 93.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Madison, MS have an average commute time of 23.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Madison, MS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Madison, MS is $124,575. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Madison, 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.

Property

$312,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$18,151
$8,746
Median Property Taxes
±$700

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, MS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Madison, MS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

93.2%
Homeownership
2022
66%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 93.2% of the housing units in Madison, MS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 94%.

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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 place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Madison, 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 places in Madison, MS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$124,575
Median Household Income
± $6,126
9.38k
Number of Households
± 725

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.38k households in Madison, MS grew to $124,575 from the previous year's value of $119,662.

The following chart displays the households in Madison, 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, 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.

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

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.3%)
  3. Carpooled (6.23%)

In 2022, 83.1% of workers in Madison, MS drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.3%) and those who carpooled to work (6.23%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

23.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Madison, MS have a shorter commute time (23.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.66% of the workforce in Madison, MS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

4.68% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Madison, MS (1.29k out of 27.5k 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 75+, followed by Males < 5 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Madison, MS 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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Health

95.8% of the population of Madison, MS has health coverage, with 63.7% on employee plans, 4.18% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 15% on non-group plans, and 1.88% 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.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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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 28.9% under 18 years, 14% between 18 and 34 years, 41.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.6% were men and 52.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.25%
Uninsured
63.7%
Employer Coverage
4.18%
Medicaid
11%
Medicare
15%
Non-Group
1.88%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Madison, MS grew by 21.5% from 3.5% to 4.25%.

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

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