Madison Parish, LA

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2022 Population
10,028
2.61% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.2
0.277% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
38.1%
8.78% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$34,508
6.42% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$88,200
7.43% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Madison Parish, LA had a population of 10k people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $34,508. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Madison Parish, LA declined from 10,297 to 10,028, a −2.61% decrease and its median household income declined from $36,875 to $34,508, a −6.42% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Madison Parish, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (62.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (33.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.51%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.967%), and White (Hispanic) (0.618%).

None of the households in Madison Parish, LA 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.

99.5% of the residents in Madison Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Madison Parish, LA was $88,200, and the homeownership rate was 55.4%.

Most people in Madison Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Madison Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Madison Parish, LA is home to a population of 10k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.718% of Madison Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (72 people).

In 2022, there were 1.85 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.24k people) in Madison Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.38k White (Non-Hispanic) and 151 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Madison Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Madison Parish, LA was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Madison Parish, LA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.24k ± 42
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.38k ± 19
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    151 ± 94.6
2.93%
Hispanic Population
294 people

In 2022, there were 1.85 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.24k people) in Madison Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.38k White (Non-Hispanic) and 151 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.93% of the people in Madison Parish, LA are hispanic (294 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.718%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
72 people
0.932%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
96 people

As of 2022, 0.718% of Madison Parish, LA residents (72 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 Parish, LA was 0.932%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    200 ± 78
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    66 ± 50
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    56 ± 40

Madison Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Madison Parish, LA employs 2.96k people. The largest industries in Madison Parish, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (560 people), Educational Services (383 people), and Manufacturing (269 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($69,453), Wholesale Trade ($64,250), and Utilities ($55,980).

Occupations

2.96k
2022 Value
± 329
−3.36%
1 Year decline
± 16.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Madison Parish, LA declined at a rate of −3.36%, from 3.07k employees to 2.96k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Madison Parish, LA, are Management Occupations (340 people), Healthcare Support Occupations (309 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (278 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Madison Parish, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.96k
2022 Value
± 329
−3.36%
1 Year decline
± 16.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Madison Parish, LA declined at a rate of −3.36%, from 3.07k employees to 2.96k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Madison Parish, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (560 people), Educational Services (383 people), and Manufacturing (269 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Madison Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in Madison Parish, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$34,042
Median earning men ± $5,154
$25,337
Median earning women ± $4,213

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,750), Wholesale Trade ($63,750), and Retail Trade ($48,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($143,523), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,750), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($30,357).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.94M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 1.78% 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 14.4%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 81
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 59
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 45
    Wholesale Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Madison County, LA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 56.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.3%), followed by Other (1.35%).

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing the state of Louisiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Louisiana

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Bill Cassidy
Senator from Louisiana2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
John Kennedy
Senator from Louisiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing Louisiana.

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 Louisiana

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 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 Louisiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.811% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Some college (811k), and Secondary Education (604k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Madison Parish, LA was $88,200 in 2022, which is 0.313 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $82,100 to $88,200, a 7.43% increase. The homeownership rate in Madison Parish, LA is 55.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Madison Parish, LA have an average commute time of 18.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Madison Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Madison Parish, LA is $34,508. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Madison Parish, LA was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $68,021, followed by Census Tract 9602 and Census Tract 9605, with respective values of $51,974 and $37,583.

Property

$88,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,248
$1,713
Median Property Taxes
±$196

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 Parish, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

55.4%
Homeownership
2022
70.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 55.4% of the housing units in Madison Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9601
  2. Census Tract 9602
  3. Census Tract 9605

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Madison Parish, LA was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $68,021, followed by Census Tract 9602 and Census Tract 9605, with respective values of $51,974 and $37,583.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$34,508
Median Household Income
± $6,612
3.09k
Number of Households
± 312

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.09k households in Madison Parish, LA declined from $34,508 from the previous year's value of $36,875.

The following chart displays the households in Madison Parish, LA 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Madison Parish, LA is from Louisiana.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.313% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.5%)
  2. Carpooled (11.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.34%)

In 2022, 82.5% of workers in Madison Parish, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.6%) and those who worked at home (2.34%).

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

18.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Madison Parish, LA have a shorter commute time (18.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.459% of the workforce in Madison Parish, LA 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 Parish, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Madison Parish, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

38.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Madison Parish, LA (3.22k out of 8.46k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

88.7% of the population of Madison Parish, LA has health coverage, with 20.7% on employee plans, 44.6% on Medicaid, 13% on Medicare, 9.6% on non-group plans, and 0.762% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Madison Parish, LA see 3650 patients per year on average, which represents a 30.8% increase from the previous year (2790 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5318 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 148 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.8% were men and 55.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,650 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Madison Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in Madison Parish, LA see an average of 3,650 patients per year. This represents a 30.8% increase from the previous year (2,790 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 32.3% under 18 years, 15.8% between 18 and 34 years, 33.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.8% were men and 55.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.3%
Uninsured
20.7%
Employer Coverage
44.6%
Medicaid
13%
Medicare
9.6%
Non-Group
0.762%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Madison Parish, LA grew by 33.6% from 8.44% to 11.3%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 115 in Madison Parish, LA.

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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 45.8% in Madison Parish, LA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.13% in Madison Parish, LA.

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