Madison, AL

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2021 Population
55,551
9.53% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
38.8
2.02% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
4.97%
11.9% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$105,335
11.8% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$279,800
6.07% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Madison, AL had a population of 55.6k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $105,335. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Madison, AL grew from 50,717 to 55,551, a 9.53% increase and its median household income grew from $94,214 to $105,335, a 11.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Madison, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.59%), White (Hispanic) (4.4%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.76%).

None of the households in Madison, AL 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.

96.2% of the residents in Madison, AL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Madison, AL are Paul Mitchell the School-Huntsville (55 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in Madison, AL was $279,800, and the homeownership rate was 74%.

Most people in Madison, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Madison, AL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Madison, AL is home to a population of 55.6k people, from which 96.2% are citizens. As of 2021, 9.66% of Madison, AL residents were born outside of the country (5.37k people).

In 2021, there were 5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (38.5k people) in Madison, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.69k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.66k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.2%
2021 Citizenship
97%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 96.2% of Madison, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Madison, AL was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Madison, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    38.5k ± 1.21k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.69k ± 927
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    3.66k ± 566
6.64%
Hispanic Population
3.69k people

In 2021, there were 5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (38.5k people) in Madison, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.69k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.66k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.64% of the people in Madison, AL are hispanic (3.69k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

9.66%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.37k people
7.62%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.87k people

As of 2021, 9.66% of Madison, AL residents (5.37k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Madison, AL was 7.62%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,309 ± 410
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,136 ± 285
  3. Vietnam
    931 ± 327

Madison, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Madison, AL employs 26.4k people. The largest industries in Madison, AL are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,160 people), Manufacturing (3,377 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,963 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($116,174), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($106,323), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($100,165).

Occupations

26.4k
2021 Value
± 1,515
5.6%
1 Year growth
± 7.49%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Madison, AL grew at a rate of 5.6%, from 25k employees to 26.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Madison, AL, are Management Occupations (3,457 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (3,109 people), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2,743 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Madison, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

26.4k
2021 Value
± 1,515
5.6%
1 Year growth
± 7.49%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Madison, AL grew at a rate of 5.6%, from 25k employees to 26.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Madison, AL, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,160 people), Manufacturing (3,377 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,963 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Madison, AL, though some of these residents may live in Madison, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$91,426
Median earning men ± $8,134
$43,299
Median earning women ± $1,922

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($121,860), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($121,344), and Manufacturing ($102,816).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($99,000), Manufacturing ($78,176), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($54,429).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Alabama. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $48.2B
  2. $20.5B
  3. $19.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Alabama product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $48.2B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($20.5B) and Mixed freight ($19.8B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$267B
2020 Value in Alabama
$540B
Projected 2050 Value in Alabama
102% growth

In 2020, total outbound Alabama trade was $267B. This is expected to increase 102% to $540B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Alabama 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 Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $30.3B
  2. $20.6B
  3. $13B

In 2020, the top outbound Alabama domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $30.3B, followed by Florida with $20.6B and Tennessee and $13B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Alabama went to Donald J. Trump with 62% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.08%).

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt are the senators currently representing the state of Alabama. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Alabama

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Tommy Tuberville
Senator from Alabama2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021
Katie Britt
Senator from Alabama3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt are the senators currently representing Alabama.

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

The following chart shows elected senators in Alabama over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Alabama

Alabama is currently represented by 7 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 Alabama have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Madison, AL awarded 55 degrees. The student population of Madison, AL in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 5 male students and 131 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Madison, AL are White (36 and 65.5%), followed by Black or African American (13 and 23.6%), Asian (2 and 3.64%), and Hispanic or Latino (2 and 3.64%).

The largest universities in Madison, AL by number of degrees awarded are Paul Mitchell the School-Huntsville (55 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Madison, AL are General Cosmetology (55 and 100%) and Cosmetology, Barber, & Nail Instructor (0 and 0%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.898% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.82% 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 2021 were High School or Equivalent (1.21M), Some college (906k), and Secondary Education (641k).

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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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Madison, AL was $279,800 in 2021, which is 1.14 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $263,800 to $279,800, a 6.07% increase. The homeownership rate in Madison, AL is 74%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Madison, AL have an average commute time of 20.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Madison, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Madison, AL is $105,335. In 2021, the place with the highest median household income in Madison, AL was Census Tract 110.12 with a value of $139,052, followed by Census Tract 110.13 and Census Tract 14.01, with respective values of $96,964 and $93,281.

Property

$279,800
Median Property Value 2021
±$11,319
$15,811
Median Property Taxes
±$1,091

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, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

74%
Homeownership
2021
66%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 74% of the housing units in Madison, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 110.12
  2. Census Tract 110.13
  3. Census Tract 14.01

In 2021, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Madison, AL was Census Tract 110.12 with a value of $139,052, followed by Census Tract 110.13 and Census Tract 14.01, with respective values of $96,964 and $93,281.

The following map shows all of the places in Madison, AL 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.
$105,335
Median Household Income
± $6,924
21.4k
Number of Households
± 1,313

In 2021, the median household income of the 21.4k households in Madison, AL grew to $105,335 from the previous year's value of $94,214.

The following chart displays the households in Madison, AL 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 $150k - $200k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Madison, AL is from Alabama.
0.458
2021 Wage GINI in Alabama
0.458
2020 Wage GINI in Alabama

In 2021, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0218% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Alabama was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alabama in comparison to the national average.

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

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (81.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (14%)
  3. Carpooled (3.55%)

In 2021, 81.6% of workers in Madison, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14%) and those who carpooled to work (3.55%).

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

20.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Madison, AL have a shorter commute time (20.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 0.197% of the workforce in Madison, AL 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, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Madison, AL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.97% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Madison, AL (2.75k out of 55.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 16 - 17 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Madison, AL 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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96.9% of the population of Madison, AL has health coverage, with 63.2% on employee plans, 4.72% on Medicaid, 7.72% on Medicare, 16% on non-group plans, and 5.28% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Madison County, AL see 1120 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.356% decrease from the previous year (1124 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1833 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 619 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,120 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Madison County, AL

Primary care physicians in Madison County, AL see an average of 1,120 patients per year. This represents a 0.356% decrease from the previous year (1,124 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.5% under 18 years, 15.4% between 18 and 34 years, 43.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

3.05%
Uninsured
63.2%
Employer Coverage
4.72%
Medicaid
7.72%
Medicare
16%
Non-Group
5.28%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Madison, AL declined by 8.65% from 3.34% to 3.05%.

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

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