Madison County, IN

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Population

129,641

0.17% decline

Median Age

40.2


Median Household Income

$45,432

1.42% growth

Poverty Rate

17.4%


Number of Employees

55,819

0.372% growth

Median Property Value

$91,900

1.21% growth

About

In 2017, Madison County, IN had a population of 130k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $45,432. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Madison County, IN declined from 129,862 to 129,641, a -0.17% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,795 to $45,432, a 1.42% increase.

The population of Madison County, IN is 85.3% White Alone, 7.52% Black or African American Alone, and 3.83% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Madison County, IN speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Madison County, IN are Anderson University (592 degrees awarded in 2016), Summit Salon Academy-Anderson (66 degrees), and Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics (23 degrees).

The median property value in Madison County, IN is $91,900, and the homeownership rate is 69.1%. Most people in Madison County, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Madison County, IN is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Madison County, IN employs 55.8k people. The largest industries in Madison County, IN are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,361 people), Manufacturing (8,089 people), and Retail Trade (6,482 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($60,750), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($48,309), and Public Administration ($42,843).

Median household income in Madison County, IN is $45,432. Males in Madison County, IN have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,677. The income inequality in Madison County, IN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,432

2017 value

± $1,143

1.42%

1 Year Growth

± 3.58%

Households in Madison County, IN have a median annual income of $45,432, 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 $44,795 in 2016, which represents a 1.42% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,508

Average Male Salary

± $1,197

$42,677

Average Female Salary

± $917

In 2017, full-time male employees in Indiana made 1.39 times more than female 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

    $60,595 ± $7,828

  2. White

    $45,279 ± $744

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $41,920 ± $17,388

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Indiana workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.34 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, IN is from Indiana.

0.456

2017 Wage GINI

0.457

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0682% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Indiana 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 115.02

  2. Census Tract 117

  3. Census Tract 115.01

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Madison County, IN was Census Tract 115.02 with a value of $76,205, followed by Census Tract 117 and Census Tract 115.01, with respective values of $69,816 and $68,464.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Madison County, IN (21.5k out of 123k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

    17,030 ± 810

  2. Black

    2,669 ± 338

  3. Hispanic

    1,566 ± 237

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Madison County, IN 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

55.8k

2017 Value

± 1,427

0.372%

1 Year growth

± 3.58%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Madison County, IN grew at a rate of 0.372%, from 55.6k employees to 55.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Madison County, IN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,635 people), Production Occupations (5,082 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,757 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Madison County, IN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Madison County, IN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,635 people), Production Occupations (5,082 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,757 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Madison County, IN has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.66 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.63 times), and Production Occupations (1.57 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Madison County, IN, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($89,167), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($64,283), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($62,742).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

55.8k

2017 Value

± 1,427

0.372%

1 Year growth

± 3.58%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Madison County, IN grew at a rate of 0.372%, from 55.6k employees to 55.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Madison County, IN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,361 people), Manufacturing (8,089 people), and Retail Trade (6,482 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Madison County, IN, though some of these residents may live in Madison County, IN 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, IN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,361 people), Manufacturing (8,089 people), and Retail Trade (6,482 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Madison County, IN has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.43 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.33 times), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.28 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Madison County, IN, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($60,750), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($48,309), and Public Administration ($42,843).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $69.1B

  2. $42.9B

  3. $39.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $69.1B, followed by Base metals ($42.9B) and Mixed freight ($39.9B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$446B

2015 Value

$698B

Projected 2045 Value

56.6% growth

In 2015, total outbound Indiana trade was $446B. This is expected to increase 56.6% to $698B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Indiana 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 Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $39.9B

  2. $32.7B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $39.9B, followed by Michigan with $32.7B and Illinois and $31.7B.

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

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Health

89.7% of the population of Madison County, IN has health coverage, with 44.2% on employee plans, 18.5% on Medicaid, 14.2% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 1.17% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Madison County, IN was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

Primary care physicians in Madison County, IN see 2027 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.5% decrease from the previous year (2168 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1930 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 868 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.4%). Additionally, Grant County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,027 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Madison County, IN see an average of 2,027 patients per year. This represents a 6.5% decrease from the previous year (2,168 patients).

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

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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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$8,300

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,078

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,285

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,714

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Indiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.76%, from $7,923 to $8,300.

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

10.3%

Uninsured

44.2%

Employer Coverage

18.5%

Medicaid

14.2%

Medicare

11.6%

Non-Group

1.17%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Madison County, IN declined by 11.6% from 11.7% to 10.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Madison County, IN 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. 15.4% prevalence

  2. 15.1% prevalence

  3. 15% prevalence

Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Indiana, at 15.4%.

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

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Diversity

Madison County, IN is home to a population of 130k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.91% of Madison County, IN residents were born outside of the country (2.47k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Madison County, IN is composed of 111k White Alone residents (85.3%), 9.75k Black or African American Alone residents (7.52%), 4.97k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.83%), 3.28k Two or More Races residents (2.53%), 628 Asian Alone residents (0.484%), 209 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.161%), 93 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0717%), and 64 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0494%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Madison County, IN are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Madison County, IN was 40.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Madison County, IN are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Madison County, IN residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.91%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.47k people

1.84%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.39k people

As of 2017, 1.91% of Madison County, IN residents (2.47k people) 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, IN was 1.84%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    106,451 ± 7,946 people

  2. India

    28,953 ± 4,168 people

  3. China

    22,599 ± 3,684 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 106,451 Indiana residents, followed by India with 28,953 and China with 22,599.

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Citizenship

98.8%

2017 Citizenship

98.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.8% of Madison County, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Madison County, IN was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    111k ± 40

  2. Black or African American Alone

    9.75k ± 431

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4.97k ± 512

In 2017, there were 11.3 times more White Alone residents (111k people) in Madison County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.75k Black or African American Alone and 4.97k 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, IN as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Madison County, IN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Madison County, IN was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Madison County, IN are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,082 ± 266

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,372 ± 247

  3. Korea

    983 ± 189

Madison County, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Madison County, IN awarded 685 degrees. The student population of Madison County, IN is skewed towards women, with 958 male students and 1,409 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Madison County, IN are White (559 and 84.3%), followed by Black or African American (43 and 6.49%), Unknown (32 and 4.83%), and Hispanic or Latino (12 and 1.81%).

The largest universities in Madison County, IN by number of degrees awarded are Anderson University (592 and 86.4%), Summit Salon Academy-Anderson (66 and 9.64%), and Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics (23 and 3.36%).

The most popular majors in Madison County, IN are General Business Administration & Management (131 and 19.1%), Registered Nursing (52 and 7.59%), and General Cosmetology (47 and 6.86%).

The median tuition costs in Madison County, IN are $28,500 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 48 degrees awarded

  2. 26 degrees awarded

  3. 25 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Madison County, IN was Registered Nursing with 48 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 592 degrees awarded

  2. 66 degrees awarded

  3. 23 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$28,500

Median Private

In 2016, the Madison County, IN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Anderson University with 592 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

264

Degrees Awarded to Men

421

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 264 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Madison County, IN, which is 0.627 times less than the 421 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    559 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    43 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    32 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Madison County, IN were to White students. These 559 degrees mean that there were 13 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 43 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Madison County, IN was $91,900 in 2017, which is 0.422 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $90,800 to $91,900, a 1.21% increase. The homeownership rate in Madison County, IN is 69.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Madison County, IN have an average commute time of 24.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Madison County, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$45,432

Median Household Income

± $1,143

51.6k

Number of Households

± 1,376

In 2017, the median household income of the 51.6k households in Madison County, IN grew to $45,432 from the previous year's value of $44,795.

The following chart displays the households in Madison County, IN 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

$91,900

2017 Median

± $1,591

$90,800

2016 Median

± $1,964

In 2017, the median property value in Madison County, IN grew to to $91,900 from the previous year's value of $90,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Madison County, IN 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, IN 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, IN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Madison County, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.1%

2017 Homeownership

69.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.1% of the housing units in Madison County, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Madison County, IN 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, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Madison County, IN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

24.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Madison County, IN have a shorter commute time (24.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.91% of the workforce in Madison County, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.2%

  2. Carpooled

    9.13%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.74%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Madison County, IN was Drove Alone (83.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.13%) and those who Worked At Home (3.74%).

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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