Statewide Claims to Fame

Madison is 1st in Alabama out of 114 other cities in Race - Asian

Madison is 3rd in Alabama out of 114 other cities in Income per household

Madison is 4th in Alabama out of 114 other cities in Income per capita

Madison is 4th in Alabama out of 114 other cities in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Madison is 5th in Alabama out of 114 other cities in Race - Two or More

Madison is 6th in Alabama out of 114 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Madison is 6th in Alabama out of 114 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Madison is 10th in Alabama out of 104 other cities in Current population (2012)

Madison is 10th in Alabama out of 114 other cities in Home median value

Madison is 12th in Alabama out of 114 other cities in Households

Madison, Alabama Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Madison Rank Alabama US
Current population (2012) 44,972 10th 4,822,023 313,914,040
Size in square miles 29.6 27th 50,645.3 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,450.9 17th 94.4 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Madison Rank Alabama US
Residents younger than 5 6.2% 68th 6.3% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 28.4% 6th 23.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.2% 108th 14.5% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Madison Rank Alabama US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 96.1% 4th 81.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 56.7% 6th 22.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Madison Rank Alabama US
Race - White 74.0% 56th 70.0% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 14.6% 75th 26.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 32nd 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 7.0% 1st 1.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 21st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.6% 5th 1.5% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.3% 34th 4.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 71.4% 55th 66.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Madison Rank Alabama US
Female residents 50.7% 103rd 51.5% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.9% 15th 3.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Madison Rank Alabama US
Housing units 17,203 12th 2,182,088 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 24.3% 31st 15.5% 25.9%
Households 15,289 12th 1,831,269 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 74.1% 34th 70.7% 66.1%
Home median value $231,100 10th $120,800 $186,200
People per household 2.7 17th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Madison Rank Alabama US
Income per capita $40,054 4th $23,483 $27,915
Income per household $89,770 3rd $42,934 $52,762
Income below poverty line 5.6% 101st 17.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Madison Rank Alabama US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,488 13th 382,350 27,092,908
Retail sales $530,774 24th $57,344,851 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,751 66th $12,364 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $72,728 17th $6,426,342 $613,795,732

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