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Madison County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2019: 262,966 (87% urban, 13% rural); it was 258,941 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 54,084
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 24,375
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 75,235
Renter-occupied apartments: 29,635 (it was 26,718 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%

Land area: 725 sq. mi.

Water area: 15.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 363 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Madison County: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.5%), Manufacturing (11.2%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.6%), Retail trade (10.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 82%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Madison County, IL (2019)
    • 222,36784.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 21,8598.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9,0353.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5,3042.0%Two or more races
    • 3,4401.3%Asian alone
    • 6650.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2270.09%Some other race alone
    • 690.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years
Males: 128,120  (48.7%)
Females: 134,846  (51.3%)
Average household size:
Madison County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,440 ($41,541 in 1999)
This county:

$67,440
Illinois:

$69,187

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $637 (lower quartile is $466, upper quartile is $795)
This county:

$637
State:

$889


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $143,100 (it was $76,500 in 2000)
Madison:

$143,100
Illinois:

$209,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,600 - $233,500

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $167,402
Here:

$167,402
State:

$266,086

Townhouses or other attached units: $219,384
Here:

$219,384
State:

$247,630

In 2-unit structures: $130,753
Here:

$130,753
State:

$268,780

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $125,859
Here:

$125,859
State:

$306,067

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $157,033
Here:

$157,033
State:

$303,902

Mobile homes: $37,017
Here:

$37,017
State:

$59,325

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,293
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $490

Institutionalized population: 1,745
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Health of residents in Madison County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
70.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
46.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
53.6% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
66.0% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 872 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 1998: 933 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 1999: 1023 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2000: 910 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2001: 971 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2002: 1324 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2003: 1340 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2004: 1406 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2005: 1320 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2006: 933 buildings, average cost: $198,700
  • 2007: 778 buildings, average cost: $203,400
  • 2008: 557 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2009: 412 buildings, average cost: $207,100
  • 2010: 422 buildings, average cost: $225,900
  • 2011: 278 buildings, average cost: $239,200
  • 2012: 310 buildings, average cost: $237,300
  • 2013: 385 buildings, average cost: $237,800
  • 2014: 336 buildings, average cost: $255,500
  • 2015: 367 buildings, average cost: $237,900
  • 2016: 399 buildings, average cost: $264,100
  • 2017: 410 buildings, average cost: $249,500
  • 2018: 380 buildings, average cost: $271,000
  • 2019: 357 buildings, average cost: $260,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Madison, IL residents
Average permit cost in Madison, IL
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,057 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,221 (2.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Madison, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Madison, IL in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Madison, IL in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.6%
Madison County:

10.6%
Illinois:

11.5%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.9% for Black residents, 18.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.2% for American Indian residents, 15.5% for other race residents, 17.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.1 years old
(Males: 39.9 years old, Females: 41.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.3 years old, Black residents: 32.8 years old, American Indian residents: 59.4 years old, Asian residents: 32.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.2 years old, Other race residents: 26.0 years old)

Area name: St. Louis, MO-IL HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Madison County is $526 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $654 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $842 a month.

Cities in this county include: Granite City, Alton, Collinsville, Edwardsville, Godfrey, Wood River, Glen Carbon, Bethalto, Troy, Highland.

Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2018 air pollution in Madison County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.033 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Chaffee County, Colorado , Fairfax County, Virginia , Johnson County, Missouri , Monroe County, Indiana , Trego County, Kansas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Illinois:

6.5%

Unemployment by year in Madison, IL
County total employment by year in Madison, IL
County average yearly wages by year in Madison, IL

Current college students: 17,380
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,746 (77.7% naturalized citizens)

Madison County:

2.2%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,4372010 or later
  • 1,9122000 to 2009
  • 1,2661990 to 1999
  • 6341980 to 1989
  • 5511970 to 1979
  • 1,036Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.0%

Madison County marital status for males Madison County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 95,045
  • One, attached: 2,307
  • Two: 6,315
  • 3 or 4: 5,883
  • 5 to 9: 1,970
  • 10 to 19: 1,342
  • 20 to 49: 1,306
  • 50 or more: 2,357
  • Mobile homes: 3,521

Housing units in Madison County with a mortgage: 50,962 (1,422 second mortgage, 4,522 home equity loan, 59 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 27,107

Here:

64.9% with mortgage
State:

62.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Madison County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant59,455212
Catholic37,24321
Mainline Protestant24,54579
Other5,33020
Black Protestant3,94221
Orthodox5904
None138,177-
Madison County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 48
Madison County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
This county:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 100
Madison County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 190
This county:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Madison County:

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

27.8%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.6%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Madison County:

Average size of farms: 257 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $67,878
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $261.89
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.66%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 16.64%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $63,350
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 84.18%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.56%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $86,597
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.45%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.35
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 11.22%
Corn for grain: 96038 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 22073 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 123085 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,016 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 123 acres

Earthquake activity:

Madison County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 291% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 117.9 miles away from Madison County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 117.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 115.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 116.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 134.1 miles away from Madison County center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 155.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Illinois Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4489, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Illinois Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: February 24, 2019 - July 3, 2019, FEMA Id: 4461, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2008 to July 22, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1771: June 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1771, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 30, 2006 to December 01, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1681: February 09, 2007, FEMA Id: 1681, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1416: May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: 1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 1996 to May 17, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1112: May 06, 1996, FEMA Id: 1112, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storm, Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 1995 to June 15, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1053: May 30, 1995, FEMA Id: 1053, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Flooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: April 13, 1993 to October 22, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-997: July 09, 1993, FEMA Id: 997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 06, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-684: June 06, 1983, FEMA Id: 684, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Madison

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 92,650 (84.7%)
  • Carpooled: 7,005 (6.4%)
  • Bus: 994 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 693 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 237 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 1,746 (1.6%)
  • Worked at home: 6,108 (5.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (22%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (9%)
  • Asia,n.e.c. (5%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • India (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Madison County


  • German (24%)
  • American (10%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Polish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Madison County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 2,234 people in nursing homes
  • 2,197 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 267 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 267 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 169 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 166 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 121 people in religious group quarters
  • 116 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 83 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 62 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 49 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 19 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 15 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Madison County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 1,573 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,165 people in college/university student housing
  • 342 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 321 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 118 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 104 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 41 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 36 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 18 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 14 people in federal detention centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $68,391.

4.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,182 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

4.69%


0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($212 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

2.40% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($22,227 average AGI)
2.21% relocated from other states ($24,743 average AGI)
Madison County:

2.21%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Clair County, IL  1.00% ($40,088 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.45% ($46,469)
from Macoupin County, IL  0.26% ($40,673)
from St. Louis city, MO  0.26% ($47,634)
from Jersey County, IL  0.19% ($48,950)
from St. Charles County, MO  0.12% ($45,528)
from Clinton County, IL  0.09% ($41,856)


4.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Illinois average:

5.50%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.06%

2.18% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($18,193 average AGI)
2.71% relocated to other states ($30,669 average AGI)
Madison County:

2.71%
Illinois average:

2.67%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Clair County, IL  0.94% ($40,137 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.43% ($53,653)
to St. Louis city, MO  0.34% ($42,187)
to Macoupin County, IL  0.27% ($43,390)
to Jersey County, IL  0.15% ($38,644)
to St. Charles County, MO  0.15% ($52,722)
to Clinton County, IL  0.09% ($40,120)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.7

Births per 1000 population in Madison County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Madison County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2018: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Madison County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Madison County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Madison County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Madison County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Madison County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Madison County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Madison County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 44,298 (36,595 aged, 7,703 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,866 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Madison County, Illinois in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (4,843)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3,895)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (3,708)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (2,499)
  • Congestive heart failure (2,175)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (2,048)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,700)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,622)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (1,244)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (945)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.51
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,518
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 242
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37,590

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,326
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,024
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 50
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 86

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 40.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 22.3
  • Other - 17.9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 116.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 50.6
  • Suffocation - 35.9
  • Poisoning - 23.4
  • Other - 7.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 262,966
  • Male householders: 52,276 (14,861 living alone), Female householders: 55,828 (15,957 living alone)
  • 52,240 spouses (51,822 opposite-sex spouses), 7,228 unmarried partners, (7,007 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 73,795 children (68,054 natural, 1,712 adopted, 4,029 stepchildren), 5,501 grandchildren, 1,766 brothers or sisters, 1,789 parents, 274 foster children, 2,380 other relatives, 4,687 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 5,202

Size of family households: 32,747 2-persons, 17,772 3-persons, 12,582 4-persons, 5,658 5-persons, 2,091 6-persons, 1,117 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 30,818 1-person, 4,506 2-persons, 747 3-persons, 27 4-persons, 39 5-persons.

37,287 married couples with children.
15,339 single-parent households (1,674 men, 13,665 women).

96.0% of residents of Madison speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,628,318,000 ($6,160 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $143,096,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $738,378,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $360,039,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,524,000
Federal grants: $278,831,000
Federal procurement contracts: $194,994,000 ($101,878,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $42,551,000 ($4,832,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $84,491,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $161,913,000
Federal Government insurance: $197,530,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 17,749
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 13,932
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +547
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +967
Here +4 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Madison County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 54.30 millions of gallons per day (21% from ground, 79% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built in Madison County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Madison County, Illinois
  • 2,1272014 or later
  • 1,3252010 to 2013
  • 13,8742000 to 2009
  • 13,0871990 to 1999
  • 11,7411980 to 1989
  • 15,1121970 to 1979
  • 18,8321960 to 1969
  • 17,2501950 to 1959
  • 9,2701940 to 1949
  • 17,4281939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Madison County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Madison County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Madison County, Illinois
  • 1841 room
  • 542 rooms
  • 1,0393 rooms
  • 7,3104 rooms
  • 14,2835 rooms
  • 15,8656 rooms
  • 14,4197 rooms
  • 10,4628 rooms
  • 14,4539+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Madison County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Madison County, Illinois
  • 1,0761 room
  • 1,5372 rooms
  • 3,9393 rooms
  • 9,4264 rooms
  • 6,2245 rooms
  • 4,2076 rooms
  • 1,6587 rooms
  • 1,4288 rooms
  • 5409+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Madison County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Madison County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Madison County, Illinois
  • 198no bedroom
  • 1,8061 bedroom
  • 17,0532 bedrooms
  • 37,5353 bedrooms
  • 17,1834 bedrooms
  • 4,2945+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Madison County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Madison County, Illinois
  • 1,203no bedroom
  • 5,9771 bedroom
  • 13,8512 bedrooms
  • 7,5283 bedrooms
  • 1,3594 bedrooms
  • 1175+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Madison County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Madison County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Madison County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2,011no vehicle
  • 18,3411 vehicle
  • 37,5302 vehicles
  • 12,7033 vehicles
  • 5,1104 vehicles
  • 2,3745+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Madison County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Madison County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 4,479no vehicle
  • 16,0411 vehicle
  • 6,8492 vehicles
  • 2,3383 vehicles
  • 2414 vehicles
  • 875+ vehicles

86.0% of Madison County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Illinois.

Madison County:

86.0%
State average:

87.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 181,578
  • Other state: 74,329
  • Northeast: 2,572
  • Midwest: 48,954
  • South: 15,912
  • West: 6,891
Year householders moved into unit in Madison County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Madison County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 70.4%Utility gas
  • 20.0%Electricity
  • 8.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 48.3%Electricity
  • 47.2%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,254
Here:

16.0%
Illinois:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,478
Here:

13.0%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,260
Here:

8.8%
Illinois:

27.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Madison County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $16,783,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,461,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $98,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $20,400,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,711,000
    Police Protection: $13,204,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,894,000
    Financial Administration: $8,243,000
    Regular Highways: $7,336,000
    Health - Other: $6,546,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,274,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,868,000
    Sewerage: $2,413,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,974,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,459,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $721,000
    Housing and Community Development: $402,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,927,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,632,000
    Public Welfare: $895,000
    Other: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,470,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,691,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $28,266,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $25,127,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,139,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,870,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,760,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,869,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,203,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,063,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $149,000
    Police Protection: $50,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $148,860,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,127,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,993,000
    Highways: $5,734,000
    Other: $4,731,000
    Public Welfare: $3,348,000
    Health and Hospitals: $453,000
    Housing and Community Development: $236,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,959,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,318,000
    Other License: $367,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $48,985,000

Madison County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $16,783,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,461,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $98,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $20,400,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,711,000
    Police Protection: $13,204,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,894,000
    Financial Administration: $8,243,000
    Regular Highways: $7,336,000
    Health - Other: $6,546,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,274,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,868,000
    Sewerage: $2,413,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,974,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,459,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $721,000
    Housing and Community Development: $402,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,927,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,632,000
    Public Welfare: $895,000
    Other: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,470,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,691,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $28,266,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $25,127,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,139,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,870,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,760,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,869,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,203,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,063,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $149,000
    Police Protection: $50,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $148,860,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,127,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,993,000
    Highways: $5,734,000
    Other: $4,731,000
    Public Welfare: $3,348,000
    Health and Hospitals: $453,000
    Housing and Community Development: $236,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,959,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,318,000
    Other License: $367,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $48,985,000

Madison County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $16,783,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,461,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $98,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $20,400,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,711,000
    Police Protection: $13,204,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,894,000
    Financial Administration: $8,243,000
    Regular Highways: $7,336,000
    Health - Other: $6,546,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,274,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,868,000
    Sewerage: $2,413,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,974,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,459,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $721,000
    Housing and Community Development: $402,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,927,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,632,000
    Public Welfare: $895,000
    Other: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,470,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,691,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $28,266,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $25,127,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,139,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,870,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,760,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,869,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,203,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,063,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $149,000
    Police Protection: $50,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $148,860,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,127,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,993,000
    Highways: $5,734,000
    Other: $4,731,000
    Public Welfare: $3,348,000
    Health and Hospitals: $453,000
    Housing and Community Development: $236,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,959,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,318,000
    Other License: $367,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $48,985,000

Madison County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $16,783,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,461,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $98,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $20,400,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,711,000
    Police Protection: $13,204,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,894,000
    Financial Administration: $8,243,000
    Regular Highways: $7,336,000
    Health - Other: $6,546,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,274,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,868,000
    Sewerage: $2,413,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,974,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,459,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $721,000
    Housing and Community Development: $402,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,927,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,632,000
    Public Welfare: $895,000
    Other: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,470,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,691,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $28,266,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $25,127,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,139,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,870,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,760,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,869,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,203,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,063,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $149,000
    Police Protection: $50,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $148,860,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,127,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,993,000
    Highways: $5,734,000
    Other: $4,731,000
    Public Welfare: $3,348,000
    Health and Hospitals: $453,000
    Housing and Community Development: $236,000
  • Tax - Property: $30,959,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,318,000
    Other License: $367,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $48,985,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 5,084
  • Number of aged recipients: 199
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 4,885
  • Number of recipients under 18: 940
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 3,590
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 554
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,553
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,447
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 59 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,385$118,7411,606$127,7068,766$141,731644$53,57929$857,207727$90,85436$47,861
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED56$115,464115$134,330544$138,95080$29,7881$236,00033$93,0615$42,200
APPLICATIONS DENIED149$117,188186$90,3011,560$131,805398$34,3092$155,00094$78,67028$33,286
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN102$119,647136$122,1101,452$142,99587$62,2072$144,50059$71,9497$77,714
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS20$128,65020$139,950258$140,50027$47,1110$07$82,8571$3,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 54 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED222$149,081335$156,4241$97,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED51$146,000106$182,8213$107,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED38$145,78959$167,6783$65,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$155,41763$155,1270$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$105,00012$179,0832$36,500
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Madison, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Madison, IL - Value
Most common first names in Madison County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,28174.8 years
Mary2,16679.6 years
William2,04674.6 years
James1,41470.8 years
Charles1,37173.8 years
Robert1,30370.5 years
George1,09675.5 years
Joseph1,01374.9 years
Helen91480.0 years
Anna81883.3 years
Most common last names in Madison County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith76073.9 years
Johnson53475.1 years
Miller47476.1 years
Jones40874.3 years
Williams39673.9 years
Brown38474.2 years
Davis36875.5 years
Moore28174.8 years
Wilson24774.6 years
Taylor22274.7 years
Businesses in Madison County, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Macy's1
ALDI3MasterBrand Cabinets53
AMF Bowling1Maurices2
AT&T9McDonald's16
Ace Hardware3Motel 61
Advance Auto Parts3Motherhood Maternity1
Applebee's5New Balance5
Arby's6New York & Co1
AutoZone5Nike15
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Blockbuster5Office Depot2
Buffalo Wild Wings1OfficeMax2
Burger King5Old Navy1
CVS5Panera Bread3
Chevrolet3Papa John's Pizza5
Church's Chicken1Payless5
Circle K6Penske1
Cold Stone Creamery1PetSmart1
ColorTyme1Pizza Hut9
Comfort Inn3Popeyes1
Cracker Barrel1Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Cricket Wireless7Quiznos6
Curves5RadioShack6
Dairy Queen10Red Lobster1
Days Inn2Red Robin1
Decora Cabinetry5Red Roof Inn1
Dennys4Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza7Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Econo Lodge2SAS Shoes2
Famous Footwear2SONIC Drive-In5
Fashion Bug3Sears4
FedEx43Shoe Carnival1
Finish Line1Sleep Inn1
Ford4Spencer Gifts1
GNC5Sprint Nextel4
GameStop4Starbucks2
Goodwill2Steak 'n Shake4
H&R Block9Subway15
Hardee's6Super 84
Haworth2T-Mobile14
Hilton2Taco Bell11
Holiday Inn4Target2
Home Depot3The Room Place2
IHOP1Toyota1
JCPenney1True Value2
Jack In The Box5U-Haul23
Jimmy John's26U.S. Cellular6
Jones New York3UPS48
KFC8Vans2
Kmart3Verizon Wireless2
Kohl's3Waffle House2
La-Z-Boy2Walgreens12
Lane Furniture8Walmart5
Little Caesars Pizza8Wendy's4
Long John Silver's3White Castle2
Lowe's3YMCA3

Madison County on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"