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Madison County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2016: 129,296 (77% urban, 23% rural); it was 133,358 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 25,129
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 11,695
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 39,352
Renter-occupied apartments: 15,103 (it was 13,700 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

30%

Land area: 452 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 286 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Madison County: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.8%), Educational, health and social services (19.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Madison County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (85.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (7.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Indiana median age:  37.6 years
Males: 63,677  (49.2%)
Females: 65,619  (50.8%)

Madison County,IN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Madison County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,495 ($38,925 in 1999)

This county:

$45,495
Indiana:

$52,314

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $532 (lower quartile is $417, upper quartile is $650)
This county:

$532
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $92,900 (it was $80,500 in 2000)
Madison:

$92,900
Indiana:

$134,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,000 - $139,200

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $126,036
Here:

$126,036
State:

$172,153

Townhouses or other attached units: $102,326
Here:

$102,326
State:

$157,859

In 2-unit structures: $46,786
Here:

$46,786
State:

$132,743

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,018
Here:

$124,018
State:

$104,726

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $158,014
Here:

$158,014
State:

$138,985

Mobile homes: $41,590
Here:

$41,590
State:

$57,226
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $905
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $351

Institutionalized population: 4,758

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 100
  • Thefts: 473
  • Auto thefts: 14

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 114
  • Thefts: 271
  • Auto thefts: 28
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 334 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2001: 359 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2002: 333 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2003: 499 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2004: 555 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2007: 241 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2008: 79 buildings, average cost: $232,600
  • 2009: 61 buildings, average cost: $249,200
  • 2010: 76 buildings, average cost: $226,000
  • 2011: 73 buildings, average cost: $201,400
  • 2012: 66 buildings, average cost: $221,700
  • 2013: 93 buildings, average cost: $228,900
  • 2014: 88 buildings, average cost: $206,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $978 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $741 (0.9%)

Madison County household income distribution in 2009 Madison County home values distribution Madison County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.0%
Madison County:

18.0%
Indiana:

14.1%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.5% for Black residents, 27.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.5% for American Indian residents, 82.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 30.2% for other race residents, 23.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.4 years old
(Males: 39.4 years old, Females: 41.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.1 years old, Black residents: 41.0 years old, American Indian residents: 50.4 years old, Asian residents: 40.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.2 years old, Other race residents: 29.8 years old)

Area name: Anderson, IN MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Madison County is $488 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $586 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $754 a month.

Cities in this county include: Anderson, Elwood, Alexandria, Pendleton, Chesterfield, Edgewood, Frankton, Lapel, Ingalls, Summitville.

Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2012 air pollution in Madison County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.038 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Madison County: Delaware Country Club (A), Green Hills Country Club (B), Monroe Township Cowan Volunteer Fire Department (C), Hamilton Township Fire Department (D), Delaware County Airport Authority Fire Department (E), Center Township Emergency Services Station 12 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Madison County include: Antioch Church (A), Beech Grove Church (B), Bethel Church (C), Harris Chapel (D), Hofherr Chapel (E), Burlington Church (F), Center Chapel (G), Kings Chapel (H), Corinth Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: McKinley Cemetery (1), Memorial Park (2), Sparr Cemetery (3), Black Cemetery (4), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (5), Wheeling Cemetery (6), Mount Tabor Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Jackson Lake (A), Burlington Lake (B), Emerald Lake (C), Jim Lake (D), Prairie Creek Reservoir (E), Old Prairie Swamp (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Welsh Creek (A), Pleasant Run Creek (B), Shallow Run (C), Williams Creek (D), Road Run (E), Pike Creek (F), Rim Run (G), Water Run (H), Path Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Madison County include: Camp Munsee (1), Camp Redwing (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Dauphin County, Pennsylvania , Garfield County, Colorado , Lancaster County, Pennsylvania , Knox County, Ohio , Sullivan County, Missouri , Worth County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 5,680
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,949 (41.6% naturalized citizens)

Madison County:

2.3%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 350
  • 2000 to 2009: 892
  • 1990 to 1999: 534
  • 1980 to 1989: 240
  • 1970 to 1979: 225
  • Before 1970: 355
Note: State values scaled to Madison County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.1%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 46,294
  • One, attached: 1,547
  • Two: 2,380
  • 3 or 4: 1,851
  • 5 to 9: 1,495
  • 10 to 19: 752
  • 20 to 49: 820
  • 50 or more: 673
  • Mobile homes: 2,903

Housing units in Madison County with a mortgage: 21,838 (609 second mortgage, 2,402 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13,728

Here:

61.8% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Madison County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,695121
Mainline Protestant13,62451
Catholic7,8674
Other93410
Black Protestant5045
None83,012-
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: 21
Madison County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Madison County:

4.19 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 82
This county:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Madison County:

10.2%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

30.4%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Madison County:

Average size of farms: 302 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $93,311
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $308.48
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.62%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.86%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $77,494
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 90.33%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.53%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $95,767
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.25%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.78
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.55%
Corn for grain: 93388 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1829 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 118575 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,425 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 19 acres

Tornado activity:

Madison County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 1868954.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/24/1961, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Madison County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 83% smaller 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, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 164.8 miles away from Madison County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 164.6 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 147.5 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.0 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 185.9 miles away from Madison County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 162.2 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:

  • Indiana Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 05, 2014 to January 09, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4173: April 22, 2014, FEMA Id: 4173, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2008 to June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1766: June 08, 2008, FEMA Id: 1766, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: February 12, 2007 to February 14, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3274: March 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3274, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3197: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1520: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: August 26, 2003 to September 15, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1487: September 05, 2003, FEMA Id: 1487, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 04, 2003 to August 06, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1476: July 11, 2003, FEMA Id: 1476, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: September 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1433: September 25, 2002, FEMA Id: 1433, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (51%)
  • Grenada (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (4%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Madison County (%):

  • American (20%)
  • German (17%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Madison County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 37,023 (83.1%)
  • Carpooled: 3,471 (7.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 93 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 645 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 140 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 1,197 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 2,031 (4.6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 2,603 people in state prisons
  • 1,104 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,049 people in nursing homes
  • 187 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 88 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 74 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 71 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 55 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 29 people in other group homes
  • 26 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 3,351 people in state prisons
  • 1,201 people in college/university student housing
  • 754 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 277 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 270 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 102 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 92 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 90 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 46 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 32 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 16 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,132.

4.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,740 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
Indiana average:

5.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.32% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($20,250 average AGI)
1.44% relocated from other states ($9,491 average AGI)
Madison County:

1.44%
Indiana average:

2.09%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, IN  0.68% ($28,122 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, IN  0.61% ($33,649)
from Delaware County, IN  0.52% ($27,278)
from Henry County, IN  0.28% ($25,321)
from Hancock County, IN  0.23% ($30,914)
from Grant County, IN  0.15% ($24,000)
from Tipton County, IN  0.06% ($26,419)


5.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,398 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Indiana average:

5.83%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($101 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.03%

3.59% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($21,260 average AGI)
1.71% relocated to other states ($9,037 average AGI)
Madison County:

1.71%
Indiana average:

2.32%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IN  0.75% ($29,373 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, IN  0.66% ($41,988)
to Delaware County, IN  0.58% ($25,958)
to Henry County, IN  0.25% ($28,742)
to Hancock County, IN  0.21% ($35,529)
to Grant County, IN  0.16% ($23,772)
to Tipton County, IN  0.11% ($28,673)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Madison County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Madison County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Madison County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Madison County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Madison County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 23,427 (19,361 aged, 4,066 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,815 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Madison County, Indiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,703)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,558)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,494)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (1,226)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,026)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (725)
  • Congestive heart failure (700)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (599)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (435)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (390)

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: 1.53
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,266
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 177
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,162

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,210
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,203
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 81

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 33.6. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 158.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 82.3
  • Poisoning - 34.7
  • Suffocation - 33.6
  • Other - 7.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 129,296
  • In family households: 103,102 (17,087 male householders, 17,099 female householders)
    23,029 spouses, 35,323 children (31,997 natural, 1,200 adopted, 2,126 stepchildren), 3,094 grandchildren, 436 brothers or sisters, 2,269 parents, 1,145 other relatives, 3,620 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 20,428 (6,975 male householders (5,729 living alone)), 9,803 female householders (8,441 living alone)), 3,650 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,766

Size of family households: 16,641 2-persons, 9,480 3-persons, 4,847 4-persons, 2,365 5-persons, 552 6-persons, 301 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 14,170 1-person, 2,157 2-persons, 281 3-persons, 149 4-persons, 21 5-persons.

13,997 married couples with children.
10,173 single-parent households (2,628 men, 7,545 women).

96.3% of residents of Madison speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $747,552,000 ($5,724 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,500,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $382,834,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $185,993,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,935,000
Federal grants: $134,539,000
Federal procurement contracts: $15,324,000 ($1,215,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $20,926,000 ($3,261,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,636,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $92,561,000
Federal Government insurance: $67,811,000

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

Births: 8,482
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 7,765
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +463
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -4,005
Here -31 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Madison County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 14.48 millions of gallons per day (100% from ground, 0% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 229
  • 2010 to 2013: 669
  • 2000 to 2009: 4,147
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,539
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,577
  • 1970 to 1979: 10,392
  • 1960 to 1969: 9,433
  • 1950 to 1959: 9,091
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,440
  • 1939 or earlier: 12,198
Note: State values scaled to Madison population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Madison County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Madison County population
  • 1 room: 40
  • 2 rooms: 40
  • 3 rooms: 210
  • 4 rooms: 3,093
  • 5 rooms: 8,518
  • 6 rooms: 9,784
  • 7 rooms: 6,010
  • 8 rooms: 3,815
  • 9+ rooms: 4,056
  • 1 room: 205
  • 2 rooms: 366
  • 3 rooms: 2,025
  • 4 rooms: 4,124
  • 5 rooms: 5,490
  • 6 rooms: 1,823
  • 7 rooms: 766
  • 8 rooms: 356
  • 9+ rooms: 243
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Madison County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Madison County population
  • no bedroom: 40
  • 1 bedroom: 512
  • 2 bedrooms: 8,439
  • 3 bedrooms: 20,013
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,285
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,277
  • no bedroom: 247
  • 1 bedroom: 3,205
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,032
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,323
  • 4 bedrooms: 557
  • 5+ bedrooms: 34
Cars and other vehicles available in Madison County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Madison County population
  • no vehicle: 1,334
  • 1 vehicle: 9,637
  • 2 vehicles: 15,292
  • 3 vehicles: 6,330
  • 4 vehicles: 2,220
  • 5+ vehicles: 753
  • no vehicle: 3,095
  • 1 vehicle: 6,521
  • 2 vehicles: 4,112
  • 3 vehicles: 1,445
  • 4 vehicles: 203
  • 5+ vehicles: 22

86% of Madison County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Indiana.

Madison County:

86.0%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 103,035
  • Other state: 22,940
  • Northeast: 2,344
  • Midwest: 8,709
  • South: 9,268
  • West: 2,619

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Madison County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (68.1%)
  • Electricity (23.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.2%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (63.6%)
  • Electricity (31.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,158
Here:

8.8%
Indiana:

13.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 472
Here:

7.7%
Indiana:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,631
Here:

26.1%
Indiana:

20.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Madison County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $434,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $13,744,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,711,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,918,000
    Regular Highways: $6,466,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,275,000
    Police Protection: $4,297,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,233,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,756,000
    Financial Administration: $2,514,000
    Health - Other: $1,697,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,088,000
    General Public Buildings: $979,000
    Sewerage: $499,000
    Solid Waste Management: $84,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $31,000
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,575,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $272,000
    General Public Building: $89,000
    Police Protection: $67,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $8,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,498,000

Madison County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $8,597,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,920,000
    Highways: $37,000
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000
    Public Welfare: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $688,000
    All Other: $534,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,368,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,846,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,277,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $57,000
    Sale of Property: $18,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,276,000
    All Other: $4,893,000
    Highways: $3,850,000
    Public Welfare: $3,416,000
    Health and Hospitals: $662,000
    Housing and Community Development: $495,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,634,000
    Individual Income: $11,352,000
    Other Selective Sales: $940,000
    Other License: $362,000
    Public Utility License: $94,000
    NEC: $8,000

Madison County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $0
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $0
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $0

Madison County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,140,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,976,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $611,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,699
  • Number of aged recipients: 119
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,580
  • Number of recipients under 18: 526
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,879
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 294
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 924
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,236
Madison County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Madison County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 36 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 ORIGINATED595$89,709305$98,5051,877$115,867143$40,0912$241,500113$66,80551$53,804
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$76,36021$122,000200$109,41515$14,7331$32,0009$50,88915$55,933
APPLICATIONS DENIED125$74,84080$70,538910$107,805107$25,8041$54,00038$53,89539$57,154
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN43$102,04731$100,226527$113,25821$57,1430$019$53,9474$71,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS17$81,7653$149,00091$117,2312$136,5000$01$72,0001$26,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 30 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED53$138,09461$139,7870$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$148,15834$112,7940$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$152,6117$176,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$134,8579$88,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$116,5003$110,0001$45,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Madison County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,26579.7 years
William1,05374.2 years
Robert96271.6 years
John92573.7 years
James89070.7 years
Charles80974.0 years
George50474.3 years
Helen45079.4 years
Ruth44579.6 years
Margaret33980.0 years
Most common last names in Madison County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith62774.6 years
Jones35274.5 years
Brown32175.8 years
Davis28473.2 years
Miller27676.8 years
Johnson25373.7 years
Williams22374.8 years
Wilson18174.1 years
Clark15776.0 years
Cox15773.7 years
Businesses in Madison County, IN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts2Lowe's1
Applebee's1Marriott1
Arby's4Marshalls1
AutoZone4MasterBrand Cabinets3
Bath & Body Works1Maurices1
Blockbuster1McDonald's8
Budget Car Rental1Meijer1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Menards1
Burger King3Motel 61
CVS8Nike6
Carson Pirie Scott1Office Depot1
Chevrolet4Olive Garden1
Comfort Inn1Panera Bread1
Cracker Barrel1Papa John's Pizza3
Curves1Payless1
DHL2Penske1
Dairy Queen6PetSmart1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut6
Dennys1Quality1
Domino's Pizza1Quiznos2
Dunkin Donuts1RadioShack3
Famous Footwear1Red Lobster1
Fashion Bug1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx17Ryan's Grill1
Finish Line1SAS Shoes1
Ford1Sears3
GNC1Shoe Carnival1
GameStop1Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill1Starbucks1
H&R Block8Steak 'n Shake1
Hardee's2Subway5
Hilton1Super 81
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile3
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell6
Honda1Target1
IHOP1Toyota1
Jimmy John's13True Value3
Johnny Rockets1U-Haul8
Jones New York1UPS31
KFC2Verizon Wireless1
Kincaid1Waffle House3
Kmart2Walgreens3
Kohl's1Walmart1
Kroger3Wendy's6
La-Z-Boy1White Castle2
Lane Furniture2YMCA2

Madison County on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"