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Madison County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 105,114 (72% urban, 28% rural); it was 74,674 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 18,587
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,641
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 19,272
Renter-occupied apartments: 10,601 (it was 7,947 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

30%

Land area: 717 sq. mi.

Water area: 24.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 147 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Madison County: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (30.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.7%), Educational, health and social services (13.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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Races in Madison County, Mississippi:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (55.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (38.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.8%)
  • Asian alone (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years
Males: 50,550  (48.1%)
Females: 54,564  (51.9%)
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Madison County,MS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Madison County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $64,350 ($46,970 in 1999)

This county:

$64,350
Mississippi:

$41,754

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $745 (lower quartile is $635, upper quartile is $910)
This county:

$745
State:

$560


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $214,000 (it was $110,900 in 2000)
Madison:

$214,000
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $141,800 - $321,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,488
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $422

Institutionalized population: 874

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 10
  • Assaults: 43
  • Burglaries: 112
  • Thefts: 293
  • Auto thefts: 29

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

  • Murders: 6
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 13
  • Assaults: 59
  • Burglaries: 105
  • Thefts: 306
  • Auto thefts: 52
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 901 buildings, average cost: $216,900
  • 2008: 618 buildings, average cost: $219,900
  • 2009: 437 buildings, average cost: $227,100
  • 2010: 581 buildings, average cost: $212,400
  • 2011: 503 buildings, average cost: $239,600
  • 2012: 600 buildings, average cost: $233,600
  • 2013: 738 buildings, average cost: $248,000
  • 2014: 742 buildings, average cost: $246,300

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: $1,683 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,260 (0.7%)

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: 12.2%
Madison County:

12.2%
Mississippi:

20.8%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.6% for Black residents, 26.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.3% for American Indian residents, 35.0% for other race residents, 19.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.6 years old
(Males: 35.5 years old, Females: 38.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.9 years old, Black residents: 32.2 years old, American Indian residents: 29.9 years old, Asian residents: 32.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.0 years old, Other race residents: 32.4 years old)

Area name: Jackson, MS HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Madison County is $528 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $613 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $737 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ridgeland, Madison, Canton, Flora, Kearney Park.

Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Jasper County, South Carolina , Madison Parish, Louisiana , Marengo County, Alabama , Perry County, Alabama , Warren County , Washington County, Georgia , Parker County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,713
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 46.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,439 (44.9% naturalized citizens)

Madison County:

4.2%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 907
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,094
  • 1990 to 1999: 800
  • 1980 to 1989: 330
  • 1970 to 1979: 276
  • Before 1970: 136
Note: State values scaled to Madison County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 42.8%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 32,237
  • One, attached: 714
  • Two: 592
  • 3 or 4: 2,634
  • 5 to 9: 2,008
  • 10 to 19: 2,031
  • 20 to 49: 410
  • 50 or more: 468
  • Mobile homes: 1,440

Housing units in Madison County with a mortgage: 18,080 (394 second mortgage, 1,655 home equity loan, 172 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,170

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

50.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Madison County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,60754
Mainline Protestant8,63120
Black Protestant5,65031
Catholic5,2425
Other1,4455
Orthodox1351
None45,493-
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: 12
Madison County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Madison County:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 65
This county:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Madison County:

10.4%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

28.4%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.2%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Madison County:

Average size of farms: 268 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,740
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $288.02
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 14.04%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 25.08%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $37,921
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $49,322
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.43%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.63
Corn for grain: 17939 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2232 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 10920 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1013 harvested acres
Vegetables: 621 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 49 acres

Earthquake activity:

Madison County-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.6 miles away from Madison County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 193.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 174.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 152.3 miles away from Madison County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 217.3 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:

  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2014 to May 03, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4175: April 30, 2014, FEMA Id: 4175, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3348: August 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3348, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4081: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4081, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 15, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1594: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1594, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 06, 2003 to April 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1459: April 24, 2003, FEMA Id: 1459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 24, 2001 to December 17, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1398: December 07, 2001, FEMA Id: 1398, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Mississippi Tornadoes and Severe Storms, Incident Period: February 16, 2001 to March 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1360: February 23, 2001, FEMA Id: 1360, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Mississippi Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: April 26, 1991 to May 31, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-906: May 17, 1991, FEMA Id: 906, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: December 19, 1990 to January 14, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-888: January 03, 1991, FEMA Id: 888, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 10, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical 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 (28%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

  • India (24%)
  • Mexico (18%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Pakistan (4%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Korea (3%)

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

  • American (9%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Madison County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 48,476 (86.6%)
  • Carpooled: 5,177 (9.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 110 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 705 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 40 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 328 (0.6%)
  • Worked at home: 1,174 (2.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 930 people in nursing homes
  • 525 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 265 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 132 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 75 people in state prisons
  • 44 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 42 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 42 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 26 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 20 people in homes for the physically handicapped

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

  • 563 people in college/university student housing
  • 408 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 336 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 220 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 93 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 64 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 29 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 24 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 13 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $72,559.

9.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.60%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($108 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.04%
Mississippi average:

0.04%

6.85% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($31,953 average AGI)
2.71% relocated from other states ($19,554 average AGI)
Madison County:

2.71%
Mississippi average:

2.79%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hinds County, MS  3.31% ($44,471 average AGI)
from Rankin County, MS  1.31% ($49,508)
from Yazoo County, MS  0.17% ($36,625)
from Oktibbeha County, MS  0.15% ($28,360)
from Holmes County, MS  0.14% ($35,660)
from Shelby County, TN  0.14% ($58,978)
from Leake County, MS  0.12% ($32,256)


8.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,195 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.54%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($184 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.03%
Mississippi average:

0.06%

5.67% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($22,441 average AGI)
2.83% relocated to other states ($19,570 average AGI)
Madison County:

2.83%
Mississippi average:

2.96%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hinds County, MS  2.74% ($29,536 average AGI)
to Rankin County, MS  1.35% ($38,953)
to Yazoo County, MS  0.14% ($26,391)
to Shelby County, TN  0.09% ($32,774)
to Oktibbeha County, MS  0.09% ($32,400)
to Holmes County, MS  0.08% ($23,714)
to Forrest County, MS  0.08% ($23,630)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.8

Births per 1000 population in Madison County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Madison County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Madison County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.1%
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: 10,820 (8,728 aged, 2,092 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,087 (11%)

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, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,327)
  • Unspecified dementia (946)
  • Congestive heart failure (609)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (606)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (595)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (578)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (503)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (409)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (395)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (377)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.22
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,798
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 41
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,634

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,495
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,234
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 114

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 108.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 81.8
  • Other - 26.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 103.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 88.9
  • Other - 14.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 105,114
  • In family households: 89,498 (14,042 male householders, 12,382 female householders)
    19,787 spouses, 34,792 children (31,425 natural, 616 adopted, 2,751 stepchildren), 3,126 grandchildren, 950 brothers or sisters, 631 parents, 2,974 other relatives, 814 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 13,702 (4,196 male householders (3,587 living alone)), 7,631 female householders (6,836 living alone)), 1,875 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,914

Size of family households: 10,848 2-persons, 6,675 3-persons, 5,594 4-persons, 2,311 5-persons, 549 6-persons, 447 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,423 1-person, 1,350 2-persons, 29 3-persons, 25 6-persons.

17,377 married couples with children.
6,010 single-parent households (829 men, 5,181 women).

94.5% of residents of Madison speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $729,665,000 ($8,901 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $409,397,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $162,767,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $59,895,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,112,000
Federal grants: $84,465,000
Federal procurement contracts: $399,000,000 ($395,546,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $17,428,000 ($3,146,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,594,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $61,451,000
Federal Government insurance: $117,299,000

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

Births: 6,536
Here:

78 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,833
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +282
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +7,902
Here +94 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Madison County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.54 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 853
  • 2010 to 2013: 3,055
  • 2000 to 2009: 10,692
  • 1990 to 1999: 10,588
  • 1980 to 1989: 7,511
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,499
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,924
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,477
  • 1940 to 1949: 287
  • 1939 or earlier: 648
Note: State values scaled to Madison population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Madison County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Madison County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 149
  • 3 rooms: 116
  • 4 rooms: 1,220
  • 5 rooms: 4,193
  • 6 rooms: 7,307
  • 7 rooms: 4,401
  • 8 rooms: 3,975
  • 9+ rooms: 5,889
  • 1 room: 339
  • 2 rooms: 1,059
  • 3 rooms: 1,972
  • 4 rooms: 3,292
  • 5 rooms: 2,263
  • 6 rooms: 1,194
  • 7 rooms: 278
  • 8 rooms: 408
  • 9+ rooms: 196
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Madison County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Madison County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 176
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,492
  • 3 bedrooms: 13,735
  • 4 bedrooms: 9,845
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,002
  • no bedroom: 339
  • 1 bedroom: 2,615
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,427
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,887
  • 4 bedrooms: 587
  • 5+ bedrooms: 146
Cars and other vehicles available in Madison County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Madison County population
  • no vehicle: 129
  • 1 vehicle: 6,561
  • 2 vehicles: 11,165
  • 3 vehicles: 7,136
  • 4 vehicles: 2,119
  • 5+ vehicles: 140
  • no vehicle: 994
  • 1 vehicle: 6,194
  • 2 vehicles: 2,677
  • 3 vehicles: 736
  • 4 vehicles: 375
  • 5+ vehicles: 25

89% of Madison County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Mississippi.

Madison County:

89.4%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 76,163
  • Other state: 23,873
  • Northeast: 1,016
  • Midwest: 6,014
  • South: 14,992
  • West: 1,851

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Madison County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (60.9%)
  • Electricity (32.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.7%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)
  • Electricity (76.0%)
  • Utility gas (21.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,393
Here:

12.1%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,079
Here:

16.6%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,283
Here:

28.1%
Mississippi:

9.8%

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 - Regular Highways: $3,340,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,829,000
    Police Protection: $5,465,000
    Financial Administration: $3,267,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,049,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,831,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,881,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,742,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,613,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,583,000
    Health - Other: $1,237,000
    General - Other: $981,000
    Parks and Recreation: $716,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $695,000
    Libraries: $420,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $309,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,941,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $930,000
    General - Other: $207,000
    Health - Other: $110,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $843,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,919,000

Madison County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,780,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,766,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $186,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,850,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $781,000
    Special Assessments: $417,000
    Interest Earnings: $379,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,752,000
    General Local Government Support: $951,000
    Health and Hospitals: $232,000
    All Other: $121,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,494,000
    Other License: $2,516,000

Madison County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,195,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,044,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,256,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,105,000

Madison County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,849,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,154
  • Number of aged recipients: 281
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,873
  • Number of recipients under 18: 381
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,189
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 584
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 860
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 907
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 20 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 ORIGINATED412$171,364695$225,5542,628$221,572171$53,2511$291,000314$201,96237$50,946
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$167,57146$202,413177$194,5256$198,8330$08$234,25010$64,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED72$168,33381$172,778546$197,35782$36,0980$034$94,29429$41,724
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN42$173,09567$232,224426$210,94610$84,3000$018$226,1672$93,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$159,45511$182,182110$191,3274$108,0000$03$150,6672$41,500
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED100$245,700179$237,3303$151,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$240,96053$234,7923$159,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED31$255,41931$237,5160$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$282,20013$242,4620$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$259,5005$257,4002$121,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Madison County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary36579.6 years
James31572.0 years
John26974.4 years
William23773.7 years
Robert22373.4 years
Willie21671.6 years
Annie15278.2 years
George12174.8 years
Charles10371.9 years
Jessie10373.8 years
Most common last names in Madison County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith25673.7 years
Williams22172.8 years
Johnson19575.3 years
Jones17973.1 years
Brown17071.6 years
Jackson14973.7 years
Davis11773.1 years
Harris11075.0 years
Taylor9074.5 years
Luckett9071.2 years
Businesses in Madison County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Kroger2
Ace Hardware1La Quinta1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's3
Baskin-Robbins2Nike5
Best Western1Penske1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut2
Burger King1Popeyes2
CVS2Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack2
Chick-Fil-A1Rite Aid1
Cold Stone Creamery1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Subway6
Domino's Pizza2Super 81
FedEx11T-Mobile1
GNC1True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul3
H&R Block3UPS8
Hilton1Waffle House1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Home Depot1Walmart1
Jones New York1Wendy's3
KFC2

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