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Madison County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2019: 35,443 (72% urban, 28% rural); it was 35,226 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,551
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,617
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,838
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,771 (it was 4,598 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

33%

Land area: 573 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 62 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Madison County: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.7%), Manufacturing (19.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Madison County, NE (2019)
    • 28,03779.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,55015.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6281.8%Asian alone
    • 4681.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 4521.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3401.0%Two or more races
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Males: 17,660  (49.8%)
Females: 17,783  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
Madison County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,737 ($35,807 in 1999)
This county:

$54,737
Nebraska:

$63,229

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $564 (lower quartile is $424, upper quartile is $690)
This county:

$564
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $162,280 (it was $78,900 in 2000)
Madison:

$162,280
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $98,505 - $242,355
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,224
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $509

Institutionalized population: 647

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 28
  • Thefts: 58
  • Auto thefts: 6

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 41
  • Thefts: 84
  • Auto thefts: 15
Madison County, NE map from a distance

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 3.5. This is about average.
71.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
39.8% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
59.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
64.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 206 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 167 pounds. This is more than average.

Health of residents in Madison County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
72.6% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
40.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
83.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
68.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 117 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 1998: 111 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 1999: 101 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2000: 75 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2001: 79 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2002: 95 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2003: 98 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2004: 132 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2005: 124 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2006: 87 buildings, average cost: $162,800
  • 2007: 66 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2008: 84 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2009: 56 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2010: 53 buildings, average cost: $188,900
  • 2011: 39 buildings, average cost: $203,000
  • 2012: 60 buildings, average cost: $193,400
  • 2013: 53 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2014: 54 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2015: 52 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2016: 66 buildings, average cost: $239,700
  • 2017: 62 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2018: 61 buildings, average cost: $346,800
  • 2019: 118 buildings, average cost: $173,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Madison, NE residents
Average permit cost in Madison, NE
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,391 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,225 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Madison, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Madison, NE in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Madison, NE in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.3%
Madison County:

13.3%
Nebraska:

9.9%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.3% for Black residents, 20.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.0% for American Indian residents, 14.7% for other race residents, 32.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 36.9 years old
(Males: 36.0 years old, Females: 37.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.8 years old, Black residents: 23.9 years old, American Indian residents: 31.5 years old, Asian residents: 30.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.7 years old, Other race residents: 30.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Madison County is $390 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $513 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $699 a month.

Cities in this county include: Norfolk, Madison, Battle Creek, Tilden, Newman Grove, Meadow Grove.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Madison County: Fore - Quarters Feedlot (A), Indian Creek Ranch (B), Wolff Farms (C), Elkhorn Acres Golf Club (D), Stanton County Museum (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Madison County include: Peace Church (A), Saint Henry Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Run Cemetery (1), Bega Cemetery (2), Belz Cemetery (3), Bethlehem Cemetery (4), Erychleb Cemetery (5), Pilger Cemetery (6), Zilmer Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Loes Lake (A), Pillar Lake (B), Johnson Lake (C), Maskenthine Reservoir (D), Kucera Reservoir (E), Willers Reservoir (F), Bordner Reservoir (G), Grevson Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wells Creek (A), Maskenthine Creek (B), Pleasant Run (C), Indian Creek (D), Humbug Creek (E), Union Creek (F), Payne Creek (G), North Fork Elkhorn River (H), Cedar Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Madison County include: Red Fox State Wildlife Management Area (1), Pilger State Recreation Area (2), Wood Duck State Wildlife Management Area (3), Maskenthine Lake Recreation Area (4), Maskenthine Arboretum (5), Stanton County Historical Marker (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Arthur County , Box Butte County , Hooker County , Jackson County, Iowa , McPherson County , Stanton County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.1%
Nebraska:

2.7%

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

Current college students: 1,964
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,576 (37.8% naturalized citizens)

Madison County:

7.3%
Whole state:

7.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6872010 or later
  • 7702000 to 2009
  • 5311990 to 1999
  • 4331980 to 1989
  • 1521970 to 1979
  • 113Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.9%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,064
  • One, attached: 509
  • Two: 401
  • 3 or 4: 625
  • 5 to 9: 867
  • 10 to 19: 648
  • 20 to 49: 465
  • 50 or more: 518
  • Mobile homes: 443
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Housing units in Madison County with a mortgage: 5,185 (39 second mortgage, 298 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,334

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Madison County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,20334
Catholic9,3644
Mainline Protestant4,84517
Other7272
None7,737-
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: 8
Madison County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Madison County:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

7.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Madison County:

7.4%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

26.8%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.8%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Madison County:

Average size of farms: 447 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $182,878
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $200.49
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.10%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 64.23%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $166,934
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 73.04%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 38.82%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $92,654
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.47%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.52
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.72%
Corn for grain: 118618 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 101013 harvested acres
Vegetables: 605 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 56 acres

Tornado activity:

Madison County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 2372975.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 7 fatalities and 24 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/30/1954, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 6 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Madison County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 298% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from Madison County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 384.4 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 182.4 miles away from the county center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 684.5 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 214.6 miles away from Madison County center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nebraska Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4521, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 9, 2019 - April 1, 2019, FEMA Id: 4420, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 13, 2018 - April 18, 2018, FEMA Id: 4375, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 29, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1924: July 15, 2010, FEMA Id: 1924, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Ice Jams, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 06, 2010 to April 03, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1902: April 21, 2010, FEMA Id: 1902, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1878: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1878, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 28, 2007 to June 02, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1714: July 24, 2007, FEMA Id: 1714, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 19, 2006 to January 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1674: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1674, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to November 28, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1627: January 26, 2006, FEMA Id: 1627, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3245: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3245, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 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: 17,804 (83.1%)
  • Carpooled: 2,096 (9.8%)
  • Bus: 122 (0.6%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 13 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 255 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 87 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 355 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 702 (3.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (48%)
  • Cuba (16%)
  • Burma (7%)
  • Guatemala (7%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • Thailand (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Madison County


  • German (39%)
  • American (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Czech (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 492 people in nursing homes
  • 292 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 169 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 96 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 95 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 44 people in other group homes
  • 43 people in religious group quarters
  • 23 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 522 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 317 people in college/university student housing
  • 68 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 51 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 36 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 36 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 21 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,721.

5.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,874 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.62% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($27,397 average AGI)
1.98% relocated from other states ($17,477 average AGI)
Madison County:

1.98%
Nebraska average:

2.81%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Stanton County, NE  0.47% ($40,797 average AGI)
from Pierce County, NE  0.42% ($36,632)
from Douglas County, NE  0.34% ($55,565)
from Antelope County, NE  0.29% ($42,375)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.28% ($40,462)
from Platte County, NE  0.27% ($29,784)
from Wayne County, NE  0.24% ($37,667)


6.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,635 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
Nebraska average:

6.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.59% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($25,851 average AGI)
2.36% relocated to other states ($13,784 average AGI)
Madison County:

2.36%
Nebraska average:

2.97%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Douglas County, NE  0.63% ($48,828 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.59% ($33,146)
to Stanton County, NE  0.52% ($41,681)
to Platte County, NE  0.42% ($41,102)
to Pierce County, NE  0.37% ($37,980)
to Antelope County, NE  0.22% ($32,677)
to Knox County, NE  0.16% ($55,455)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.9
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: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.3

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: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Madison County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.4%
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: 5,785 (5,001 aged, 784 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 937 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (487)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (464)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (386)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (307)
  • Unspecified dementia (285)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (280)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (251)
  • Congestive heart failure (141)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (98)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (74)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.8
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,584
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 621
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 42,219

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,696
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,029
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 69
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 104

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 17

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 104.5. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 35,443
  • Male householders: 7,588 (1,918 living alone), Female householders: 6,845 (2,334 living alone)
  • 7,327 spouses (7,258 opposite-sex spouses), 1,125 unmarried partners, (1,090 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 9,876 children (8,907 natural, 448 adopted, 469 stepchildren), 411 grandchildren, 152 brothers or sisters, 120 parents, 21 foster children, 118 other relatives, 847 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,054

Size of family households: 4,464 2-persons, 1,534 3-persons, 1,560 4-persons, 904 5-persons, 433 6-persons, 108 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,426 1-person, 798 2-persons, 190 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons.

6,030 married couples with children.
2,105 single-parent households (403 men, 1,702 women).

85.8% of residents of Madison speak English at home.
12.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (23% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 34% speak English not well, 22% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $189,320,000 ($5,295 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,338,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $81,277,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $33,492,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,335,000
Federal grants: $42,289,000
Federal procurement contracts: $9,059,000 ($4,459,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,868,000 ($840,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $987,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $37,068,000
Federal Government insurance: $60,324,000

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

Births: 2,924
Here:

82 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,831
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +435
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,197
Here -34 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Madison County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.65 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

Year house built in Madison County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Madison County, Nebraska
  • 3122014 or later
  • 1782010 to 2013
  • 1,2532000 to 2009
  • 1,7191990 to 1999
  • 1,6401980 to 1989
  • 3,1291970 to 1979
  • 1,6731960 to 1969
  • 1,4431950 to 1959
  • 6761940 to 1949
  • 3,3571939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Madison County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Madison County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Madison County, Nebraska
  • 251 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 1903 rooms
  • 7584 rooms
  • 1,5635 rooms
  • 1,4856 rooms
  • 1,5557 rooms
  • 1,2408 rooms
  • 2,6559+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Madison County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Madison County, Nebraska
  • 2661 room
  • 1422 rooms
  • 8583 rooms
  • 1,8084 rooms
  • 6945 rooms
  • 4306 rooms
  • 3317 rooms
  • 2078 rooms
  • 2219+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Madison County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Madison County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Madison County, Nebraska
  • 20no bedroom
  • 2341 bedroom
  • 2,0992 bedrooms
  • 4,0183 bedrooms
  • 2,0394 bedrooms
  • 1,1055+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Madison County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Madison County, Nebraska
  • 296no bedroom
  • 1,0461 bedroom
  • 2,3012 bedrooms
  • 8893 bedrooms
  • 2994 bedrooms
  • 1155+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Madison County, Nebraska 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
  • 160no vehicle
  • 1,6851 vehicle
  • 4,2452 vehicles
  • 2,1153 vehicles
  • 7574 vehicles
  • 5625+ 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
  • 759no vehicle
  • 1,9901 vehicle
  • 1,5772 vehicles
  • 4913 vehicles
  • 1044 vehicles
  • 315+ vehicles

83.5% of Madison County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Nebraska.

Madison County:

83.5%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 24,590
  • Other state: 8,164
  • Northeast: 460
  • Midwest: 4,215
  • South: 1,706
  • West: 1,736
Year householders moved into unit in Madison County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Madison County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.6%Utility gas
  • 27.7%Electricity
  • 5.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.6%Electricity
  • 36.3%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 914
Here:

23.3%
Nebraska:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 250
Here:

13.2%
Nebraska:

12.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 114
Here:

6.6%
Nebraska:

19.2%

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:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $66,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,464,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,175,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $289,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $176,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,735,000
    Death and Gift: $866,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $148,000
    Other License: $40,000

Madison County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $66,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,464,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,175,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $289,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $176,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,735,000
    Death and Gift: $866,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $148,000
    Other License: $40,000

Madison County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $66,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,464,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,175,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $289,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $176,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,735,000
    Death and Gift: $866,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $148,000
    Other License: $40,000

Madison County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $66,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,464,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,175,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $289,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $176,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,735,000
    Death and Gift: $866,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $148,000
    Other License: $40,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 496
  • Number of aged recipients: 57
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 439
  • Number of recipients under 18: 78
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 327
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 91
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 218
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 189
Most common first names in Madison County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William21077.9 years
John20277.2 years
Mary19379.8 years
Robert14372.3 years
George14178.3 years
Anna13087.1 years
Helen11382.2 years
Margaret10881.2 years
Frank10579.8 years
Charles10477.1 years
Most common last names in Madison County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson15480.2 years
Nelson10078.1 years
Anderson8679.1 years
Miller7780.5 years
Hansen5879.8 years
Smith5174.4 years
Wagner4777.4 years
Brown3980.3 years
Larson3780.7 years
Jensen3579.3 years
Businesses in Madison County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's2
Arby's1Menards1
Ascend Collection1New Balance5
AutoZone1Nike7
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Burger King2OfficeMax1
Carson Pirie Scott1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut3
Curves1Quiznos2
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen3Rodeway Inn1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
Famous Footwear1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx6Sears1
Ford2Starbucks1
GNC1Subway4
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill3Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Target1
Hilton1U-Haul5
Hobby Lobby1U.S. Cellular3
Holiday Inn1UPS5
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York1Village Inn1
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture3Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1

Madison County on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"