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Madison County, New York (NY)

County population in 2017: 70,965 (41% urban, 59% rural); it was 69,441 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 13,303
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,170
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 19,012
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,281 (it was 6,356 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

47%

Land area: 656 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 108 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Madison County: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.4%), Manufacturing (12.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Madison County, NY (2017)
    • 66,18995.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,5472.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,2911.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8831.3%Two or more races
    • 6240.9%Asian alone
    • 3880.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 400.06%Some other race alone
    • 370.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

41.1 years
New York median age:

38.7 years
Males: 35,144  (49.5%)
Females: 35,821  (50.5%)
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Average household size:
Madison County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,069 ($40,184 in 1999)
This county:

$57,069
New York:

$64,894

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $627 (lower quartile is $470, upper quartile is $758)
This county:

$627
State:

$1116


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $145,800 (it was $78,700 in 2000)
Madison:

$145,800
New York:

$314,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,900 - $224,200

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $176,475
Here:

$176,475
State:

$368,248

Townhouses or other attached units: $303,515
Here:

$303,515
State:

$609,493

In 2-unit structures: $168,766
Here:

$168,766
State:

$607,011

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $34,892
Here:

$34,892
State:

$737,380

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $258,683
Here:

$258,683
State:

$879,902

Mobile homes: $52,366
Here:

$52,366
State:

$74,535

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,225
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $499

Institutionalized population: 659

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 85
  • Thefts: 148
  • Auto thefts: 8

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 98
  • Thefts: 142
  • Auto thefts: 8
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 91 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 1998: 129 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 1999: 125 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2000: 123 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2001: 146 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2002: 168 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2003: 152 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2004: 210 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2005: 186 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2006: 213 buildings, average cost: $166,800
  • 2007: 178 buildings, average cost: $177,600
  • 2008: 137 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2009: 107 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2010: 90 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2011: 63 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2012: 90 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2013: 98 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 2014: 76 buildings, average cost: $196,800
  • 2015: 80 buildings, average cost: $213,400
  • 2016: 97 buildings, average cost: $207,000
  • 2017: 67 buildings, average cost: $207,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Madison, NY residents
Average permit cost in Madison, NY
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,829 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,896 (2.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Madison, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Madison, NY in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Madison, NY in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
Madison County:

9.6%
New York:

14.1%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.3% for Black residents, 11.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.1% for American Indian residents, 96.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 17.4% for other race residents, 17.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.1 years old
(Males: 40.8 years old, Females: 41.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.8 years old, Black residents: 22.4 years old, American Indian residents: 57.0 years old, Asian residents: 19.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.5 years old, Other race residents: 23.4 years old)

Area name: Syracuse, NY MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Madison County is $486 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $586 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $750 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sullivan, Oneida, Lenox, Chittenango, Eaton, Canastota, Hamilton, Cazenovia, Brookfield, Morrisville.

Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
City or TownHomes measuredLiving AreaBasement
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Brookfield town61510 - 275140 - 69
Cazenovia town7864 - 83733 - 41
De Ruyter town1285 - 133324 - 43
Eaton town25128 - 174235 - 50
Fenner town763 - 123424 - 45
Georgetown town12116 - 164133 - 52
Hamilton town501914 - 245751 - 64
Lebanon town762 - 112918 - 39
Lenox town5843 - 62117 - 26
Lincoln town1285 - 133627 - 44
Madison town973 - 133626 - 46
Nelson town995 - 154132 - 51
Oneida city7642 - 52521 - 29
Smithfield town784 - 143725 - 50
Stockbridge town684 - 143424 - 44
Sullivan town9786 - 103228 - 37
Madison county4718 34 

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Neighboring counties: Coos County, Oregon , Middlesex County, Massachusetts , Chenango County , Iowa County, Wisconsin , Onondaga County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
New York:

4.1%

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

Current college students: 6,099
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,296 (58.6% naturalized citizens)

Madison County:

1.8%
Whole state:

22.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4762010 or later
  • 3672000 to 2009
  • 3731990 to 1999
  • 2821980 to 1989
  • 1901970 to 1979
  • 579Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 50.6%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 23,681
  • One, attached: 544
  • Two: 1,807
  • 3 or 4: 1,031
  • 5 to 9: 876
  • 10 to 19: 606
  • 20 to 49: 85
  • 50 or more: 331
  • Mobile homes: 3,345

Housing units in Madison County with a mortgage: 12,501 (231 second mortgage, 1,335 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,809

Here:

63.2% with mortgage
State:

60.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Madison County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,8109
Mainline Protestant8,06045
Evangelical Protestant2,78028
Other3586
None51,434-
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: 15
Madison County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Madison County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 58
This county:

8.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Madison County:

7.4%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

26.6%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Madison County:

Average size of farms: 229 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $83,929
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $86.33
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.35%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 87.92%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $69,333
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 51.21%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.11%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $123,635
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.01%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 26.43
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 48.58%
Corn for grain: 10552 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1165 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 780 harvested acres
Vegetables: 901 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 52 acres

Earthquake activity:

Madison County-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from Madison County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 145.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 261.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 181.5 miles away from Madison County center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 209.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2013 to July 11, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4129: July 12, 2013, FEMA Id: 4129, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3351: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3351, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 26, 2011 to May 08, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1993: June 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1993, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2006 to July 10, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1650: July 01, 2006, FEMA Id: 1650, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3262: September 30, 2005, FEMA Id: 3262, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 02, 2005 to April 04, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1589: April 19, 2005, FEMA Id: 1589, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 13, 2004 to September 16, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1564: October 01, 2004, FEMA Id: 1564, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Power Outage, Incident Period: August 14, 2003 to August 16, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3186: August 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 3186, Natural disaster type: Power Outage
  • New York Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: July 21, 2003 to August 13, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1486: August 29, 2003, FEMA Id: 1486, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • New York Ice Storm, Incident Period: April 03, 2003 to April 05, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1467: May 12, 2003, FEMA Id: 1467, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Madison

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 18,865 (77.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,726 (7.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 155 (0.6%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 8 (0.0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 6 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 241 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 133 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 1,710 (7.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,675 (6.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (11%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (5%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Bangladesh (4%)
  • Jordan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Madison County


  • American (49%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (6%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • European (2%)
  • Polish (2%)

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

People in group quarters in Madison County, New York in 2000:

  • 3,675 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 378 people in nursing homes
  • 253 people in halfway houses
  • 80 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 78 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 72 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 53 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 42 people in other group homes
  • 40 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 40 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Madison County, New York in 2010:

  • 4,304 people in college/university student housing
  • 387 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 148 people in state prisons
  • 143 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 118 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $66,504.

5.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
New York average:

4.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.62% relocated from other counties in New York ($38,210 average AGI)
1.27% relocated from other states ($11,501 average AGI)
Madison County:

1.27%
New York average:

1.80%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Onondaga County, NY  1.69% ($53,865 average AGI)
from Oneida County, NY  1.48% ($41,227)
from Chenango County, NY  0.29% ($39,260)
from Oswego County, NY  0.17% ($51,356)
from Herkimer County, NY  0.10% ($33,889)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,114 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
New York average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.57% relocated to other counties in New York ($34,147 average AGI)
1.86% relocated to other states ($15,966 average AGI)
Madison County:

1.86%
New York average:

2.73%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Onondaga County, NY  1.67% ($52,013 average AGI)
to Oneida County, NY  1.47% ($50,634)
to Chenango County, NY  0.26% ($29,348)
to Oswego County, NY  0.12% ($29,394)
to Herkimer County, NY  0.12% ($31,563)
to Otsego County, NY  0.09% ($35,708)
to Monroe County, NY  0.08% ($50,286)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Births per 1000 population in Madison County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Madison County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Madison County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.9%
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: 10,771 (8,921 aged, 1,850 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 480 (3%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (766)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (726)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (507)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (470)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (363)
  • Unspecified dementia (320)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (196)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (185)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (182)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (170)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.84
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,533
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 490
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45,094

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,009
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 853
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 81

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 112.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 51.3
  • Other - 61.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 70,965
  • In family households: 53,320 (8,238 male householders, 7,572 female householders)
    12,187 spouses, 20,728 children (19,740 natural, 121 adopted, 867 stepchildren), 1,202 grandchildren, 479 brothers or sisters, 378 parents, 1,643 other relatives, 893 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,621 (5,184 male householders (3,603 living alone)), 5,030 female householders (4,640 living alone)), 2,407 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,024

Size of family households: 7,743 2-persons, 3,253 3-persons, 2,360 4-persons, 1,533 5-persons, 745 6-persons, 176 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,243 1-person, 1,852 2-persons, 119 3-persons.

8,903 married couples with children.
4,076 single-parent households (1,476 men, 2,600 women).

95.3% of residents of Madison speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (76% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $323,450,000 ($4,594 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,643,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $160,032,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $61,124,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,226,000
Federal grants: $81,294,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,371,000 ($4,540,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,403,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $39,307,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $22,871,000
Federal Government insurance: $48,081,000

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

Births: 3,852
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,049
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +260
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -77
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Madison County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.46 millions of gallons per day (59% from ground, 41% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

3.8

Year house built in Madison County, New York
  • Year house built in Madison County, New York
  • 402014 or later
  • 5432010 to 2013
  • 1,9732000 to 2009
  • 5,0581990 to 1999
  • 2,9391980 to 1989
  • 3,4901970 to 1979
  • 2,9161960 to 1969
  • 3,4041950 to 1959
  • 1,2781940 to 1949
  • 10,6651939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Madison County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Madison County, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Madison County, New York
  • 01 room
  • 382 rooms
  • 2813 rooms
  • 1,5284 rooms
  • 3,3835 rooms
  • 5,3156 rooms
  • 3,6407 rooms
  • 2,5718 rooms
  • 3,5549+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Madison County, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Madison County, New York
  • 01 room
  • 3512 rooms
  • 1,1003 rooms
  • 1,0794 rooms
  • 1,4675 rooms
  • 1,1496 rooms
  • 2807 rooms
  • 418 rooms
  • 2479+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Madison County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Madison County, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Madison County, New York
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3431 bedroom
  • 3,9912 bedrooms
  • 10,9293 bedrooms
  • 3,7494 bedrooms
  • 1,2985+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Madison County, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Madison County, New York
  • 114no bedroom
  • 1,6311 bedroom
  • 1,7512 bedrooms
  • 1,7303 bedrooms
  • 4774 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Madison County, New York 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
  • 406no vehicle
  • 6,4901 vehicle
  • 8,7132 vehicles
  • 3,1363 vehicles
  • 1,0254 vehicles
  • 5405+ 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
  • 839no vehicle
  • 3,1561 vehicle
  • 1,5142 vehicles
  • 2053 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

91.3% of Madison County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in New York.

Madison County:

91.3%
State average:

89.4%

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

  • This state: 59,401
  • Other state: 9,873
  • Northeast: 3,856
  • Midwest: 2,098
  • South: 2,271
  • West: 1,648
Year householders moved into unit in Madison County, NY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Madison County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 43.4%Utility gas
  • 26.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.9%Wood
  • 7.1%Electricity
  • 1.9%Coal or coke
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 34.8%Electricity
  • 34.5%Utility gas
  • 15.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 702
Here:

13.7%
New York:

13.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 204
Here:

6.0%
New York:

13.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,233
Here:

55.0%
New York:

33.9%

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 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,186,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,377,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,651,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,469,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,144,000
    Sewerage: $469,000
    Housing and Community Development: $67,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,500,000
    General - Other: $347,000
    General Public Buildings: $225,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $12,722,000
    General - Other: $11,173,000
    Regular Highways: $11,039,000
    Health - Other: $10,354,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,839,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,626,000
    Police Protection: $5,075,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,754,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,031,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,912,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,820,000
    Financial Administration: $1,640,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,382,000
    Sewerage: $528,000
    Parks and Recreation: $511,000
    Local Fire Protection: $243,000
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000
    Libraries: $118,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $23,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $18,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $409,000
    Highways: $104,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $824,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $18,623,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $1,271,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $10,648,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $838,000
    Other: $705,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $110,775,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $107,802,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,600,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,020,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,973,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,580,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,210,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $148,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $100,000
    Interest Earnings: $77,000
    Rents: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $1,457,000
    Regular Highways: $865,000
    Police Protection: $434,000
    Financial Administration: $402,000
    General - Other: $373,000
    Sewerage: $289,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $192,000
    Central Staff Services: $70,000
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000
    Correctional Institutions: $37,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,407,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $107,802,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,925,000
    Other: $5,177,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,202,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,500,000
    Highways: $3,102,000
    Transit Utilities: $177,000
  • Tax - Property: $36,821,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,535,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $963,000
    Other Selective Sales: $272,000
    Other License: $18,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,045,000

Madison County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,186,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,377,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,651,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,469,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,144,000
    Sewerage: $469,000
    Housing and Community Development: $67,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,500,000
    General - Other: $347,000
    General Public Buildings: $225,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $12,722,000
    General - Other: $11,173,000
    Regular Highways: $11,039,000
    Health - Other: $10,354,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,839,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,626,000
    Police Protection: $5,075,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,754,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,031,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,912,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,820,000
    Financial Administration: $1,640,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,382,000
    Sewerage: $528,000
    Parks and Recreation: $511,000
    Local Fire Protection: $243,000
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000
    Libraries: $118,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $23,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $18,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $409,000
    Highways: $104,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $824,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $18,623,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $1,271,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $10,648,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $838,000
    Other: $705,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $110,775,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $107,802,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,600,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,020,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,973,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,580,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,210,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $148,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $100,000
    Interest Earnings: $77,000
    Rents: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $1,457,000
    Regular Highways: $865,000
    Police Protection: $434,000
    Financial Administration: $402,000
    General - Other: $373,000
    Sewerage: $289,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $192,000
    Central Staff Services: $70,000
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000
    Correctional Institutions: $37,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,407,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $107,802,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,925,000
    Other: $5,177,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,202,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,500,000
    Highways: $3,102,000
    Transit Utilities: $177,000
  • Tax - Property: $36,821,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,535,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $963,000
    Other Selective Sales: $272,000
    Other License: $18,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,045,000

Madison County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,186,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,377,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,651,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,469,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,144,000
    Sewerage: $469,000
    Housing and Community Development: $67,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,500,000
    General - Other: $347,000
    General Public Buildings: $225,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $12,722,000
    General - Other: $11,173,000
    Regular Highways: $11,039,000
    Health - Other: $10,354,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,839,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,626,000
    Police Protection: $5,075,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,754,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,031,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,912,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,820,000
    Financial Administration: $1,640,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,382,000
    Sewerage: $528,000
    Parks and Recreation: $511,000
    Local Fire Protection: $243,000
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000
    Libraries: $118,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $23,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $18,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $409,000
    Highways: $104,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $824,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $18,623,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $1,271,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $10,648,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $838,000
    Other: $705,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $110,775,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $107,802,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,600,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,020,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,973,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,580,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,210,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $148,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $100,000
    Interest Earnings: $77,000
    Rents: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $1,457,000
    Regular Highways: $865,000
    Police Protection: $434,000
    Financial Administration: $402,000
    General - Other: $373,000
    Sewerage: $289,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $192,000
    Central Staff Services: $70,000
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000
    Correctional Institutions: $37,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,407,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $107,802,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,925,000
    Other: $5,177,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,202,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,500,000
    Highways: $3,102,000
    Transit Utilities: $177,000
  • Tax - Property: $36,821,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,535,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $963,000
    Other Selective Sales: $272,000
    Other License: $18,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,045,000

Madison County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,186,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,377,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,651,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,469,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,144,000
    Sewerage: $469,000
    Housing and Community Development: $67,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,500,000
    General - Other: $347,000
    General Public Buildings: $225,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $12,722,000
    General - Other: $11,173,000
    Regular Highways: $11,039,000
    Health - Other: $10,354,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,839,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,626,000
    Police Protection: $5,075,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,754,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,031,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,912,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,820,000
    Financial Administration: $1,640,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,382,000
    Sewerage: $528,000
    Parks and Recreation: $511,000
    Local Fire Protection: $243,000
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000
    Libraries: $118,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $23,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $18,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $409,000
    Highways: $104,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $824,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $18,623,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $1,271,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $10,648,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $838,000
    Other: $705,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $110,775,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $107,802,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,600,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,020,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,973,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,580,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,210,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $148,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $100,000
    Interest Earnings: $77,000
    Rents: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $1,457,000
    Regular Highways: $865,000
    Police Protection: $434,000
    Financial Administration: $402,000
    General - Other: $373,000
    Sewerage: $289,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $192,000
    Central Staff Services: $70,000
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000
    Correctional Institutions: $37,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,407,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $107,802,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,925,000
    Other: $5,177,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,202,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,500,000
    Highways: $3,102,000
    Transit Utilities: $177,000
  • Tax - Property: $36,821,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $33,535,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $963,000
    Other Selective Sales: $272,000
    Other License: $18,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,045,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,250
  • Number of aged recipients: 118
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,132
  • Number of recipients under 18: 154
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 858
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 238
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 619
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 545
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 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 ORIGINATED202$111,599317$132,278890$123,962231$37,9095$258,00071$149,35245$61,956
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$100,50016$142,25062$130,08113$36,6920$07$110,8578$60,875
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$91,53355$114,564312$113,891121$24,2480$018$94,66731$50,258
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$110,11123$120,130192$141,58323$61,0870$010$156,0008$89,875
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$89,5004$252,50033$147,0613$44,0000$02$293,0001$112,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED59$133,55935$174,0860$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$135,8959$176,6674$152,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$155,8336$174,5000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$123,4294$208,5000$01$67,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Madison, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Madison, NY - Value
Most common first names in Madison County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary43780.6 years
John42875.2 years
William37574.0 years
Robert35172.7 years
Charles29674.6 years
George27075.2 years
James26670.8 years
Helen23380.5 years
Joseph22274.0 years
Frank19978.1 years
Most common last names in Madison County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22978.4 years
Brown12377.5 years
Miller11077.0 years
Jones10777.1 years
Davis8577.6 years
Williams8575.7 years
Johnson7677.4 years
Clark7576.8 years
Snyder6676.0 years
Roberts5479.5 years
Businesses in Madison County, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lowe's1
AT&T3McDonald's4
Advance Auto Parts3Nike1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King2Pizza Hut3
Chevrolet3RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rite Aid5
Dennys1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts6Starbucks1
Fashion Bug1Subway6
FedEx5Super 81
Ford2T-Mobile2
GNC4Taco Bell1
H&R Block4Tim Hortons4
Jones New York2Toyota1
KFC1True Value2
Kincaid1U-Haul4
La-Z-Boy1UPS6
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1YMCA1

Madison County on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"