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Madison County, Texas (TX)


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County population in 2012: 13,677 (33% urban, 67% rural); it was 12,940 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,489
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,651
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,014
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,047 (it was 900 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

36%

Land area: 470 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 29 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Madison County: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.7%), Public administration (14.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.6%), Retail trade (10.6%), Construction (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 27%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Madison County, Texas:


Median resident age:  34.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years

Males: 7,873  (55.7%)
Females: 5,791  (44.3%)

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Madison County,TX real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Madison County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $35,556 ($29,418 in 1999)
This county:

$35556
Texas:

$48259

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $407 (lower quartile is $290, upper quartile is $501)
This county:

$407
State:

$632


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $87,499 (it was $55,300 in 2000)
Madison County:

$87,499
Texas:

$125,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $48,292 - $171,278

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $191,506
Here:

$191,506
State:

$177,060

Mobile homes: $72,352
Here:

$72,352
State:

$42,156

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,664
Here:

$15,664
State:

$34,447
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,143
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $290

Institutionalized population: 2,479

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


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


Madison County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,427 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $500 (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 2009: 21.0%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.2% for Black residents, 16.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 86.2% for American Indian residents, 10.7% for other race residents, 51.5% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 34 years old
(Males: 32 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 42 years old, Asian residents: 30 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

15.8%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.7%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Madison County is $471 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $525 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $684 a month.

Cities in this county include: Madisonville, Midway, North Zulch.

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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Madison County: Concord Community Building (A), Seven J Ranch (B), Tan Yard (C), Ferguson State Prison Farm (D), North Zulch Volunteer Fire Department (E), Shapira Hotel (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Madison County include: Union Church (A), Sand Prairie Church (B), Tabor Church (C), Sweet Home Church (D), Chapel Hill Church (E), Fellowship Church (F), Pleasant Grove Church (G), Rock Prairie Church (H), Jozye Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Larrison Cemetery (1), Alphin Cemetery (2), Keefer Cemetery (3), Bozeman Cemetery (4), Rocky Hill Cemetery (5), High Prairie Cemetery (6), Mount Tabor Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Carr Lake (A), Carson Lake (B), Sweet Lake (C), Duck Lake (D), Big Dickey Lake (E), Green Pond (F), Ford Lake (G), Springboard Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Black Oak Branch (A), Bowman Creek (B), Bedias Creek (C), Youngs Creek (D), Woods Slough (E), Willow Branch (F), Wren Branch (G), Simes Creek (H), Shepherd Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Brazos County , Grimes County , Houston County , Leon County , Robertson County , Walker County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 542
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 72.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 619 (30% naturalized citizens)

Madison County:

4.8%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.2%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Madison County with a mortgage: 596 (21 second mortgage, 13 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 874

Here:

40.5% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.05%
Here49.0%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 6,347
Total congregations: 28

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of America
Adherents3,314 (52.2%)894 (14.1%)832 (13.1%)393 (6.2%)299 (4.7%)
Congregations7 (25.0%)9 (32.1%)3 (10.7%)1 (3.6%)2 (7.1%)
NameLutheran ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents288 (4.5%)203 (3.2%)51 (0.8%)47 (0.7%)26 (0.4%)
Congregations1 (3.6%)1 (3.6%)1 (3.6%)1 (3.6%)2 (7.1%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Madison County - Madisonville, Midway, North Zulch

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
This county:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Madison County:

7.50 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.2%
Texas:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Madison County:

17.8%
State:

15.7%


Agriculture in Madison County:

Average size of farms: 275 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $68,064
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $64,572
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.54%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,776
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.13%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.02
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.04%
Corn for grain: 1481 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 928 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 504 acres

Tornado activity:

Madison County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 1.2 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/15/1987, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed 3 people and injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Madison County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)

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




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





Madison County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,029 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 740 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 91 (2%)
  • Other means: 38 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 187 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $35,253.

8.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,932 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.50%
Texas average:

8.37%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.09% relocated from other counties in Texas ($29,007 average AGI)
1.42% relocated from other states ($4,925 average AGI)
Madison County:

1.42%
Texas average:

3.06%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Brazos County, TX  1.39% ($35,729 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  1.10% ($40,158)
from Walker County, TX  0.93% ($27,281)
from Leon County, TX  0.64% ($22,545)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.52% ($45,444)
from Grimes County, TX  0.40% ($29,714)


8.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.69%
Texas average:

7.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.53% relocated to other counties in Texas ($27,934 average AGI)
1.15% relocated to other states ($3,458 average AGI)
Madison County:

1.15%
Texas average:

2.17%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Brazos County, TX  1.33% ($27,043 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  1.10% ($28,000)
to Walker County, TX  0.98% ($33,559)
to Grimes County, TX  0.40% ($30,071)
to Leon County, TX  0.35% ($35,000)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.29% ($27,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Madison County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Madison County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Madison County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,744 (1,539 aged, 205 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.57
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4862.530
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 189.350
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 50314.32

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1169.590
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1108.830

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25.23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 83.54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.59

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,110

Size of family households: 1,283 2-persons, 636 3-persons, 558 4-persons, 319 5-persons, 113 6-persons, 98 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,032 1-person, 123 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

83.8% of residents of Madison County speak English at home.
15.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (21% speak English very well, 79% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $54,362,000 ($4117 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,191,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $25,790,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,912,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $104,000
Federal grants: $13,534,000
Federal procurement contracts: $462,000 ($10,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,559,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,047,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,866,000

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

Births: 807
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 742
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +158
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +10
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Madison County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.51 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

3.8

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Madison County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 90
  • 3 rooms: 177
  • 4 rooms: 394
  • 5 rooms: 888
  • 6 rooms: 753
  • 7 rooms: 402
  • 8 rooms: 204
  • 9+ rooms: 104
  • 1 room: 12
  • 2 rooms: 84
  • 3 rooms: 136
  • 4 rooms: 233
  • 5 rooms: 268
  • 6 rooms: 125
  • 7 rooms: 26
  • 8 rooms: 9
  • 9+ rooms: 7
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Madison County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 201
  • 2 bedrooms: 793
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,632
  • 4 bedrooms: 332
  • 5+ bedrooms: 54
  • no bedroom: 17
  • 1 bedroom: 172
  • 2 bedrooms: 370
  • 3 bedrooms: 319
  • 4 bedrooms: 22
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Madison County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 155
  • 1 vehicle: 927
  • 2 vehicles: 1,408
  • 3 vehicles: 389
  • 4 vehicles: 116
  • 5+ vehicles: 19
  • no vehicle: 149
  • 1 vehicle: 446
  • 2 vehicles: 234
  • 3 vehicles: 36
  • 4 vehicles: 35
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

52% of Madison County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Texas.

Madison County:

51.9%
State average:

51.6%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $33,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Madison County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (45.7%)
  • Utility gas (26.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.7%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Electricity (42.8%)
  • Utility gas (33.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.6%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 15
Here:

1.1%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 23
Here:

3.3%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 47
Here:

9.6%
Texas:

15.4%

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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Madison County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


Madison County government finances - Revenue in 2002:


Madison County government finances - Debt in 2002:


Madison County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Madison County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Madison County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Madison County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William8177.6 years
James7376.9 years
Mary7382.1 years
John6974.6 years
Robert5473.0 years
Willie4779.6 years
George3477.9 years
Thomas2976.4 years
Ruby2879.2 years
Joe2677.4 years
Most common last names in Madison County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6375.8 years
Brown4577.1 years
Smith3874.3 years
Williams3474.3 years
Wilson3277.1 years
Davis2576.0 years
Ferguson2479.2 years
Bailey2384.2 years
Thompson2273.9 years
Farris2284.7 years
Businesses in Madison County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Popeyes1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Jack In The Box1U-Haul1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1

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