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Madison County, AL


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Huntsville, AL
Designated Market Area: Huntsville-Decatur-Florence, AL-TN
USDA County Type (2015): Government
American Communities Project County Type (2023): College Towns

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2022 population: 403,565   ( 68,754 from 2010)
Land area: 801.6 square miles
Population density: 503.5 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:256,725 63.61% 15.9%
Black:99,73824.71% 25.4%
Indian:2,5550.63% 9.4%
Asian:11,1522.76% 31.4%
2+ races:10,8282.68% 51.4%
Hispanic:22,5675.59% 46.5%
Total non-White:146,84036.39% 29.5%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:9,724 12.5
Deaths:8,93011.5
Net Migration: 13,85117.8
Net Immigration: 8001.0
Change in White population:35,280 10.5
Change in Non-White pop.:33,474 10.0




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
334,811
221,44566.14%
79,51723.75%
2,3350.70%
8,4882.54%
7,1512.14%
15,4044.60%
113,36633.86%

2000
276,700
196,49671.01%
62,60222.62%
2,0670.75%
5,2471.90%
4,7621.72%
5,2261.89%
80,20428.99%

1990
238,912
182,91076.56%
47,68819.96%
1,3780.58%
4,0761.71%
n/a
2,8601.20%
56,00223.44%

1980
196,966
153,81878.09%
38,63119.61%
5980.30%
1,5190.77%
n/a
2,1341.08%
43,14821.91%

1970
186,540
155,92083.59%
28,27015.15%
1140.06%
4450.24%
n/a
1,6160.87%
30,620 16.41%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
35,550 12.8
21,5047.8
30,79911.1
5,3921.9
24,949 9.0
33,162 12.0
1990's
NumberRate
39,354 16.5
18,4797.7
8,8453.7
2,7741.2
13,586 5.7
24,202 10.1
1980's
NumberRate
33,343 16.9
14,474 7.3
24,586 12.5
n/a
29,092 14.8
12,854 6.5
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-9,790 -5.2
n/a
-2,102 -1.1
12,528 6.7

Age, Family & Household Data for Madison County, AL

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
38.5
83,734 20.7%
319,831 79.3%
59,906 14.8%
159,569
2.37
101,594 63.7%
76,149 75.0%
9,906 9.8%
57,975 36.3%

2010
NumberPercent
37.3
79,490 23.7%
255,321 76.3%
40,873 12.2%
134,700
2.43
89,150 66.2%
66,176 74.2%
9,770 11.0%
45,550 33.8%

2000
NumberPercent
35.8
70,691 25.5%
206,009 74.5%
29,931 10.8%
110,085
2.45
75,875 68.9%
59,630 78.6%
7,934 10.5%
34,210 31.1%

1990
NumberPercent
32.0
58,845 24.6%
180,067 75.4%
21,437 9.0%
91,361
2.55
66,269 72.5%
54,402 82.1%
5,244 7.9%
25,092 27.5%

1980
NumberPercent
28.6
58,066 29.5%
138,900 70.5%
14,102 7.2%
67,450
2.84
53,171 78.8%
44,008 82.8%
4,543 8.5%
14,279 21.2%

2022 Housing Data for Madison County, AL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units171,313 
Median Value$242,900 
Occupied159,56993.1%
Vacant11,7446.9%
Owned108,54568.0%
Rented51,02432.0%
Median Rent$1,043 
Single-Family Units127,58574.5%
    Detached123,25071.9%
    Attached4,3352.5%
Buldings with 5+ Units27,49016.0%
Mobile Homes6,4703.8%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Madison County, AL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0007,6044.8%
$10,000 to $14,9995,0583.2%
$15,000 to $19,9995,3543.4%
$20,000 to $24,9995,7223.6%
$25,000 to $29,9995,6803.6%
$30,000 to $34,9996,3624.0%
$35,000 to $39,9995,5773.5%
$40,000 to $44,9995,6633.5%
$45,000 to $49,9995,1743.2%
$50,000 to $59,99911,1977.0%
$60,000 to $74,99913,6958.6%
$75,000 to $99,99919,92412.5%
$100,000 to $124,99914,9439.4%
$125,000 to $149,99912,2237.7%
$150,000 to $199,99916,15010.1%
$200,000 or more19,24312.1%
Median Household Income78,058 
Per Capita Income44,720 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state107 
Compared to U.S.88 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI6,1123.8%
Public Assistance4,4892.8%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps14,6059.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed172,66371.1%
Unemployed8,0803.3%
In Armed Forces8930.4%
Total Labor Force181,63674.8%
Not in Labor Force61,10125.2%
Real Unemployment Rate 28.5%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector70,80857,67455.1%
Non-Profit4,6019,12233.5%
Self-Employed9,1856,42758.8%
Local Government3,7425,40340.9%
State Government2,9663,59945.2%
Federal Government12,3906,62065.2%
Total Private + Self79,99364,10155.5%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.23,69924,74448.9%
Total103,69288,84553.9%
Pct. Govt.18.0%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts33,10217.2%
Sales and Office Occupations35,57818.4%
Professional, Technical64,17033.3%
Service Occupations26,16713.6%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2040.1%
All others33,90517.6%
White Collar 68.9%
Industry
 Number%
Professional, scientific, technical29,19415.1%
Health care and social assistance24,30812.6%
Manufacturing23,90412.4%
Retail trade20,65310.7%
Public administration17,7059.2%
Educational services14,9687.8%
Accommodation and food services12,2306.3%
Construction10,2065.3%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.7,8304.1%
Other services7,5623.9%
Transportation and warehousing6,1963.2%
Finance and insurance4,7562.5%
Information3,1421.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing2,7941.4%
Arts, entertainment, recreation2,4751.3%
Wholesale trade2,3571.2%
Utilities1,4630.8%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting7180.4%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction3040.2%
Management1570.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Madison County, AL

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican10,6602.73%
Puerto Rican3,6870.95%
Cuban5280.14%
Dominican5450.14%
Total Central American2,0310.52%
Costa Rican920.02%
Guatemalan1,1200.29%
Honduran3040.08%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian3280.08%
Salvadoran1570.04%
Other Central American300.01%
Total South American1,8310.47%
Argentinean740.02%
Bolivian400.01%
Chilean460.01%
Colombian9600.25%
Ecuadorian270.01%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian2180.06%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan4660.12%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1,3290.34%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian2,0260.52%
Chinese1,9810.51%
Korean1,2480.32%
Filipino9510.24%
Japanese7290.19%
Vietnamese7200.18%
Taiwanese2460.06%
Thai2400.06%
Laotian1510.04%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English342,33693.1%
Spanish12,8733.5%
Other Indo-European2,4730.7%
Other Asian1,9220.5%
German, other Germanic1,6560.5%
Chinese1,4420.4%
Other1,2570.3%
Korean1,0160.3%
French, Haitian, Cajun8210.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English47,78012.3%
American42,00410.8%
Irish36,4539.4%
German35,2999.1%
European10,2442.6%
Italian8,7462.2%
Scottish7,9812.0%
Scotch-Irish6,1981.6%
French6,1851.6%
Polish4,8761.3%
British3,7571.0%
Dutch3,3610.9%
Swedish2,5020.6%
Welsh2,4990.6%
Norwegian2,0020.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen379,25397.3%
Not a citizen10,5282.7%
Native368,32294.5%
Foreign-born21,4595.5%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Madison County, AL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
5,974 2.2%14,810 5.5%50,873 19.0%75,132 28.1%71,617 26.8%48,899 18.3%
  Average years of education: 14.3
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 5,974 2.2%
9-12 Years 14,810 5.5%
H.S. Grad or GED 50,873 19.0%
Some College 75,132 28.1%
Bach. Degree 71,617 26.8%
Grad Degree 48,899 18.3%
Average years of education: 14.3

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Madison County, AL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 128,972 122,728 6,244 4.8% 6.8%
1991 128,844 121,516 7,328 5.7% 7.3%
1992 131,139 124,578 6,561 5.0% 7.5%
1993 134,088 126,767 7,321 5.5% 7.2%
1994 134,299 126,790 7,509 5.6% 6.2%
1995 134,770 128,786 5,984 4.4% 5.9%
1996 135,873 131,409 4,464 3.3% 5.2%
1997 139,249 135,263 3,986 2.9% 4.9%
1998 142,186 138,115 4,071 2.9% 4.5%
1999 143,647 138,984 4,663 3.2% 4.7%
2000 149,626 144,268 5,358 3.6% 4.6%
2001 150,541 144,676 5,865 3.9% 5.2%
2002 150,356 143,433 6,923 4.6% 5.9%
2003 154,878 147,566 7,312 4.7% 6.0%
2004 157,774 150,549 7,225 4.6% 5.6%
2005 158,361 152,734 5,627 3.6% 4.4%
2006 161,511 156,243 5,268 3.3% 4.0%
2007 165,619 160,439 5,180 3.1% 4.1%
2008 168,276 161,020 7,256 4.3% 5.8%
2009 168,854 156,443 12,411 7.4% 10.1%
2010 169,944 155,994 13,950 8.2% 10.4%
2011 171,679 157,588 14,091 8.2% 9.6%
2012 170,324 158,207 12,117 7.1% 8.2%
2013 171,178 160,213 10,965 6.4% 7.3%
2014 170,377 159,923 10,454 6.1% 6.7%
2015 170,473 161,071 9,402 5.5% 6.1%
2016 172,125 163,288 8,837 5.1% 5.9%
2017 175,368 168,333 7,035 4.0% 4.6%
2018 180,767 174,517 6,250 3.5% 3.9%
2019 184,941 180,126 4,815 2.6% 3.0%
2020 187,247 178,579 8,668 4.6% 5.9%
2021 193,877 188,817 5,060 2.6% 3.4%
2022 199,231 194,989 4,242 2.1% 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com