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Madison County, Indiana

Formed in 1823 and named in honor of President James Madison

County Seat: Anderson

Largest City: Anderson (2014 population: 55,455)

Population per Square Mile: 287.83

Square Miles: 451.90

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)131,636132.0%6,483,797
Today (2014)130,069132.0%6,596,855
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*129,692131.9%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-1.2%59 1.7%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2013-2014NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-35682 -7,849
Net International Migration7519 10,472
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)66440.3%24,994

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2014NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)7,376125.7%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)21,3161216.4%17.6%
College Age (18 to 24)11,557158.9%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)32,6861325.1%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)35,0951227.0%26.3%
Seniors (65 and older)22,039916.9%14.3%
Median Age40.4  Median Age = 37.5

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2014NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone504100.4%0.4%
Asian Alone762220.6%2.0%
Black Alone11,08198.5%9.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone68150.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups2,323161.8%1.9%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2013 (Includes detail not shown below)50,63713100.0%100.0%
Married With Children8,2741216.3%19.8%
Married Without Children15,6451230.9%30.1%
Single Parents5,1011010.1%9.8%
Living Alone15,4151030.4%27.7%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2014 (estimate)58,78911100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2013 (includes vacant units)58,88811100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Value (2013)$92,80070  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Rent (2013)$51832  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2014/2015 Total Reported) 20,734121.8%1,130,285
Adults (25+ in 2013 ACS)89,307122.1%4,258,878
with High School diploma or higher87%36 87.2%
with B.A. or higher degree16.7%37 23.2%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2014$32,5638082.3%39,578
Median Household Income in 201341,1178086.5%$47,508
Poverty Rate in 201319.6%9124.1%15.8%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1829.6%7135.2%21.9%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201425672.7%9,498
Food Stamp Recipients in 201422,07872.5%878,155
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 201410,82172.1%514,128

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 20131,545121.9%83,115
Births to Teens, 201316772.5%6,810
Deaths, 20131,54372.6%60,445

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2014NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force58,691131.8%3,230,540
Annual Unemployment Rate7.114118.3%6.0
October 2015 Unemployment Rate4.718111.9%4.2

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2014 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work50,345100.0%$2,082,246100.0%$41,360
Wage and Salary41,16481.8%$1,489,00771.5%$36,173
Farm Proprietors6211.2%$39,0301.9%$62,850
Nonfarm Proprietors8,56017.0%$180,7368.7%$21,114
  Accommodation, Food Serv.4,2928.5%$76,4703.7%$17,817
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1,7123.4%$51,5542.5%$30,113
  Health Care, Social Serv.6,86713.6%$339,04016.3%$49,372
  Professional, Tech. Serv.1,4842.9%$53,8392.6%$36,280
  Retail Trade5,87511.7%$147,7357.1%$25,146
  Trans., Warehousing2,1184.2%$121,0205.8%$57,139
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)11,548*22.9%*$361,860*17.4%*$31,335*

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2014UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed92100.0%100.0%$18,789$3,222,176
3- and 4-Family00.0%1.1%$0$18,185
5+ Family00.0%28.7%$0$415,155

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Madison County

in 2014
Percent of County
Country Club Heights780.1%
River Forest220.0%
Woodlawn Heights780.1%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.
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