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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: 287.06

Square Miles: 451.90

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)131,636132.0%6,484,192
Today (2015)129,723132.0%6,619,680
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*129,692131.9%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-1.5%57 2.1%

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

Components of Population Change, 2014-2015NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-45382 -14,881
Net International Migration10917 12,574
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)132280.5%25,260

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%
White115,3311388.7%86.1%
Two or More Race Groups2,323161.8%1.9%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic125,2931396.3%93.4%
Hispanic4,776183.7%6.6%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2014 (Includes detail not shown below)51,23213100.0%100.0%
Married With Children8,5871216.8%19.4%
Married Without Children15,7211230.7%30.1%
Single Parents4,950109.7%9.9%
Living Alone15,2531029.8%27.8%

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 2014 (includes vacant units)58,90911100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
35,4231260.1%61.6%
Median Value (2014)$91,20071  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
15,8091126.8%27.1%
Median Rent (2014)$52232  

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
Public19,508121.9%1,045,779
Adults (25+ in 2014 ACS)89,443122.1%4,287,819
with High School diploma or higher87.1%42 87.6%
with B.A. or higher degree17.1%38 23.6%

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 201444,7306490.6%$49,384
Poverty Rate in 201416.7%23109.9%15.2%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1823.4%25110.4%21.2%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201523162.8%8,338
Food Stamp Recipients in 201520,72472.6%810,606
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, 20141,432131.7%84,080
Births to Teens, 201416172.6%6,277
Deaths, 20141,45182.4%60,798

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2015NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force58,737141.8%3,265,761
Employed55,445141.8%3,109,217
Unemployed3,292102.1%156,544
Annual Unemployment Rate5.619116.7%4.8
March 2016 Unemployment Rate6.521118.2%5.5

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
Farm8061.6%$47,2172.3%$58,582
Nonfarm49,53998.4%$2,035,02997.7%$41,079
Private42,98585.4%$1,708,06682.0%$39,736
  Accommodation, Food Serv.4,2928.5%$76,4703.7%$17,817
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1,7123.4%$51,5542.5%$30,113
  Construction2,5615.1%$107,9115.2%$42,136
  Health Care, Social Serv.6,86713.6%$339,04016.3%$49,372
  Information5601.1%$28,9481.4%$51,693
  Manufacturing4,1418.2%$310,71714.9%$75,034
  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*
Government6,55413.0%$326,96315.7%$49,888

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
Single-Family8895.7%68.1%$18,141$2,748,532
2-Family44.3%2.0%648$40,304
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

NamePopulation
in 2014
Percent of County
Alexandria5,0673.9%
Anderson55,45542.7%
Chesterfield2,5031.9%*
Country Club Heights780.1%
Edgewood1,8851.5%
Elwood8,4746.5%*
Frankton1,8311.4%
Ingalls2,3901.8%
Lapel2,0511.6%
Markleville5220.4%
Orestes4110.3%
Pendleton4,2123.2%
River Forest220.0%
Summitville9910.8%
Woodlawn Heights780.1%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.
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