Madison County MS Information


Madison County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madison County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 6 94th
Population Density1 # 8 91st
Diversity Index2 # 9 90th
Median Household Income # 2 99th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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Madison County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 100,591
Population in Households 98,818
Population in Familes 83,599
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,773
Population Density1 141
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 38,159
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 26,651
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 41,204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,633 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,526 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,045 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $274,346
Average Home Value $332,976


Median Household Income $55,011
Average Household Income $86,201
Per Capita Income $32,855
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.3% 1.5%
Households 1.49% 1.59%
Families 1.28% 1.46%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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