Madison County MS Information


Madison County Subdivisions

Madison County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 105,286
Population in Households 103,507
Population in Familes 87,244
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,779
Population Density1 147
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 39,814
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 27,670
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 42,959 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,300 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,514 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,145 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $218,729
Average Home Value $276,671


Median Household Income $61,836
Average Household Income $88,134
Per Capita Income $33,708
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.62% 1.7%
Households 1.7% 1.76%
Families 1.48% 1.62%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.


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, 2016 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 # 10 89th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.