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Madison, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Madison had a population of 26,967 as of July 1, 2017. Madison ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Madison is located at latitude 32.4739 and longitude -90.1309 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Madison (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.22 sq. miles and a water area of 1.2 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 338 feet.

The City of Madison (GNIS ID: 2404992) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Madison is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Madison population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Madison: Madison Station.

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Madison, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,967
Daytime Population: Workers 11,047
Daytime Population: Residents 12,807
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,854
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 26,942
Population in Familes 24,509
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 1,069
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $103,537
Average Household Income $123,421
Per Capita Income $43,948


Total Housing Units 10,094 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,805 (87.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 850 ( 8.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 439 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $243,537
Average Home Value $288,458


Total Households 9,655
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 7,687
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.53% 1.66%
Households 1.48% 1.64%
Families 1.48% 1.54%
Median Household Income   0.24%
Per Capita Income   1.58%

Madison, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madison to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 11 97th
Population Density # 59 84th
Diversity Index # 291 20th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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