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Madison, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Madison had a population of 27,359 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Madison: Madison Station.

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Madison, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 27,359
Population in Households 27,334
Population in Familes 24,855
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 1,085
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $104,206
Average Household Income $131,088
Per Capita Income $46,693


Total Housing Units 10,234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,095 (88.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 705 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 434 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $259,738
Average Home Value $304,978


Total Households 9,800
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 7,781
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.52% 1.6%
Households 1.48% 1.58%
Families 1.45% 1.47%
Median Household Income   0.27%
Per Capita Income   0.86%

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, 2018 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 # 289 20th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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