Madisonville is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 4,783 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Madisonville is the 128th largest community in Tennessee.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Madisonville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.34% of the Madisonville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Madisonville is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Madisonville who work in office and administrative support (13.30%), sales jobs (11.66%), and management occupations (6.94%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Madisonville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Madisonville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small city, Madisonville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Madisonville has a very low overall level of education: only 7.35% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Madisonville in 2010 was $15,372, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,488 for a family of four. Madisonville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 40.57% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Madisonville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Madisonville residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Madisonville include German, English, Polish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Madisonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.