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.
Madisonville is a blue-collar town, with 37.25% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Madisonville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Madisonville who work in office and administrative support (13.33%), sales jobs (12.10%), and food service (6.45%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Madisonville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Madisonville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Madisonville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Madisonville may be for you.
Being a small city, Madisonville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Madisonville have a very low rate of college education: just 6.51% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Madisonville in 2010 was $15,313, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,252 for a family of four. Madisonville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 40.75% 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Madisonville include German, English, Scots-Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Madisonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.