Madisonville is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,637 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Madisonville is the 395th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Madisonville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Madisonville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Madisonville who work in food service (14.57%), office and administrative support (12.99%), and healthcare suport services (7.89%).
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.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.95 minutes getting to work every day.
Madisonville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Madisonville have a very low rate of college education: just 9.84% 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 $15,386, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,544 for a family of four. Madisonville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.99% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Madisonville is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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. Madisonville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.43% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Madisonville include German, English, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Madisonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.