Madison Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Madison Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
269,840

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.9%
5 - 17:
11.3%
18 - 24:
21.3%
25 - 34:
19.3%
35 - 54:
21.9%
55 - 64:
9.6%
Over 65 Years:
11.6%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
15.1%
15.1%
High School Graduates
95.5%
95.5%
College Graduated
57.9%
57.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Madison
$38,285
$38,285
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Madison
$65,332
$65,332
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
16.9%

Employment Industries in Madison

 
Education
17.5%
17.5%
Healthcare
14.7%
14.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
12.7%
12.7%
Accommodation
8.5%
8.5%
Retail
8.5%
8.5%
Manufacturing
7.4%
7.4%
Finance
5.6%
5.6%
Public Service
4.8%
4.8%
Other
4.1%
4.1%
Information Technology
3.2%
3.2%
Construction
2.8%
2.8%
Administration
2.2%
2.2%
Arts
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
73.6%
73.6%
Asian
8.9%
8.9%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
7.0%
7.0%
Black or African American
6.9%
6.9%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.2%
3.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.4%
0.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
31.4%
31.4%
Irish
12.4%
12.4%
English
8.1%
8.1%
Norwegian
7.9%
7.9%
Polish
5.7%
5.7%
Italian
4.1%
4.1%
French
2.9%
2.9%
Swedish
2.4%
2.4%
European
2.2%
2.2%
Dutch
1.8%
1.8%
Scottish
1.5%
1.5%
Czech
1.4%
1.4%
African
1.3%
1.3%
Swiss
1.1%
1.1%
Russian
1.1%
1.1%
Danish
1.0%
1.0%
British
0.8%
0.8%
Welsh
0.8%
0.8%
Scots-Irish
0.8%
0.8%
Finnish
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
85.4%
85.4%
Spanish
5.2%
5.2%
Polish
2.9%
2.9%
Chinese
2.1%
2.1%
Miao/Hmong
1.6%
1.6%
Langs. of India
1.2%
1.2%
Other Asian languages
0.8%
0.8%
German/Yiddish
0.5%
0.5%
Italian
0.5%
0.5%
Korean
0.4%
0.4%
Arabic
0.4%
0.4%
African languages
0.4%
0.4%
French
0.4%
0.4%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
Other Indo-European
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Scandinavian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Pacific Island languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Madison Residents:
12.1%