Madison County GA Information


Madison County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madison County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 61 62nd
Population Density1 # 55 66th
Diversity Index2 # 141 12th
Median Household Income # 43 74th
Per Capita Income # 61 62nd

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Madison County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 28,822
Population in Households 28,611
Population in Familes 24,503
Population in Group Qrtrs 211
Population Density1 102
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 10,744
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 7,936
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,053 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,691 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,361 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $102,892
Average Home Value $124,336


Median Household Income $41,921
Average Household Income $50,725
Per Capita Income $18,973
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.58% 0.42%
Households 0.52% 0.36%
Families 0.4% 0.28%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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