Madison County TN Information


Madison County Subdivisions

Madison County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 99,246 (100%)
Population in Households 94,828 (95.5%)
Population in Families 76,830 (77.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 4,418 ( 4.5%)
Population Density 178
Diversity Index2 58


Median Household Income $45,854
Average Household Income $68,604
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $26,874
Wealth Index5 73


Total HU (Housing Units) 43,277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,718 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,929 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,630 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $150,330
Average Home Value $186,799
Housing Affordability Index3 173


Total Households 38,647
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 25,547
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.09% -0.04%
Households 0.15% -0.01%
Families -0.03% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
Owner Occupied HU   0.03%


Madison County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madison County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 15 85th
Population Density # 19 81st
Median Household Income # 36 63rd
Housing Affordability Index # 37 39th
Per Capita Income # 21 79th
Diversity Index # 5 96th

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