Madison County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2017:14,222More data
Estimate 2016:14,094 
Estimate 2015:13,936 
Estimate 2014:13,843 
Estimate 2013:13,800 
Estimate 2012:13,727 
Estimate 2011:13,739 
Census 2010:13,664More data
Census 2000:12,940More data
Population of the County Seat (Madisonville)
Census 2010:4,396 
Census 2000:4,159 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Madisonville city:4,672More data
Midway city:233More data
Normangee town (pt.):79More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:466.1More data
Water Area:6.4More data
Total Area:472.4More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:29.32More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:32.60More data
Percent Rural:67.40More data
Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:23.0%More data
Race - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:75.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:20.6%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:54.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:19.7%More data
Age - 2017 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.1%More data
65 and Older:15.6%More data
85 and Older:1.9%More data
Median Age:34.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$29,957More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$426,052,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$42,058More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:18.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:24.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:77.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:12.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$37,535More data
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$35,290 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$35,994 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$33,993 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$32,558 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2017
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.550000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,881,895,041More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,033,562,161More data
Total Actual Levy:$5,684,592More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2017:$891,740More data
CY 2016:$832,183 
CY 2015:$1,400,833 
CY 2014:$1,541,921 
CY 2013:$1,083,051 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:18.630More data
US Highways:20.808More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:75.680More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:123.816More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:24.966More data
On-System Subtotal:263.900More data
City Streets:35.734More data
Certified County Roads:256.967More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:292.701More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:556.601More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:74.520More data
US Highways:42.382More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:161.616More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:247.632More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:49.932More data
On-System Subtotal:576.082More data
City Streets:71.468More data
Certified County Roads:513.934More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:585.402More data
County Total:1,161.484More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Madison County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Madison County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Madison County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Madison County»

Special Districts in Madison County.
School Districts in Madison County.
History of City Tax Rates in Madison County.

Airports in Madison County.
Hospitals in Madison County.
Prisons in Madison County.