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 2019:14,284More data
Estimate 2018:14,363 
Estimate 2017:14,251 
Estimate 2016:14,120 
Estimate 2015:13,968 
Estimate 2014:13,871 
Estimate 2013:13,820 
Estimate 2012:13,746 
Estimate 2011:13,753 
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:4,685More data
Midway city:236More data
Normangee town (pt.):82More 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 - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:23.4%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:76.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:19.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:55.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:19.1%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:21.2%More data
65 and Older:15.6%More data
85 and Older:1.9%More data
Median Age:34.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$30,435More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$438,937,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$45,445More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:17.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:23.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:80.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:13.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$38,112More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$37,525 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$35,290 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$35,994 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$33,993 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:4.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:5.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.550000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,130,996,089More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$229,685,843More data
Total Actual Levy:$1,263,272More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$889,801More data
CY 2018:$854,913 
CY 2017:$891,740 
CY 2016:$832,183 
CY 2015:$1,400,833 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:18.587More data
US Highways:20.774More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:75.661More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:123.501More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:25.834More data
On-System Subtotal:264.357More data
City Streets:34.444More data
Certified County Roads:258.253More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:292.697More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:557.054More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:74.348More data
US Highways:83.096More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:160.688More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:247.002More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:51.668More data
On-System Subtotal:616.802More data
City Streets:68.888More data
Certified County Roads:516.506More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:585.394More data
County Total:1,202.196More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Madison County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.