Madison County, IL

265,759 Population
715.7 square miles 371.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.1%
was 2.1%
Ranked 8th Highest in IL
Population Density
371.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
52.2%
was 51.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.9%
was 2.2%
Ranked 18th Highest in IL
Percent Under 18
21.9%
was 22.1%
Ranked 19th Highest in IL
Percent 65 and Over
16.3%
was 15.7%
Ranked 10th Highest in IL

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4
was 6.1
Ranked 11th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
13.4%
was 12.9%
Ranked 10th Lowest in IL
Median Household Income
$54,573
was $52,664
Ranked 13th Highest in IL
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.4
44.1
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,191
Ranked 42nd Highest in IL
Patents per 100,000
19
Ranked 28th Highest in IL

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 0.4
Ranked 17th Highest in IL
Violent Crimes per 100,000
26.7
was 24.3
Ranked 45th Highest in IL
Property Crimes per 100,000
211.2
was 210.3
Ranked 58th Highest in IL

 Housing

Total Housing Units
118,637
was 118,474
Ranked 8th Highest in IL
Median Rent
$788
was $794
Ranked 13th Highest in IL
Total Building Permits
525
was 460
 
Occupied Housing Units
105,465
was 106,573
 
Homeownership Rate
71.8%
was 71.0%
Ranked 8th Highest in IL
Single Family Building Permits
385
was 310
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
165.8
was 165.5
Ranked 9th Highest in IL
Rental Vacancy Rate
30.7%
was 27.8%
Ranked 4th Highest in IL
Multifamily Building Permits
140
was 150
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.4
Ranked 12th Highest in IL
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
4.5
was 3.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.0
was 1.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.3%
was 98.5%
Ranked 22nd Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.4%
was 99.9%
Ranked 14th Highest in IL

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.5%
was 92.7%
Ranked 5th Highest in IL
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
26.4%
was 24.9%
Ranked 14th Highest in IL

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