• Morgan County population In the census estimates from 2017 to 2018, Madison County added 4,854 people. in this year population density was 413.73 p/mi². The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local. 37.2 mi, 43° [1880-1890] +0.13 %/yr Boundary lines are approx. Jefferson is the only Alabama county with more than 500,000 residents. & J. Harper, Printers, New-York, 1828. [1820-1830] +4.82 %/yr "By population, that would be the fifth largest city in the state of Alabama. [15], Coordinates: 34°45′57″N 86°33′28″W / 34.76583°N 86.55778°W / 34.76583; -86.55778. Madison County - Home of the Rocket City. Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com. The story remains the same. Males had a median income of $40,779 versus $26,534 for females. [1890-1900] +1.38 %/yr For much of the county's history, the economy revolved mainly around agriculture. [1920-1930] +2.34 %/yr County in Alabama. About 8.10% of families and 10.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.10% of those under age 18 and 9.60% of those age 65 or over. [1930-1940] +0.26 %/yr Madison County is located in the north central portion of the U.S. state of Alabama. Chapter II. [1960-1970] +4.74 %/yr There is a historical marker for Lincoln School and Village which were incorporated into Huntsville in 1956. [1840-1850] +0.28 %/yr Madison County now has an estimated population of 366,519 people, as of 2018. • Moore County ", Census: Most of Alabama’s counties are losing people. The population development of Madison as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images). Even in 1964, the county nearly voted against Barry Goldwater due to its opposition to the Arizona Senator’s privatization plans for the Tennessee Valley Authority. • Giles County Other north Alabama counties saw modest gains or losses. [1860-1870] +1.69 %/yr Nearly 27.20% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. As of the census[12] of 2000, there were 276,700 people, 109,955 households, and 75,319 families residing in the county. Madison County Courthouse. 24.6 mi, 277° Between 2018 and 2019, Limestone County’s population increased by 2,738 people or 2.8%. “What we have done economically and the diversification of our economy, those decisions we made in the last 6-7 years have shown to be the right decisions and growing the economy and growing our population,” Strong said. Percentage of Alabama Cases in Madison County. In recent years, Madison County has welcomed employers beyond those engineering jobs such as GE Aviation, Polaris and Remington Arms. [14], Madison County is home to Monte Sano State Park, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, and part of the Flint River. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 813 square miles (2,110 km2), of which 802 square miles (2,080 km2) is land and 11 square miles (28 km2) (1.4%) is water.[6]. The system runs 14 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 5 high schools and a ninth grade school, and a career/technical center. The northern and western portions of the county are flatter. 2012 [5]. Madison County COVID-19 Cases. [1950-1960] +4.88 %/yr The population density was 344 people per square mile (133/km2). Last official estimated population of Madison County was 336,239 (year 2014) [1]. © 2020 Advance Local Media LLC. It’s just that one more chapter has now been written. Madison County is still growing, confirmed Thursday by the latest U.S. Census estimates for 2018 that revealed almost 5,000 new residents since 2017. Madison County resident population estimates by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin[1b]. 45 of Alabama's 67 counties lost population between 2017 and 2018, according to new data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. Area of Madison County is 812.7 mi² (=2104.9 km²), in this year population density was 413.73 p/mi². Changes are for period 2010-2015. Title 10. 1.12%. There were 120,288 housing units at an average density of 149 per square mile (58/km2). Value is %/year. "We have 111,900 people living in unincorporated Madison county," Strong said Thursday. It's the continuation of a trend that has seen the Huntsville metro area – which includes not only Madison County but neighboring Limestone County as well – further entrench itself as the state's second largest. Madison (County, Alabama, USA) with population statistics, charts, map and location. Limestone County, which borders Madison to the west, had the largest percent increase of all Alabama counties. Marshall County saw growth of .52 percent, which was third-highest. Its county seat is Huntsville. And the high-tech jobs are still coming to Huntsville as well – such as Blue Origin, Aerojet Rocketdyne and Facebook in recent years. In the county, the population was spread out, with 25.60% under the age of 18, 9.40% from 18 to 24, 31.50% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 10.80% who were 65 years of age or older. These include Randolph School, Madison Academy, Westminster Christian Academy, Faith Christian Academy, and several others. 131 out of 11667 Deceased • Jackson County [3] Its county seat is Huntsville. This was 0.105% of total US population and 6.9% of total Alabama state population. 32.4 mi, 90° However, since that time, the county has become solidly Republican, with the only national Democratic nominee to carry the county since 1960 being Deep South native Jimmy Carter in 1976. 46.7 mi, 249° It also contains Hampton Cove Golf Course, part of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. The governing body of the county is a commission. So I think we’re perfectly positioned not only for today but also for the days ahead.”. County. And while that 1.34 percent growth might seem small, the actual numbers of new residents is more than twice as many added by any county in north Alabama. [1900-1910] +0.74 %/yr In the 2016 election, Gary Johnson had his best showing in the state, carrying 4.05% of the vote. The median age was 36 years. There are also three smaller public airports in the county: Hazel Green Airport, Madison County Executive Airport, and Moontown Airport. Big Spring Park East in downtown Huntsville. 37.8 mi, 16°. The Madison County School System runs public schools throughout the unincorporated areas of the county and the incorporated and unincorporated communities of Gurley, New Hope, Meridianville, Hazel Green, Toney, Monrovia, New Market, and Owens Cross Roads.