Madison County NY Information


Madison County Subdivisions

Madison County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 73,748
Population in Households 69,101
Population in Familes 54,610
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,647
Population Density1 113
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 28,153
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 18,481
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 32,286 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,486 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,667 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,133 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $125,481
Average Home Value $162,696


Median Household Income $53,250
Average Household Income $70,800
Per Capita Income $28,480
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% 0.06%
Households 0.23% 0.09%
Families 0.07% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Madison County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madison County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 37 42nd
Population Density1 # 34 47th
Diversity Index2 # 51 19th
Median Household Income # 20 69th
Per Capita Income # 23 65th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.