Madison County, NE

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2022 Population
35,538
0.0422% 1-year decline
US Senator
Deb Fischer
Republican Party
US Senator
Pete Ricketts
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.8
0.272% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.2%
0.913% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$61,139
10.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$187,100
13.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
18,105
1.31% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Madison County, NE had a population of 35.5k people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $61,139. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Madison County, NE declined from 35,553 to 35,538, a −0.0422% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,375 to $61,139, a 10.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Madison County, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.4%), Other (Hispanic) (5.33%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.07%), White (Hispanic) (4.94%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.7%).

None of the households in Madison County, NE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.9% of the residents in Madison County, NE are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Madison County, NE are Northeast Community College (938 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Madison County, NE was $187,100, and the homeownership rate was 66.6%.

Most people in Madison County, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Madison County, NE was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Madison County, NE is home to a population of 35.5k people, from which 95.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.72% of Madison County, NE residents were born outside of the country (2.39k people).

In 2022, there were 14.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (27.9k people) in Madison County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.89k Other (Hispanic) and 1.8k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.9%
2022 Citizenship
95.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.9% of Madison County, NE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Madison County, NE was 95.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Madison County, NE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    27.9k ± 42
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    1.89k ± 421
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.8k ± 418
16.1%
Hispanic Population
5.71k people

In 2022, there were 14.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (27.9k people) in Madison County, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.89k Other (Hispanic) and 1.8k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.1% of the people in Madison County, NE are hispanic (5.71k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Madison County, NE as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    46,527 ± 5,232 people
  2. Guatemala
    10,472 ± 2,506 people
  3. India
    6,505 ± 1,977 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nebraska was Mexico, the natal country of 46,527 Nebraska residents, followed by Guatemala with 10,472 and India with 6,505.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.72%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.39k people
6.74%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.4k people

As of 2022, 6.72% of Madison County, NE residents (2.39k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Madison County, NE was 6.74%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    484 ± 101
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    228 ± 75
  3. Korea
    214 ± 98

Madison County, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Madison County, NE employs 18.1k people. The largest industries in Madison County, NE are Manufacturing (3,314 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,465 people), and Retail Trade (2,268 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,827), Finance & Insurance ($63,358), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,102).

Males in Nebraska have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,834. The income inequality in Nebraska (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

18.1k
2022 Value
± 873
−1.31%
1 Year decline
± 6.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Madison County, NE declined at a rate of −1.31%, from 18.3k employees to 18.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Madison County, NE, are Production Occupations (2,194 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,866 people), and Management Occupations (1,691 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Madison County, NE.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

18.1k
2022 Value
± 873
−1.31%
1 Year decline
± 6.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Madison County, NE declined at a rate of −1.31%, from 18.3k employees to 18.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Madison County, NE, are Manufacturing (3,314 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,465 people), and Retail Trade (2,268 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Madison County, NE, though some of these residents may live in Madison County, NE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,384
Median earning men ± $4,056
$33,410
Median earning women ± $2,727

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,469), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($66,708), and Public Administration ($61,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($56,016), Manufacturing ($43,430), and Information ($42,882).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.25%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.03M people employed in Nebraska. This represents a 2.25% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.87%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Nebraska.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 520
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 437
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 271
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Madison County, NE went to Donald J. Trump with 75.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (22.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.2%).

Deb Fischer and Pete Ricketts are the senators currently representing the state of Nebraska. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Nebraska is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Nebraska

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Senator from Nebraska1
  1. Deb Fischer
    Assumed office on January 3, 2013
  2. Pete Ricketts
    Assumed office on January 12, 2023
    Appointed to the seat on January 12, 2023 following the resignation of Ben Sasse.

Deb Fischer and Pete Ricketts are the senators currently representing Nebraska.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Nebraska

Nebraska is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Madison County, NE awarded 938 degrees. The student population of Madison County, NE in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 2,981 male students and 2,602 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Madison County, NE are White (752 and 81.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (112 and 12.2%), Two or More Races (19 and 2.06%), and Unknown (13 and 1.41%).

The largest universities in Madison County, NE by number of degrees awarded are Northeast Community College (938 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Madison County, NE are Pre-Nursing Studies (63 and 6.72%), General Business Administration & Management (42 and 4.48%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (41 and 4.37%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 5,583 students enrolled in Madison County, NE, 53.4% men and 46.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,355 records, of which 45.4% were women and 54.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 63 degrees awarded
  2. 42 degrees awarded
  3. 41 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Madison County, NE was Pre-Nursing Studies with 63 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Madison County, NE according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
938 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northeast Community College with 938 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 489 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Madison County, NE, which is 1.09 times more than the 449 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 752 degrees mean that there were 6.71 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 112 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,240) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($600) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,316) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.09% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.952% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (381k), Some college (364k), and Bachelors Degree (309k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Madison County, NE was $187,100 in 2022, which is 0.664 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $164,300 to $187,100, a 13.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Madison County, NE is 66.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Madison County, NE have an average commute time of 14.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Madison County, NE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Madison County, NE is $61,139. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Madison County, NE was Census Tract 9608.02 with a value of $109,250, followed by Census Tract 9608.01 and Census Tract 9612, with respective values of $81,328 and $74,044.

In 2022, 12% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Madison County, NE. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.404%.

Property

$187,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,976
$9,328
Median Property Taxes
±$534

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Madison County, NE the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

66.6%
Homeownership
2022
60.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.6% of the housing units in Madison County, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9608.02
  2. Census Tract 9608.01
  3. Census Tract 9612

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Madison County, NE was Census Tract 9608.02 with a value of $109,250, followed by Census Tract 9608.01 and Census Tract 9612, with respective values of $81,328 and $74,044.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Madison County, NE colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$61,139
Median Household Income
± $3,753
14k
Number of Households
± 727

In 2022, the median household income of the 14k households in Madison County, NE grew to $61,139 from the previous year's value of $55,375.

The following chart displays the households in Madison County, NE distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Madison County, NE is from Nebraska.
0.444
2022 Wage GINI in Nebraska
0.444
2021 Wage GINI in Nebraska

In 2022, the income inequality in Nebraska was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0995% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Nebraska was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Nebraska in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.4%)
  2. Carpooled (8.12%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.7%)

In 2022, 82.4% of workers in Madison County, NE drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.12%) and those who worked at home (4.7%).

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Commute Time

14.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Madison County, NE have a shorter commute time (14.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.02% of the workforce in Madison County, NE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Madison County, NE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Madison County, NE have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 12% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Madison County, NE. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.404%.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Madison County, NE (4.2k out of 34.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Madison County, NE is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 11.5% of the children was living in poverty in Madison County, NE. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 142 in Madison County, NE. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 16.1 per 100,000 population.

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Health

91.2% of the population of Madison County, NE has health coverage, with 52.2% on employee plans, 11.9% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 1.03% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Madison County, NE see 1755 patients per year on average, which represents a 9.07% increase from the previous year (1609 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 774 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 173 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,755 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Madison County, NE

Primary care physicians in Madison County, NE see an average of 1,755 patients per year. This represents a 9.07% increase from the previous year (1,609 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Madison County, NE in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.2% under 18 years, 20.7% between 18 and 34 years, 36.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.75%
Uninsured
52.2%
Employer Coverage
11.9%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
14.2%
Non-Group
1.03%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Madison County, NE grew by 5.16% from 8.32% to 8.75%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 67.4 in Madison County, NE.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.8% in Madison County, NE.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.2% in Madison County, NE.

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