Madison County, Tennessee
|Madison County, Tennessee|
Location in the state of Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the U.S.
|Named for||James Madison|
|• Total||559 sq mi (1,447 km2)|
|• Land||557 sq mi (1,443 km2)|
|• Water||2 sq mi (4 km2), .29%|
|• Density||165/sq mi (64/km²)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Madison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. It is included in the Jackson, Tennessee, Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2010, the population was 98,294. Its county seat is Jackson.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 559 square miles (1,447 km²), of which 557 square miles (1,443 km²) is land and 2 square miles (4 km²) (0.29%) is water.
- Gibson County (north)
- Carroll County (northeast)
- Henderson County (east)
- Chester County (southeast)
- Hardeman County (south)
- Haywood County (west)
- Crockett County (northwest)
State protected areas
As of the census of 2000, there were 91,837 people, 35,552 households, and 24,637 families residing in the county. The population density was 165 people per square mile (64/km²). There were 38,205 housing units at an average density of 69 per square mile (26/km²). There were 35,552 households out of which 33.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.80% were married couples living together, 15.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.70% were non-families. 26.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.00.
According the census of 2000 the racial makeup of the county was 65.20% non-Hispanic White or European American, 32.46% non-Hispanic Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.63% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.67% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. 1.71% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
In the county, the population was spread out with 25.80% under the age of 18, 11.00% from 18 to 24, 29.10% from 25 to 44, 21.70% from 45 to 64, and 12.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 92.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.20 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $36,982, and the median income for a family was $44,595. Males had a median income of $34,253 versus $23,729 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,389. About 10.80% of families and 14.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.40% of those under age 18 and 11.80% of those age 65 or over.
- Adair (unincorporated)
- Beech Bluff (unincorporated)
- Deanburg (unincorporated)
- Mercer (unincorporated)
- Oakfield (unincorporated)
- Pinson (unincorporated)
- Spring Creek (unincorporated)
- Three Way
- Origins Of Tennessee County Names, Tennessee Blue Book 2005-2006, pages 508-513
- Madison County, Tennessee QuickFacts, United States Census Bureau. Retrieved: 22 October 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Harbert Alexander, "Madison County," Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. Retrieved: 22 October 2013.
- Mark Norton, "The Pinson Mounds Complex," West Tennessee Historical Society Papers, Vol. 55 (2001). Copy obtained at Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Park.
- Based on 2000 census data
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Madison County website
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- Madison County official website
- Madison County, TNGenWeb - free genealogy resources for the county
- Madison County at the Open Directory Project
||Crockett County||Gibson County||Carroll County|
|Haywood County||Henderson County|
|Hardeman County||Chester County|