Madison County, ID

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2022 Population
52,487
2.96% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
21.6
7.3% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
30.1%
24.1% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$53,025
0.884% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$324,300
24.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
26,702
7.25% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Madison County, ID had a population of 52.5k people with a median age of 21.6 and a median household income of $53,025. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Madison County, ID grew from 50,979 to 52,487, a 2.96% increase and its median household income declined from $53,498 to $53,025, a −0.884% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Madison County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (86%), White (Hispanic) (3.03%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.89%), Other (Hispanic) (2.42%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.25%).

None of the households in Madison County, ID 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.

97.2% of the residents in Madison County, ID are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Madison County, ID are Brigham Young University-Idaho (8,121 degrees awarded in 2022), Paul Mitchell the School-Rexburg (170 degrees), and Rexburg College of Massage Therapy (48 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Madison County, ID was $324,300, and the homeownership rate was 40%.

Most people in Madison County, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Madison County, ID was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Madison County, ID is home to a population of 52.5k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.08% of Madison County, ID residents were born outside of the country (2.14k people).

In 2022, there were 28.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (45.2k people) in Madison County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.59k White (Hispanic) and 1.52k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.2%
2022 Citizenship
97.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.2% of Madison County, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Madison County, ID was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Madison County, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    45.2k ± 211
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.59k ± 472
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.52k ± 480
8.35%
Hispanic Population
4.38k people

In 2022, there were 28.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (45.2k people) in Madison County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.59k White (Hispanic) and 1.52k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.35% of the people in Madison County, ID are hispanic (4.38k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    53,631 ± 5,603 people
  2. Canada
    5,916 ± 1,885 people
  3. Philippines
    2,755 ± 1,288 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Idaho was Mexico, the natal country of 53,631 Idaho residents, followed by Canada with 5,916 and Philippines with 2,755.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.08%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.14k people
3.77%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.92k people

As of 2022, 4.08% of Madison County, ID residents (2.14k 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, ID was 3.77%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    330 ± 99
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    178 ± 91
  3. Korea
    83 ± 67

Madison County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Madison County, ID employs 26.7k people. The largest industries in Madison County, ID are Educational Services (5,367 people), Retail Trade (4,170 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,774 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($51,962), Utilities ($51,587), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($41,583).

Males in Idaho have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,089. The income inequality in Idaho (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

26.7k
2022 Value
± 2,058
7.25%
1 Year growth
± 9.71%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Madison County, ID grew at a rate of 7.25%, from 24.9k employees to 26.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Madison County, ID, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (3,826 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,078 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2,897 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Madison County, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

26.7k
2022 Value
± 2,058
7.25%
1 Year growth
± 9.71%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Madison County, ID grew at a rate of 7.25%, from 24.9k employees to 26.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Madison County, ID, are Educational Services (5,367 people), Retail Trade (4,170 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,774 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Madison County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Madison County, ID and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$22,570
Median earning men ± $3,824
$10,625
Median earning women ± $704

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($52,231), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($40,625), and Wholesale Trade ($33,825).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($48,409), Manufacturing ($36,083), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($30,160).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.01%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 836k people employed in Idaho. This represents a 3.01% 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 8.06%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 451
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 279
    Retail Trade
  3. 228
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Madison County, ID went to Donald J. Trump with 79.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (15.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (3.76%).

Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing the state of Idaho. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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

US Senators from Idaho

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Mike Crapo
Senator from Idaho3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Jim Risch
Senator from Idaho2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009

Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing Idaho.

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 Idaho

Idaho is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Madison County, ID awarded 8,385 degrees. The student population of Madison County, ID in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 18,831 male students and 24,545 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Madison County, ID are White (6,498 and 80.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,063 and 13.1%), Two or More Races (187 and 2.3%), and Asian (133 and 1.64%).

The largest universities in Madison County, ID by number of degrees awarded are Brigham Young University-Idaho (8,121 and 96.9%), Paul Mitchell the School-Rexburg (170 and 2.03%), and Rexburg College of Massage Therapy (48 and 0.572%).

The most popular majors in Madison County, ID are General Studies (1,414 and 16.9%), General Business Administration & Management (786 and 9.37%), and General Interdisciplinary Studies (742 and 8.85%).

The median tuition cost in Madison County, ID for private four year colleges is $4,536.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Madison County, ID, the percentage of applicants admitted was 95.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 44.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 43,376 (43.4% men and 56.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 43,376 students enrolled in Madison County, ID, 43.4% men and 56.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 27,499 records, of which 59.3% were women and 40.7% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Madison County, ID was General Interdisciplinary Studies with 620 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 8,121 degrees awarded
  2. 170 degrees awarded
  3. 48 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Brigham Young University-Idaho with 8,121 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 3,240 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Madison County, ID, which is 0.63 times less than the 5,145 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 6,498 degrees mean that there were 6.11 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,063 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($4,536) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($400) 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, 0.722% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.698% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (392k), Some college (372k), and Bachelors Degree (254k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Madison County, ID was $324,300 in 2022, which is 1.15 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $260,600 to $324,300, a 24.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Madison County, ID is 40%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Madison County, ID have an average commute time of 15.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Madison County, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

In 2022, 29.6% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Madison County, ID. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 5.7%.

Property

$324,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$24,337
$4,793
Median Property Taxes
±$445

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, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

40%
Homeownership
2022
69.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 40% of the housing units in Madison County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 50.8%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9503.01
  2. Census Tract 9502

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$53,025
Median Household Income
± $5,462
12k
Number of Households
± 1,053

In 2022, the median household income of the 12k households in Madison County, ID declined from $53,025 from the previous year's value of $53,498.

The following chart displays the households in Madison County, ID 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Madison County, ID is from Idaho.
0.473
2022 Wage GINI in Idaho
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Idaho

In 2022, the income inequality in Idaho was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.111% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Idaho was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Idaho in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (59.9%)
  2. Carpooled (15.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (12.3%)

In 2022, 59.9% of workers in Madison County, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (15.4%) and those who worked at home (12.3%).

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Commute Time

15.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Madison County, ID have a shorter commute time (15.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.05% of the workforce in Madison County, ID 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, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Madison County, ID have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 29.6% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Madison County, ID. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 5.7%.

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Poverty & Diversity

30.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Madison County, ID (14k out of 46.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Madison County, ID 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, 10.5% of the children was living in poverty in Madison County, ID. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 9.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 53.7 in Madison County, ID. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.253 per 100,000 population.

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Health

93.9% of the population of Madison County, ID has health coverage, with 54.2% on employee plans, 15.3% on Medicaid, 4.06% on Medicare, 19.3% on non-group plans, and 1.04% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Madison County, ID see 1478 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.98% decrease from the previous year (1572 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1613 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 602 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46% were men and 54% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,478 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Madison County, ID

Primary care physicians in Madison County, ID see an average of 1,478 patients per year. This represents a 5.98% decrease from the previous year (1,572 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 31.7% under 18 years, 48.5% between 18 and 34 years, 14.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 5.29% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46% were men and 54% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.13%
Uninsured
54.2%
Employer Coverage
15.3%
Medicaid
4.06%
Medicare
19.3%
Non-Group
1.04%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Madison County, ID declined by 6.62% from 6.57% to 6.13%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 51.7 in Madison County, ID.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 36.1% in Madison County, ID.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.42% in Madison County, ID.

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