U.S. Beacon July 19, 2024

Madison, AL

Madison County, Alabama

Latitude: 34.715065     Longitude: -86.739644
Population 35,893 (2005)
Elevation of Madison, Alabama: 510 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0145784, place: Madison city, Alabama)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 9,032 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 751 (8.31%)
Kindergarten: 615 (6.81%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 3,936 (43.58%)
High school (grades 9-12): 1,681 (18.61%)
College or graduate school: 2,049 (22.69%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 18,563 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 337 (1.82%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 674 (3.63%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 2,385 (12.85%)
Some college, no degree: 4,373 (23.56%)
Associate degree: 1,140 (6.14%)
Bachelor's degree: 6,449 (34.74%)
Graduate or professional degree: 3,205 (17.27%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 94.6%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 52%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 21,891 (100%)
Never married: 4,538 (20.73%)
Now married, except separated: 14,081 (64.32%)
Separated: 314 (1.43%)
Total Widowed: 667 (3.05%)
Widowed Female: 525 (2.4%)
Total Divorced: 2,291 (10.47%)
Divorced Female: 1,432 (6.54%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 413 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 160 (38.74%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 20,429 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 3,646 (17.85%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 7,182 (100%)
--With a disability: 526 (7.32%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 17,885 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,828 (10.22%)
----Percent employed: 68.9%
--No disability: 16,057 (89.78%)
----Percent employed: 84.1%
Population 65 years and over: 1,361 (100%)
--With a disability: 480 (35.27%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 26,817 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 9,991 (37.26%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 15,977 (59.58%)
--Same county: 7,838 (29.23%)
--Different county: 8,139 (30.35%)
----Same state: 1,986 (7.41%)
----Different state: 6,153 (22.94%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 849 (3.17%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 29,089 (100%)
Native: 27,458 (94.39%)
--Born in United States: 26,777 (100%)
----State of residence: 12,152 (41.78%)
----Different state: 14,625 (50.28%)
--Born outside United States: 681 (2.34%)
Foreign born: 1,631 (5.61%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 806 (2.77%)
--Naturalized citizen: 758 (2.61%)
--Not a citizen: 873 (3%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 1,631 (100%)
Europe: 297 (18.21%)
Asia: 955 (58.55%)
Africa: 146 (8.95%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 126 (7.73%)
Northern America: 107 (6.56%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 26,817 (100%)
English only: 24,833 (92.6%)
Language other than English: 1,984 (7.4%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 505 (1.88%)
--Spanish: 568 (2.12%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 118 (0.44%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 740 (2.76%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 132 (0.49%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 481 (1.79%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 198 (0.74%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 29,089 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 30,290% (104.13%)
Arab: 214 (0.74%)
Czech: 108 (0.37%)
Danish: 67 (0.23%)
Dutch: 408 (1.4%)
English: 3,894 (13.39%)
French (except Basque): 810 (2.78%)
French Canadian: 117 (0.4%)
German: 4,067 (13.98%)
Greek: 53 (0.18%)
Hungarian: 60 (0.21%)
Irish: 3,438 (11.82%)
Italian: 871 (2.99%)
Lithuanian: 50 (0.17%)
Norwegian: 325 (1.12%)
Polish: 498 (1.71%)
Portuguese: 44 (0.15%)
Russian: 78 (0.27%)
Scotch-Irish: 776 (2.67%)
Scottish: 769 (2.64%)
Slovak: 70 (0.24%)
Subsaharan African: 249 (0.86%)
Swedish: 335 (1.15%)
Swiss: 63 (0.22%)
Ukrainian: 43 (0.15%)
United States or American: 3,358 (11.54%)
Welsh: 321 (1.1%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 76 (0.26%)
Other ancestries: 9,128 (31.38%)

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