Madison County Information

Madison in Alabama occupies 813 square miles and has a 2006 population of 304,307, a change from a 2000 population of 276,951 and 238,912 in 1990. 14.6% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.6% percent is 25-35, and 15.9% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 1,371 acts of violent crime reported in Madison in 2004, a change from 1,517 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 4,756 people: 2.9% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.1%.

Read more about Madison, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyMadison 
StateAlabama 
Land Area813 sq. milesRanked 1,148 of 3,140
Population 2006304,307Ranked 199 of 3,140
Population 2005298,193 
Population 2000276,951Ranked 204 of 3,140
Population 1990238,912Ranked 209 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion71.7% 
African American23.5% 
Asian American2% 
Native American.8% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.1% 
Population 5 to 1413.5% 
Population 15 to 2414.6% 
Population 25 to 3412.6% 
Population 35 to 4415.9% 
Population 45 to 5414.9% 
Population 55 to 6410.6% 
Population 65 to 747.2% 
Population 75 and up4.8% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes1,3711,517
Murders / Manslaughters6 
Forcible Rapes130 
Robberies417 
Aggravated Assaults818 
Total Property Crimes13,43413,375
Burglaries2,737 
Larceny Thefts9,542 
Motor Vehicle Thefts1,155 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population163,821150,347
Unemployed Population4,7564,709
Unemployment Rate2.9%3.1%

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