StatisticMadisonIllinoisNational
Population3,82512,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)26322891
Median age35.337.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)33%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%44%43%
Speak English99%77%79%
Speak Spanish0%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Madison is 16% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Madison is 6% lower than Illinois
  • In Madison 41.75% of the population is White
  • In Madison 55.79% of the population is Black
  • In Madison 0.99% of the population is Asian

Compare Madison, IL Demographics

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      Madison population breakdown by race

      RaceMadisonIllinoisNational
      White41.75%72.14%73.35%
      Black55.79%14.30%12.63%
      Asian0.99%5.10%5.22%
      American Indian0.26%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.20%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.00%5.86%4.75%
      In Madison, 2.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Madison age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Madison, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).