Who Lives Here? > Madison County is home to many small farmers and artisans. The photo above depicts the Madison County Farmers and Artisans Market, a cooperative of farmers and artisans who on Saturday and Sunday mornings set up weekly markets in Mars Hill, near the college, and on the island in Marshall. For more information on Tailgate Markets visit this page.


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Madison County Demographics
Population, 2010 20,764
Households, 2007-2011 8,082
Families 5,660
Population Density 46 persons per square mile
Housing Units 10,595

Racial Makeup of the County, 2011
White 96.6%
African American 1.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 0.4%
Persons reporting two or more races 1.3%
Hispanic or Latino Origin 2.2%

Households with...
Children under the age of 18 2,029
Married couples 4,482
Non-families 2,422
One individual 2,005
A lone person aged 65 years or older 880
Average household size 2.43
Average family size 2.90

Ages of Population, 2011
Under the age of 18 19.5%
Male 49.9%
Female 50.1%
Under 5 years 4.5%
5 to 9 years 5.0%
10 to 14 years 7.1%
15 to 19 years 6.8%
20 to 24 years 6.5%
25 to 34 years 9.9%
35 to 44 years 12.7%
45 to 54 years 14.8%
55 to 59 years 7.4%
60 to 64 years 7.8%
65 to 74 years 9.8%
75 to 84 years 5.8%
85 years and over 1.8%

Madison County Geography
Land are in square miles, 2010 449.57
Water area 2.2

Sources:
http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/37/37115.html
http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/37/37115lk.html
http://www.city-data.com/county/Madison_County-NC.html

Cities and Towns of Madison County



 
   
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