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Madison County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 19,635
  • Males: 9,658
  • Females: 9,977

Ethnicity:

  • White: 18,929
  • Black/African American: 168
  • Hispanic: 237
  • Native American/Eskimo: 5
  • Asian: 140
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 156

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (17,815)
  2. Spanish (350)
  3. Chinese (45)
  4. German (45)
  5. French (45)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 324

  1. Mexico (56)
  2. Germany (45)
  3. Japan (40)
  4. Canada (31)
  5. United Kingdom (22)
  6. Philippines (22)
  7. Taiwan (18)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (8,321)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (479)
  3. Catholic Church (275)
  4. Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) (268)
  5. National Association of Free Will Baptists (251)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 7,590
    • Sensory: 964
    • Physical: 2,345
    • Mental: 977
    • Self-care: 602
    • Go outside home: 1,372
    • Employment: 1,234

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 120

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 8,000
    • Utility gas: 43
    • Bottled or LP gas: 758
    • Electricity: 1,477
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 4,876
    • Coal or Coke: 5
    • Wood: 812
    • Solar Energy: 12
    • Other fuel: 15
    • No fuel used: 2

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 15,866
    • No vehicle: 1,248
    • 1 or more vehicle: 14,618

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 222
    • No High School: 1,585
    • Some High School: 2,307
    • High School: 4,267
    • Some College: 2,192
    • Associate's Degree: 676
    • College Degree: 1,290
    • Master's Degree: 621
    • Professional Degree: 130
    • Doctoral Degree: 119

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 8,000
    • Owners with phone: 5,875
    • Owners without phone: 248
    • Renters with phone: 1,660
    • Renters without phone: 217

    10 closest counties:

    1. Buncombe County, North Carolina
    2. Yancey County, North Carolina
    3. Greene County, Tennessee
    4. Unicoi County, Tennessee
    5. Haywood County, North Carolina
    6. Cocke County, Tennessee
    7. Washington County, Tennessee
    8. Mitchell County, North Carolina
    9. Henderson County, North Carolina
    10. Hawkins County, Tennessee

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    28743, 28753, 28754

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WYQS (90.5 FM) MARS HILL, NC
    • WHBK (1460 AM) MARSHALL, NC
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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