Jamie Stitt

Assistant Commissioner, Business and Workforce Development

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave., Nashville, TN 37243
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Madison County

County Profile Tool
Madison County

Population & Demographics

Location

Time Zone

Central Time Zone

Grand Division

West Tennessee

Area (Square Miles)

557.1

County Seat

Jackson

Metropolitan Area

Jackson, TN

ECD Region

Southwest

Population

Population (2012)

98,493

Population (2017)

97,643

Population Change (2012-2017)

-0.9%

Population Forecast (2025)

100,067

Foreign Born Population

2,631

Foreign Born Persons (Percentage of Population)

2.7%

Language Other Than English Spoken At Home

4.9%

Civilian Veteran Population

5,906

Race (Percentage of Population)

White Alone

59.4%

Black or African American, alone

37.2%

American Indian And Alaska Native, alone

0.1%

Asian, alone

1.1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, alone

0.0%

Some Other Race, alone

0.5%

Two or More Races

1.7%

Hispanic or Latino

3.7%

Age (Percentage of Population)
Male
Female
Total

Under 5 Years Old

Male: 7.0%

Female: 5.7%

Total: 6.3%

Under 18 Years Old

Male: 24.8%

Female: 21.0%

Total: 22.8%

18-64 Years Old

Male: 61.3%

Female: 62.2%

Total: 61.7%

65 Years and Over

Male: 13.9%

Female: 16.8%

Total: 15.5%

Median Age

Male: 36.6

Female: 39.5

Total: 37.9

Sources:
U.S. Census Bureau, 2013-2017 5-Year American Community Survey
U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 Annual Population Estimates
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Tennessee State Data Center (2017)

Housing & Income

Housing & Income

Households

37,189

Homeownership Rate

63.4%

Persons Per Household

2.53

Living In Same House 1 Year & Over

88.5%

Median Home Value

$126,100

Annual Home Sales

1,450

Median Sale Price of Homes Sold

$135,000

Persons In Households With Income Below Poverty Level

20.3%

Total Personal Income

$4,045,324,000

Personal Income Per Capita

$41,430

Household Income & Benefits
Percent of Household

Less Than $10,000

9.7%

$10,000 to $14,999

6.5%

$15,000 to $24,999

11.4%

$25,000 to $34,999

11.9%

$35,000 to $49,999

15.4%

$50,000 to $74,999

17.6%

$75,000 to $99,999

11.2%

$100,000 to $149,999

10.1%

$150,000 to $199,999

2.9%

$200,000 or More

3.3%

Median Household Income

$44,496

Percentage of Households by Income Range

Sources:
U.S. Census Bureau, 2013-2017 5-Year American Community Survey
Tennessee Housing Development Agency (2017)
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (2017)

Tax Structure

Property Tax

Property Tax Rate (County)

$2.45

State Property Tax

None

Assessment Ratio: Residential Property

25%

Assessment Ratio: Farm Property

25%

Assessment Ratio: Commercial/Industrial Property

40%

Assessment Ratio: Public Utility Property

55%

Assessment Ratio: Business Personal Property

30%

State Tax

State Income Tax on Wages

None

State Income Tax: Interest from Bonds and Notes and Dividends from Stock

2% (Hall Income tax is fully repealed after January 1, 2021)

Excise Tax (State)

6.5% of Tennessee taxable income

Franchise Tax (state)

0.25% of the greater of net worth or real and tangible property in Tennessee. The minimum tax is $100.

Unemployment Insurance Tax (state)

2.7% of the first $8,000 in wages for new employers

Sales Tax

State Sales Tax Rate

7.00%

County Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

Local Sales Tax Collections (FY 2016)

$46,272,254

Local Sales Tax Collections (FY 2017)

$47,203,155

Local Sales Tax Collections Growth (FY 2016-FY 2017)

2.00%

State Bond Ratings

Moody's

Aaa

Standard & Poor's

AAA

Fitch

AAA

Debt per Capita

State Debt per Capita

$913 (lowest in U.S.)

County Debt Per Capita

$327

Sources:
Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury (2017)
Tennessee Department of Revenue (2019)
The Tax Foundation (2018)

Labor Force

Labor Force Estimates (2018)
Tennessee
Madison

Labor Force

Tennessee: 3,242,754

Madison: 49,113

Employment

Tennessee: 3,129,078

Madison: 47,243

Unemployment

Tennessee: 113,676

Madison: 1,870

Unemployment Rate

Tennessee: 3.5%

Madison: 3.8%

Monthly Unemployment Rate*
Current
12 Months Ago

Tennessee

Current: 3.6%

12 Months Ago: 3.3%

Madison

Current: 3.2%

12 Months Ago: 3.4%

Unemployment Rate*
Tennessee
Madison

2015

Tennessee: 5.6%

Madison: 5.9%

2016

Tennessee: 4.7%

Madison: 4.8%

2017

Tennessee: 3.7%

Madison: 3.9%

2018

Tennessee: 3.5%

Madison: 3.8%

Unemployment Rate (by percentage)

Sources:
Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (December 2018)
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Industries (2019)

Industry
Employment
Establishments
Avg. Annual Wages

Crop and Animal Production

Employment: 101

Establishments: 23

Avg. Annual Wages: $50,787

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Employment: 12

Establishments: 1

Avg. Annual Wages: $77,837

Utilities

Employment: 30

Establishments: 1

Employment: $83,289

Construction

Employment: 2,336

Establishments: 197

Employment: $66,579

Manufacturing

Employment: 8,783

Establishments: 100

Employment: $71,117

Wholesale Trade

Employment: 2,467

Establishments: 177

Employment: $64,032

Retail Trade

Employment: 6,937

Establishments: 446

Employment: $32,008

Transportation and Warehousing

Employment: 1,413

Establishments: 70

Employment: $58,925

Information

Employment: 414

Establishments: 26

Employment: $63,158

Finance and Insurance

Employment: 1,038

Establishments: 142

Employment: $85,748

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

Employment: 695

Establishments: 91

Employment: $45,329

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Employment: 1,093

Establishments: 173

Employment: $67,652

Management of Companies and Enterprises

Employment: 128

Establishments: 20

Employment: $104,022

Administrative, Support, Waste Management and Remediation

Employment: 5,029

Establishments: 151

Employment: $33,065

Educational Services

Employment: 1,510

Establishments: 26

Employment: $48,985

Health Care and Social Assistance

Employment: 7,859

Establishments: 288

Employment: $55,778

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

Employment: 439

Establishments: 29

Employment: $14,591

Accommodation and Food Services

Employment: 5,340

Establishments: 219

Employment: $18,015

Other Services (except Public Administration)

Employment: 882

Establishments: 207

Employment: $36,720

Government

Employment: 11,860

Establishments: 94

Employment: $71,376

Total

Employment: 64,504

Establishments: 2,481

Employment: $41,607

Unique Occupations*
Employment
Location Quotient*

Nuclear Engineers

Employment: 160

Location Quotient*: 18.66

Materials Engineers

Employment: 182

Location Quotient*: 15.51

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Employment: 401

Location Quotient*: 13.00

Signal and Track Switch Repairers

Employment: 50

Location Quotient*: 12.86

Residential Advisors

Employment: 693

Location Quotient*: 12.65

Key Cluster
Total Employment

Advanced Materials

510

Aerospace & Defense

0

Appliances & Electrical

0

Automotive

1,211

Business Services

707

Chemicals

100

Distribution & Logistics

4,492

Film, Music & Entertainment

263

Food & Beverage

1,346

Healthcare & Medical Devices

182

Top Employers

Top County Employers
Estimated Employees
City

Jackson-Madison County General Hospital District

Est. Employees: 5,000

City: Jackson

Porter-Cable Corporation

Est. Employees: 650

City: Jackson

Pringles Manufacturing Company

Est. Employees: 900

City: Jackson

Delta Faucet

Est. Employees: 700

City: Jackson

Tennova Healthcare

Est. Employees: 600

City: Jackson

Walmart Inc.

Est. Employees: 400

City: Jackson

Pinnacle Foods Group LLC

Est. Employees: 500

City: Jackson

Union University

Est. Employees: 500

City: Jackson

Tennessee Tbdn Company

Est. Employees: 410

City: Jackson

Gerdau Ameristeel US Inc.

Est. Employees: 400

City: Jackson

Transportation & Logistics

Transportation

Nearest Commercial Service Airport

McKellar Sipes (Jackson)

Daily Flights At Nearest Commercial Service Airport

7

Nearest General Aviation Airport

McKellar-Sipes Regional (Jackson)

Runway Length at Nearest General Aviation Airport

6,006'

Mean Travel Time to Work (Minutes)

18.5

Access of Interstate

I-40

U.S. Highways

45, 70, 412

State Highways

1, 5, 18, 20, 43, 138, 152, 186, 197, 198, 223

Nearest Port (From County Seat)

New Johnsonville

Railroads Serving County

CSX, NS, West TN Railroad, IRW Railway

Sources:
Tennessee Department of Transportation
U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 5-Year American Community Survey

Education

General Stats
Madison
Tennessee

Population Aged 25-64 With High School Degree Or Higher

Madison: 90.80%

Tennessee: 89.50%

Population Aged 25-64 With Associate's Degree Or Higher

Madison: 34.40%

Tennessee: 36.70%

Population Aged 25-64 With Bachelor's Degree Or Higher

Madison: 26.40%

Tennessee: 28.70%

High School Graduation Rate

Madison: 85%

Tennessee: 89%

College Going Rate

Madison: 60.90%

Tennessee: 63.40%

Average ACT Score

Madison: 18.2

Tennessee: 20.2

High School Graduation Rate
College Going Rate
Average ACT Score
Madison County Schools
Enrollment

Elementary Schools

Enrollment: 5,976

Middle Schools

Enrollment: 2,649

High Schools

Enrollment: 3,588

16
Enrollment

Elemetary Schools

Enrollment: 5

Middle Schools

Enrollment: 5

High Schools

Enrollment:

Regional Higher Education Institutions
City
Enrollment

Jackson State Community College

City: Jackson

Enrollment: 4,718

Union University

City: Jackson

Enrollment: 3,466

Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jackson

City: Jackson

Enrollment: 1,486

Lane College

City: Jackson

Enrollment: 1,427

West Tennessee Business College

City:

Enrollment: 190

Bethel University

City: McKenzie

Enrollment: 4,016

Freed-Hardeman University

City: Henderson

Enrollment: 1,906

Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Whiteville

City: Whiteville

Enrollment: 557

Tennessee College of Applied Technology-McKenzie

City: McKenzie

Enrollment: 289

Sources:
U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 1-Year American Community Survey,
U.S. Census Bureau, 2013-2017 5-Year American Community Survey
Tennessee Department of Education (2017-2018)
National Center for Education Statistics (2016-2017)
Tennessee Higher Education Commission

† Regional higher education institutions include those within the selected and surrounding counties.

Health & Public Safety

Doctors

Number of Doctors

438

Overweight & Obesity Prevalence

Adults*

34.3%

Children** (Grade 8)

41.1%

Regional Hospitals
Number of Beds
City

Jackson-Madison County General Hospital District

Number of Beds: 792

City: Jackson

West Tennessee Healthcare North Hospital

Number of Beds: 792

City: Jackson

Spire Rehabilitation Hospital, in Partnership w/Healthsouth

Number of Beds: 48

City: Jackson

Baptist Memorial Hospital - Huntingdon

Number of Beds: 70

City: Huntingdon

Milan General Hospital

Number of Beds: 70

City: Milan

Henderson County Community Hospital

Number of Beds: 45

City: Lexington

Bolivar General Hospital

Number of Beds: 25

City: Bolivar

Sources:
Tennessee Department of Health (2014)
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (2014)

† Regional hospitals include those within the selected and surrounding counties.

Climate

Climate

Average High Temperature

70.9°F

Average Low Temperature

49.3°F

Average Annual Temperature

60.1°F

Annual Rainfall

54.11"

Elevation (at County Seat)

433'

Prevailing Winds

South-Southwest

Sources:
usclimatedata.com (2015)

Community Information

Humboldt

Population (2013)

8,363

Charter Type

Private Act

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

City Property Tax Rate

$3.04

Phone Number

(731) 784-2511

Retire Tennessee Participant

No

Tennessee Downtowns Participant

Yes

Main Street Participant

No

Jackson

Population (2013)

67,190

Charter Type

Private Act

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

City Property Tax Rate

$1.96

Phone Number

(731) 425-8240

Retire Tennessee Participant

No

Tennessee Downtowns Participant

No

Main Street Participant

Yes

Medon

Population (2013)

153

Charter Type

Private Act

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

Phone Number

(731) 422-6237

Retire Tennessee Participant

No

Tennessee Downtowns Participant

No

Main Street Participant

No

Three Way

Population (2013)

1,579

Charter Type

General Law Mayor-Alderman

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

City Property Tax Rate

$0.56

Phone Number

(731) 784-7782

Retire Tennessee Participant

No

Tennessee Downtowns Participant

No

Main Street Participant

No

Additional Community Information

ThreeStar Certified County

Yes

Sources:
Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service
Tennessee Department of Revenue (2015)
Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury (2015)
U.S. Census Bureau, 2010-2014 5-Year American Community Survey

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