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

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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

(2014)

98,294

Population

(2019)

98,823

Population Change

(2014 - 2019)

0.50%

Population Forecast

(2040)

98,510

Foreign Born Population

2,959

Foreign Born Persons (Percentage of Population)

3.00%

Language Other Than English Spoken At Home

4.70%

Civilian Veteran Population

5,645

Race (Percentage of Population)

White Alone

54.90%

Black or African American, alone

36.40%

American Indian And Alaska Native, alone

0.30%

Asian, alone

1.30%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, alone

0.00%

Some Other Race, alone

2.60%

Two or More Races

4.50%

Hispanic or Latino

4.80%

Age (Percentage of Population)
Male
Female
Total

Under 5 Years Old

Male: 6.80%

Female: 5.70%

Total: 6.20%

Under 18 Years Old

Male: 24.20%

Female: 21.10%

Total: 22.60%

18-64 Years Old

Male: 60.80%

Female: 61.30%

Total: 61.00%

65 Years and Over

Male: 15.00%

Female: 17.60%

Total: 16.40%

Median Age

Male: 37.1

Female: 40.1

Total: 38.7

Sources:
U.S. Census Bureau, 2015-2019 5-Year American Community Survey
U.S. Census Bureau, 2019 Annual Population Estimates
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Tennessee State Data Center (2018)

Housing & Income

Housing & Income

Households

37,189

Homeownership Rate

62.3%

Persons Per Household

2.47

Living In Same House 1 Year & Over

89.4%

Median Home Value

$131,500

Annual Home Sales

1,718

Median Sale Price of Homes Sold

$146,000

Persons In Households With Income Below Poverty Level

18.5%

Total Personal Income

$4,324,559

Personal Income Per Capita

$44,135

County Median Wage

$16.59

Household Income & Benefits
Percent of Household

Less Than $10,000

8.6%

$10,000 to $14,999

5.1%

$15,000 to $24,999

11.9%

$25,000 to $34,999

10.5%

$35,000 to $49,999

15.5%

$50,000 to $74,999

18.4%

$75,000 to $99,999

11.0%

$100,000 to $149,999

11.6%

$150,000 to $199,999

3.6%

$200,000 or More

3.6%

Median Household Income

$48,161

Percentage of Households by Income Range

Sources:
U.S. Census Bureau, 2015-2019 5-Year American Community Survey
Tennessee Housing Development Agency (2019)
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (2019)
Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (2020)

Tax Structure

Property Tax

Property Tax Rate (County)

$2.3500

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

None (Hall Income tax was fully repealed 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 $7,000 in wages for new employers

Sales Tax

State Sales Tax Rate

7.00%

County Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

Local Sales Tax Collections

(FY 2020)

$65,488,374

Local Sales Tax Collections

(FY 2019)

$55,946,962

Local Sales Tax Collections Growth

(FY 2019 - FY 2020)

17.1%

State Bond Ratings

Moody's

Aaa

Standard & Poor's

AAA

Fitch

AAA

Debt per Capita

State Debt per Capita

$986 (lowest in U.S.)

County Debt Per Capita

$668

Sources:
Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury (2020)
Tennessee Department of Revenue (2020)
The Tax Foundation (2020)

Labor Force

Labor Force Estimates (2019)
Tennessee
Madison

Labor Force

Tennessee: 3,287,422

Madison: 49,028

Employment

Tennessee: 3,041,838

Madison: 45,343

Unemployment

Tennessee: 245,584

Madison: 3,685

Unemployment Rate

Tennessee: 7.5%

Madison: 7.5%

Unemployment Rate*
Tennessee
Madison

2016

Tennessee: 3.7%

Madison: 3.9%

2017

Tennessee: 3.5%

Madison: 3.8%

2018

Tennessee: 3.4%

Madison: 3.5%

2019

Tennessee: 7.5%

Madison: 7.5%

Unemployment Rate (by percentage)

Sources:
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Industries (2020)

Industry
Employment
Establishments
Avg. Annual Wages

Crop and Animal Production

Employment: 55

Establishments: 10

Avg. Annual Wages: $36,834

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Employment: 15

Establishments: 1

Avg. Annual Wages: $91,276

Utilities

Employment: 32

Establishments: 1

Employment: $75,477

Construction

Employment: 2,753

Establishments: 216

Employment: $67,193

Manufacturing

Employment: 9,611

Establishments: 103

Employment: $63,734

Wholesale Trade

Employment: 2,414

Establishments: 172

Employment: $60,130

Retail Trade

Employment: 6,516

Establishments: 450

Employment: $33,591

Transportation and Warehousing

Employment: 1,510

Establishments: 74

Employment: $54,558

Information

Employment: 369

Establishments: 32

Employment: $56,354

Finance and Insurance

Employment: 1,042

Establishments: 166

Employment: $71,493

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

Employment: 723

Establishments: 99

Employment: $47,773

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Employment: 1,194

Establishments: 191

Employment: $61,695

Management of Companies and Enterprises

Employment: 103

Establishments: 18

Employment: $118,462

Administrative, Support, Waste Management and Remediation

Employment: 5,111

Establishments: 152

Employment: $29,061

Educational Services

Employment: 1,394

Establishments: 29

Employment: $41,565

Health Care and Social Assistance

Employment: 8,013

Establishments: 359

Employment: $50,861

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

Employment: 292

Establishments: 27

Employment: $15,800

Accommodation and Food Services

Employment: 4,911

Establishments: 229

Employment: $18,964

Other Services (except Public Administration)

Employment: 957

Establishments: 164

Employment: $37,880

Government

Employment: 11,752

Establishments: 90

Employment: $53,041

Total

Employment: 58,807

Establishments: 2,588

Employment: $48,330

Unique Occupations*
Employment
Location Quotient*

Woodworkers, All Other

Employment: 106

Location Quotient*: 34.18

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

Employment: 30

Location Quotient*: 20.52

Models

Employment: 22

Location Quotient*: 20.28

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Employment: 33

Location Quotient*: 15.81

Fish and Game Wardens

Employment: 37

Location Quotient*: 11.97

Key Cluster
Total Employment

Advanced Materials

631

Aerospace & Defense

0

Appliances & Electrical

0

Automotive

1,866

Business Services

888

Chemicals

251

Distribution & Logistics

2,583

Film, Music & Entertainment

0

Food & Beverage

1,555

Healthcare & Medical Devices

96

Top Employers

Top County Employers
Estimated Employees
City

Jackson-Madison County General Hospital District

Est. Employees: 6,127

City: Jackson

Jackson-Madison County School System

Est. Employees: 1,806

City: Jackson

Delta Faucet

Est. Employees: 1,315

City: Jackson

Pringles Manufacturing Company

Est. Employees: 1,164

City: Jackson

Porter-Cable Corporation

Est. Employees: 750

City: Jackson

City of Jackson

Est. Employees: 724

City: Jackson

Madison County Government

Est. Employees: 651

City: Jackson

Union University

Est. Employees: 500

City: Jackson

Pinnacle Foods Group LLC

Est. Employees: 500

City: Jackson

TBDN Tennessee Company

Est. Employees: 470

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

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 (2019)

8,169

Charter Type

Private Act

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

City Property Tax Rate

$2.73

Phone Number

(731) 784-2511

Retire Tennessee Participant

No

Tennessee Downtowns Participant

Yes

Main Street Participant

No

Jackson

Population (2019)

66,870

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 (2019)

279

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 (2019)

1,676

Charter Type

General Law Mayor-Alderman

Local Option Sales Tax Rate

2.75%

City Property Tax Rate

$0.55

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

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