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Madrid, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Madrid is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Houston County at latitude 31.0358 and longitude -85.3978. Houston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 164 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Madrid, but most people and references simply refer to it as Madrid, Alabama.

The P1 Census Class Code for Madrid indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Madrid (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Madrid, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 359
Population in Households 359
Population in Familes 304
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 185
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 149
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 105
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 113 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $102,632
Average Home Value $135,938


Median Household Income $39,706
Average Household Income $48,316
Per Capita Income $19,249
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.6% 0.71%
Households 0.81% 0.79%
Families 2.38% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Madrid, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madrid to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 435 25th
Population Density1 # 354 39th
Diversity Index2 # 376 35th
Median Household Income # 213 63rd
Per Capita Income # 280 52nd

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