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Madrid, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Madrid had a population of 358 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Madrid is located at latitude 31.0358 and longitude -85.3978 in Houston County. 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. Houston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 164 feet.

The Town of Madrid (GNIS ID: 2406075) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Madrid is located within Madrid Division of Houston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Madrid population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Madrid, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 358
Population in Households 358
Population in Familes 302
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 185
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 148
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 104
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 112 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $145,982


Median Household Income $36,593
Average Household Income $48,358
Per Capita Income $19,339
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.44%
Households 0.52% 0.53%
Families 1.74% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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, 2015 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 # 433 25th
Population Density1 # 354 39th
Diversity Index2 # 372 36th
Median Household Income # 323 44th
Per Capita Income # 314 46th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.