Madison, NJ

Census Place

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2022 Population
16,521
1.77% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.6
3.02% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
3.5%
7.41% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$163,567
7.37% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$844,700
12.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
8,569
0.117% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Madison, NJ had a population of 16.5k people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $163,567. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Madison, NJ declined from 16,819 to 16,521, a −1.77% decrease and its median household income grew from $152,346 to $163,567, a 7.37% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Madison, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (76%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.83%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.64%), White (Hispanic) (4.22%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.61%).

None of the households in Madison, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.1% of the residents in Madison, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Madison, NJ are Drew University (541 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Madison, NJ was $844,700, and the homeownership rate was 63.6%.

Most people in Madison, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Madison, NJ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Madison, NJ is home to a population of 16.5k people, from which 93.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 15.1% of Madison, NJ residents were born outside of the country (2.5k people).

In 2022, there were 11.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.6k people) in Madison, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.13k Two+ (Hispanic) and 931 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.1%
2022 Citizenship
93.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.1% of Madison, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Madison, NJ was 93.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Madison, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    12.6k ± 650
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.13k ± 476
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    931 ± 294
12.8%
Hispanic Population
2.12k people

In 2022, there were 11.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.6k people) in Madison, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.13k Two+ (Hispanic) and 931 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.8% of the people in Madison, NJ are hispanic (2.12k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    273,669 ± 12,652 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    204,992 ± 10,992 people
  3. Mexico
    104,320 ± 7,885 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Jersey was India, the natal country of 273,669 New Jersey residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 204,992 and Mexico with 104,320.

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Foreign-Born Population

15.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.5k people
15.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.61k people

As of 2022, 15.1% of Madison, NJ residents (2.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Madison, NJ was 15.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    129 ± 71
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    96 ± 71
  3. Korea
    34 ± 39

Madison, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.34 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Madison, NJ employs 8.57k people. The largest industries in Madison, NJ are Educational Services (1,444 people), Finance & Insurance (1,242 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (973 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($178,462), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($174,154), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($150,711).

Males in New Jersey have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,965. The income inequality in New Jersey (measured using the Gini index) is 0.489, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

8.57k
2022 Value
± 638
−0.117%
1 Year decline
± 10.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Madison, NJ declined at a rate of −0.117%, from 8.58k employees to 8.57k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Madison, NJ, are Management Occupations (1,337 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,180 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,148 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Madison, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.57k
2022 Value
± 638
−0.117%
1 Year decline
± 10.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Madison, NJ declined at a rate of −0.117%, from 8.58k employees to 8.57k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Madison, NJ, are Educational Services (1,444 people), Finance & Insurance (1,242 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (973 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Madison, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Madison, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$104,654
Median earning men ± $13,984
$49,241
Median earning women ± $9,270

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($225,000), Information ($202,727), and Manufacturing ($196,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($127,865), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($89,234), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($80,182).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.27%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.24M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 2.27% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 16.5%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Jersey.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.696%).

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who was elected Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Jersey have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Madison, NJ awarded 541 degrees. The student population of Madison, NJ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 929 male students and 1,163 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Madison, NJ are White (243 and 54.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (72 and 16.2%), Black or African American (54 and 12.2%), and Unknown (34 and 7.66%).

The largest universities in Madison, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Drew University (541 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Madison, NJ are General Business Administration & Management (50 and 9.24%), Theological Studies (47 and 8.69%), and General Psychology (47 and 8.69%).

The median tuition cost in Madison, NJ for private four year colleges is $43,074.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Madison, NJ, the percentage of applicants admitted was 72.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 11%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 2,092 (44.4% men and 55.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 2,092 students enrolled in Madison, NJ, 44.4% men and 55.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,068 records, of which 59.3% were women and 40.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 28 degrees awarded
  2. 50 degrees awarded
  3. 47 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Madison, NJ was General Biological Sciences with 28 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Madison, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
541 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Drew University with 541 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 239 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Madison, NJ, which is 0.791 times less than the 302 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 243 degrees mean that there were 3.38 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 72 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($43,074) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,100) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 1.15% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.13% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.92M), Bachelors Degree (1.77M), and Some college (1.3M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Madison, NJ was $844,700 in 2022, which is 3 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $748,800 to $844,700, a 12.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Madison, NJ is 63.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Madison, NJ have an average commute time of 26.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Madison, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Madison, NJ is $163,567. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Madison, NJ was Census Tract 431 with a value of $214,625, followed by Census Tract 432 and Census Tract 430, with respective values of $170,147 and $162,768.

Property

$844,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$46,135
$3,514
Median Property Taxes
±$274

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Rent vs Own

63.6%
Homeownership
2022
65.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 63.6% of the housing units in Madison, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 431
  2. Census Tract 432
  3. Census Tract 430

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Madison, NJ was Census Tract 431 with a value of $214,625, followed by Census Tract 432 and Census Tract 430, with respective values of $170,147 and $162,768.

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Household Income

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$163,567
Median Household Income
± $14,407
5.53k
Number of Households
± 426

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.53k households in Madison, NJ grew to $163,567 from the previous year's value of $152,346.

The following chart displays the households in Madison, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Madison, NJ is from New Jersey.
0.489
2022 Wage GINI in New Jersey
0.49
2021 Wage GINI in New Jersey

In 2022, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.489 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.278% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New Jersey was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New Jersey in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (57%)
  2. Worked At Home (22.1%)
  3. Walked (9.01%)

In 2022, 57% of workers in Madison, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (22.1%) and those who walked to work (9.01%).

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Commute Time

26.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Madison, NJ have a shorter commute time (26.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.49% of the workforce in Madison, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Madison, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Madison, NJ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

3.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Madison, NJ (525 out of 15k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Madison, NJ is White, followed by Asian and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.3% of the population of Madison, NJ has health coverage, with 71.2% on employee plans, 4.28% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 9.58% on non-group plans, and 0.293% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Morris County, NJ see 968 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.519% increase from the previous year (963 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 856 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 330 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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968 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Morris County, NJ

Primary care physicians in Morris County, NJ see an average of 968 patients per year. This represents a 0.519% increase from the previous year (963 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Morris County, NJ in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 22.2% between 18 and 34 years, 39.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.68%
Uninsured
71.2%
Employer Coverage
4.28%
Medicaid
11%
Medicare
9.58%
Non-Group
0.293%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Madison, NJ grew by 36.8% from 2.69% to 3.68%.

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