Madison County is located in east central Kentucky. The County Seat is Richmond and the largest city is Richmond. The Official Web Site is located at http://madisoncountyky.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 87,340 and the 2010 census population was 82,916. The land area is 437.29 square miles and there are 189.6 persons per square mile.
92% of the population is White, 4.5% is Black or African American, 2.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.1% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 85.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 28% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $141,100, there are 31,484 households, an average of 2.49 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,800, the median household income is $42,312, and 21.4% of the persons in Madison County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 6,400. Retail sales (in $1000) were $975,986, and sales per capita were $12,008. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.2%.
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