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  5. Diversity
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  6. Jobs
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  7. Weather
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Madison County is located in Alabama with a population of 362,276. Madison County is one of the best places to live in Alabama. In Madison County, most residents own their homes. In Madison County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Madison County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Madison County are highly rated.

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Population
362,276

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$186,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$857
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    542.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    9.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    78
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    154.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    639
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,037.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    451.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

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