Madisonville is a city in Madison County, Texas, United States. The population was 4,396 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Madison County. Both the City of Madisonville and the County of Madison were named for U.S. President James Madison, the fourth chief executive.Madisonville is located at 30°57′3″N 95°54′45″W (30.950915, -95.912623).
At the 2000 census there were 4,159 people, 1,473 households, and 1,016 families living in the city. The population density was 1,003.3 people per square mile (386.9/km2). There were 1,653 housing units at an average density of 398.7 per square mile (153.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 56.60% White, 29.21% African American, 0.50% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 10.56% from other races, and 2.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 22.24%.
Of the 1,473 households 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 17.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 26.8% of households were one person and 13.2% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.28.
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