According to figures compiled by the Centers for Disease Control, 495 people died in Madison Parish in the years 1999-2001. The county death rate was 12 per thousand people, compared with 9 per thousand people statewide.
During the same period, 103 people died from cancer. The county death rate from cancer was 2.5 per thousand people, compared with 2.2 per thousand statewide.
A reported 13 people died in motor vehicle accidents.
The average age of people living in Madison Parish at the time of the 2000 census was 33.3, compared with 35.3 statewide and 36.2 nationwide.
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