Madison Heights, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Madison Heights, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Madison Heights had a population of 30,261 as of July 1, 2018. Madison Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Madison Heights is located at latitude 42.5073 and longitude -83.1034 in Oakland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Madison Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Oakland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 630 feet.

The City of Madison Heights (GNIS ID: 1626663) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Madison Heights, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 30,261
Population in Households 30,095
Population in Familes 22,615
Population in Group Qrtrs 166
Population Density2 4,270
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $48,850
Average Household Income $61,314
Per Capita Income $26,349


Total Housing Units 13,968 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,213 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,716 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,039 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $107,981
Average Home Value $117,564


Total Households 12,929
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 7,501
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.23% 0.24%
Households 0.21% 0.25%
Families -0.07% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   3.59%

Madison Heights, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madison Heights to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 36 95th
Population Density # 29 96th
Diversity Index # 105 85th
Median Household Income # 317 54th
Per Capita Income # 265 62nd

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