Madison Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 30,198 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Madison Heights is the 46th largest community in Michigan.
Madison Heights is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Madison Heights is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Madison Heights who work in office and administrative support (18.21%), sales jobs (10.65%), and food service (7.25%).
Also of interest is that Madison Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The population of Madison Heights overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Madison Heights, 21.78% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Madison Heights in 2010 was $22,740, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,960 for a family of four. However, Madison Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Madison Heights is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Madison Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Madison Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Madison Heights include Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.
Madison Heights also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.97%.
The most common language spoken in Madison Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Other Indo-European.