Madison Heights, VA


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Madison Heights is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 11,177 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Madison Heights is the 68th largest community in Virginia.

Unlike some towns, Madison Heights isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Madison Heights are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Madison Heights is a town 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 (18.50%), sales jobs (11.68%), and maintenance occupations (5.78%).

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.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Madison Heights has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Madison Heights has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Madison Heights than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Madison Heights may be for you.

The percentage of adults in Madison Heights who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.27% of the adults in Madison Heights have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Madison Heights in 2010 was $21,990, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,960 for a family of four. However, Madison Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Madison Heights is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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 German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Madison Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.

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