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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Madison Heights is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (19.81%), sales jobs (12.80%), and personal care services (6.17%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Madison Heights has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Madison Heights a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The education level of Madison Heights citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.11% of adults 25 and older in Madison Heights have a college degree.
The per capita income in Madison Heights in 2010 was $21,971, 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 $87,884 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 Irish, German, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Madison Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.