Statistics and Facts of Madison Heights Michigan
Originally part of Royal Oak Township, Madison Heights incorporated as a city by popular vote on January 17, 1955, and chartered on December 6 that same year, becoming the tenth city government in southern Oakland County. At that time, the city was one of the largest suburban communities in the Metro Detroit area. The first city hall was located at 26305 John R Road, the former township offices. On April 5, 1963, a new municipal building was constructed which is on the present location at 300 West Thirteen Mile Road. The city lies in the I-696 and I-75 corridor and is served by two primary school districts, Lamphere and Madison, as well as a full-service municipal government.
Population (year 2000): 31,101. Estimated population in July 2006: 30,042 (-3.4% change)
Males: 15,216 (48.9%)
Females: 15,885 (51.1%)
Median resident age: 36.1 years
Michigan median age: 35.5 years
Zip codes: 48071.
Estimated median household income in 2005: $43,800 (it was $42,326 in 2000)
Madison Heights $43,800
Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $139,500 (it was $110,600 in 2000)
Madison Heights $139,500
Ancestries: German (18.3%), Polish (13.7%), Irish (11.7%), English (10.7%), Italian (6.4%), United States (6.0%).
Land area: 7.16 square miles. Population density: 4219 people per square mile (average).
For population 25 years and over in Madison Heights
High school or higher: 78.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
Mean travel time to work: 22.2 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Madison Heights city
Never married: 27.8%
Now married: 52.1%
4,472 residents are foreign born.
This city: 14.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Madison Heights: 1.6% ($1,786)
Michigan: 1.3% ($1,461)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Royal Oak, MI (3.2 miles, pop. 60,062).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (7.9 miles, pop. 951,270).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (317.6 miles, pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Hazel Park, MI (3.0 miles), Royal Oak, MI (3.2 miles), Ferndale, MI (3.2 miles), Pleasant Ridge, MI (3.5 miles), Clawson, MI (4.0 miles), Huntington Woods, MI (4.5 miles), Berkley, MI (5.5 miles), Warren, MI (5.6 miles).
Latitude: 42.50 N, Longitude: 83.10 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +11,516 (+37.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,835 (18.4%)
Area code commonly used in this area: 248
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in 2006: 73 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here: 1.95
US city average: 3.00
Hospitals/medical centers in Madison Heights:
MADISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (30671 STEPHENSON HIGHWAY)
ST JOHN HEALTH SYSTEM OAKLAND GENERAL (27351 DEQUINDRE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Madison Heights:
HENRY FORD - KINGSWOOD HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; FERNDALE, MI)
KERN HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; WARREN, MI)
WILLIAM BEAUMONT HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; ROYAL OAK, MI)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Madison Heights:
DETROIT CITY (about 11 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DET)
OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL (about 24 miles; PONTIAC, MI; ID: PTK)
DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 27 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Madison Heights:
OAKLAND/TROY (about 5 miles; TROY, MI; ID: 7D2)
COBO HALL (about 14 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: 84G)
BERZ-MACOMB (about 15 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: UIZ)
Amtrak stations near Madison Heights:
4 miles: ROYAL OAK (201 S. SHERMAN DR.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
7 miles: BIRMINGHAM (449 S. ETON ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
10 miles: DETROIT (11 W. BALTIMORE AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website: www.ci.madison-heights.mi.us
Colleges/Universities in Madison Heights:
DORSEY BUSINESS SCHOOLS (Full-time enrollment: 114; Location: 30821 BARRINGTON; Private, for-profit; Website: www.dorseyschools.com)
MR BELAS SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY INCORPORATED (FT enrollment: 69; Location: 29475 JOHN R ST; Private, for-profit)
NCI ASSOCIATES LTD (Location: 241 East 11 Mile Road; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Madison Heights:
MACOMB COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; WARREN, MI; Full-time enrollment: 11,057)
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-DETROIT CAMPUS (about 8 miles; TROY, MI; FT enrollment: 2,090)
LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI; FT enrollment: 2,479)
OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE-BLOOMFIELD HILLS CAMPUS (about 11 miles; BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI; FT enrollment: 11,634)
OAKLAND UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; ROCHESTER HILLS, MI; FT enrollment: 11,424)
HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 6,572)
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-DEARBORN (about 17 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 5,574)
Public high schools in Madison Heights:
LAMPHERE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 719; Location: 610 W. 13 MILE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
MADISON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 582; Location: 915 E. 11 MILE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 25421 ALGER; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Madison Heights:
PAGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 576; Location: 29615 TAWAS STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
WILKINSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 471; Location: 26524 JOHN R ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
HILLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 308; Location: 400 E. LASALLE AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
EDISON SCHOOL (Students: 308; Location: 27321 HAMPDEN STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
HALFMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 291; Location: 25601 COUZENS AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
SCHOENHALS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 27107 HALES STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
EDMONSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 621 E. KATHERINE AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
SIMONDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: 30000 ROSE AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
LESSENGER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 30150 CAMPBELL ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
LAMPHERE CENTER (Students: 78; Location: 29685 TAWAS AVENUE; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Madison Heights:
MADISON HEIGHTS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $635,222; Location: 240 WEST THIRTEEN MILE ROAD; 83,984 books; 5,174 audio materials; 2,828 video materials; 243 serial subscriptions)
Average household size:
This city: 2.3 people
Michigan: 2.6 people
Percentage of family households:
This city: 60.2%
Whole state: 68.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city: 4.7%
Whole state: 5.3%
Residents with income below the poverty level in 1999:
This city: 8.9%
Whole state: 10.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 1999:
This city: 3.4%
Whole state: 4.8%