Madison Heights, MI

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Population

30,173

0.0166% growth

Median Age

37.2


Median Household Income

$46,687

8.18% growth

Poverty Rate

17.3%


Number of Employees

15,402

2.81% growth

Median Property Value

$91,300

8.69% growth

About

In 2017, Madison Heights, MI had a population of 30.2k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $46,687. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Madison Heights, MI grew from 30,168 to 30,173, a 0.0166% increase and its median household income grew from $43,158 to $46,687, a 8.18% increase.

The population of Madison Heights, MI is 80.8% White Alone, 8.32% Black or African American Alone, and 5.39% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Madison Heights, MI speak a non-English language, and 89.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Madison Heights, MI are Dorsey Business Schools-Madison Heights (185 degrees awarded in 2016) and Ross Medical Education Center-Madison Heights (180 degrees).

The median property value in Madison Heights, MI is $91,300, and the homeownership rate is 59%. Most people in Madison Heights, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Madison Heights, MI is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Madison Heights, MI employs 15.4k people. The largest industries in Madison Heights, MI are Manufacturing (2,902 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,972 people), and Retail Trade (1,874 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($67,634), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,375), and Finance & Insurance ($47,625).

Median household income in Madison Heights, MI is $46,687. Males in Madison Heights, MI have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,762. The income inequality in Madison Heights, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,687

2017 value

± $2,563

8.18%

1 Year Growth

± 8.55%

Households in Madison Heights, MI have a median annual income of $46,687, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $43,158 in 2016, which represents a 8.18% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,869

Average Male Salary

± $1,109

$46,762

Average Female Salary

± $850

In 2017, full-time male employees in Michigan made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $62,263 ± $4,415

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $48,644 ± $58,127

  3. White

    $48,289 ± $702

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Michigan workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Madison Heights, MI is from Michigan.

0.476

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Michigan across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1811

  2. Census Tract 1812

  3. Census Tract 1814

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Madison Heights, MI was Census Tract 1811 with a value of $61,197, followed by Census Tract 1812 and Census Tract 1814, with respective values of $48,352 and $45,502.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Madison Heights, MI (5.18k out of 30k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females < 5, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    3,930 ± 508

  2. Black

    898 ± 462

  3. Asian

    176 ± 121

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Madison Heights, MI is White, followed by Black and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

15.4k

2017 Value

± 968

2.81%

1 Year growth

± 8.72%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Madison Heights, MI grew at a rate of 2.81%, from 15k employees to 15.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Madison Heights, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,229 people), Production Occupations (1,785 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,475 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Madison Heights, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Madison Heights, MI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,229 people), Production Occupations (1,785 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,475 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Madison Heights, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.45 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.24 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Madison Heights, MI, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($75,455), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($72,794), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($66,400).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

15.4k

2017 Value

± 968

2.81%

1 Year growth

± 8.72%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Madison Heights, MI grew at a rate of 2.81%, from 15k employees to 15.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Madison Heights, MI, are Manufacturing (2,902 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,972 people), and Retail Trade (1,874 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Madison Heights, MI, though some of these residents may live in Madison Heights, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Madison Heights, MI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,902 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,972 people), and Retail Trade (1,874 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Madison Heights, MI has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.61 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.86 times), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.34 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Madison Heights, MI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($67,634), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,375), and Finance & Insurance ($47,625).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $135B

  2. $35.4B

  3. $31.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $135B, followed by Mixed freight ($35.4B) and Machinery ($31.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Michigan products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$448B

2015 Value

$623B

Projected 2045 Value

39.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Michigan trade was $448B. This is expected to increase 39.1% to $623B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Michigan trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $35.1B

  2. $25.1B

  3. $20.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $35.1B, followed by Indiana with $25.1B and Illinois and $20.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Michigan shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

91.2% of the population of Madison Heights, MI has health coverage, with 48% on employee plans, 21.2% on Medicaid, 9.71% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 0.792% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Madison Heights, MI was $8,055 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,745).

Primary care physicians in Madison Heights, MI see 1254 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.804% increase from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1385 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 431 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Saginaw County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,254 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,254 patients per year. This represents a 0.804% increase from the previous year (1,244 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,055

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,950

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,915

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,318

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Michigan (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,745 to $8,055.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.79%

Uninsured

48%

Employer Coverage

21.2%

Medicaid

9.71%

Medicare

11.5%

Non-Group

0.792%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Madison Heights, MI declined by 18.1% from 10.7% to 8.79%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Madison Heights, MI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.1% prevalence

  3. 14.1% prevalence

Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Michigan, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Michigan by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Madison Heights, MI is home to a population of 30.2k people, from which 89.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 18.3% of Madison Heights, MI residents were born outside of the country (5.53k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Madison Heights, MI is composed of 24.4k White Alone residents (80.8%), 2.51k Black or African American Alone residents (8.32%), 1.63k Asian Alone residents (5.39%), 772 Two or More Races residents (2.56%), 731 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.42%), 145 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.481%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Madison Heights, MI are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.8

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Madison Heights, MI was 37.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Madison Heights, MI are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Madison Heights, MI residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

18.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

5.53k people

17.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

5.34k people

As of 2017, 18.3% of Madison Heights, MI residents (5.53k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Madison Heights, MI was 17.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    76,763 ± 6,776 people

  2. India

    66,881 ± 6,328 people

  3. Iraq

    54,355 ± 5,708 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 76,763 Michigan residents, followed by India with 66,881 and Iraq with 54,355.

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Citizenship

89.3%

2017 Citizenship

88.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 89.3% of Madison Heights, MI residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Madison Heights, MI was 88.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    24.4k ± 768

  2. Black or African American Alone

    2.51k ± 683

  3. Asian Alone

    1.63k ± 478

In 2017, there were 9.71 times more White Alone residents (24.4k people) in Madison Heights, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.51k Black or African American Alone and 1.63k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Madison Heights, MI as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Madison Heights, MI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Madison Heights, MI was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Madison Heights, MI are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    531 ± 142

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    266 ± 122

  3. Korea

    188 ± 74

Madison Heights, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Madison Heights, MI awarded 365 degrees. The student population of Madison Heights, MI is skewed towards women, with 38 male students and 524 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Madison Heights, MI are Black or African American (211 and 57.8%), followed by White (118 and 32.3%), Two or More Races (15 and 4.11%), and Asian (11 and 3.01%).

The largest universities in Madison Heights, MI by number of degrees awarded are Dorsey Business Schools-Madison Heights (185 and 50.7%) and Ross Medical Education Center-Madison Heights (180 and 49.3%).

The most popular majors in Madison Heights, MI are Medical Assistant (157 and 43%), Medical Insurance Specialist (54 and 14.8%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (50 and 13.7%).

The median tuition costs in Madison Heights, MI are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 157 degrees awarded

  2. 54 degrees awarded

  3. 50 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Madison Heights, MI was Medical Assistant with 157 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Madison Heights, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 185 degrees awarded

  2. 180 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Madison Heights, MI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Dorsey Business Schools-Madison Heights with 185 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

19

Degrees Awarded to Men

346

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 19 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Madison Heights, MI, which is 0.0549 times less than the 346 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    211 degrees awarded

  2. White

    118 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    15 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Madison Heights, MI were to Black or African American students. These 211 degrees mean that there were 1.79 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 118 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Madison Heights, MI was $91,300 in 2017, which is 0.42 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $84,000 to $91,300, a 8.69% increase. The homeownership rate in Madison Heights, MI is 59%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Madison Heights, MI have an average commute time of 23.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Madison Heights, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$46,687

Median Household Income

± $2,563

12.9k

Number of Households

± 812

In 2017, the median household income of the 12.9k households in Madison Heights, MI grew to $46,687 from the previous year's value of $43,158.

The following chart displays the households in Madison Heights, MI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$91,300

2017 Median

± $5,361

$84,000

2016 Median

± $2,893

In 2017, the median property value in Madison Heights, MI grew to to $91,300 from the previous year's value of $84,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Madison Heights, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Madison Heights, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Madison Heights, MI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Madison Heights, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

59%

2017 Homeownership

60.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59% of the housing units in Madison Heights, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Madison Heights, MI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Madison Heights, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Madison Heights, MI have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

23.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Madison Heights, MI have a shorter commute time (23.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.53% of the workforce in Madison Heights, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.8%

  2. Carpooled

    9.77%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.27%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Madison Heights, MI was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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