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Overview

Introduction to Madison Heights, Michigan

Madison Heights, Michigan, in Oakland county, is 2 miles E of Royal Oak, Michigan and 11 miles N of Detroit, Michigan. The city is included in the Detroit metropolitan area.

Madison Heights History

Madison Heights was originally a part of the Royal Oak Township. It was incorporated as a city on January 17, 1955. Over the years, a large number of commercial and industrial businesses have sprung up in this city.

Madison Heights and nearby Attractions

  • Cranbrook Art Museum
  • Pewabic Pottery
  • Ferndale Historical Museum
  • Detroit Zoo
  • Mark Twain Park
  • Red Oaks Waterpark

Things To Do In Madison Heights

Historical sites near the city of Madison Heights include the Historic Fort Wayne, the Fox Theater Building and Cranbrook, which is home to the Canadian Museum of Rail Travel. Children will particularly enjoy visiting the Detroit Zoo and the Red Oaks Waterpark.

Madison Heights Transportation

Air transportation is available at the Detroit City Airport.

Madison Heights Higher Education

Opportunities for higher education are available at the Macomb Community College, the Lawrence Technological University, and the Oakland Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population30,173
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens13.9%
Employed Population 16+15,215
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married43.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.1%
Median Earnings25+$34,841
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,596

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,345
% Above Poverty Level82.7%
% Below Poverty Level17.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone35.7%
Median Gross Rent$889
Median House Value$91,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.9%
German17.3%
Irish12.3%
Polish10.3%
English7.9%
Arab6.4%
Italian5.8%
French Except Basque3.3%
Iraqi2.8%
Scottish2.1%
Canadian1.6%
Danishn1.2%
Dutch1.2%
Russian1.1%
Romanian1.1%
Hungarian0.9%
Finnish0.9%
Welsh0.7%
Albanian0.7%
US/American0.7%
Swedish0.7%
Lebanese0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Greek0.5%
Belgian0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Slovak0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Maltese0.2%
African0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Syrian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Czech0.1%
South African0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Madison Heights Almanac

CategoryValue
County Oakland County
Standard Zip Codes48071
Phone Area Codes248
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.5
Approximate Longitude-83.1

Madison Heights Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationDETROIT CITY AP
Distance8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 33 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip0 inches
StationDEARBORN
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches
StationDETROIT METRO AP
Distance21 miles
Jan Temp18 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp64 to 83 F
Oct Temp43 to 61 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Center Line8,299$50,174
Ferndale20,159$75,252
Hazel Park16,587$48,258
Huntington Woods6,347$142,330
Pleasant Ridge2,365$130,000
Royal Oak58,973$97,309

Madison Heights Public Libraries

Madison Heights Public Library
240 WEST THIRTEEN MILE ROAD
Madison Heights, Michigan
(248) 588-7763

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Madison Heights Hospitals

St John Macomb-oakland Hospital-oakland Center
(Non-profit)
27351 Dequindre
Dmc Surgery Hospital
(Non-profit)
30671 Stephenson Highway

Madison Heights Public Schools

Creative Learning Center - Madison Heights
31499 John R
ZIP: 48071
(248) 577-5840
High
Total Enrollment 12
Edison Elementary School
27321 Hampden St
ZIP: 48071
(248) 542-3414
Edmonson Elementary School
621 East Katherine Ave
ZIP: 48071
(248) 547-5342
Primary
Total Enrollment 286
Four Corners Montessori Academy
1075 East Gardenia Ave
ZIP: 48071
(248) 542-7001
Primary
Total Enrollment 339
Halfman Elementary School
25601 Couzens Ave
ZIP: 48071
(248) 543-4433
Hiller Elementary School
400 East La Salle Ave
ZIP: 48071
(248) 589-0406
Primary
Total Enrollment 344
Lamphere Center
29685 Tawas St
ZIP: 48071
(248) 589-3155
Other
Total Enrollment 34
Lamphere Early Childhood Center
31201 Dorchester Ave
ZIP: 48071
(248) 589-3753
Primary
Lamphere High School
610 West 13 Mile Rd
ZIP: 48071
(248) 589-3943
High
Total Enrollment 768
Lessenger Elementary School
30150 Campbell Rd
ZIP: 48071
(248) 589-0556
Primary
Total Enrollment 339
Madison Elementary School
27107 Hales St
ZIP: 48071
(248) 542-3414
Primary
Total Enrollment 349
Madison High School
915 East 11 Mile Rd
ZIP: 48071
(248) 548-1800
High
Total Enrollment 398
Madison Preparatory High School
25601 Couzens Ave
ZIP: 48071
(248) 543-4433
High
Total Enrollment 95
Madison Virtual Academy
26524 John R Road
ZIP: 48071
(248) 399-7800
Other
Total Enrollment 238
Page Middle School
29615 Tawas St
ZIP: 48071
(248) 589-3428
Middle
Total Enrollment 594
Simonds Elementary School
30000 Rose St
ZIP: 48071
(248) 547-5292
Primary
Total Enrollment 288
Wilkinson Middle School
26524 John R Rd
ZIP: 48071
(248) 399-0455
Middle
Total Enrollment 231

Madison Heights Private Schools

Bishop Foley Catholic High School
32000 Campbell Rd
ZIP: 48071
Secondary
Total Enrollment 311
Japhet School
31201 Dorchester Ave
ZIP: 48071
Elementary
Total Enrollment 74
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