Madison Heights, Michigan Population 2021

29,636
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Madison Heights is a city located in Oakland County Michigan. With a 2020 population of 29,636, it is the 36th largest city in Michigan and the 1304th largest city in the United States . Madison Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -0.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,694 in 2010. Madison Heights reached it's highest population of 38,599 in 1970. Spanning over 7 miles, Madison Heights has a population density of 4,182 people per square mile.

The average household income in Madison Heights is $67,459 with a poverty rate of 13.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $967 per month, and the median house value is $124,000. The median age in Madison Heights is 38.5 years, 37.5 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Madison Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Madison Heights was:

  • White: 80.79%
  • Black or African American: 8.51%
  • Asian: 5.78%
  • Two or more races: 3.38%
  • Other race: 1.11%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Madison Heights, Michigan is 29,636 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 30,011.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,694.

Madison Heights, Michigan Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,33580.79%
Black or African American2,5648.51%
Asian1,7415.78%
Two or More Races1,0183.38%
Some Other Race3331.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native1290.43%
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Madison Heights Population by Race

Madison Heights Population Pyramid $2021

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Madison Heights Median Age

38.5


Total

37.5


Male

39.6


Female

Madison Heights Adults

There are 24,828 adults, (4,187 of whom are seniors) in Madison Heights.

Madison Heights Age Dependency

45.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Madison Heights Sex Ratio

Female

15,521

51.53%

Male

14,599

48.47%

Madison Heights Population by Age

Madison Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Madison Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.7%24.3%
All58.7%41.3%
Male53.5%46.5%
Non Family48.7%51.3%
Female46%54%

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Madison Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,1862.2758.7
Non Family6,0071.248.7
Married4,9813.1375.7
Female1,6413.3746
Male5572.9353.5

3.08

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Madison Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2655.79%
9th to 12th Grade1,3356.11%
High School Graduate7,01332.12%
Some College5,31024.32%
Associates Degree1,6617.61%
Bachelors Degree3,39915.57%
Graduate Degree1,8508.47%
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Madison Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Madison Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White17,75815,5363,915
Black1,9521,909446
Asian1,2681,065667
Hispanic42033590
2+ Races346299124
Other Race1507429
Native American10410413

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.60%.

Madison Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,113$44,992$31,392
Less Than 9th Grade$34,318$38,450$22,670
High School Graduate$29,421$39,346$17,444
Some College$35,848$43,984$30,906
Bachelors Degree$54,772$63,438$44,190
Graduate Degree$54,708$56,344$52,617

$40,113

Average Earnings

$44,992

Average Male

$31,392

Average Female

Madison Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Madison Heights Language by Age

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Madison Heights Language

83.49% of Madison Heights residents speak only English, while 16.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 7.41% of the population.

Madison Heights Language

Madison Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,8663,39514.23%
Black2,5422158.46%
Asian1,73321112.18%
Multiple1,01813313.06%
Native1297759.69%
Hispanic927343.67%

13.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.16%

Male Poverty Rate

14.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madison Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madison Heights is Native, with 59.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madison Heights is Hispanic, with 3.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.60%.

Madison Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.98%
Some College12.63%
High School10.63%
Bachelors or Greater7.83%

Madison Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed26.97%
Female Unemployed13.20%
Female Employed9.47%
Male Employed6.03%

Madison Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Madison Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,439$67,459
Families$63,392$77,966
Married Families$75,817-
Non Families$38,642$51,551
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Income by Household Type

Madison Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Madison Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Madison Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Madison Heights Marital Status by Race

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Madison Heights Marital Status

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1,643

Number of Veterans

1,561

Male Veterans

82

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam555
Second Gulf War297
Korea203
First Gulf War151
World War II59

Madison Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74438
75+432
55 to 64285
18 to 34250
35 to 54238

Madison Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3766.84%
Black2279.53%
2+ Races316.02%
Native American98.65%

Madison Heights Veterans by Race

Madison Heights Veterans by Education

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5.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madison Heights Veterans by Education

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67.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Madison Heights Employment by Age

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Madison Heights Employment by Race

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Madison Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.45%

Born in Madison Heights

84.58%

Native Born

15.42%

Foreign Born

8.20%

Non Citizen

7.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.58% of Madison Heights residents were born in the United States, with 70.45% having been born in Michigan. 8.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Madison Heights Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202129,636-125-0.42%
202029,761-125-0.42%
201929,886-125-0.42%
201830,011-195-0.65%
201730,206-60-0.20%
201630,26620.01%
201530,264-100-0.33%
201430,364530.17%
201330,3111870.62%
201230,1242150.72%
201129,9092000.67%
201029,709-1,392-0.46%
200031,101-1,095-0.35%
199032,196-3,179-0.94%
198035,375-3,224-0.87%
197038,5995,2561.47%
196033,3430.00%

Madison Heights Population by Year