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Industrial suburb

Madison Heights is a city in Oakland County, in the Detroit metro area.

The latitude of Madison Heights is 42.485N. The longitude is -83.105W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 633 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 30,463.


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Median household income
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$42,326
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Madison Heights demographic reports
Settled by missionaries and French fur traders in the 17th century
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 80. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.6 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee
Nearby parks & recreation: Red Oaks Waterpark
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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16% of Madison Heights residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Madison Heights ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Madison Heights was $21,429, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Madison Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Madison Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $548.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $926.


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Libraries in Madison Heights include Madison Heights Branch Library, Madison Heights Public Library ... View libraries

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Oakland County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Madison Heights political report.

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The average commute time for Madison Heights workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Madison Heights between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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