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Madison Heights, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Madison Heights Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Amherst County at latitude 37.4503 and longitude -79.1082. Amherst County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 764 feet.

The formal official name is the Madison Heights Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Madison Heights, Virginia.

The U5 Census Class Code for Madison Heights indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Madison Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles.

Madison Heights Census Designated Place, VA Boundary Map

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Madison Heights, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 11,430
Population in Households 10,948
Population in Familes 8,865
Population in Group Qrtrs 482
Population Density1 596
Diversity Index2 44
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,598
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 3,095
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,947 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,166 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,432 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 349 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $125,634
Average Home Value $134,018
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,605
Average Household Income $47,325
Per Capita Income $19,131
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.3% -0.02%
Households 0.39% 0.04%
Families 0.42% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Madison Heights, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madison Heights to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 111 81st
Population Density1 # 343 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 304 49th
Median Household Income # 402 32nd
Per Capita Income # 455 23rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.