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Madison Heights, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Madison Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 11,176 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Madison Heights is located at latitude 37.431 and longitude -79.1231 in Amherst County. 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. Amherst County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 764 feet.

The Madison Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390106) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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Madison Heights, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,176
Population in Households 10,810
Population in Familes 8,799
Population in Group Qrtrs 366
Population Density2 582
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $42,034
Average Household Income $52,167
Per Capita Income $21,427


Total Housing Units 4,936 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,268 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,246 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 421 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $136,048
Average Home Value $155,057


Total Households 4,515
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 3,014
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.12% -0.18%
Households -0.02% -0.17%
Families -0.1% -0.27%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   3.45%

Madison Heights, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madison Heights to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 114 81st
Population Density # 349 41st
Diversity Index # 319 46th
Median Household Income # 411 31st
Per Capita Income # 475 20th

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