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Income/capita 20%
Household income 22%
Unemployment 10%
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IndexMadison HeightsMichiganNational
Income per capita$24,001$27,549$29,829
Median household income$43,158$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,444$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,839$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$35,586$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$22,472$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level17.7%16.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Madison Heights is 20% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Madison Heights is 22% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Madison Heights is 10% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Madison Heights is 17% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $28,769$43,158$86,316
      City
      $33,865$50,803$101,606
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Madison Heights median earnings by income bracket

      Madison Heights employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.7%1.8%
      Manufacturing sector25.0%0.1%
      Financial & insurance services2.6%6.3%
      Wholesale & retail services15.1%13.3%
      Public administration2.2%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%1.7%
      Education, health & social services6.6%29.1%
      Other29.4%32.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bloomfield Hills, MI3,984$169,265206.0%
      Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI2,933$151,440173.7%
      Franklin, MI3,262$150,250171.6%
      Orchard Lake Village, MI2,517$141,250155.3%
      Lake Angelus, MI260$127,083129.7%
      Madison Heights, MI30,168$43,15822.0%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Princeton, NJ30,168$118,467114.1%
      Needham, MA30,167$139,477152.1%
      Kahului, HI30,164$70,90528.2%
      Post Falls, ID30,157$48,89411.6%
      Texarkana, AR30,155$37,65931.9%
      Madison Heights, MI30,168$43,15822.0%
      Source: The Madison Heights, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).