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C Madison Heights Amenities Some amenities close to this location
B+ Madison Heights Cost of Living Cost of living is 19% lower than Virginia
Madison Heights
8614% less expensive than the US average
1077% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Madison Heights cost of living
C+ Madison Heights Crime Total crime is 36% higher than Virginia
Total crime
2,5392% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 402% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-10%Year over year crime is down
Madison Heights crime
D Madison Heights Employment Household income is 42% lower than Virginia
Median household income
$38,31231% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$21,79927% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%9% lower than the US average
Madison Heights employment
F Madison Heights Housing Home value is 48% lower than Virginia
Median home value
$129,00030% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$72623% lower than the US average
Home ownership
69%9% higher than the US average
Madison Heights real estate or Madison Heights rentals
A Madison Heights Schools HS graduation rate is 10% lower than Virginia
High school grad. rates
76%8% lower than the US average
School test scores
76%55% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
12:124% lower than the US average
Madison Heights K-12 schools

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      Great Family Life In Madison Heights, V.A.

      I moved out to Madison Heights after living in Lynchburg, V.A. for years. I still work in Lynchburg but it is just minutes away as a commute on the other side of the James River. Madison Heights has local shopping as well as being so close to Lynchburg, you have can find what you need. The town has a main strip for the shopping area and the countryside is lovely. Cost of living is low, but not a lot of new housing development.

      There are excellent education system and schools here. This is a great place to raise a family. If you like North Carolina style bar-b-que, there is a great place on the main drag. We have a public transit (bus) system, so those who don't want to drive can get around. Nate's Produce sells farm fresh produce. There is a local gym for those who like to workout. The weather is mainly mild year round but can become humid in the summertime.
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      Source: The Madison Heights, VA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).