Madison Heights is the 14th largest community in population within Oakland County in the State of Michigan. Madison Heights has a population of approximately 29,694 people living within 7.25 square miles. Incorporated in 1955, Madison Heights is home to more than 1,300 commercial and industrial businesses.
The City is located just 15-30 minutes north of downtown Detroit near the southeast corner of Oakland County and adjacent to the Macomb County border to the east, approximately two miles north of the City of Detroit. Convenient freeway access to the southeast Michigan region is provided by I-75 and I-696. Click Here for maps of Madison Heights.
Other Madison Heights Points of Interest:
- The City enjoys a A+/Stable bond rating from Standard & Poor's due to strong financial management.
Highest industrial occupancy rate (89.16%) in Oakland County in 2003 as reported by the Friedman Real Estate Group (PDF Report - see page 7)
- Many Parks and Summer Festivals which draw tens of thousands!
Excellent shopping, entertainment and dining opportunities.
While 91% of the buildings in Madison Heights are single-family homes or condominiums (approximately 9,800 residential property owners), 60% of the tax base is high-yield light industrial / commercial.
The City of Madison Heights was named A "High Tech Hot Spot" by Detroiter Magazine.
The City of Madison Heights is below average in the number of fires nationwide. The national average is 6.7 fires per 1,000 people. In Madison Heights, the average number of fires per 1,000 people is 4.12.
Incorporated as the City of Madison Heights on January 24, 1955.
There are more than 112 miles of road within Madison Heights, of which the City maintains 105 miles (95 miles for snow removal, sweeping, and patching).
There are 15 voting precincts in Madison Heights and more than 21,000 registered voters.
Official Motto: "City of Progress"
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