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Population in 2012: 4,428 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.0%
 

Males: 2,089  (47.2%)
Females: 2,339  (52.8%)

Median resident age:  34.9 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 20743.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $62,517 (it was $46,667 in 2000)
Capitol Heights:

$62,517
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,633

Capitol Heights town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $180,512 (it was $104,600 in 2000)
Capitol Heights:

$180,512
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $226,901; Detached houses: $241,469; Townhouses or other attached units: $206,843

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,092.

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Capitol Heights races chart
  • Black alone - 4,053 (93.0%)
  • White alone - 148 (3.4%)
  • Asian alone - 70 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 36 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 32 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 21 (0.5%)

Races in Capitol Heights detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Capitol Heights: 130.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: United States (2.2%), Subsaharan African (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1910

Elevation: 109 feet

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 5,401 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Capitol Heights:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Capitol Heights town:

  • Never married: 51.3%
  • Now married: 24.2%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

35 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 74 registered sex offenders living in Capitol Heights, Maryland as of September 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Capitol Heights to the number of sex offenders is 60 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,727 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,352 (1.4%)

Capitol Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Washington, DC (5.8 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (122.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Coral Hills, MD (1.0 miles ), Seat Pleasant, MD (1.1 miles ), Fairmount Heights, MD (1.2 miles ), Walker Mill, MD (1.2 miles ), Carmody Hills-Pepper Mill Village, MD (1.3 miles ), Peppermill Village, MD (1.3 miles ), District Heights, MD (1.4 miles ), Suitland-Silver Hill, MD (1.5 miles ).

Latitude: 38.88 N, Longitude: 76.91 W

Capitol Heights household income distribution Capitol Heights home values distribution

Property values in Capitol Heights, MD


 

Crime rates in Capitol Heights by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001000010010
per 100,000 0.00.023.30.00.00.00.024.10.00.022.80.0
Rapes 001000210020
per 100,000 0.00.023.30.00.00.047.024.10.00.045.70.0
Robberies 18132431317326841
per 100,000 428.7304.9558.369.6300.3393.170.448.1146.6191.091.422.6
Assaults 1112111322493109
per 100,000 262.0281.4255.923.269.346.247.096.2219.871.6228.4203.7
Burglaries 313032141441478163014
per 100,000 738.3703.6744.4324.7323.492.5328.7168.4195.4382.0685.2316.8
Thefts 1018747373925171714353235
per 100,000 2405.32040.31093.3858.1900.9578.0399.2409.0342.0835.7730.9792.0
Auto thefts 59908171381816181622209
per 100,000 1405.12110.71884.21646.6877.8416.2375.7433.1390.8525.3456.8203.7
Arson 000000000030
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.068.50.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 459.3465.8552.0223.0242.4197.8142.7170.6152.5180.9280.1122.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Capitol Heights detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Maryland average:

2.45

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Capitol Heights, Maryland accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.1%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +494 (+13.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (34%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Bus drivers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Capitol Heights: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Capitol Heights, Maryland

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Tornado activity:

Capitol Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the Capitol Heights town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Capitol Heights-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from Capitol Heights center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Prince George's County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Capitol Heights topographic map

Birthplace of: Chad Scott - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Sep 6, 1974), Calvin Cage - College basketball player (Buffalo Bulls), Chris McCray - Basketball player, West Otis - College basketball player (Coppin St Eagles), Henry Buchanan - Boxer.


Hospitals/medical centers near Capitol Heights:

  • RENAL CARE OF SEAT PLEASANT, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; SEAT PLEASANT, MD)
  • METRO HOMES (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • GRANT PARK DIALYSIS FACILITY (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)

Political contributions by individuals in Capitol Heights, MD

Amtrak stations near Capitol Heights:

  • 6 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Capitol Heights:

  • Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary (Full-time enrollment: 14; Location: 4130 Belt Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.msbbcs.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Capitol Heights:

  • Prince George's Community College (about 5 miles; Largo, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,405)
  • Catholic University of America (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 4,657)
  • Howard University (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 9,608)
  • Strayer University (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 8,195)
  • George Washington University (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 8 miles; College Park, MD; FT enrollment: 31,679)
  • University of Maryland-University College (about 8 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 3,678)

Private high schools in Capitol Heights:

  • HIGH ROAD SCHOOL OF PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY (Students: 65; Location: 8723 ASHWOOD DR; Grades: 3 - 12)
  • FLORENCE BERTELL ACADEMY OF PRINCE GEORGES CNTY (Students: 35; Location: 8601 ASHWOOD DR; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)

Private elementary/middle school in Capitol Heights:

  • FREE GOSPEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 28; Location: 4703 MARLBORO PIKE; Grades: KG - 8)
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Notable locations in Capitol Heights: Capitol Heights Metro Station (A), Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire Department Company 805 Capitol Heights (B), Capitol Heights Police Department (C), Capitol Heights Police Station (D), Capitol Heights Municipal Building (E), Capitol Heights Fire Station Company 5 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Capitol Heights Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Capitol Heights include: First Baptist Church of Capitol Heights (A), Greater Beulah Baptist Church (B), Saint James Baptist Church (C), United Faith Church of God (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Capital City Tours Inc (Tours & Charters; 6666 Walker Mill Road).

Hotels: Motel 6 (75 Hampton Park Boulevard), Comfort Inn Fedex Field/dc (55 Hampton Park Boulevard).

 
Prince George's County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 PM10 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.9. This is about average.
City:

32.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.344. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.344
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.18
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 15.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.2
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.98
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.5
U.S.:

22.1
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00247. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00247
U.S.:

0.02218


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.7%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.4% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 36.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Capitol Heights, MD

5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Capitol Heights compared to Maryland state average:

Capitol Heights, Maryland environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Capitol Heights (2011 data):

  • The Columbia Bank: Capitol Heights Branch at 8703 Central Avenue, branch established on 1986/11/03. Info updated 2011/10/27: Bank assets: $1,999.5 mil, Deposits: $1,528.6 mil, headquarters in Columbia, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Capitol Heights, Maryland:

  • Capitol Heights Super 8 Motel, 150 Hampton Park Blvd, Capitol Heights, MD 20743 , Phone: (301) 350-8801
  • Comfort Inn At Fed Ex Field, 55 Hampton Park Blvd, Capitol Heights, MD 20743 , Phone: (301) 336-8900, Fax: (301) 336-6419
  • Country Inn & Suites, 8850 Hampton Mall Dr N, Capitol Heights, MD 20743 , Phone: (301) 350-8088, Fax: (301) 350-8089
  • Motel 6 Capitol Heights, 75 Hampton Park Blvd, Capitol Heights, MD 20743 , Phone: (301) 499-0800
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Capitol Heights, Maryland

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Capitol Heights travel time to work - commute


Capitol Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Capitol Heights town (based on Prince George's County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.66%
Here30.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents32.1%10.4%9.5%8.4%5.3%
Congregations8.1%9.5%19.7%2.0%6.6%
NameMuslim EstimateChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents5.0%4.1%2.7%2.5%19.9%
Congregations1.6%3.2%5.4%3.2%40.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 140
This county:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Prince George's County:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 132
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Prince George's County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 267
Prince George's County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.5%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.7%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Prince George's County:

16.7%
Maryland:

15.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$10,552$63,3120$0
Sewerage 2$5,332$31,9920$0
Parks and Recreation 4$11,165$33,4950$0
Water Supply 3$11,134$44,5360$0
Totals for Government 11$38,183$41,6540$0


7.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,416 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.67%
Maryland average:

7.95%

0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($569 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.22%
Maryland average:

0.25%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from District of Columbia, DC  1.75% ($34,965 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.36% ($37,929)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.40% ($45,884)


8.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.80%
Maryland average:

8.13%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($461 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.12%
Maryland average:

0.13%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, MD  1.41% ($37,903 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  1.03% ($31,401)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.86% ($51,887)

Strongest AM radio stations in Capitol Heights:

  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYCB (1340 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Capitol Heights:

  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Capitol Heights:

  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Capitol Heights, Maryland:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 165
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 270
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 24
Maryland average:
  • Fatal accident count: 266
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 385
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 64
  • Fatalities: 286
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 689
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 93

See more detailed statistics of Capitol Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Addison Road Passenger Station (Lat: 38.917528 Lon: -76.876056), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 1.5 m, Overall height: 2 m, Call Sign: WQBZ721, Licensee ID: L00340227
    Assigned Frequencies: 914.000 MHz, 902.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2005, Expiration Date: 01/12/2015, Certifier: Joseph Stanton
    Registrant: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Wmata), 195 Telegraph Road, Alexandria, VA 22314, Phone: (202) 962-5205, Fax: (202) 962-2155, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 8715 Central Avenue (Lat: 38.890306 Lon: -76.854000), Call Sign: WQCC429
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.895 MHz, 33.1400 MHz, 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 154.515 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 151.655 MHz, 151.670 MHz, 30.5800 MHz... (+26 more)
    Grant Date: 01/28/2005, Expiration Date: 01/28/2015, Certifier: Bruce J Fried
    Registrant: Panasonic Information Systems Company, 1707 N. Randall Road, E1-D9, Elgin, IL 60123-7847, Phone: (847) 468-5318, Fax: (847) 574-7614, Email:
  • Lat: 38.883500 Lon: -76.851444, Call Sign: WQKK238
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.462 MHz, 451.637 MHz, 451.762 MHz, 456.637 MHz, 456.762 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/19/2009, Expiration Date: 06/19/2019, Certifier: William Ray
    Registrant: Procom Corporation, 10820 Guilford Rd., Suite 207, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701, Phone: (301) 497-9080, Fax: (301) 497-9082, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KA3SSX
    Grant Date: 02/23/1988, Expiration Date: 02/23/1998, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2000
    Registrant: Arthur J Queen Jr, 906 Karen Blvd, Capitol Heights, MD 20743
  • Call Sign: KA3ZOZ
    Grant Date: 09/14/1998, Expiration Date: 12/10/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/11/2003
    Registrant: Huphard C Mc Kenzie, 6410 Rolling Ridge Dr, Capitol Heights, MD 20748
  • Call Sign: KR3F, Previous Call Sign: N3ALU, Licensee ID: L00280021
    Grant Date: 08/23/2010, Expiration Date: 11/20/2020, Certifier: Thomas Bell Jr
    Registrant: Thomas Bell Jr, 604 Elfin Ave, Capitol Heights, MD 20743
  • Call Sign: KB3JRU, Previous Call Sign: KB3FQP, Licensee ID: L00293658
    Grant Date: 08/05/2010, Expiration Date: 10/24/2020, Certifier: Ronald K Jemison
    Registrant: Ronald K Jemison, 1423 Elkwood Lane Apt 102, Capitol Heights, MD 20743
  • Call Sign: KD7ZVX, Licensee ID: L00824903
    Grant Date: 03/05/2004, Expiration Date: 03/05/2014, Certifier: Chizoma C Olumba
    Registrant: Chizoma C Cluff, Capitol Heights, MD 20731
  • Call Sign: KB3NOI, Licensee ID: L01151998
    Grant Date: 05/16/2006, Expiration Date: 05/16/2016, Certifier: Shawn P Richardson
    Registrant: Shawn P Richardson, 903 Cedar Heights Dr, Capitol Heights, MD 20743

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 40236 , Serial Number: 27-7305038, Year manufactured: 1973
    Registrant (Individual): Solomon P Iii Hamilton, 5333 Sheriff Road, Capitol Heights, MD 20743
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8748W , Serial Number: 28-10288, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 02/20/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel M Spicer, 851 Brooke Rd, Capitol Heights, MD 20743



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$175,3007$87,07747$200,8796$55,96710$105,7780$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$108,4000$010$186,6873$9,0101$169,4800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$148,0334$133,64549$176,9026$71,0885$129,6061$74,410
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$192,3601$51,62018$197,9521$102,5002$179,7550$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$107,8801$117,98010$207,9230$03$166,6530$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8027.00 , 8028.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$204,130
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8027.00 , 8028.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Capitol Heights, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21267.8 years
William16470.3 years
John14672.2 years
Mary14075.1 years
Robert10568.8 years
Charles9169.0 years
George7971.6 years
Willie6167.9 years
Thomas5465.3 years
Joseph5471.7 years
Most common last names in Capitol Heights, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10968.2 years
Johnson10668.0 years
Williams8767.5 years
Brown7773.9 years
Thomas7668.5 years
Jones7171.2 years
Davis6167.9 years
Jackson5672.4 years
Robinson4374.2 years
Wilson4170.2 years
Businesses in Capitol Heights, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Bally Total Fitness1McDonald's3
Chick-Fil-A1Motel 61
Chipotle1Nike1
Comfort Inn1Panda Express1
Cricket Wireless1Penske1
Decora Cabinetry2Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts1Staples1
FedEx5T-Mobile1
H&R Block2Taco Bell2
Home Depot1U-Haul2
IHOP1UPS1
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
LA Fitness1
Browse common businesses in Capitol Heights, MD

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  • Janice D. Baltimore (1)
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Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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