Capitol Heights, Maryland

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Population in 2017: 4,553 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.0%
 
Males: 2,093  (46.0%)
Females: 2,460  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 20743.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,612 (it was $46,667 in 2000)
Capitol Heights:

$68,612
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,133 (it was $18,932 in 2000)

Capitol Heights town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $218,153 (it was $104,600 in 2000)
Capitol Heights:

$218,153
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $193,920; detached houses: $192,586; townhouses or other attached units: $203,263

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,140.

March 2019 cost of living index in Capitol Heights: 161.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.1%
(12.7% for Black residents, 8.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Capitol Heights, MD (2010)
    • 3,92090.4%Black alone
    • 2335.4%Hispanic
    • 1102.5%White alone
    • 651.5%Two or more races
    • 50.1%Asian alone
    • 30.07%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 80 registered sex offenders living in Capitol Heights, Maryland as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Capitol Heights is 57 to 1.


Crime rates in Capitol Heights by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.0)
1
(24.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(300.3)
17
(393.1)
3
(70.4)
2
(48.1)
6
(146.6)
8
(191.0)
4
(91.4)
1
(22.6)
3
(67.3)
8
(177.5)
2
(43.5)
8
(173.2)
8
(174.6)
6
(130.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(69.3)
2
(46.2)
2
(47.0)
4
(96.2)
9
(219.8)
3
(71.6)
10
(228.4)
9
(203.7)
12
(269.4)
7
(155.3)
3
(65.3)
9
(194.8)
4
(87.3)
12
(261.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(323.4)
4
(92.5)
14
(328.7)
7
(168.4)
8
(195.4)
16
(382.0)
30
(685.2)
14
(316.8)
26
(583.6)
14
(310.6)
22
(478.6)
3
(64.9)
12
(261.9)
14
(305.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
39
(900.9)
25
(578.0)
17
(399.2)
17
(409.0)
14
(342.0)
35
(835.7)
32
(730.9)
35
(792.0)
20
(448.9)
39
(865.1)
29
(630.8)
20
(432.9)
25
(545.6)
21
(457.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
38
(877.8)
18
(416.2)
16
(375.7)
18
(433.1)
16
(390.8)
22
(525.3)
20
(456.8)
9
(203.7)
17
(381.6)
12
(266.2)
9
(195.8)
14
(303.0)
6
(130.9)
16
(348.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(68.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)232.8190.1137.1163.9146.6173.8269.1117.7163.4161.9100.5137.0120.5176.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Capitol Heights, MD

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Maryland average:

2.68
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Ancestries: American (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1910

Elevation: 109 feet

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 5,553 people per square mile   (average).

Capitol Heights, Maryland map

319 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America, 1.2% Africa).

This town:

7.0%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,362 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,990 (1.4%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Capitol Heights, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Capitol Heights, MD in 2017

Property values in Capitol Heights, MD

Capitol Heights satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in Capitol Heights, MD
Historical housing units in Capitol Heights, MD

Population change in the 1990s: +494 (+13.6%).
Most common industries in Capitol Heights, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (18.1%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.7%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (12.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (12.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (11.2%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (23.0%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.8%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Capitol Heights, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)
  • Bus drivers (3.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Bus drivers (5.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.3%)

Average climate in Capitol Heights, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Capitol Heights, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 87.8. This is about average.

City:

87.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.366. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.366
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.787. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.787
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 20.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.01
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Capitol Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 9% 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 near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 104.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 257.7 miles away from Capitol Heights center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 111.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 292.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 100.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Prince George's County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Capitol Heights topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • DAVITA - LEE STREET DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • B R A (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • RAI - SILVER HILL (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; DISTRICT HEIGHTS, MD)
  • FMC - ANACOSTIA (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)

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: 39; 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:

  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 4 miles; Suitland, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,748)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 5 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)
  • Catholic University of America (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)
  • Howard University (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • George Washington University (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 8 miles; College Park, MD; FT enrollment: 32,734)

Public elementary/middle schools in Capitol Heights:

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Points of interest:

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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).

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.

Prince George's County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

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

For population 15 years and over in Capitol Heights:

Marital status in Capitol Heights, MD
  • Never married: 48.8%
  • Now married: 30.0%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Capitol Heights:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Maryland average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Capitol Heights
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Capitol Heights (Capitol Heights, Maryland Neighborhood Map):

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant179,374430
Catholic83,95935
Mainline Protestant51,153156
Black Protestant48,98466
Other28,74357
Orthodox1,2186
None469,989-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 140
Prince George's County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 132
Prince George's County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Here:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 267
This county:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

10.5%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.7%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.7%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.8%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.8%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.5
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.4%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Capitol Heights:

14.6%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Capitol Heights:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.0%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

52.9%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.8%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Capitol Heights, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$13,679$20,5193$5,965
Other Government Administration 7$3,902$6,6890$0
Financial Administration 6$11,836$23,6720$0
Police - Other 2$3,631$21,7860$0
Welfare 2$2,932$17,5920$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$5,497
Totals for Government 25$35,980$17,2709$11,462

Capitol Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $733,000 ($160.99)
    Financial Administration: $418,000 ($91.81)
    Regular Highways: $340,000 ($74.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $268,000 ($58.86)
    General - Other: $267,000 ($58.64)
    Central Staff Services: $65,000 ($14.28)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($5.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $150,000 ($32.95)
    Police Protection: $98,000 ($21.52)
    Regular Highways: $55,000 ($12.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,180,000 ($259.17)

Capitol Heights government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $332,000 ($72.92)
    Other: $8,000 ($1.76)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $93,000 ($20.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $352,000 ($77.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $93,000 ($20.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $39,000 ($8.57)
    General Revenue - Other: $23,000 ($5.05)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $150,000 ($32.95)
    Other: $134,000 ($29.43)
    Highways: $43,000 ($9.44)
  • Tax - Property: $1,140,000 ($250.38)
    Public Utility License: $51,000 ($11.20)
    Other License: $34,000 ($7.47)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $25,000 ($5.49)
    Amusements Sales: $13,000 ($2.86)

Capitol Heights government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,000 ($27.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $97,000 ($21.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,000 ($8.79)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,000 ($2.86)

Capitol Heights government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $949,000 ($208.43)

6.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($530 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from District of Columbia, DC  1.27% ($43,734 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.13% ($45,435)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.41% ($53,612)


7.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($427 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.06%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, MD  1.15% ($45,199 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.97% ($36,643)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.66% ($61,705)
Businesses in Capitol Heights, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3LA Fitness1
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Bally Total Fitness1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Chick-Fil-A1McDonald's3
Chipotle1Motel 61
Comfort Inn1Nike1
Cricket Wireless1Panda Express1
Decora Cabinetry2Penske1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx5Staples1
H&R Block2T-Mobile1
Home Depot1Taco Bell2
Honda1U-Haul2
Hyundai1UPS1
IHOP1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Volkswagen1

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.)
Capitol Heights fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Capitol Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.1mTotal length
  • 23,842Total average daily traffic
  • 1,907Total average daily truck traffic
  • 32,118Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Donna-Marie Stipo, 5701 Walter Mill Rd (Lat: 38.864056 Lon: -76.908417), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 24033 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Registrant: Tillman Infrastructure, LLC, Dmstipo@tillmaninfrastructure.Com, 27th Floor, New Y-ork, Phone: (212) 706-1677
  • Donna-Marie Stipo, 5701 Walter Mill Rd (Lat: 38.864056 Lon: -76.908417), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 24033 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Registrant: Tillman Infrastructure, LLC, Dmstipo@tillmaninfrastructure.Com, 27th Floor, New Y-ork, Phone: (212) 706-1677

FCC Registered Private 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, Cancellation Date: 02/28/2015, 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 Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 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: 12/11/2014, Expiration Date: 01/28/2025, Certifier: Renee L Siebert, Registrant: Npc Quality Burgers, Inc., 720 W 20th Street, Pittsburg, KS 66762, Phone: (620) 231-3390, Fax: (620) 232-6101, 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:
  • Lat: 38.875722 Lon: -76.856750, Call Sign: WQWY840,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.531 MHz, 458.531 MHz, Grant Date: 12/31/2015, Expiration Date: 12/31/2025, Certifier: Walter Fraser, Registrant: Mills Communications Inc., 210 Pennsylvania Ave, Westminster, MD 21157-4343, Phone: (410) 876-8600, Fax: (410) 857-1225, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Capitol Heights)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE G-IV (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 22, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: ROLLS-ROYC TAY 611SER (12450 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 290PS , Serial Number: 1376, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 03/07/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 03/07/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Rps Aviation LLC, 2001 Kenilworth Ave, Capitol Heights, MD 20743
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33077 , Serial Number: 28-7525149, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 05/26/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Too Fly N Frz LLC, 717 Larchmont Ave, 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 in Capitol Heights, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Capitol Heights, MD - Value

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of fire incidents - 95 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Capitol Heights, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.5%), and Outside Fires (26.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Capitol Heights, MD
    • 6944.5%Structure Fires
    • 4126.5%Outside Fires
    • 3522.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 106.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Capitol Heights, MD

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

  • LaQuinta Inn & Suites, 55 Hampton Park Blvd, Capitol Heights, Maryland 20743 , Phone: (301) 336-8900, Fax: (301) 336-6419
  • Country Inn & Suites, 8850 Hampton Mall Dr N, Capitol Heights, Maryland 20743 , Phone: (301) 350-8088, Fax: (301) 350-8089
  • Motel 6 Capitol Heights, 75 Hampton Park Blvd, Capitol Heights, Maryland 20743 , Phone: (301) 499-0800
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Capitol Heights, Maryland
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Capitol Heights, MD
  • 57.3%Utility gas
  • 40.1%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Capitol Heights, MD
  • 59.4%Electricity
  • 37.4%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%No fuel used


Capitol Heights compared to Maryland state average:

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

Capitol Heights on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Central America (population 500+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ghana (population 500+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #2 (20743) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #71 (20743) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Subsaharan African first ancestries"
  • #76 (20743) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #80 (20743) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
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