Capitol Heights, Maryland

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Population in 2014: 4,546 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.9%
 
Males: 2,266  (49.9%)
Females: 2,280  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
Maryland median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 20743.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $66,671 (it was $46,667 in 2000)
Capitol Heights:

$66,671
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,629 (it was $18,932 in 2000)

Capitol Heights town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $186,664 (it was $104,600 in 2000)
Capitol Heights:

$186,664
MD:

$280,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $189,756; Detached houses: $196,564; Townhouses or other attached units: $186,220

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,006.

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  • Races in Capitol Heights, MD (2010)

    Capitol Heights races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Capitol Heights: 130.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Subsaharan African (3.2%), United States (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1910

Elevation: 109 feet

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 5,545 people per square mile   (average).

Capitol Heights,MD real estate house value index trend

Capitol Heights, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Capitol Heights:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Capitol Heights town:

  • Never married: 48.3%
  • Now married: 28.8%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

106 residents are foreign born (1.6% Africa, 0.7% Latin America).

This town:

2.4%
Maryland:

14.2%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Capitol Heights, Maryland as of June 01, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Capitol Heights to the number of sex offenders is 134 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,834 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,209 (1.5%)

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 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0100001001000
per 100,000 0.023.30.00.00.00.024.10.00.022.80.00.00.0
Rapes 01000210020N/AN/A
per 100,000 0.023.30.00.00.047.024.10.00.045.70.0N/AN/A
Robberies 13243131732684138
per 100,000 304.9558.369.6300.3393.170.448.1146.6191.091.422.667.3177.5
Assaults 12111322493109127
per 100,000 281.4255.923.269.346.247.096.2219.871.6228.4203.7269.4155.3
Burglaries 30321414414781630142614
per 100,000 703.6744.4324.7323.492.5328.7168.4195.4382.0685.2316.8583.6310.6
Thefts 87473739251717143532352039
per 100,000 2,040.31,093.3858.1900.9578.0399.2409.0342.0835.7730.9792.0448.9865.1
Auto thefts 9081713818161816222091712
per 100,000 2,110.71,884.21,646.6877.8416.2375.7433.1390.8525.3456.8203.7381.6266.2
Arson 0000000003000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.068.50.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 465.8552.0223.0242.4197.8142.7170.6152.5180.9280.1122.5170.1168.6

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City-data.com crime index 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 2014, including police officers: 10 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Maryland average:

2.66
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +494 (+13.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Capitol Heights, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Capitol Heights 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 the city 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 Capitol Heights 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 (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 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 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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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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 99.2. This is worse than average.

City:

99.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.404. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.404
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.27
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00215. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00215
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.9%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for Black residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 29.3% 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
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Capitol Heights, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Maryland average:

12.6

Capitol Heights travel time to work - commute Capitol Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

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

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.
State:

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
Prince George's County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Prince George's County:

30.7%
Maryland:

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
Financial Administration 6$11,836$23,6720$0
Other Government Administration 7$3,902$6,6890$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$13,679$20,5193$5,965
Police - Other 2$3,631$21,7860$0
Welfare 2$2,932$17,5920$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$5,497
Totals for Government 25$35,980$17,2709$11,462

6.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($476 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from District of Columbia, DC  1.32% ($38,661 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.13% ($38,901)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.44% ($46,955)


6.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,089 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($480 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, MD  1.15% ($38,277 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  1.06% ($32,272)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.56% ($51,259)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Capitol Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/12/2005, Expiration Date: 01/12/2015, Cancellation Date: 02/28/2015, Certifier: Joseph StantonRegistrant: 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:

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: Bruce J FriedRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/19/2009, Expiration Date: 06/19/2019, Certifier: William RayRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/31/2015, Expiration Date: 12/31/2025, Certifier: Walter FraserRegistrant: Mills Communications Inc., 210 Pennsylvania Ave, Westminster, MD 21157-4343, Phone: (410) 876-8600, Fax: (410) 857-1225, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • 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: 11/05/2014, Expiration Date: 11/05/2024, Certifier: Chizoma C Olumba, Registrant: Chizoma C Nosiri, 6808 James Farmer Way, 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
  • Call Sign: KK4UNC, Licensee ID: L01819019, Grant Date: 10/23/2013, Expiration Date: 10/23/2023, Certifier: Piers E Farrell Sr, Registrant: Piers E Farrell Sr, 6603 Ronald Road, 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

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

  • Comfort Inn At Fed Ex Field, 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Utility gas (45%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0%)
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

Capitol Heights compared to Maryland state average:

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

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  • #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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