Forest Heights, Maryland

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Population in 2017: 2,572 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.5%
 
Males: 1,254  (48.8%)
Females: 1,318  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 20745.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $84,829 (it was $57,697 in 2000)
Forest Heights:

$84,829
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,171 (it was $21,556 in 2000)

Forest Heights town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $240,469 (it was $115,300 in 2000)
Forest Heights:

$240,469
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $216,620; detached houses: $222,741; townhouses or other attached units: $179,053

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,950.

March 2019 cost of living index in Forest Heights: 165.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.0%
(7.7% for Black residents, 11.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for other race residents, 12.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Forest Heights, MD (2010)
    • 1,83675.0%Black alone
    • 27611.3%Hispanic
    • 1747.1%White alone
    • 953.9%Asian alone
    • 451.8%Two or more races
    • 110.4%Other race alone
    • 70.3%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Forest Heights, Maryland as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Forest Heights is 2,578 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Forest 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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(81.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(111.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(75.3)
2
(77.2)
5
(196.1)
2
(76.7)
5
(202.4)
3
(120.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(118.4)
1
(38.7)
2
(77.0)
1
(38.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(111.4)
2
(74.5)
3
(113.0)
4
(154.4)
4
(156.9)
7
(268.4)
10
(404.9)
1
(40.1)
4
(159.7)
3
(118.4)
4
(154.7)
3
(115.5)
3
(115.5)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
43
(1,597)
37
(1,378)
22
(828.3)
22
(849.1)
26
(1,020)
44
(1,687)
44
(1,781)
25
(1,002)
38
(1,518)
21
(828.7)
23
(889.4)
29
(1,116)
23
(885.6)
16
(618.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
42
(1,560)
32
(1,191)
26
(978.9)
8
(308.8)
10
(392.2)
31
(1,189)
25
(1,012)
12
(481.0)
22
(878.6)
29
(1,144)
21
(812.1)
26
(1,001)
12
(462.1)
25
(966.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(222.8)
7
(260.6)
6
(225.9)
8
(308.8)
6
(235.3)
8
(306.7)
3
(121.5)
1
(40.1)
4
(159.7)
6
(236.8)
1
(38.7)
2
(77.0)
4
(154.0)
6
(231.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)247.7179.8160.4150.5196.1266.9478.5136.7186.1181.9140.4170.5127.5100.5

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 Forest Heights, MD

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
Maryland average:

2.68
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Ancestries: American (2.7%), Trinidadian and Tobagonian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1949

Elevation: 180 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 5,371 people per square mile   (average).

Forest Heights, Maryland map

320 residents are foreign born (11.4% Latin America, 3.7% Asia).

This town:

12.4%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,721 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,633 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Alexandria, VA (4.0 miles , pop. 128,283).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (7.1 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (128.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Glassmanor, MD (0.7 miles ),
Oxon Hill, MD (0.8 miles ),
Oxon Hill-Glassmanor, MD (1.1 miles ),
National Harbor, MD (1.3 miles ),
Hillcrest Heights, MD (1.6 miles ),
Temple Hills, MD (1.6 miles ),
Marlow Heights, MD (1.7 miles ),
Silver Hill, MD (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.81 N, Longitude: 77.00 W

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

Property values in Forest Heights, MD

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

3.9%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in Forest Heights, MD
Historical housing units in Forest Heights, MD
Most common industries in Forest Heights, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (17.8%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.2%)
  • Public administration (11.3%)
  • Truck transportation (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.5%)
  • Utilities (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (22.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.0%)
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.5%)
  • U. S. Postal service (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Forest Heights, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (9.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.9%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)

Average climate in Forest Heights, Maryland

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Forest 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 0.315. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.315
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.683. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.683
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
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 2.6 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 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.35
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 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Forest Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Forest Heights town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forest 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 116.8 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 98.0 miles away from Forest 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 258.1 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 117.3 miles away from Forest Heights center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 292.5 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 93.5 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).
Forest Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Forest Heights:

  • RENAL ADVANTAGE INC - OXON HILL (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; OXON HILL, MD)
  • RIVERTOWNE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; OXON HILL, MD)
  • HADLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF WASHINGTON - HADLEY SNF (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • ST ELIZABETHS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • GSEH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • UNITED MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)

Amtrak stations near Forest Heights:

  • 4 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.
  • 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.
  • 13 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.

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

  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 5 miles; Suitland, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,748)
  • George Washington University (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 8 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • Howard University (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • Georgetown University (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 12,535)
  • Catholic University of America (about 9 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Forest Heights: Forest Heights Town Hall (A), Forest Heights Police Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Forest Heights: Saint Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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:

2.8 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.3%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.8%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Forest Heights:

Marital status in Forest Heights, MD
  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Forest Heights:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Maryland average:

12.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Forest 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
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.
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
This county:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Prince George's County:

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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.4%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Forest Heights:

46.0%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Forest Heights:

30.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.2%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.5%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Forest Heights:

36.6%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

53.7%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Forest Heights:

82.3%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Forest 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 5$14,692$35,2610$0
Other and Unallocable 5$12,587$30,2095$8,623
Other Government Administration 2$9,859$59,1540$0
Financial Administration 1$4,939$59,2680$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 13$42,077$38,8405$8,623

Forest Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $438,000 ($170.30)
    Police Protection: $436,000 ($169.52)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $427,000 ($166.02)
    Regular Highways: $305,000 ($118.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $158,000 ($61.43)
    Central Staff Services: $151,000 ($58.71)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $117,000 ($45.49)
    Financial Administration: $77,000 ($29.94)
    Gas Utilities: $38,000 ($14.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($12.05)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($1.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $179,000 ($69.60)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($4.67)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.78)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $801,000 ($311.43)

Forest Heights government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $155,000 ($60.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $8,000 ($3.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $967,000 ($375.97)
    Rents: $21,000 ($8.16)
    General Revenue - Other: $17,000 ($6.61)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.78)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $118,000 ($45.88)
    Highways: $72,000 ($27.99)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($1.56)
  • Tax - Property: $1,050,000 ($408.24)
    Individual Income: $210,000 ($81.65)
    Public Utility License: $48,000 ($18.66)
    Other License: $27,000 ($10.50)

Forest Heights government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $502,000 ($195.18)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $481,000 ($187.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,000 ($8.55)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,000 ($0.39)
    End of Fiscal Year: $1,000 ($0.39)

Forest Heights government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $287,000 ($111.59)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,284,000 ($888.02)

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 Forest Heights, MD

  • McDonald's: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Forest 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.)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WFAX (1220 AM; 5 kW; FALLS CHURCH, VA; Owner: NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZHF (1390 AM; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forest 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.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Forest Heights:

  • 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.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
Forest Heights fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
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FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 5716 OTTAWA STREET, 5716 Ottawa Street (Lat: 38.810472 Lon: -76.996472), Type: Tank, Structure height: 27.4 m, Overall height: 29.4 m, Call Sign: WQKK999,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2009, Expiration Date: 02/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 11/20/2012, Certifier: James J.R. Talbot, Registrant: At&t Corp., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$173,1740$09$207,3901$12,2100$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$182,5901$154,4408$202,9232$57,7900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$166,8350$01$96,150
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$179,3500$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8015.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$183,090
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$347,990
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8015.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Forest Heights, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Forest Heights, MD - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Forest Heights, MD
  • 89.1%Utility gas
  • 8.3%Electricity
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Forest Heights, MD
  • 52.5%Utility gas
  • 47.5%Electricity


Forest Heights compared to Maryland state average:

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

Forest Heights on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Trinidad and Tobago (population 500+)"
  • #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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