District Heights, Maryland

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Population in 2022: 5,816 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.4%
 
Males: 2,549  (43.8%)
Females: 3,267  (56.2%)
Median resident age:

37.8 years
Maryland median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 20747.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $81,899 (it was $52,331 in 2000)
District Heights:

$81,899
MD:

$94,991

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $31,190 (it was $21,190 in 2000)

District Heights city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $334,038 (it was $129,200 in 2000)
District Heights:

$334,038
MD:

$398,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $398,225; detached houses: $398,082; townhouses or other attached units: $313,950

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,337.

March 2022 cost of living index in District Heights: 159.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 16.1%
(60.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.7% for Black residents, 65.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 88.8% for other race residents)

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  • Races in District Heights, MD (2022)
    • 5,31791.0%Black alone
    • 1702.9%White alone
    • 1071.8%Other race alone
    • 961.6%Hispanic
    • 791.4%Two or more races
    • 40.07%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 57 registered sex offenders living in District Heights, Maryland as of May 25, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in District Heights is 106 to 1.


Crime rates in District Heights by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(50.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.2)
3
(49.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
1
(17.2)
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)
1
(16.6)
3
(49.9)
1
(17.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(182.5)
8
(137.1)
7
(118.8)
4
(67.2)
3
(50.2)
8
(132.2)
11
(178.1)
13
(209.5)
4
(66.0)
6
(99.0)
10
(166.3)
11
(183.0)
6
(103.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(331.9)
17
(291.2)
12
(203.7)
8
(134.5)
3
(50.2)
13
(214.8)
10
(161.9)
8
(128.9)
17
(280.3)
10
(165.0)
9
(149.6)
12
(199.7)
5
(86.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
39
(647.2)
55
(942.3)
37
(628.0)
33
(554.8)
35
(585.1)
22
(363.5)
9
(145.7)
13
(209.5)
24
(395.8)
13
(214.5)
10
(166.3)
26
(432.6)
4
(69.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
106
(1,759)
131
(2,244)
117
(1,986)
83
(1,395)
86
(1,438)
64
(1,057)
26
(421.1)
23
(370.7)
32
(527.7)
16
(263.9)
38
(631.8)
65
(1,082)
27
(465.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
38
(630.6)
45
(770.9)
33
(560.1)
25
(420.3)
19
(317.6)
21
(346.9)
8
(129.6)
11
(177.3)
11
(181.4)
5
(82.5)
7
(116.4)
22
(366.1)
13
(224.1)
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)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
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The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 11 (7 officers - 7 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Maryland average:

2.47
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Ancestries: Nigerian (7.6%), American (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1936

Elevation: 270 feet

Land area: 0.90 square miles.

Population density: 6,491 people per square mile   (high).

District Heights, Maryland map

669 residents are foreign born (8.8% Africa, 1.2% Latin America).

This city:

11.5%
Maryland:

15.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $4,025 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $3,794 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Washington, DC (7.7 miles , pop. 572,059).

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

Nearest cities:

Walker Mill, MD (0.9 miles ),
Forestville, MD (0.9 miles ),
Suitland-Silver Hill, MD (1.4 miles ),
Suitland, MD (1.4 miles ),
Capitol Heights, MD (1.4 miles ),
Coral Hills, MD (1.5 miles ),
Morningside, MD (1.5 miles ),
Peppermill Village, MD (1.5 miles )

Latitude: 38.86 N, Longitude: 76.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,347 (-23.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 190 (8.0%)

Distribution of median household income in District Heights, MD in 2022
Distribution of house value in District Heights, MD in 2022

Property values in District Heights, MD

District Heights satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.1%
Maryland:

2.0%
Historical population in District Heights, MD
Historical housing units in District Heights, MD
Most common industries in District Heights, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (22.6%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (18.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (25.7%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
Most common occupations in District Heights, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Child care workers (3.4%)

Average climate in District Heights, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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District 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 2023 was 96.6. This is worse than average.

City:

96.6
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2023 was 0.306. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.306
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

5.1
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.376. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.376
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 14.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 9.24. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.24
U.S.:

8.11
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00931

Tornado activity:

District 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 26.5 miles away from the District Heights city 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 6.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

District Heights-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from District Heights center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 111.4 miles away from District Heights center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from District Heights center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 103.8 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) earthquake occurred 259.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Prince George's County (16) is near the US average (15).
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).
District Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in District Heights:

  • DISTRICT HEIGHTS DIALYSIS (5701 SILVER HILLL RD)
  • RAI - SILVER HILL (5652 SILVER HILL RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near District Heights:

  • FORESTVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FORESTVILLE, MD)
  • RENAL CARE OF SEAT PLEASANT, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; SEAT PLEASANT, MD)
  • METRO HOMES (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • GRANT PARK DIALYSIS FACILITY (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • DAVITA - LEE STREET DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • B R A (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • QUALITY CARE DIALYSIS - SOUTHERN MARYLAND (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; CAMP SPRINGS, MD)

Amtrak stations near District Heights:

  • 7 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.
  • 7 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.
  • 11 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.

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

  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 3 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 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)
  • Howard University (about 9 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 9 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • George Washington University (about 9 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 10 miles; College Park, MD; FT enrollment: 32,734)

Public elementary/middle schools in District Heights:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in District Heights: Prince Georges County Volunteer Fire Department Company 826 District Heights (A), District Heights Police Station (B), District Heights Municipal Center (C), District Heights Fire Station Company 26 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in District Heights include: Church of the Olive Branch (A), First Baptist Church of District Heights (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: C-Line Tours (Tours & Charters; 2912 Viceroy Avenue).

Hotels: Four Seasons (8755 Darcy Road), Four Seasons Trading (8755 Darcy Road).

Birthplace of: Abdulai Jalloh - College basketball player (Saint Joseph's Hawks), Darryl Proctor - College basketball player (Coppin St Eagles).

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 city:

2.9 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

73.4%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
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: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in District Heights (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: District Heights @ Giant Branch at 5500 Silver Hill Road, branch established on 2009/03/13. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Shops At Silver Hill at 5801 Silver Hill Rd, branch established on 1990/01/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Capital One, National Association: Great Eastern Shopping Center Branch at 6335 Marlboro Pike, branch established on 1995/11/18. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in District Heights:

Marital status in District Heights, MD
  • Never married: 48.7%
  • Now married: 31.3%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in District Heights:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Maryland average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - District Heights
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in District Heights:

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Religion statistics for District 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.
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.
Maryland:

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:
Prince George's County:

10.5%
State:

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

30.7%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.7%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.8%
Maryland:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
District Heights:

45.0%
Maryland:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.4
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.5%
Maryland:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
District Heights:

14.4%
Maryland:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
District Heights:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
District Heights:

36.8%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

53.0%
Maryland:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.9%
State:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of District Heights, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 17$77,460$54,6783$5,603
Police Protection - Officers 6$33,213$66,4260$0
Parks and Recreation 4$19,291$57,8730$0
Financial Administration 2$14,287$85,7220$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$815
Totals for Government 29$144,251$59,6904$6,418

District Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $840,000 ($144.43)
    Police Protection: $836,000 ($143.74)
    Financial Administration: $412,000 ($70.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $388,000 ($66.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $330,000 ($56.74)
    General - Other: $262,000 ($45.05)
    General Public Buildings: $221,000 ($38.00)
    Central Staff Services: $148,000 ($25.45)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $120,000 ($20.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000 ($4.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $178,000 ($30.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $44,000 ($7.57)
    General Public Building: $32,000 ($5.50)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($3.27)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,268,000 ($389.96)

District Heights government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($4.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $206,000 ($35.42)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $286,000 ($49.17)
    Interest Earnings: $44,000 ($7.57)
    Fines and Forfeits: $31,000 ($5.33)
    Rents: $16,000 ($2.75)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $328,000 ($56.40)
    Highways: $158,000 ($27.17)
  • Tax - Property: $3,198,000 ($549.86)
    Individual Income: $506,000 ($87.00)
    Public Utility License: $213,000 ($36.62)
    Other License: $50,000 ($8.60)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $27,000 ($4.64)
    Amusements Sales: $2,000 ($0.34)

District Heights government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,445,000 ($764.27)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,231,000 ($727.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $393,000 ($67.57)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $179,000 ($30.78)

District Heights government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,724,000 ($468.36)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,110,000 ($190.85)

6.37% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($55,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Maryland average:

7.42%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($466 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.04%
Maryland average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from District of Columbia, DC  1.34% ($53,753 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.02% ($52,541)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.41% ($59,355)


8.15% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($59,145 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.15%
Maryland average:

7.91%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($401 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.05%
Maryland average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Montgomery County, MD  1.12% ($50,786 average AGI)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.88% ($68,642)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.84% ($44,105)
Businesses in District Heights, MD
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Panda Express1
Applebee's1Payless1
AutoZone1Popeyes1
Casual Male XL1Rite Aid1
Cricket Wireless2Safeway1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
GameStop1T.G.I. Driday's1
Giant1Target1
KFC2UPS2
Little Caesars Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in District 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)
  • 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)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • 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)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in District 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.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around District 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)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
District Heights fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of District Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.0mTotal length
  • 50,000Total average daily traffic
  • 2,751Total average daily truck traffic
  • 71,513Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in District Heights)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in District Heights, MD)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in District Heights)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7807P, N7807P, N-7807P, Serial Number: 24-3026, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 04/02/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 04/16/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Anthony A Gibson, 1924 Brewton St, District Heights, MD 20747
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/09/2019

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 ORIGINATED25$179,0767$191,63759$201,1913$138,7604$99,8400$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$130,9272$29,46513$163,0620$02$71,7700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$202,9665$116,49845$211,2976$44,7086$127,1471$63,460
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$203,2301$157,14034$217,1371$150,3403$136,9630$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$123,9000$07$226,6391$69,5101$94,2300$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8023.01 , 8024.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$78,5702$125,415
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$201,610
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8023.01 , 8024.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in District Heights, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in District Heights, MD - Value
Most common first names in District Heights, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13669.0 years
John12371.4 years
Mary10979.7 years
William10272.5 years
Charles8269.6 years
Robert7167.3 years
Joseph6473.2 years
George4969.5 years
Edward4573.4 years
Dorothy4273.9 years
Most common last names in District Heights, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6868.8 years
Williams5871.5 years
Smith5270.1 years
Brown4870.6 years
Jackson4369.2 years
Jones4066.7 years
Taylor3668.0 years
Thomas3566.4 years
Davis2972.8 years
Harris2371.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in District Heights, MD
  • 79.7%Utility gas
  • 16.2%Electricity
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in District Heights, MD
  • 92.9%Electricity
  • 5.4%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


District Heights compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

District Heights on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking subway or elevated to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Barbados (population 500+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 (20747) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (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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