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People

Total Population 2,496
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 16.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,170
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 31.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.6%
Median Earnings25+ $37,276
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $27,344
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,563

Wealth

Median Family Income $69,299
% Above Poverty Level 91.8%
% Below Poverty Level 8.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 18.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,716
Median House Value $191,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 80.2%
US/American 0%
English 0.6%
Irish 1.1%

Forest Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles E of Alexandria, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 6 miles S of Washington, District of Columbia
County Prince Georges
Standard Zip Codes 20745
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -76.98

Forest Heights Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WASHINGTON REAGAN NTL AP
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 43 F
Apr Temp 46 to 66 F
Jul Temp 70 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
Station NATIONAL ARBORETUM DC
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
Station UPPER MARLBORO 3 NNW
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Forest Heights, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Oxon Hill (20745)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

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Location Population Median Family Income
Capitol Heights 4,452 $85,521
Colmar Manor 1,737 $62,031
District Heights 5,977 $78,173
Morningside 1,367 $82,292
Seat Pleasant 4,656 $61,563
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