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People

Total Population 3,903
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 8.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,871
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 38.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19%
Median Earnings25+ $51,056
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $41,563
Median Earnings With High School Degree $39,623

Wealth

Median Family Income $74,554
% Above Poverty Level 92.2%
% Below Poverty Level 7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 49 minutes
% Working from Home 0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 14.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,154
Median House Value $199,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 62.1%
US/American 0%
English 7.1%
Irish 10.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Indian Head Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles E of Dale City, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 20 miles S of Washington, District of Columbia
County Charles
Standard Zip Codes 20640
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.611
Longitude -77.162

Indian Head 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 LA PLATA 1 W
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 44 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 47 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Station WASHINGTON REAGAN NTL AP
Distance 19 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 22.2 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Pisgah (20640)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Capitol Heights 4,482 $85,110
District Heights 6,036 $74,314
Forest Heights 2,530 $72,151
La Plata 8,994 $114,641
Morningside 1,525 $81,389

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Indian Head High Schools

HENRY E. LACKEY HIGH SCHOOL
3000 CHICAMUXEN RD
301-743-5431
Serves 1,509 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.1

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