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People

Total Population 4,482
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 11.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,135
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 26.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.9%
Median Earnings25+ $42,462
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,677
Median Earnings With High School Degree $41,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $85,110
% Above Poverty Level 87%
% Below Poverty Level 13%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 38 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 26.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 28%
Median Gross Rent $1,022
Median House Value $179,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 88.9%
US/American 0%
English 0.6%
Irish 0.4%

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

Capitol Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 6 miles E of Washington, District of Columbia
County Prince Georges
Standard Zip Codes 20743
P.O. Box Zip Codes 20731, 20753, 20791
Company Zip Codes 20790, 20799
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.86
Longitude -76.9

Capitol 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 NATIONAL ARBORETUM DC
Distance 5.3 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 6.3 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
Station OWINGS FERRY LANDING
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 42 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 69 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cheverly 6,368 $111,007
Colmar Manor 1,693 $68,125
District Heights 6,036 $74,314
Morningside 1,525 $81,389
Seat Pleasant 4,699 $62,575

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

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Capitol Heights High Schools

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CENTRAL HIGH
200 CABIN BRANCH RD
301-499-7080
Serves 1,271 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.6

FAIRMONT HEIGHTS HIGH
1401 NYE ST
301-925-1360
Serves 1,079 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.1

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