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Demographics

People

Total Population4,489
Male Share of the Population45.9%
Female Share of the Population54.1%
Senior Citizens11.5%
Employed Population 16+2,057
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married26.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18%
Median Earnings25+$42,256
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,328
Median Earnings With High School Degree$39,432

Wealth

Median Family Income$84,508
% Above Poverty Level87.9%
% Below Poverty Level12.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time38 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation23.9%

Housing

People Living Alone27.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,071
Median House Value$189,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)85.8%
West Indian1.6%
German1.1%
African1.1%
Guyanese1%
Trinidad Tobago0.7%
Irish0.7%
British0.5%
English0.5%
Sierra Leone0.2%
French Except Basque0.2%
Ethiopian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Zimbabwean0.1%
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Capitol Heights Almanac

CategoryValue
County Prince George's County
Standard Zip Codes20743
P.O. Box Zip Codes20731, 20791
Company Zip Codes20790, 20799
Phone Area Codes240, 301
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude38.87
Approximate 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)

StationNATIONAL ARBORETUM DC
Distance5.3 miles
Jan Temp24 to 43 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp44 to 69 F
Annual Precip43.7 inches
StationUPPER MARLBORO 3 NNW
Distance6.3 miles
Jan Temp22 to 43 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip43.6 inches
StationOWINGS FERRY LANDING
Distance17.5 miles
Jan Temp24 to 43 F
Apr Temp42 to 68 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp46 to 69 F
Annual Precip43.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cheverly6,390$108,958
Colmar Manor1,635$63,750
District Heights5,951$75,455
Morningside1,436$72,917
Seat Pleasant4,721$65,444

Capitol Heights Public Schools

Capitol Heights Elementary
601 Suffolk Ave
ZIP: 20743
(301) 817-0494
Primary
Total Enrollment 231
Carmody Hills Elementary
401 Jadeleaf Ave
ZIP: 20743
(301) 808-8180
Primary
Total Enrollment 486
Central High
200 Cabin Branch Rd
ZIP: 20743
(301) 499-7080
High
Total Enrollment 898
Fairmont Heights High
1401 Nye St
ZIP: 20743
(301) 925-1360
High
Total Enrollment 788
H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center
8801 Ritchie Dr
ZIP: 20743
(301) 808-8100
Primary
Total Enrollment 357
John H. Bayne Elementary
7010 Walker Mill Rd
ZIP: 20743
(301) 499-7020
Primary
Total Enrollment 349
Walker Mill Middle
800 Karen Blvd
ZIP: 20743
(301) 808-4055
Middle
Total Enrollment 743
William W. Hall Academy
5200 Marlboro Pk
ZIP: 20743
(301) 817-2933
Primary
Total Enrollment 548

Capitol Heights Private Schools

Forbush School At Prince Georges County
4949 Addison Rd
ZIP: 20743
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 29
High Road School Of Prince George's County
8723 Ashwood Dr
ZIP: 20743
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 57
New Visions Academy
8601 Ashwood Dr
ZIP: 20743
Secondary
Total Enrollment 40
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