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Overview

Introduction to Hyattsville, Maryland

Located in Prince Georges county, Hyattsville, Maryland, is 5 miles SE of Silver Spring, Maryland (center to center) and 6 miles NE of Washington, District of Columbia.

Hyattsville History

Christopher Clark Hyatt received an area of 273 acres in Prince George county in 1807. This led to the foundation of the present-day territory of Hyattsville. In 1859, Hyatt was named the postmaster and the area came to be known as Hyattsville. The city was officially incorporated on April 7, 1886. The historic district of Hyattsville is home to several Victorian-style houses.

Hyattsville and nearby Attractions

  • Airmen Memorial Museum
  • Cady-Lee Mansion
  • United States National Arboretum
  • National Zoological Park
  • Anacostia Park

Things To Do In Hyattsville

The city of Hyattsville is filled with many parks such as the Anacostia Park, Black Hills Regional Park, and Burke Lake County Park. There are also a wide variety of sports and other recreational activities here. The Airmen Memorial Museum displays artifacts, photographs, diaries, and letters of enlisted airmen. In addition, the city is home to the Cady-Lee Mansion that was built in 1887; designed by Leon Dessez, the mansion was restored in 2001. The United States National Arboretum and Lincoln Memorial are also in the area. The National Zoological Park is nearby.

Hyattsville Transportation

Baltimore-Washington International Airport is the nearest major airport to the city.

Hyattsville Higher Education

Higher education is available at the University of Maryland-University College, Catholic University of America, and Georgetown University.

Demographics

People

Total Population18,262
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens8.6%
Employed Population 16+10,253
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married38.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.8%
Median Earnings25+$40,053
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,457
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,353

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,143
% Above Poverty Level88.1%
% Below Poverty Level11.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.8%
% Using Public Transportation26.9%

Housing

People Living Alone29.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,202
Median House Value$265,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)59%
Irish7.6%
German5.9%
African5.9%
West Indian3.9%
Italian3.7%
English3.4%
Jamaican1.9%
Polish1.2%
Ethiopian1.1%
Scottish0.9%
French Except Basque0.8%
Russian0.7%
British0.7%
Guyanese0.6%
Ghanaian0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Nigerian0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Iranian0.5%
Arab0.4%
Trinidad Tobago0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Egyptian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Barbadian0.1%
US Virgin Isl0.1%
US/American0.1%
Bahamian0.1%
Liberian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Greek0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Austrian0.1%
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Hyattsville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Prince George's County
Standard Zip Codes20781, 20783, 20782, 20785, 20784
P.O. Box Zip Codes20788, 20787
Phone Area Codes240,301
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude38.95
Approximate Longitude-76.95

Hyattsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCOLLEGE PARK
Distance1.7 miles
Jan Temp26 to 42 F
Apr Temp44 to 66 F
Jul Temp69 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 69 F
Annual Precip44.2 inches
StationNATIONAL ARBORETUM DC
Distance4.8 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
StationWASHINGTON REAGAN NTL AP
Distance8.2 miles
Jan Temp27 to 43 F
Apr Temp46 to 66 F
Jul Temp70 to 88 F
Oct Temp50 to 68 F
Annual Precip39.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bladensburg9,505$49,495
Brentwood3,144$68,527
Colmar Manor1,635$63,750
Edmonston1,543$56,442
Mount Rainier8,364$54,415
University Park2,635$151,845

Hyattsville Hospitals

Gladys Spellman Specialty Hospital And Nursing Care Center
(Proprietary)
3001 Hospital Drive
(301) 497-7953

Hyattsville Public Schools

Hyattsville Elementary
5311 43rd Ave
ZIP: 20781
(301) 209-5800
Primary
Total Enrollment 566
Hyattsville Middle
6001 42nd Ave
ZIP: 20781
(301) 209-5830
Middle
Total Enrollment 818
Cesar Chavez Elementary
6609 Riggs Rd
ZIP: 20782
(301) 853-5694
Primary
Total Enrollment 268
Chillum Elementary
1420 Chillum Rd
ZIP: 20782
(301) 853-0825
Primary
Total Enrollment 268
Edward M. Felegy Es
6110 Editors Park Dr
ZIP: 20782
(301) 386-1610
Primary
Total Enrollment 686
Nicholas Orem Middle
6100 Editors Park Dr
ZIP: 20782
(301) 853-0840
Middle
Total Enrollment 868
Northwestern Evening/saturday High
7000 Adelphi Road
ZIP: 20782
(301) 985-1460
High
Total Enrollment 68
Northwestern High
7000 Adelphi Rd
ZIP: 20782
(301) 985-1820
High
Total Enrollment 2262
Rosa L. Parks Elementary
6111 Ager Rd
ZIP: 20782
(301) 445-8090
Primary
Total Enrollment 748
University Park Elementary
4315 Underwood St
ZIP: 20782
(301) 985-1898
Primary
Total Enrollment 572
College Park Academy
7501 Adelphi Rd
ZIP: 20783
(240) 882-1199
Middle
Total Enrollment 378
Langley Park/mccormick Elementary
8201 15th Ave
ZIP: 20783
(301) 445-8423
Primary
Total Enrollment 804
Lewisdale Elementary
2400 Banning Pl
ZIP: 20783
(301) 445-8433
Primary
Total Enrollment 704
Ridgecrest Elementary
6120 Riggs Rd
ZIP: 20783
(301) 853-0820
Primary
Total Enrollment 752
Woodridge Elementary
5001 Flintridge Dr
ZIP: 20784
(301) 918-8585
Primary
Total Enrollment 343

Hyattsville Private Schools

Dematha Catholic High School
4313 Madison St
ZIP: 20781
Secondary
Total Enrollment 896
Hyattsville Hills Child & Family Center
5701 42nd Ave
ZIP: 20781
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
St Jerome Academy
5207 42nd Pl
ZIP: 20781
Elementary
Total Enrollment 244
Concordia Lutheran School
3799 East West Hwy
ZIP: 20782
Elementary
Total Enrollment 56
Greenwood School
6525 Belcrest Rd G90
ZIP: 20782
Elementary
Total Enrollment 20
Washington United Christian Academy
1517 Johnathan St
ZIP: 20782
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 87
George E Peters Adventist School
6303 Riggs Rd
ZIP: 20783
Elementary
Total Enrollment 72
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