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ZIP Code 20747

Zip code area 20747 in District Heights, Prince George's County, MD

  •   State: 
    Maryland
      Counties: 
    Prince George's County
      Cities: 
    Forestville
    ,
    District Heights
      County FIPS: 
    24033
      Area total: 
    7.903 sq mi
      Area land: 
    7.901 sq mi
      Area water: 
    0.002 sq mi
      Elevation: 
    1.019 feet
  •   Latitude: 
    38,8532
      Longitude: 
    -76,8889
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Washington-Arlington-Alexandria DC-VA-MD-WV
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      Coordinates: 
    38.85441, -76.88383
      GMAP: 

    Maryland 20747, USA

  •   Population: 
    41,445 individuals
      Population density: 
    78,196.83 people per square miles
      Households: 
    1,614
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.1%
      Household income: 
    $67,136 average annual income
      Housing units: 
    17,322 residential housing units
      Health insurance: 
    6.0% of residents who report not having health insurance
      Veterans: 
    0.8% of residents who are veterans

The ZIP 20747 is a South ZIP code and located in the preferred city/town District Heights, Prince George's County, Maryland with a population estimated today at about 41.954 peoples. The preferred city may be different from the city where the zip code 20747 is located. District Heights is usually the name of the main post office. When sending a package or mail, always indicate your preferred or accepted cities. Using any city from the list of invalid cities may result in delays.

District Heights is the primary city, acceptable cities are District Hts, Forestville.

  • Living in the postal code area 20747 of District Heights, Prince George's County, Maryland 44.9% of population who are male and 55.1% who are female.

    The median age for all people, for males & for females based on 2020 Census data. Median is the middle value, when all possible values are listed in order. Median is not the same as Average (or Mean).

  • Household income staggered according to certain income ranges.

    The median commute time of resident workers require for a one-way commute to work in minutes.

    The distribution of different age groups in the population of the zip code area of District Heights, Prince George's County 20747.

    The percentage distribution of the population by race.

    Estimated residential value of individual residential buildings as a percentage.

    The age of the building does not always say something about the structural condition of the residential buildings.

    The percentage of education level of the population.

Prince George's County

  •   State: 
    Maryland
      County: 
    Prince George's County
      Zips: 
    20703
    20741
    20731
    20792
    20717
    20799
    20750
    20738
    20752
    20791
    20775
    20704
    20790
    20757
    20749
    20768
    20726
    20773
    20718
    20771
    20725
    20743
    20608
    20745
    20774
    20705
    20722
    20706
    20746
    20722
    20722
    20782
    20785
    20774
    20746
    20623
    20743
    20737
    20743
    20748
    20782
    20745
    20785
    20774
    20746
    20762
    20748
    20742
    20706
    20784
    20722
    20785
    20740
    20748
    20784
    20712
    20721
    20784
    20783
    20746
    20607
    20769
    20721
    20774
    20746
    20710
    20747
    20613
    20785
    20737
    20708
    20785
    20720
    20783
    20747
    20781
    20782
    20716
    20715
    20748
    20740
    20745
    20744
    20774
    20743
    20735
    20772
    20770
    20706
    20705
    20707
      Coordinates: 
    38.82951249474323, -76.84729239040094
      Area total: 
    498.84 sq. mi., 1291.98 sq. km, 319255.68 acres
      Area land: 
    482.65 sq. mi., 1250.06 sq. km, 308897.28 acres
      Area water: 
    16.19 sq. mi., 41.92 sq. km, 10358.40 acres
      Established: 
    1695
      Capital seat: 

    Upper Marlboro
    Address: 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Dr
    County Administration Building
    Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-3043
    Governing Body: County Council with 11 board size
    Governing Authority: Home Rule

  • Prince George's County, Maryland, United States

  •   Population: 
    967,201; Population change: 12.02% (2010 - 2020)
      Population density: 
    2,004 persons per square mile
      Household income: 
    $69,386
      Households: 
    297,117
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.20% per 504,276 county labor force
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    7.95%
      GDP: 
    $42.07 B, gross domestic product (GDP)
  • Prince George's County's population of Maryland of 59,633 residents in 1930 has increased 16,22-fold to 967,201 residents after 90 years, according to the official 2020 census. U.S. Bureau of the Census beginning in 1900. Data for 1870-1890 are on a de facto or unspecified basis; data for 1900 and later years are resident totals.

    Approximately 52.05% female residents and 47.95% male residents live in as of 2020, 50.95% in Prince George's County, Maryland are married and the remaining 49.05% are single population.

    As of 2020, 50.95% in Prince George's County, Maryland are married and the remaining 49.05% are single population.

  •   Housing units: 
    359,957 residential units of which 95.07% share occupied residential units.

    39.1 minutes is the average time that residents in Prince George's County require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    67.35% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 16.18% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 11.69% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.05% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Prince George's County, Maryland 58.94% are owner-occupied homes, another 34.53% are rented apartments, and the remaining 6.53% are vacant.

  • The 29.83% of the population in Prince George's County, Maryland who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

    Since the 1860s, the two main parties have been the Republican Party (here in 2022 = 10.380%) and the Democratic Party (here in 2022 = 88.870%) of those eligible to vote in Prince George's County, Maryland.

District Heights

City of District Heights

  •   State: 
    Maryland
      County: 
    Prince George's County
      City: 
    District Heights
      County FIPS: 
    24033
      Coordinates: 
    38°51′34″N 76°53′21″W
      Area total: 
    0.86 sq mi (2.24 km²)
      Area land: 
    0.86 sq mi (2.24 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    266 ft (81 m)
      Established: 
    1936; Incorporated 1936
  •   Latitude: 
    38,8532
      Longitude: 
    -76,8889
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    20747
      GMAP: 

    District Heights, Prince George's County, Maryland, United States

  •   Population: 
    5,959
      Population density: 
    6,889.02 residents per square mile of area (2,659.75/km²)
      Household income: 
    $66,327
      Households: 
    2,106
      Unemployment rate: 
    7.40%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    7.95%

District Heights is an incorporated municipality in Prince George's County, Maryland, United States. Per the 2020 census, the population was 5,959. District Heights was originally farmland owned by Major Leander P. Williams, purchased as four patented Lord Baltimore tracts known as: "Good Luck," "Magruder's Plains Enlarged," "the Levels," and "Offutt's Adventure" In 1925, 505-acres of the Williams farm was purchased and formed into the District Heights Company by Joseph Tepper, David L. Blanken, Henry Oxenberg, Gilbert Leventhal, Simon Gordon, and Simon Gerber. By 1926, the city had approximately 25 homes built, two businesses, a grocery store and filling station, a pump house and water tower to furnish the water and pressure for the City, a sewage system and a free Model T bus service to 17th and Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E. Many of the Cape Cod style houses seen today date to the 1940s, when several developers constructed affordable, single-family, houses with financing from the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), anticipating sales to federal employees and veterans returning from World War II. In 1946, the remaining and undeveloped 300-acre tract was bought and developed by New York City builder Samuel R. Rosoff, who established Washington Estates, Inc., thus adding additional tracts to District Heights which include areas now occupied by garden apartments. In 2010, there were 5,837 people, 2,050 households, and 1,505 families residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 6.0% White, 90.1% African American, 0.2% Native American,0.6% Asian, 1.9% from other races, and 3.7% from two or more races.

Geography

District Heights is the primary city name, but also District Hts, Forestville are acceptable city names or spellings. The official name is City of District Heights. District Heights is located at 38°5134N 76°5321W (38.859545, 76.889139).According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.93 square miles (2.41 km²), all land. District Heights is home to the U.S. Air Force Base, which is located in District Heights. The base's main base is the San Diego Air Force base, which was founded in 1969. The U.N. World Health Organization has a mission to protect the health of the people of District Heights and its surrounding areas. The city is also the home of the National Park Service, which has a base in the city and an air base inDistrict Heights. It is the only city in the state to have its own airport. The airport has a population of about 2,000. It has an airport with a runway that can accommodate up to 3,000 flights a day. It also has an airfield that can handle up to 2,500 flights a week. It was the site of the World War II Battle of the Bulge, which took place in World War I. The town's name comes from District Heights, a town in Texas. It's also known as District Heights or District Heights because of its proximity to the Texas Turnpike, which runs through the center of the city. The name District Heights means "District Heights" or "District of the Heights" in Spanish. The community's name is derived from the district's name, which means "town of the hills".

History

District Heights was originally farmland owned by Major Leander P. Williams. In 1925, 505-acres of the Williams farm was purchased and formed into the District Heights Company. By 1926, the city had approximately 25 homes built, two businesses, a grocery store and filling station. The Town of District Heights was incorporated in 1936 and recognized by act of the Maryland General Assembly. Many of the Cape Cod style houses seen today date to the 1940s, when several developers constructed affordable, single-family, houses with financing from the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) In 1946, the remaining and undeveloped 300-acre was bought and developed by New York City builder Samuel R. Rosoff, who established Washington Estates, Inc., thus adding additional tracts to District Heights which include areas now occupied by garden apartments. The land was farmed by Walter and Al Dustin, whose farmhouse stood at 7116 Foster Street. By 1925, streets laid out first three blocks of Halleck Street and Aztec. By 1936, the town was incorporated and recognized as a city. The town was named after the District of Dillingham, Maryland, which is located in the state's Eastern Seaboard. It is located on the eastern edge of the city and was once part of the Eastern Shore of Maryland. District Heights is now a suburb of Washington, D.C. with a population of about 50,000. The city is home to more than 40,000 people. The population of District Height is about 25,000, making it one of the largest cities in the United States.

Adjacent areas

Walker Mill (north) and Forestville (southeast) are nearby.Capitol Heights (northwest) and Morningside (south) are also nearby. Walker Mill is located on the Ohio River. Forestville is on the Illinois River, which runs through Walker Mill. The town is located in the Ohio Valley, which is in the eastern part of the state. It is also in the state of Ohio, which has a population of about 1.2 million. The city is located near the town of Waverly, Ohio, and the city of Wartime, Ohio. The population of Walker Mill was 1.3 million in 2010. It was 2.4 million in 2000. It has an estimated population of 1.6 million in 2011. It's located in an area known as the "Ohio Valley" area. It includes the towns of Wakerly, Forestville, and Waverley, Ohio and the towns of Wortley and Wartley, Illinois. It also includes the town's suburbs of Forestville and Waltham, Massachusetts. The area is also known as "The Ohio Valley" and "Morningside" in the U.S. and "Wartley" in England. It lies on the river, which flows through the town to the north and south. The village of Wertley is in a valley, and has a number of small towns. Its population is about 1,200. It sits on a river that runs through it.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 5,837 people, 2,050 households, and 1,505 families residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 6.0% White, 90.1% African American, 0.2% Native American, and 0.6% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.7% of the population. The median income for a household in theCity was $52,331, and the median income. for a family was $61,220. The per capita income for the City was $21,190. About 4.5% of families were below the poverty line, including 9.0 percent of those under 18 and 6.1 per cent of those age 65 or over. The US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of anyrace. The city is located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. The population was 5,958 at the 2010 census, with 2,212 people living in 2,170 housing units. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.36. The age of the resident was 35.8 years, with 30.8% under the age of 18; 10.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5%. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 76.1 males.

Government

The U.S. Postal Service operates the District Heights Post Office in an unincorporated area next to the city limits. The post office is named for former and longtime town mayor E. Michael Roll, who championed its establishment. The city is governed by a mayor and city commission elected every 4 years. In June 2019, Mayor Martin was charged with misdemeanor misconduct in office for helping a friend buy $50,000 in fireworks only available to cities and those with a federal explosive license. This followed Martin's earlier charge of misconduct in Office in 2013 (Circuit Court Case Number: CJ135672). The current elected mayor andCity commission are:Mayor Cynthia Miller.Commissioner Anthony B. Tilghman (Ward 1);Commissioner Xander Harcourt - (Ward 1)Commissioner Gyasi Gomez (Ward 2);                Commissioner Pamela Janifer (ward 2) The city has a population of 2,000. The current mayor is Cynthia Miller, and the city commission is: Mayor Cynthia Miller and Commissioners Anthony B Tilgh man and Xander Harland. The mayor and commission are elected every four years, and there are four seats on the City Council. The council has a total of 14 members. The Mayor and Commission are elected for a four-year term, which ends in 2018. The City Council has a maximum of 12 members. It is a non-profit organization. The town has a budget of $1,000,000 for the 2018-19 fiscal year, which includes $100,000 from the city's general fund.

Law enforcement

The District Heights Police Department (DHPD) is the primary law enforcement agency for the City of District Heights which is located in Prince George's County, Maryland. Officers serve the City Commission and the citizens who reside in and around the Municipal Corporation. The crime rate as reported by the Federal Bureau of Investigation is twenty~two percent higher than the national average. The police department was overseen by the District 8 Commander and Asst. Commander of the Prince George’s County Police Department until November 2020 when Interim Chief Kinsey Weems was appointed. Chief Elliott Gibson, was hired in May 2014, as Police Chief. Chief Gibson had a long history and experience in law enforcement. Chief Crawford was arrested in March of 2021 in connection to a dozen fires between 2011 and 2020. In March of 2022 Crawford entered an Alford plea to one count of first-degree arson for setting a garage in Jefferson, Frederick County, ablaze on April 3, 2018, while the occupants of the attached home were in bed. He awaits sentencing while active arson cases against Crawford in Montgomery, Howard, and PrinceGeorge's counties continue. Chief Weems has been a member of the agency since 2013. He was terminated by the City Commissioner after new Commissioners were elected in May 2019. He has been the Chief of the CDP since November 2013. The CDP is located within the 8th District of thePrince George's Police Department. The two agencies work closely together responding to calls for service as well as solving crimes.

Education

The city is served by the Prince George's County Public Schools and District 7 of the County's Board of Education.Elementary schools that serve the city include: District Heights Parkway Elementary and North Forestville Elementary. Middle schools in the city also include: Drew-Freeman Middle School (7-8) and Walker Mill Middle School. High schools in Suitland include: Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School and Suitland High School.Francis Scott Key Elementary School is neither in the City, nor serves the city, but has a District Heights postal address. The district previously operated Berkshire Elementary School in what is now Suitland CDP, near District Heights. Berkshire Elementary closed in 2009 and is no longer part of the District Heights School District. The city is home to the Washington D.C. Children's Museum, which is open to the public. It is also home to a museum of African-American history and culture, which was opened in the early 20th century. The Museum of African American History and Culture is also located in the District of Columbia. The museum is open for tours and events, but does not have a permanent location. It was closed in the late 1990s and early 2000s, and is now a museum and gallery. It also houses the Museum of American Art, which dates back to the early 1900s. It has a collection of Civil War-era buildings, including the Capitol Building and the National Gallery of Art. The Capitol Building is also on the city's campus.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in District Heights, Prince George's County, Maryland = 14.1. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 53. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 80. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in District Heights = 4.3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 5,959 individuals with a median age of 34.7 age the population dropped by -0.05% in District Heights, Prince George's County, Maryland population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 6,889.02 residents per square mile of area (2,659.75/km²). There are average 2.83 people per household in the 2,106 households with an average household income of $66,327 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 7.40% of the available work force and has dropped -5.42% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 21.76%. The number of physicians in District Heights per 100,000 population = 141.8.

Weather

The annual rainfall in District Heights = 43.2 inches and the annual snowfall = 15.4 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 108. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 200. 89 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 25.2 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 42, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in District Heights, Prince George's County, Maryland which are owned by the occupant = 66.86%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 46 years with median home cost = $222,260 and home appreciation of -5.93%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $16.07 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $5,729 per student. There are 15.5 students for each teacher in the school, 904 students for each Librarian and 349 students for each Counselor. 4.52% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 9.36% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 3.80% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • District Heights's population in Prince George's County, Maryland of 44,633 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,13-fold to 5,959 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 53.77% female residents and 46.23% male residents live in District Heights, Prince George's County, Maryland.

    As of 2020 in District Heights, Prince George's County, Maryland are married and the remaining 52.59% are single population.

  • 42.1 minutes is the average time that residents in District Heights require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    64.51% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 15.68% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 17.57% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.05% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in District Heights, Prince George's County, Maryland, 66.86% are owner-occupied homes, another 27.03% are rented apartments, and the remaining 6.11% are vacant.

  • The 29.83% of the population in District Heights, Prince George's County, Maryland who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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