District Heights, MD Profile: Facts & Data

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District Heights, Maryland - Basic Facts

The City of District Heights had a population of 6,210 as of July 1, 2018. District Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for District Heights is located at latitude 38.8592 and longitude -76.8881 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the City of District Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 269 feet.

The City of District Heights (GNIS ID: 2390582) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of District Heights is located within District 6, Spauldings, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.


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District Heights, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,210
Population in Households 6,157
Population in Familes 5,213
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 6,701
Diversity Index3 30
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,327
Average Household Income $73,740
Per Capita Income $25,916

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,289 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,404 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 753 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $246,817
Average Home Value $253,480
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,157
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 1,546
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.75% 0.57%
Households 0.62% 0.48%
Families 0.33% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

District Heights, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares District Heights to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 178 66th
Population Density # 23 96th
Diversity Index # 316 39th
Median Household Income # 345 34th
Per Capita Income # 399 23rd

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