Capitol Heights Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Capitol Heights, MD

General Capitol Heights Information

State: Maryland

County: Prince Georges County

Close cities: Cheverly, MD, Suitland, MD, Seat Pleasant, MD, Forestville, MD, Suitland-Silver Hill, MD, District Heights, MD, Greater Landover, MD, Walker Mill, MD, Fairmount Heights, MD

Capitol Heights Population (census data)
Total 4,152 (+1.4% since 2000)
Male 1,905 (45.9%)
Female 2,247 (54.1%)

Population Density: 5,064 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 113.1 (US Avg is 100)

Capitol Heights Elevation: 109 feet above sea level

Land Area: 0.82 square miles

Median Household Income: $57,743

Zip Codes: 20799, 20743, 20791, 20731, 20790, and 20753.

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Capitol Heights Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (92.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (4.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Subsaharan African (2.2%)
  • West Indian (1.7%)
Foriegn Born: 126 people (3.0%)
  • Africa (53.8%)
  • Latin America (34.6%)
  • North America (11.5%)

Capitol Heights School Information

High Schools
Central High (200 Cabin Branch Road, Capitol Heights, MD, 20743 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Fairmont Heights High (1401 Nye Street, Capitol Heights, MD, 20743 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Fairmont Heights High School AOF (1401 Nye Street, Capitol Heights, MD, 20743 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Walker Mill Middle School (800 Karen Boulevard, Capitol Heights, MD, 20743 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Bradbury Heights Elementary (1401 Glacier Avenue, Capitol Heights, MD, 20743 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Capitol Heights Elementary (601 Suffolk Avenue, Capitol Heights, MD, 20743 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Carmody Hills Elementary (401 Jadeleaf Avenue, Capitol Heights, MD, 20743 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Doswell E. Brooks Elementary (1301 Brooke Road, Capitol Heights, MD, 20743 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
John Eager Howard Elementary (4400 Shell Street, Capitol Heights, MD, 20743 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
John H. Bayne Elementary (7010 Walker Mill Road, Capitol Heights, MD, 20743 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
William W. Hall Elementary (5200 Marlboro Parkway, Capitol Heights, MD, 20743 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center (8801 Ritchie Drive, Capitol Heights, MD, 20743 - Prince George's County Public Schools District)

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