|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Capitol Heights is 3,991. Capitol Heights, Maryland is the 5,438th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Capitol Heights was in 2010, when its population was 4,337. In 2010, Capitol Heights was the 5,046th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,438th largest city in the US. Capitol Heights is currently 8.0% smaller than it was in 2010.
Capitol Heights has shrunk 3.0% since the year 2000. Capitol Heights, Maryland's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5435||Mary Esther, Florida||3,994||-1.6%|
|5438||Capitol Heights, Maryland||3,991||-3.0%|
|5440||Bordentown, New Jersey||3,990||0.6%|
|5442||Lansing, New York||3,990||16.9%|
|5444||St. Charles, Minnesota||3,989||19.9%|
The total voting age population of Capitol Heights, Maryland, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,043. The voting age population is 41.9% male and 58.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.5% of the residents of Capitol Heights are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Capitol Heights are 82.6% Black, 10.1% Other, 5.5% White, 1.5% Two or more races and 0.3% Asian. Additionally, 13.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Capitol Heights, 10.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 5.9%. On a per-household basis, 10.0% of families are below the poverty line in Capitol Heights.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.5% of Capitol Heights residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.2% of Capitol Heights residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.7% have a bachelor's degree and 4.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Capitol Heights residents aged 5 and older, 17.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 13.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Capitol Heights is 8.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Capitol Heights, 28.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Capitol Heights is $70,919.
In Capitol Heights, 81.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 18.6% of housing units in Capitol Heights.
Of all the housing units in Capitol Heights, 18.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Capitol Heights, 4.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Capitol Heights is $1,320.
In Capitol Heights, 79.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.