|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of District Heights is 5,867. District Heights, Maryland is the 4,385th largest city in the US.
District Heights is located entirely in Prince Georges County.
The peak population of District Heights was in 1990, when its population was 6,337. In 1990, District Heights was the 3,467th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,385th largest city in the US. District Heights is currently 7.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
District Heights has shrunk 3.9% since the year 2000. District Heights, Maryland's growth is below average. 71% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
District Heights has a population density of 6,296.7 people per square mile.
|4379||Belmar, New Jersey||5,881||-2.9%|
|4380||Estes Park, Colorado||5,880||5.7%|
|4382||Hightstown, New Jersey||5,871||12.3%|
|4385||District Heights, Maryland||5,867||-3.9%|
|4386||Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico||5,866||7.9%|
|4387||Watford City, North Dakota||5,866||311.3%|
The total voting age population of District Heights, Maryland, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,092. The voting age population is 39.0% male and 61.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.5% of the residents of District Heights are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of District Heights are 90.1% Black, 5.9% Other, 2.0% White, 1.6% Two or more races, 0.4% Asian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 7.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In District Heights, 13.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 20.7%. On a per-household basis, 10.1% of families are below the poverty line in District Heights.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.1% of District Heights residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.8% of District Heights residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.6% have a bachelor's degree and 8.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among District Heights residents aged 5 and older, 11.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 7.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in District Heights is 13.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In District Heights, 27.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in District Heights is $77,278.
In District Heights, 59.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.1% of housing units in District Heights.
Of all the housing units in District Heights, 5.4% of them were build before 1940.
In District Heights, 0.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in District Heights is $1,248.
In District Heights, 82.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.