District Heights, Maryland Population 2020

5,978
Loading...

District Heights is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 5,978, it is the 38th largest city in Maryland and the 4290th largest city in the United States. District Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually but its population has increased by 2.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,837 in 2010. District Heights reached it's highest population of 8,424 in 1970. Spanning over 1 miles, District Heights has a population density of 6,911 people per square mile.

The average household income in District Heights is $78,929 with a poverty rate of 14.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,180 per month, and the median house value is $238,000. The median age in District Heights is 35.3 years, 31.1 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 73.7 males.

District Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of District Heights was:

  • Black or African American: 90.18%
  • Other race: 6.34%
  • Two or more races: 1.96%
  • White: 1.05%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of District Heights, Maryland is 5,978, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,984.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,837.

District Heights, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American5,38890.18%
Some Other Race3796.34%
Two or More Races1171.96%
White631.05%
Asian220.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.10%
Loading...

District Heights Population Pyramid 2020

Loading...

District Heights Median Age

35.3


Total

31.1


Male

36.5


Female

District Heights Adults

There are 4,288 adults, (719 of whom are seniors) in District Heights.

District Heights Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

District Heights Sex Ratio

Female

3,439

57.56%

Male

2,536

42.44%

District Heights Households and Families

District Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

District Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
All60.3%39.7%
Male58.5%41.5%
Female48.6%51.4%

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9313.0960.3
Female8874.2248.6
Non Family6031.1662.2
Married3593.586.4
Male823.2958.5

3.73

Average Family Size

3.09

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Loading...

District Heights Education

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2345.98%
9th to 12th Grade3699.44%
High School Graduate1,37235.09%
Some College1,03026.34%
Associates Degree2977.60%
Bachelors Degree2586.60%
Graduate Degree3508.95%
Loading...

District Heights Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Total High School Bachelors
Black3,5953,171568
Hispanic22959
Other Race19121
White585817
Multiple Races383810
Asian221313
Islander66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.09%.

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,820$43,142$32,415
Less Than High School$24,519$$23,125
High School Grad$31,520$34,375$29,936
Some College$41,494$45,000$40,217
Bachelors Degree$43,854$$62,882
Graduate Degree$64,000$$62,656

$34,820

Average Earnings

$43,142

Average Male

$32,415

Average Female

District Heights Language

District Heights Language by Age

Loading...

District Heights Language

91.11% of District Heights residents speak only English, while 8.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.83% of the population.

District Heights Poverty

District Heights Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,38877414.37%
Hispanic3387622.49%
Other2847626.76%
White631523.81%
Multiple1171411.97%

14.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.54%

Male Poverty Rate

16.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in District Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in District Heights is Other, with 26.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in District Heights is Multiple, with 11.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.00%.

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.38%
High School12.39%
Some College7.16%
Bachelors or Greater3.45%
Loading...
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.83%
Male Unemployed17.19%
Male Employed6.37%
Female Employed0.00%

District Heights Income

District Heights Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$70,382$78,929
Families$76,623$84,980
Married Families$127,958-
Non Families$42,068$58,290
Loading...

District Heights Marital Status

District Heights Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

22.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.2%

Male Marriage Rate

17.7%

Female Marriage Rate

District Heights Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

District Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

District Heights Marital Status by Race

Loading...

District Heights Veterans

Loading...

222

Number of Veterans

200

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam102
First Gulf War75
Korea17
World War II
Second Gulf War
Loading...
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5476
65 to 7455
55 to 6452
75+39
18 to 34
Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
Black2025.12%
2 or More1015.38%
White1017.24%

District Heights Veterans by Education

Loading...

13.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

District Heights Employment Status

Loading...

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

15.2%

Unemployment Rate

Loading...
Loading...

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

24.87%

Born in Maryland

94.54%

Native Born

5.46%

Foreign Born

3.92%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.54% of District Heights residents were born in the United States, with 24.87% having been born in Maryland. 3.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,978-3-0.05%
20195,981-3-0.05%
20185,984-3-0.05%
20175,987-3-0.05%
20165,99090.15%
20155,981380.64%
20145,943560.95%
20135,887470.80%
20125,840490.85%
20115,791490.85%
20105,742-216-0.37%
20005,958-746-1.17%
19906,704-95-0.14%
19806,799-1,625-2.12%
19708,4249001.14%
19607,5240.00%