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Berwyn Heights is a town in Prince George's County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The community was named for the Berwyn Mountains of Wales
The latitude of Berwyn Heights is 38.993N. The longitude is -76.91W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 112 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,049.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Berwyn Heights demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Prince George's County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Washington area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 20740 ZIP code.
15% of Berwyn Heights residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Berwyn Heights ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Berwyn Heights was $25,793, compared with $21,587 nationally.
38% of Berwyn Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Berwyn Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $973. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,291.
Prince George's County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Berwyn Heights political report.
The average commute time for Berwyn Heights workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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