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Forest Heights is a town in Prince George's County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The latitude of Forest Heights is 38.809N. The longitude is -76.998W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 161 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,682.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Forest 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 20745 ZIP code.
3% of Forest Heights residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Forest Heights ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Forest Heights was $21,556, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Forest Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Forest Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $850. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,162.
Prince George's County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Forest Heights political report.
The average commute time for Forest Heights workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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