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Mount Rainier is a city in Prince George's County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The community was named for Mount Rainier, WA
The latitude of Mount Rainier is 38.941N. The longitude is -76.965W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 79 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,731.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mount Rainier 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 20712 ZIP code.
5% of Mount Rainier residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Rainier ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Rainier was $17,558, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Mount Rainier residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Mount Rainier include Mount Rainier Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Mount Rainier, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $617. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,202.
Libraries in Mount Rainier include Mount Rainier Branch ... View libraries
Prince George's County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Rainier political report.
The average commute time for Mount Rainier workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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