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District Heights is a city in Prince George's County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.

The latitude of District Heights is 38.857N. The longitude is -76.889W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 266 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,168.


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Median household income
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$52,331
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our District Heights demographic reports
Developed in the 1920s
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 26. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.2 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks

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3% of District Heights residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the District Heights ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in District Heights was $21,190, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of District Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in District Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $592.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,332.


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Libraries in District Heights include Spaulding Branch ... View libraries

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Prince George's County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our District Heights political report.

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The average commute time for District Heights workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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