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ZIP Code 20743

Primary City:Capitol Heights, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Capitol Heights
County: Prince George's County
Timezone: Eastern (11:29pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.89, -76.90
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20743

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20743. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 20743. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20743, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Capitol Heights, MD
Acceptable:
Capitol Hgts, Fairmount Heights, Fairmount Hgt, Seat Pleasant

Stats and Demographics for the 20743 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20743 is located in central Maryland and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 20743 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20743 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,621
Population Density 3,971 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,511
Median Home Value $202,000
Land Area 9.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,895
Median Household Income $57,973

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3421,2931,4151,6331,3051,1751,1401,2051,2121,3061,24897476963353736717798
Female1,2861,2071,3821,6041,3561,3771,3841,3511,5141,5601,5121,2631,125975758518322298
Total2,6282,5002,7973,2372,6612,5522,5242,5562,7262,8662,7602,2371,8941,6081,295885499396

Gender

 Male 17,829 46%
 Female 20,792 54%
Gender

Race

 White 1,283 3.3%
 Black Or African American 35,044 90.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 145 0.4%
 Asian 151 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 1,182 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 813 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner668721,6551,9531,8411,546784191
Renter3181,1241,1341,04563042922879
Total3841,9962,7892,9982,4711,9751,012270

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,010 29%
 Single Guardian 5,408 39%
 Singles 3,771 27%
 Singles With Roommate 706 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,588 62%
 Households with Kids 5,307 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male262288264265247264251266265262267309306271331357328301316295
Female268278246242255236245231240259291258269305304321345320314278
Total530566510507502500496497505521558567575576635678673621630573

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20743 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20743 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 20743 real estate data, the median home value of $202,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 20743 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 20743 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20743 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,431 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 4 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 186 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,388 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,520 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,987 32%
 Households Vacant 1,616 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 333 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 1%
 For Sale Only 337 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 59 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 852 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 115 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,200 22%
 2 Bedroom 2,194 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,958 36%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $57,973 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20743 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 20743 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 20743 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 20743 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,469 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,472 22%
 No Earnings 9,442 32%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,469 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,472 22%
 No Earnings 9,442 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,637 68.7%
 Public transportation 4,914 29.0%
 Taxicab 1 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 220 1.3%
 Worked at Home 176 1.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,060 19.1%
 High School Graduate 7,283 67.5%
 Associate's degree 411 3.8%
 Bachelor's degree 752 7.0%
 Master's degree 173 1.6%
 Professional school degree 99 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,947 87.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 505 6.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 497 6.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20743

ZIP Code 20743 is in the Prince George'S County Public Schools. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20743.

Capitol Heights Elementary
601 Suffolk Ave
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Carmody Hills Elementary
401 Jadeleaf Ave
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
H. W. Wheatley Early Childhood Center
8801 Ritchie Dr
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
John H. Bayne Elementary
7010 Walker Mill Rd
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Seat Pleasant Elementary
6411 G St
Seat Pleasant, MD 20743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Robert R. Gray Elementary
4949 Addison Rd
Capital Heights, MD 20743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
William W. Hall Academy
5200 Marlboro Pk
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Walker Mill Middle School
800 Karen Blvd
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Central High School
200 Cabin Branch Rd
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Fairmont Heights High School
1401 Nye St
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
High Road School of Prince George'S County
8723 Ashwood Dr
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Forbush School at Prince Georges County
4949 Addison Rd
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
New Visions Academy
8601 Ashwood Dr
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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