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ZIP Code 20747

Primary City:District Heights, MD (View All Cities)
County: Prince George's County
Timezone: Eastern (5:54am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.85, -76.88
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20747

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20747. 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 20747. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20747, 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:
District Heights, MD
Acceptable:
District Hts, Forestville

Stats and Demographics for the 20747 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20747 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 20747 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 20747 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 40,054
Population Density 5,247 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,486
Median Home Value $214,400
Land Area 7.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,324
Median Household Income $61,188

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4961,3431,3911,6021,4751,3031,2281,2201,3601,3041,20798685055636723610871
Female1,4001,3291,3961,6291,6241,7151,4921,5851,7751,7911,6371,4721,223749468281201184
Total2,8962,6722,7873,2313,0993,0182,7202,8053,1353,0952,8442,4582,0731,305835517309255

Gender

 Male 18,103 45%
 Female 21,951 55%
Gender

Race

 White 1,649 4.1%
 Black Or African American 36,302 90.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 134 0.3%
 Asian 302 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 829 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 826 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner538231,7122,1341,9601,024405117
Renter6211,8391,6801,48794837412027
Total6742,6623,3923,6212,9081,398525144

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,244 28%
 Single Guardian 5,710 37%
 Singles 4,451 29%
 Singles With Roommate 919 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,506 62%
 Households with Kids 5,818 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male273325306287285268264263263262266282274307288367334325288349
Female257281264278239243297279271271294272273286303326370323307340
Total530606570565524511561542534533560554547593591693704648595689

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20747 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20747 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 20747 real estate data, the median home value of $214,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 20747 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 20747 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20747 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,894 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 139 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,462 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 766 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,096 43%
 Households Vacant 1,162 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 615 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Sale Only 196 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 283 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 174 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,931 30%
 2 Bedroom 2,925 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,492 23%
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 $61,188 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20747 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 20747 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 20747 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 15,865 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,101 20%
 No Earnings 8,061 27%
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 15,865 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,101 20%
 No Earnings 8,061 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,195 72.8%
 Public transportation 4,291 22.0%
 Taxicab 26 0.1%
 Motorcycle 29 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 539 2.8%
 Worked at Home 416 2.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,367 12.5%
 High School Graduate 7,545 69.2%
 Associate's degree 458 4.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,021 9.4%
 Master's degree 428 3.9%
 Professional school degree 56 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 24 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,364 82.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 789 10.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 594 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20747

ZIP Code 20747 is in the Prince George'S County Public Schools. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20747.

Concord Elementary
2004 Concord Ln
District Heights, MD 20747
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
District Heights Elementary
2200 County Rd
District Heights, MD 20747
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Doswell E. Brooks Elementary
6201 Surrey Square Ln
Forestville, MD 20747
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Francis Scott Key Elementary
2301 Scott Key Dr
District Heights, MD 20747
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Longfields Elementary
3300 Newkirk Ave
Forestville, MD 20747
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
North Forestville Elementary
2311 Ritchie Rd
Forestville, MD 20747
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Thomas Claggett Elementary
2001 Addison Rd
District Heights, MD 20747
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Samuel P. Massie Academy
3301 Regency Parkway
Forestville, MD 20747
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Andrew Jackson Academy
3500 Regency Parkway
Forestville, MD 20747
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Suitland High School
5200 Silver Hill Rd
Forestville, MD 20747
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Forestville High School
7001 Beltz Dr
Forestville, MD 20747
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Bishop Mcnamara High School
6800 Marlboro Pike
Forestville, MD 20747
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Mount Calvary Catholic School
6704 Marlboro Pike
Forestville, MD 20747
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Children of Promise Christian Academy
7808 Marlboro Pike
Forestville, MD 20747
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Horizon Child Development Center
5664 Silver Hill Rd
Forestville, MD 20747
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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