Zip Code 20747 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDistrict Heights
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Prince Georges
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:40054
Racial Majority:African American 90.79%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 90.3%
Unemployment Rate:7.5%
Median Household Income$56236
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48570
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time37 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range167 - 230 ft.
Area7 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.85357500, -76.88581700

Zip Code 20747 Description

Zip Code 20747 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20747 is primarily located in Prince Georges County. The official US Postal Service name for 20747 is DISTRICT HEIGHTS, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20747 are contained within or border the city limits of Forestville, MD, Suitland-Silver Hill, MD, Walker Mill, MD, District Heights, MD, Morningside, MD, and Coral Hills, MD. Zip code 20747 is within area code 301 and area code 240. 20747 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20747 is 7.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 20747 increased to 40054 from 39920 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20747 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 20747 public schools is Black. 68.9% of students in 20747 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1105 2.94% 1261 -12%
 Black Or African American 34134 90.79% 35993 -5%
 Hispanic 1512 4.02% 1694 -11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 173 0.46% 100 +73%
 Asian 173 0.46% 297 -42%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 11 -100%
 Other Race 54 0% 54 -100%
 Two Or More Races 644 1.33% 644 -22%

Zip Code 20747 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0.7%
 Black Or African American 90.3%
 Hispanic 6.9%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 1%

Zip Code 20747 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population4005439920
Male Population45.20%
Female Population54.80%
Total Households15324
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$56236
Income Under $50K Per Year42.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.20%
20747 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 4Anthony G. BrownDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Maryland Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$144089
Average Real Estate Sale Price$136423
Current Unemployment Level 7.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65n - Chesapeake Rolling Coastal Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 20747 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24263442526166645745362845
Avg Max Temp (°F)43465666758388867968574766
Avg Precip (In.)3.452.83.843.244.323.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20747
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours