Poverty in District Heights, Maryland

What is the poverty rate in District Heights, Maryland?
The poverty rate in District Heights is 10.1%. One out of every 9.9 residents of District Heights lives in poverty.

How many people in District Heights, Maryland live in poverty?
600 of 5,932 District Heights residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in District Heights compare to the rest of Maryland?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Maryland is 9.7%, meaning District Heights has a slightly higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Maryland.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

District Heights, Maryland Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

Black

5,383

9.6% 25.2% 89.9%

What's the Poverty Rate in District Heights, Maryland By Race?

9.6% of Black residents of District Heights, Maryland live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of black residents in District Heights, Maryland is dramatically lower than the national average of 25.2%. 519 of 5,383 black Marylanders live below the poverty line. Approximately 89.9% of the total population of District Heights, Maryland are black.

District Heights, Maryland Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in District Heights, Maryland?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in District Heights, Maryland is 8.1%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in District Heights, Maryland is 11.8%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of District Heights, Maryland

Female residents of District Heights, Maryland are dramatically(45%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

214 of 2,652 males in District Heights live below the poverty line.

386 of 3,280 females in District Heights live below the poverty line.

District Heights, Maryland Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in District Heights, Maryland?

District Heights, Maryland Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of District Heights, Maryland Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

2.2%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

16.4%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

23.2%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

8.5%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

9.3%

75 to 84 Years Old

6.2%

Over 85 Years Old

0.0%

District Heights, Maryland Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of District Heights, Maryland born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of District Heights, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States is 9.8%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of District Heights, Maryland who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 14.9%.

Poverty Rate for residents of District Heights, Maryland born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of District Heights, Maryland have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 5,610 residents of District Heights, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States, 552 (9.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 48 (14.9%) of 322 residents of District Heights, Maryland who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in District Heights, Maryland

The poverty rate in District Heights is 10.1%.
District Heights is in Prince George's County.
Maryland Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Prince George's County.
City Poverty Rate
Accokeek 3.1%
Adelphi 11.2%
Andrews AFB 5.4%
Baden 3.7%
Beltsville 12.9%
Berwyn Heights 7.9%
Bladensburg 19.0%
Bowie 3.6%
Brandywine 4.6%
Brentwood 12.2%
Brock Hall 1.8%
Camp Springs 7.1%
Capitol Heights 10.3%
Cheverly 5.9%
Chillum 13.4%
Clinton 5.0%
College Park 26.8%
Colmar Manor 15.4%
Coral Hills 13.5%
Cottage City 6.9%
Croom 4.4%
District Heights 10.1%
East Riverdale 14.2%
Edmonston 18.1%
Fairmount Heights 12.0%
Fairwood 1.7%
Forest Heights 5.6%
Forestville 10.9%
Fort Washington 6.7%
Friendly 7.4%
Glassmanor 13.8%
Glenarden 9.8%
Glenn Dale 5.6%
Greenbelt 9.3%
Hillcrest Heights 9.8%
Hyattsville 12.7%
Kettering 5.6%
Konterra 12.5%
Lake Arbor 9.0%
Landover 14.4%
Landover Hills 13.2%
Langley Park 17.9%
Lanham 8.8%
Largo 8.6%
Laurel 8.0%
Marlboro Meadows 7.6%
Marlboro Village 2.8%
Marlow Heights 9.6%
Marlton 5.1%
Mitchellville 4.4%
Morningside 3.8%
Mount Rainier 11.7%
National Harbor 8.7%
New Carrollton 10.2%
Oxon Hill 10.2%
Peppermill Village 16.4%
Riverdale Park 15.2%
Rosaryville 4.0%
Seabrook 9.4%
Seat Pleasant 15.1%
Silver Hill 9.2%
South Laurel 7.3%
Springdale 9.6%
Suitland 11.5%
Summerfield 7.6%
Temple Hills 11.6%
University Park 14.9%
Walker Mill 13.2%
West Laurel 3.5%
Westphalia 5.5%
Woodlawn 3.5%
Woodmore 5.1%

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