Capitol Heights employment information

IndexCapitol HeightsMarylandNational
Income per capita$26,509$36,670$28,555
Median household income$71,114$74,149$53,482
Median income owner occupied$77,170$93,724$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,205$45,116$33,219
Median earnings male$31,633$45,763$36,116
Median earnings female$42,122$35,135$25,692
Unemployment rate11.0%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level14.6%10.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Capitol Heights is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Capitol Heights is 33% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Capitol Heights is 89% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Capitol Heights is 6% lower than the national average.

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Capitol Heights median earnings by income bracket

Capitol Heights employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.3%1.7%
Manufacturing sector9.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.7%1.2%
Wholesale & retail services13.0%9.7%
Public administration8.8%19.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.3%3.8%
Education, health & social services12.2%29.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chevy Chase, MD2,907$250,001367%
Chevy Chase Village, MD1,974$250,001367%
Chevy Chase Section Five, MD736$250,001367%
Martin's Additions, MD977$246,875362%
Somerset, MD1,148$241,964352%
Capitol Heights, MD4,452$71,11433%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wrightwood, CA4,452$55,6974%
Coldwater, OH4,452$52,1982%
Centreville, MD4,451$94,37576%
West Peoria, IL4,453$44,46117%
Millinocket, ME4,451$32,97538%
Capitol Heights, MD4,452$71,11433%
Source: The Capitol Heights, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.