District Heights employment information

IndexDistrict HeightsMarylandNational
Income per capita$28,376$36,670$28,555
Median household income$67,000$74,149$53,482
Median income owner occupied$86,094$93,724$68,142
Median income renter occupied$38,083$45,116$33,219
Median earnings male$40,013$45,763$36,116
Median earnings female$36,257$35,135$25,692
Unemployment rate10.6%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level8.8%10.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in District Heights is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in District Heights is 25% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in District Heights is 83% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in District Heights is 43% lower than the national average.

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District Heights median earnings by income bracket

District Heights employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.0%1.2%
Manufacturing sector3.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.6%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services10.2%15.2%
Public administration14.9%20.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%4.1%
Education, health & social services15.0%28.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chevy Chase Section Five, MD736$250,001367%
Chevy Chase, MD2,907$250,001367%
Chevy Chase Village, MD1,974$250,001367%
Martin's Additions, MD977$246,875362%
Somerset, MD1,148$241,964352%
District Heights, MD5,977$67,00025%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
White Rock, NM5,977$105,04296%
Hebron, KY5,976$70,56232%
Countryside, IL5,974$57,6798%
Indiantown, FL5,981$38,37528%
New Brighton, PA5,973$33,64737%
District Heights, MD5,977$67,00025%
Source: The District Heights, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.