District Heights employment information

IndexDistrict HeightsMarylandNational
Income per capita$27,476$37,756$29,829
Median household income$64,531$76,067$55,322
Median income owner occupied$81,532$95,994$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,210$47,333$35,192
Median earnings male$42,885$46,495$36,919
Median earnings female$32,741$35,612$26,250
Unemployment rate9.1%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level9.3%9.9%15.1%
The District Heights, MD employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in District Heights is $27,476, which is 27% lower than than the Maryland average and 8% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $64,531, which is 15% lower than than the Maryland average and 17% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in District Heights is 9%, which is 95% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in District Heights is 9% which is 38% lower than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$43,016$64,531$129,062
City
$50,706$76,067$152,134
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in District Heights is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in District Heights is 17% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in District Heights is 95% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in District Heights is 38% lower than the national average.

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      District Heights median earnings by income bracket

      District Heights employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry23.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector4.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.5%
      Wholesale & retail services8.1%11.8%
      Public administration10.8%21.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%6.5%
      Education, health & social services21.4%29.5%
      Other21.2%30.0%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chevy Chase Village, MD2,030$250,001352%
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      Martin's Additions, MD912$250,001352%
      Somerset, MD1,215$250,001352%
      Chevy Chase town, MD2,948$250,001352%
      District Heights, MD5,951$64,53117%

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      Chickasaw, AL5,955$28,89348%
      Trenton, MO5,946$37,64132%
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      District Heights, MD5,951$64,53117%
      Source: The District Heights, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).