Hyattsville is a small city located in Prince George's County, Maryland. This city has a population of over 17,500 people, according to the 2010 United States Census. This Maryland city is an urban suburb near Washington D.C. Hyattsville is home to mostly small- and medium-sized homes with smaller lawns. While single family houses make up the majority of homes in Hyattsville, there are also a few apartment complexes. These apartment complexes are located on the north side of Hyattsville and near the University of Maryland. In a small area of the north side, there are also some housing projects and small office buildings.
The population of Hyattsville is predominantly white and has been for decades. However, the population of middle-class Hispanics and African Americans is large and growing thanks to the thriving economy in this city.
Even though Hyattsville is no larger than three square miles in terms of area, there is more than one zip code and area code in Hyattsville. There are a total of five different area codes in the small city of Hyattsville. Residents of Hyattsville will find themselves living in one of seven zip codes. The seven zip codes in Hyattsville are as follows: 20788, 20781, 20782, 20783, 20784, 20785, 20787.
The University of Maryland, which is located in College Park, is the closest post-secondary institution to Hyattsville. Even though the University of Maryland is not located in Hyattsville, the city is home to many college students, faculty, and staff residents. The University of Maryland is considered to be very competitive with an acceptance rate of just 47 percent. Due to its proximity and reputation, many high school students in Hyattsville end up applying to and attending the University of Maryland.
In terms of public schools, Hyattsville is served by Prince George's County Public Schools. There are nine public schools to which the students of Hyattsville are typically zoned. These nine public schools include:
There are also a number of private schools in and near Hyattsville. The four private schools that Hyattsville students typically attend are as follows:
Just like the overall economy in Hyattsville, the real estate market in this city is robust and flourishing. The median value of homes in Hyattsville is $232,900. The median age of homes in Hyattsville is 58 years, which means the homes are a bit older than average.
About 43 percent of all homes in Hyattsville are owned while another 10 percent homes are vacant. 47 percent of all homes in Hyattsville are rented out. Due to the desirability of the homes in Hyattsville, the amount of vacant homes in this city is minimal.
If you rely on public transportation to commute to work and to complete daily errands, you will be happy to know that the public transportation in Hyattsville is impeccable. This is partially due to the fact that U.S. Route 1, also referred to as Baltimore Ave, runs through the heart of Hyattsville.
The average commute time in Hyattsville, MD is about 34 minutes, according to Best Places. In some contexts, this average commute time may seem high. However, considering that Hyattsville is a suburban area, it is actually rather average. Most residents in Hyattsville end up commuting to nearby Washington, D.C. for work. However, those who prefer a shorter commute time should have no problems finding employment in Hyattsville itself. The unemployment rate in Hyattsville is 5.6 percent, which is far lower than that of many other cities across the United States.
As you can see, there are many reasons why so many residents of Maryland, as well as other states, are interested in buying or renting a home in Hyattsville. For more information about the properties in Hyattsville, don't hesitate to contact us here at the Tania Ivey Home Selling Team. (703) 661-9410.