A town of about 5,000 residents in Prince George’s County, Capitol Heights, Maryland, has a population that is 97% African-American. This is a suburb of Washington DC and many of the town's residents commute to work there.
The town has its own police force and public schools, and public transportation to get around the town and commute to nearby cities. Close to 11% of the population here lives below the poverty line. The town is close to all of the cultural and historical attractions in Washington DC, as well as close to many other area towns with a number of amenities that are lacking here.