Cheverly, MD
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Living in Cheverly


Cheverly is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 6,469 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Cheverly is the 112th largest community in Maryland.

Housing costs in Cheverly are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Maryland.

Cheverly is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.61% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cheverly is a town of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cheverly who work in management occupations (15.50%), office and administrative support (12.55%), and business and financial occupations (8.66%).

Also of interest is that Cheverly has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Cheverly is also a town of artists. Cheverly has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Cheverly’s character.

One downside of living in Cheverly is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Cheverly, the average commute to work is 34.87 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Even though Cheverly is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The education level of Cheverly ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Cheverly, 42.77% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Cheverly in 2010 was $40,772, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $163,088 for a family of four. However, Cheverly contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cheverly is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Cheverly home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cheverly residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Cheverly include Irish, African, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Cheverly is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.