Cheverly is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 6,170 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cheverly is the 108th 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 90.13% 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 office and administrative support (12.20%), management occupations (10.89%), and business and financial occupations (8.92%).
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 interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.59% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One downside of living in Cheverly, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.60 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
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.
If knowledge is power, Cheverly is a pretty powerful place. 51.70% of the adults in Cheverly have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Cheverly in 2018 was $46,729, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $186,916 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 German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Nigerian.
Cheverly also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.26%.
The most common language spoken in Cheverly is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.