Cheverly is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 6,485 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 90.45% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cheverly is a town of professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cheverly who work in management occupations (10.83%), office and administrative support (9.83%), and sales jobs (8.86%).
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.
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.
One downside of living in Cheverly, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.73 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.
The citizens of Cheverly are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.66% of adults in Cheverly have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cheverly in 2010 was $41,054, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $164,216 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, Ethiopian, and Nigerian.
In addition, Cheverly has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.95%).
The most common language spoken in Cheverly is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.