Cheverly, MD


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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 91.52% 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 (13.24%), office and administrative support (10.47%), and sales jobs (8.33%).

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.

In Cheverly, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.39 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

In Cheverly, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Cheverly is a relatively small town. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The citizens of Cheverly are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.95% 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 $40,075, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $160,300 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, Nigerian, and Ethiopian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Cheverly's cultural character, accounting for 15.92% of the town’s population.

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