Cheverly is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 6,428 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 89.15% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cheverly is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cheverly who work in management occupations (15.51%), office and administrative support (11.78%), and business and financial occupations (8.98%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Cheverly telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.47% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
In addition, Cheverly is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
One downside of living in Cheverly, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 38.41 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.
Despite being a small town, Cheverly has a lot of people using the subway to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the subway are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Cheverly. 50.35% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Cheverly in 2018 was $44,393, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $177,572 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 European.
The most common language spoken in Cheverly is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.