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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.47% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
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 38.41 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.
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.