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Overview

Introduction to Cheverly, Maryland

Cheverly, Maryland, in Prince Georges county, is 7 miles NE of Washington, D.C.. The town’s population is 6,433.

Cheverly History

Cheverly was founded by Robert Marshall in 1918. It was named after a British estate. The town was officially incorporated on April 18, 1931. Mount Hope was established in 1839 by Fielder Magruder and has been the official symbol of the town since 1931. In November of 1978, this plantation house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Cheverly and nearby Attractions

  • Mount Hope
  • U.S. Botanic Garden
  • Beall-Dawson House
  • National Museum of African Art
  • National Arboretum

Things To Do In Cheverly

Popular parks and recreational spots include Cheverly Local Park and the Cheverly Community Park are . The U.S. Botanic Garden, the National Arboretum and Six Flags America are located all nearby as well. Popular local museums include the National Museum of American History, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Daughters of the American Revolution Museum and the National Air and Space Museum.

Cheverly Transportation

Washington Reagan National Airport is nearby.

Cheverly Higher Education

Catholic University, the University of Maryland and Georgetown University are all accessible from Cheverly.

People

Total Population 6,368
Male Share of the Population 43.1%
Female Share of the Population 56.9%
Senior Citizens 12.7%
Employed Population 16+ 3,277
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 47.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 44%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $111,007
% Above Poverty Level 93.1%
% Below Poverty Level 6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 19.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,181
Median House Value $292,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 48.4%
US/American 0%
English 2.9%
Irish 6.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cheverly Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 7 miles NE of Washington, District of Columbia
County Prince Georges
Standard Zip Codes 20781, 20784, 20785
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.93
Longitude -76.9

Cheverly Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station COLLEGE PARK
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
Station NATIONAL ARBORETUM DC
Distance 4.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
Station UPPER MARLBORO 3 NNW
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Cheverly, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Ardmore (20785)

Avondale (20781)

Landover (20785)

Lanham (20784)

North Englewood (20785)

Palmer Park (20785)

Rogers Heights (20781)

Tuxedo (20781)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bladensburg 9,461 $47,083
Brentwood 3,139 $65,428
Colmar Manor 1,693 $68,125
Edmonston 1,445 $57,125
Landover Hills 1,903 $69,044
New Carrollton 12,542 $61,735

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cheverly Hospitals

PRINCE GEORGES HOSPITAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
3001 HOSPITAL DRIVE
(301) 618-2000
Emergency Service: Yes

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