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Overview

Introduction to Cheverly, Maryland

Cheverly, Maryland, in Prince Georges county, is 7 miles NE of Washington, D.C.

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. 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.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,390
Male Share of the Population43.1%
Female Share of the Population56.9%
Senior Citizens13.6%
Employed Population 16+3,294
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married45.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher42.8%
Median Earnings25+$56,609
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$35,526
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,417

Wealth

Median Family Income$108,958
% Above Poverty Level94.8%
% Below Poverty Level5.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation18.7%

Housing

People Living Alone27.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,231
Median House Value$297,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)53%
African9.9%
German8.4%
Irish7.6%
English3.1%
Italian2.6%
French Except Basque2%
Nigerian1.6%
Scottish1.5%
West Indian1.5%
Polish1.5%
Norwegian1.5%
Arab1.4%
Jamaican1%
Moroccan1%
Swedish0.8%
Ethiopian0.7%
Ukrainian0.6%
Australian0.6%
Lebanese0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Trinidad Tobago0.5%
Ghanaian0.5%
Russian0.5%
Czech0.5%
Finnish0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Romanian0.3%
Dutch0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Lithuanian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
New Zealand0.1%
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Cheverly Almanac

CategoryValue
County Prince George's County
Standard Zip Codes20785, 20784
Phone Area Codes240,301
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude38.92
Approximate Longitude-76.88

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)

StationCOLLEGE PARK
Distance4.6 miles
Jan Temp26 to 42 F
Apr Temp44 to 66 F
Jul Temp69 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 69 F
Annual Precip44.2 inches
StationNATIONAL ARBORETUM DC
Distance4.9 miles
Jan Temp24 to 43 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp44 to 69 F
Annual Precip43.7 inches
StationUPPER MARLBORO 3 NNW
Distance7.7 miles
Jan Temp22 to 43 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip43.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bladensburg9,505$49,495
Brentwood3,144$68,527
Colmar Manor1,635$63,750
Edmonston1,543$56,442
Landover Hills1,890$71,328
New Carrollton12,727$64,440

Cheverly Hospitals

Prince Georges Hospital Center
(Non-profit)
3001 Hospital Drive
(301) 618-2000

Cheverly Public Schools

Gladys Noon Spellman Elementary
3324 64th Ave
ZIP: 20785
(301) 925-1944
Primary
Total Enrollment 521

Cheverly Private Schools

St Ambrose Elementary School
6310 Jason St
ZIP: 20785
Elementary
Total Enrollment 207
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