Cheverly, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cheverly, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Cheverly had a population of 6,227 as of July 1, 2016. Cheverly ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cheverly is located at latitude 38.9259 and longitude -76.9135 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cheverly (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 180 feet.

The Town of Cheverly (GNIS ID: 2390787) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Cheverly is located within District 2, Bladensburg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cheverly population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Cheverly, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,227
Population in Households 6,145
Population in Familes 4,944
Population in Group Qrtrs 82
Population Density1 4,605
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 2,287
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,558
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,510 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 778 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $313,784
Average Home Value $315,040


Median Household Income $81,998
Average Household Income $97,967
Per Capita Income $35,569
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.38%
Households 0.0% 0.26%
Families -0.1% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cheverly, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cheverly to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 177 66th
Population Density1 # 68 87th
Diversity Index2 # 65 88th
Median Household Income # 181 65th
Per Capita Income # 209 60th

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