Cheverly is a town in Prince George’s County, Maryland, United States, located within very close proximity to Washington, D.C., though not bordering it directly. The town was founded in 1918, and it was incorporated in 1931. Cheverly had 6,173 residents as of the 2010 Census. Cheverly borders the adjacent communities of Tuxedo, Chapel Oaks, Landover, Landover Hills, Villa Heights, and Bladensburg.
Cheverly is located at 38°55′28″N 76°54′49″W / 38.92444°N 76.91361°W / 38.92444; -76.91361 (38.924478, -76.913488).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.35 square miles (3.50 km), all of it land.
While a majority of the homes in Cheverly are small to mid-sized red brick homes, there are a few apartment complexes Cheverly contains. The names of these apartment complexes notably are:
As of the census of 2010, there were 6,173 people, 2,287 households, and 1,568 families residing in the town. The population density was 4,572.6 inhabitants per square mile (1,765.5/km). There were 2,395 housing units at an average density of 1,774.1 per square mile (685.0/km). The racial makeup of the town was 32.4% White, 57.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 5.3% from other races, and 3.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.5% of the population.
There were 2,287 households of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% were married couples living together, 17.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.4% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.17.
The median age in the town was 37.8 years. 23.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.7% were from 25 to 44; 30.6% were from 45 to 64; and 8.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.
As of the American Community Survey of 2013, the median income for a household in the town was $95,274, and the median income for a family was $112,353. The median income for married-couple families was $123,218, and the median income for non-family households was $54,079.
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,433 people, 2,258 households, and 1,637 families residing in the town. The population density was 4,769.9 people per square mile (1,839.8/km²). There were 2,348 housing units at an average density of 1,741.0 per square mile (671.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 56.79% African American, 33.86% White, 6.76% Hispanic or Latino of any race, 3.44% from two or more races, 3.22% from other races, 2.50% Asian, 0.17% Native American, and 0.03% Pacific Islander.
There were 2,258 households out of which 39.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.8% were married couples living together, 17.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.30.
In the town, the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $65,431, and the median income for a family was $67,540. Males had a median income of $39,237 versus $36,757 for females. The per capita income for the town was $24,096. About 4.9% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.7% of those under age 18 and 4.1% of those age 65 or over.