Cheverly is a small town located in Prince George's County, Maryland. This town has a population of about 6,000 people, according to the United States Census of 2010. This Maryland town is a quaint suburb near Washington D.C. Cheverly has many small- and medium-sized homes with lots that are on the smaller size. Most homes in Cheverly are single family houses, but there are also some apartment complexes. Notably, Cheverly is home to the Publick Playhouse for the Performing Arts and the Prince George's Hospital Center. However, technically, neither places are located within the official town limits.
While the population of Cheverly is predominantly white, the population of minorities in this town is growing steadily. The population of middle-class African Americans and Hispanics is notably large.
The town of Cheverly is a little more than one square mile in terms of area. There is just one area code, 301, for Cheverly. Due to the small size of this town, residents will find themselves in one of three zip codes. The three zip codes in Cheverly are: 20781, 20784, 20785.
While the University of Maryland is technically located in College Park, there are many affiliates of the institution who live in Cheverly. In fact, the town of Cheverly is home to many young college students, staff residents, and faculty. With an acceptance rate of 47 percent, the University of Maryland is very competitive. The excellent reputation of the University of Maryland is a source of great proud among the people of Cheverly. Due to the excellent reputation as well as the proximity of the institution, many high school students in Cheverly choose to attend the University of Maryland.
The town of Cheverly is served by Prince George's County Public Schools. There are two public schools in Cheverly, but there are another two public schools that students of Cheverly are frequently zoned to. These four public schools include:
There is just one private school in the town of Cheverly. The one private school that Cheverly students typically attend is Saint Ambrose Catholic School. However, there are quite a few private schools nearby for students and parents willing to commute a considerable distance.
Similarly to the overall economy of Cheverly, the real estate market of this town is best described as prosperous and robust. The median value of homes in Cheverly is $267,900. The median age of homes in Cheverly is 57 years, which makes many homes in this town older than the average home in the United States.
About 75 percent of all homes in Cheverly are owned while another 6 percent homes are vacant. 19 percent of all homes in Cheverly are rented by residents. Only 5 percent of the homes in Cheverly are vacant due to how appealing the homes of this town typically are to buyers.
The public transportation in Cheverly, MD is excellent, which is good news if you want to use public transportation to commute to work and do errands around town. However, due to how small this town is, you will have no problem walking from place to place to do small errands.
The average commute time in Cheverly is 32 minutes, according to Best Places. While this average commute time may be a little high, it is important to take the fact that Cheverly is a suburban area into consideration. Many residents of Cheverly commute to Washington D.C., which is close by, for employment. However, if you don't want to have a long commute, you will likely find a job in Cheverly itself. The unemployment rate in Cheverly is 5.6 percent, which indicates that the employment opportunities are relatively plentiful.
Without a doubt, the town of Cheverly is very attractive to home buyers from Maryland as well as other states. If you would like to learn more about buying or renting properties in Cheverly, MD, don't hesitate to contact us here at the Tania Ivey Home Selling Team. (703) 661-9410. We will respond to your query within one or two business days.