Calverton, Maryland facts for kids
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The Villa and Calverton Tower in March 2018
Location of Calverton, Maryland
|• Total||4.60 sq mi (11.90 km2)|
|• Land||4.58 sq mi (11.85 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)|
|Elevation||276 ft (84 m)|
|• Density||3,784.09/sq mi (1,461.08/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||301, 240|
Calverton is an unincorporated area and census-designated place located on the boundary between Montgomery and Prince George's counties, Maryland, in the United States. At the 2020 census, it had a population of 17,316.
As an unincorporated area, Calverton's boundaries are not officially defined. Calverton is, however, recognized by the United States Census Bureau as a census-designated place, and by the United States Geological Survey as a populated place located at (39.057009, -76.944805) and is part of the Baltimore/Washington area. According to the United States Census Bureau, Calverton has a total area of 4.6 square miles (12.0 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 0.44%, is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census
|Race / Ethnicity||Pop 2010||Pop 2020||% 2010||% 2020|
|White alone (NH)||5,379||3,265||30.35%||18.86%|
|Black or African American alone (NH)||6,500||7,397||36.67%||42.72%|
|Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH)||27||24||0.15%||0.14%|
|Asian alone (NH)||2,787||2,646||15.72%||15.28%|
|Pacific Islander alone (NH)||9||6||0.05%||0.03%|
|Some Other Race alone (NH)||64||96||0.36%||0.55%|
|Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH)||472||571||2.66%||3.30%|
|Hispanic or Latino (any race)||2,486||3,311||14.03%||19.12%|
Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.
In popular culture
Calverton is mentioned in the movie Timecop
Primary and secondary schools
Children living on the Montgomery County side of Calverton attend public schools in the Montgomery County Public Schools system. They generally attend:
- Galway Elementary School on Galway Drive in Calverton CDP.
- Briggs Chaney Middle School on Rainbow Drive in Cloverly CDP
- Paint Branch High School on Old Columbia Pike in Fairland CDP
Children living on the Prince George's County side of Calverton attend public schools in the Prince George's County Public Schools system. They generally attend:
- Calverton Elementary School on Beltsville Road in Calverton CDP
- Martin Luther King Middle School on Amendale Road in Beltsville CDP.
- High Point High School on Powder Mill Road in Beltsville CDP.
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