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Cloverly, Maryland
Location of Cloverly, Maryland
Location of Cloverly, Maryland
Country  United States
State  Maryland
County Flag of Montgomery County, Maryland.svg Montgomery
Area
 • Total 10.10 sq mi (26.16 km2)
 • Land 10.06 sq mi (26.07 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.09 km2)
Elevation
522 ft (159 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 15,285
 • Density 1,518.63/sq mi (586.37/km2)
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
20905
Area code(s) 301, 240
FIPS code 24-18150
GNIS feature ID 0583819

Cloverly is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States. Its population was 15,285 as of the 2020 census.

Geography

As an unincorporated area, Cloverly's boundaries are not officially defined. Many residents consider themselves to live in a neighborhood of Silver Spring, Maryland, the central area of which lies to the south. Cloverly 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°6′11″N 76°58′35″W / 39.10306°N 76.97639°W / 39.10306; -76.97639 (39.102958, -76.976275).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the place has a total area of 3.9 square miles (10 km2), all of it land.

The commercial center of Cloverly lies at the intersection of New Hampshire Avenue (MD Route 650) and Briggs Chaney Road. Public schools for the area include Cloverly Elementary (which lies in the town), Briggs Chaney Middle, and the three high schools of the Northeast Consortium: James Hubert Blake High School, Paint Branch High School, and Springbrook High School.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 15,126
2020 15,285 1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census
2010–2020

2010

Population by Race in Cloverly Maryland (2010)
Race Population  % of Total
Total 15,126 100
Caucasian 7,182 47
African American 3,848 25
Asian 2,745 18
Hispanic 1,619 10
Other 647 4
Two or More Races 646 4

2000

At the 2000 census there were 7,835 people in 2,492 households, including 2,113 families, in the CDP. The population density was 2,004.7 people per square mile (773.7/km2). There were 2,540 housing units at an average density of 649.9/sq mi (250.8/km2). The racial makeup of the area was 61.52% White, 19.13% African American, 0.40% Native American, 14.05% Asian, 1.98% from other races, and 2.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.13%.

Of the 2,492 households 43.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.4% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.2% were non-families. 12.0% of households were one person and 3.6% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 3.14 and the average family size was 3.41.

The age distribution was 29.0% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 29.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.9% 65 or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.3 males.

The median household income was $82,544 and the median family income was $88,370. Males had a median income of $51,377 versus $40,972 for females. The per capita income for the area was $31,123. About 2.5% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Education

Montgomery County Public Schools operates public schools.

Public schools for the area include Cloverly Elementary (which lies in the town), Briggs Chaney Middle, and the three high schools of the Northeast Consortium: James Hubert Blake High School, Paint Branch High School, and Springbrook High School.

Only Blake is within the Cloverly CDP.

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