Chevy Chase town, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chevy Chase town, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Chevy Chase had a population of 2,972 as of July 1, 2016. Chevy Chase town ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chevy Chase town is located at latitude 38.9819 and longitude -77.0832 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Chevy Chase (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Town of Chevy Chase (GNIS ID: 2390788) 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 Chevy Chase is located within District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chevy Chase town 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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Chevy Chase town, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,972
Population in Households 2,972
Population in Familes 2,680
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 6,380
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 1,040
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 863
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,080 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 967 (89.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 ( 6.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,095,605


Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $291,356
Per Capita Income $101,955
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 1.07%
Households 0.58% 0.93%
Families 0.53% 0.89%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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.

Chevy Chase town, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chevy Chase town 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 # 237 54th
Population Density1 # 30 94th
Diversity Index2 # 319 38th
Median Household Income # 3 99th
Per Capita Income # 3 100th

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