Chevy Chase, MD 20815 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 20815: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Acceptable Alternative
Bethesda, MD 20815
Chevy Chase Village, MD 20815
Chevy Chs Vlg, MD 20815
Martins Add, MD 20815
Martins Additions, MD 20815
N Chevy Chase, MD 20815
North Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Not Acceptable, USPS
Somerset, MD 20815

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 678
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,726
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,079
  • County: Montgomery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.98, Longitude -77.08
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chevy Chase, MD 20815 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 30,176
Population in Households 30,026
Population in Familes 23,008
Population in Group Qrtrs 150
Population Density1 5,590
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 13,175
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 7,779
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,246 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,929 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 927 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $922,894
Average Home Value $916,635


Median Household Income $138,824
Average Household Income $198,690
Per Capita Income $86,930
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 0.96%
Households 0.41% 0.8%
Families 0.29% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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, MD 20815 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20815 to the other 455 ZIP Codes 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 # 78 83rd
Population Density1 # 35 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 199 57th
Median Household Income # 23 95th
Per Capita Income # 6 99th

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