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The Town of Chevy Chase had a population of 2,790 as of July 1, 2021. 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 encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Town of Chevy Chase 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.

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Chevy Chase town, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 2,790 (100%)
Population in Households 2,790 (100.0%)
Population in Families 2,514 (90.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 6,001
Diversity Index2 31


Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $347,076
% of Income for Mortgage4 28%
Per Capita Income $122,783
Wealth Index5 546


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,042 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 929 (89.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 ( 5.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $1,306,235
Average Home Value $1,368,918
Housing Affordability Index3 86


Total Households 987
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 818
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.11% 0.04%
Households -0.14% -0.06%
Families -0.18% -0.05%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.25%
Owner Occupied HU   0.04%

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, 2021 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 # 244 53rd
Population Density # 31 94th
Median Household Income # 1 97th
Housing Affordability Index # 68 13th
Per Capita Income # 4 99th
Diversity Index # 333 36th

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