Chevy Chase, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chevy Chase, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Chevy Chase Census Designated Place had a population of 9,977 as of July 1, 2017. Chevy Chase 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 is located at latitude 38.9925 and longitude -77.0749 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Chevy Chase Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 361 feet.

The Chevy Chase Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389316) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Chevy Chase Census Designated Place is located within District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chevy Chase population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chevy Chase: Cheivy Chace, Chevy Chase Section Four.

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Chevy Chase, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,977
Daytime Population: Workers 2,434
Daytime Population: Residents 4,930
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,364
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 9,636
Population in Familes 7,851
Population in Group Qrtrs 341
Population Density2 4,138
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $163,494
Average Household Income $219,869
Per Capita Income $85,768


Total Housing Units 4,160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,905 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,004 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 251 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $906,250
Average Home Value $916,489


Total Households 3,909
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 2,596
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.59% 0.62%
Households 0.39% 0.48%
Families 0.27% 0.44%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.45%

Chevy Chase, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chevy Chase to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 130 75th
Population Density # 85 84th
Diversity Index # 227 56th
Median Household Income # 17 97th
Per Capita Income # 12 98th

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