Chevy Chase, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Chevy Chase, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Chevy Chase Census Designated Place had a population of 9,774 as of July 1, 2018. 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 38.9712 and longitude -77.0764 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Chevy Chase Census Designated Place 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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 9,774
Population in Households 9,430
Population in Familes 7,750
Population in Group Qrtrs 344
Population Density2 4,054
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $171,587
Average Household Income $228,630
Per Capita Income $88,815


Total Housing Units 4,106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,849 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 969 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 288 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $917,510
Average Home Value $985,214


Total Households 3,818
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 2,545
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.26% 1.17%
Households 0.05% 1.09%
Families 0.0% 1.17%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.9%

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, 2018 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 # 133 75th
Population Density # 88 83rd
Diversity Index # 230 56th
Median Household Income # 16 97th
Per Capita Income # 11 98th

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