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North Chevy Chase, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Village of North Chevy Chase had a population of 517 as of July 1, 2020. North 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 North Chevy Chase is located at latitude 39.0007 and longitude -77.0728 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Village of North Chevy Chase encompass a land area of 0.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 276 feet.

The Village of North Chevy Chase (GNIS ID: 2391020) 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 Village of North Chevy Chase is located within District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.


North Chevy Chase, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 517 (100%)
Population in Households 470 (90.9%)
Population in Families 426 (82.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 47 ( 9.1%)
Population Density 4,438
Diversity Index2 50


Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $289,927
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $94,822
Wealth Index5 476


Total HU (Housing Units) 196 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 176 (89.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 ( 6.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $848,684
Average Home Value $867,714
Housing Affordability Index3 146


Total Households 188
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 155
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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.08% -0.12%
Households -0.1% -0.32%
Families 0.65% 0.13%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.02%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.23%


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

The table below compares North Chevy Chase to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 371 29th
Population Density # 71 86th
Median Household Income # 2 98th
Housing Affordability Index # 197 38th
Per Capita Income # 12 98th
Diversity Index # 180 65th

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