Chevy Chase, MD

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2022 Population
9,789
1.01% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
47.7
0.625% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
2.57%
53.8% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$217,500
4.58% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$1.16M
16.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Chevy Chase, MD had a population of 9.79k people with a median age of 47.7 and a median household income of $217,500. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Chevy Chase, MD declined from 9,889 to 9,789, a −1.01% decrease and its median household income grew from $207,971 to $217,500, a 4.58% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chevy Chase, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.56%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.82%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.9%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.78%).

None of the households in Chevy Chase, MD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.1% of the residents in Chevy Chase, MD are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Chevy Chase, MD was $1.16M, and the homeownership rate was 74.7%.

Most people in Chevy Chase, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Chevy Chase, MD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Chevy Chase, MD is home to a population of 9.79k people, from which 94.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 14% of Chevy Chase, MD residents were born outside of the country (1.37k people).

In 2022, there were 8.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.29k people) in Chevy Chase, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 838 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 570 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.1%
2022 Citizenship
93.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.1% of Chevy Chase, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Chevy Chase, MD was 93.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Chevy Chase, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.29k ± 538
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    838 ± 365
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    570 ± 213
5.95%
Hispanic Population
582 people

In 2022, there were 8.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.29k people) in Chevy Chase, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 838 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 570 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.95% of the people in Chevy Chase, MD are hispanic (582 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Chevy Chase, MD as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

14%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.37k people
14.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.45k people

As of 2022, 14% of Chevy Chase, MD residents (1.37k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chevy Chase, MD was 14.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    98 ± 53
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    72 ± 56
  3. Vietnam
    66 ± 45

Chevy Chase, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.36 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Chevy Chase, MD employs 4.93k people. The largest industries in Chevy Chase, MD are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,282 people), Public Administration (704 people), and Educational Services (553 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($238,462), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($204,643), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($194,444).

Occupations

4.93k
2022 Value
± 448
−3.11%
1 Year decline
± 12.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chevy Chase, MD declined at a rate of −3.11%, from 5.09k employees to 4.93k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chevy Chase, MD, are Management Occupations (1,101 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (670 people), and Legal Occupations (531 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chevy Chase, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.93k
2022 Value
± 448
−3.11%
1 Year decline
± 12.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chevy Chase, MD declined at a rate of −3.11%, from 5.09k employees to 4.93k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chevy Chase, MD, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,282 people), Public Administration (704 people), and Educational Services (553 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chevy Chase, MD, though some of these residents may live in Chevy Chase, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$179,116
Median earning men ± $16,344
$109,911
Median earning women ± $23,196

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($250,001), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($238,942), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($230,776).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($156,250), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($148,550), and Information ($137,000).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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0.617%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.69M people employed in Maryland. This represents a 0.617% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Maryland.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Maryland went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maryland

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing Maryland.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Maryland

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maryland have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.12% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.05% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (961k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chevy Chase, MD was $1.16M in 2022, which is 4.11 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $999,200 to $1.16M, a 16.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Chevy Chase, MD is 74.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Chevy Chase, MD have an average commute time of 29.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Chevy Chase, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Chevy Chase, MD is $217,500. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Chevy Chase, MD was Census Tract 7052 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 7051 and Census Tract 7050, with respective values of $232,063 and $197,112.

Property

$1.16M
Median Property Value 2022
±$48,361
$2,862
Median Property Taxes
±$241

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chevy Chase, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Chevy Chase, MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

74.7%
Homeownership
2022
66.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.7% of the housing units in Chevy Chase, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7052
  2. Census Tract 7051
  3. Census Tract 7050

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chevy Chase, MD was Census Tract 7052 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 7051 and Census Tract 7050, with respective values of $232,063 and $197,112.

The following map shows all of the places in Chevy Chase, MD colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$217,500
Median Household Income
± $28,140
3.83k
Number of Households
± 341

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.83k households in Chevy Chase, MD grew to $217,500 from the previous year's value of $207,971.

The following chart displays the households in Chevy Chase, MD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Chevy Chase, MD is from Maryland.
0.454
2022 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2022, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.498% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (43.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (35.8%)
  3. Public Transit (6.8%)

In 2022, 43.2% of workers in Chevy Chase, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (35.8%) and those who used public transit to get to work (6.8%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

29.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chevy Chase, MD have a longer commute time (29.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.218% of the workforce in Chevy Chase, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Chevy Chase, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Chevy Chase, MD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

2.57% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chevy Chase, MD (248 out of 9.65k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 65 - 74, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chevy Chase, MD is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

98.1% of the population of Chevy Chase, MD has health coverage, with 68.5% on employee plans, 2.67% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 1.57% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, MD see 716 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.968% decrease from the previous year (723 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 800 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 282 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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716 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Montgomery County, MD

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, MD see an average of 716 patients per year. This represents a 0.968% decrease from the previous year (723 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Montgomery County, MD in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.3% under 18 years, 8.51% between 18 and 34 years, 45.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.4% were men and 53.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

1.86%
Uninsured
68.5%
Employer Coverage
2.67%
Medicaid
12.9%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
1.57%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chevy Chase, MD declined by 1.96% from 1.89% to 1.86%.

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