Chevy Chase, Maryland

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Population in 2013: 2,918 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.0%
 
Males: 1,432  (49.1%)
Females: 1,486  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  46.3 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 20815.

Estimated median household income in 2012: over $200,000 (it was $160,331 in 2000)
Chevy Chase:

over $200,000
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $110,738 (it was $70,325 in 2000)

Chevy Chase town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $966,653 (it was $505,700 in 2000)
Chevy Chase:

$966,653
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: over $1,000,000; Detached houses: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $2,001.

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Chevy Chase races chart
  • White alone - 2,488 (88.1%)
  • Hispanic - 134 (4.7%)
  • Asian alone - 108 (3.8%)
  • Two or more races - 59 (2.1%)
  • Black alone - 27 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.07%)

Races in Chevy Chase detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chevy Chase: 135.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (12.5%), Irish (12.0%), German (11.2%), Italian (4.4%), Polish (3.2%), Russian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1918

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 6,233 people per square mile   (high).

Chevy Chase,MD real estate house value index trend

Chevy Chase, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Chevy Chase:

  • High school or higher: 98.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 92.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 67.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chevy Chase town:

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 72.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

388 residents are foreign born (7.3% Europe, 2.1% Asia).

This town:  13.2%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Chevy Chase, Maryland as of July 07, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Chevy Chase to the number of sex offenders is 581 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $9,723 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $8,410 (0.9%)

Chevy Chase satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bethesda, MD (1.6 miles , pop. 55,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (6.0 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (125.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Chevy Chase Section Five, MD (0.7 miles ), Chevy Chase Section Three, MD (0.8 miles ), Martin's Additions, MD (0.9 miles ), Chevy Chase Village, MD (0.9 miles ), Somerset, MD (1.1 miles ), Friendship Heights Village, MD (1.1 miles ), Friendship Village, MD (1.1 miles ), North Chevy Chase, MD (1.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.98 N, Longitude: 77.08 W

Chevy Chase household income distribution Chevy Chase home values distribution

Property values in Chevy Chase, MD

Chevy Chase tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.0%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -210 (-7.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (33%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Lawyers (21%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (8%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Lawyers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Chevy Chase: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Chevy Chase, Maryland

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Tornado activity:

Chevy Chase-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the Chevy Chase town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chevy Chase-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 108.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 106.2 miles away from Chevy Chase center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 246.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 109.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 281.2 miles away from Chevy Chase center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 100.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chevy Chase topographic map

Birthplace of: Gayle King - Magazine editor, Hilary Rhoda - Model, Bobby Stevens - Baseball player, Jason Conley - College basketball player (Missouri Tigers).

Main business address for: SAUL CENTERS INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Chevy Chase:

  • METROPOLITAN MEDICAL PARTNERS LLC (5530 WISCONSIN AVE SUITE 1530)
  • MANOR CARE HEALTH SERVICES - CHEVY CHASE (8700 JONES MILL ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Chevy Chase:

  • LISNER LOUISE DICKSON HURTHOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • SUBURBAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; BETHESDA, MD)
  • SUBURBAN HOSPITAL SKILLED NSG (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BETHESDA, MD)
  • KNOLLWOOD HSC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • INGLESIDE AT ROCK CREEK (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • CARRIAGE HILL BETHESDA (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BETHESDA, MD)
  • FOX CHASE REHAB AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SILVER SPRING, MD)

Amtrak stations near Chevy Chase:

  • 8 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: ROCKVILLE (HUNGERFORD DR. & PARK ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chevy Chase:

  • University of the District of Columbia (about 3 miles; Washington, DC; Full-time enrollment: 3,675)
  • American University (about 3 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 9,850)
  • Georgetown University (about 5 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 12,535)
  • Howard University (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • Catholic University of America (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)
  • Marymount University (about 6 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 3,361)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)

Private high school in Chevy Chase:

  • LYCEE ROCHAMBEAU FRENCH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 1,100; Location: 3200 WOODBINE ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chevy Chase:

Private elementary/middle schools in Chevy Chase:

  • ONENESS FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 6701 WISCONSIN AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CONCORD HILL SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: 6050 WISCONSIN AVE; Grades: PK - 3)
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Notable locations in Chevy Chase: Columbia Country Club (A), Chevy Chase Fire Department Station 7 (B), Chevey Chase Library (C), Chevy Chase Library (D), National 4 H Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Chevy Chase: SAUL CENTERS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Chevy Chase: North Chevy Chase Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Forest Glen Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: A Touch Of Class (3 Fairfax Court Suite 21).

Hotels: Holiday Inn Chevy Chase (5520 Wisconsin Avenue), Arltec Inc (5530 Wisconsin Avenue Suite 1230), Ross Robert M (5530 Wisconsin Avenue), Holiday Inn Chevy Chase H (5520 Wisconsin Avenue), Holiday Inn (5520 Wisconsin Avenue).

Courts: Browne Francis C Judge Trial Ofc Us Court Of Claims - Res (4601 North Park), Pratt John H Judge Us District Court For The District Of Columb - Res (4119 Rosemary), Bennett Marion T Judge Senior Circuit Us Court Of Appeals For T - J (8101 Connecticut).

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 112. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

112
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.266. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.266
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 13.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.3
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.600. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.600
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.97
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00225. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00225
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.4%
(1.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  83.3%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Chevy Chase, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Chevy Chase compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Chevy Chase (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: 5424 Western Ave Branch, 8401 Connecticut Avenue Branch, Highland House Branch. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Chevy Chase Center Branch at 49 Wisconsin Circle, branch established on 1972/12/18; Chevy Chase Lake Branch at 8510 Connecticut Avenue, branch established on 1969/09/02. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Chevy Chase Branch at 4411 South Park Avenue, branch established on 1963/04/22; Friendship Blvd - Bal at 5550 Friendship Boulevard, branch established on 2008/12/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Friendship Heights Branch at 5416 Wisconsin Avenue, branch established on 1953/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • EagleBank: Chevy Chase Branch at 15 Wisconsin Circle, branch established on 2006/05/15. Info updated 2011/02/07: Bank assets: $2,821.1 mil, Deposits: $2,400.7 mil, headquarters in Bethesda, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Eagle Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chevy Chase, Maryland:

  • National 4-H Conference CTR, 7100 Connecticut Ave, Chevy Chase, MD 20815 , Phone: (301) 961-2800
  • Courtyard By Marriott Chevy Chase, 5520 Wisconsin Ave, Chevy Chase, MD 20815 , Phone: (301) 656-1500, Fax: (301) 656-5677
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chevy Chase, Maryland

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Chevy Chase travel time to work - commute Chevy Chase mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in Chevy Chase:

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Religion statistics for Chevy Chase town (based on Montgomery County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.66%
Here: 52.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionMuslim Estimate
Adherents40.3%18.2%7.2%6.4%4.0%
Congregations6.8%6.6%11.2%11.7%1.5%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.2%3.2%2.7%2.1%12.7%
Congregations5.5%4.6%5.5%4.9%41.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 203
Montgomery County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
Montgomery County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 134
Montgomery County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Here:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

18.8%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.9%
State:

15.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$28,118$112,4721$6,819
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 22$33,653
Streets and Highways 2$10,109$60,6540$0
Totals for Government 5$38,227$91,74523$40,472

Chevy Chase government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $701,000 ($240.23)
    Regular Highways: $397,000 ($136.05)
    General - Other: $396,000 ($135.71)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $248,000 ($84.99)
    Central Staff Services: $150,000 ($51.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,000 ($19.88)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($2.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $150,000 ($51.41)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($1.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $337,000 ($115.49)

Chevy Chase government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $51,000 ($17.48)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,808,000 ($619.60)
    Highways: $35,000 ($11.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $448,000 ($153.53)
    Interest Earnings: $63,000 ($21.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $126,000 ($43.18)
  • Tax - Property: $188,000 ($64.43)
    NEC: $26,000 ($8.91)

Chevy Chase government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,624,000 ($899.25)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

6.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($59,969 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,297 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.12%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Prince George's County, MD  1.05% ($38,277 average AGI)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.71% ($77,997)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.30% ($73,418)


6.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($64,405 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,923 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.18%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.02% ($38,901 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.73% ($66,818)
to Frederick County, MD  0.37% ($66,681)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chevy Chase:

  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WZHF (1390 AM; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPLC (1050 AM; 1 kW; SILVER SPRING, MD; Owner: METRO RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chevy Chase:

  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)

TV broadcast stations around Chevy Chase:

  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Chevy Chase, Maryland:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Maryland average:
  • Fatal accident count: 261
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 378
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 63
  • Fatalities: 280
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 678
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 92
See more detailed statistics of Chevy Chase fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Chevy Chase, MD)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • WDC4207, 8100 Connecticut Avenue (Lat: 38.991667 Lon: -77.077167), Type: Bant, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQIE887, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/22/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • DC-WSH5878A, 8100 Connecticut Ave. (Lat: 38.991889 Lon: -77.077806), Type: Bant, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WQLF992
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2010, Expiration Date: 01/11/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • DC-WSH5196A, 5530 Wisconsin Ave. (Lat: 38.965000 Lon: -77.088306), Type: Bant, Structure height: 50.6 m, Overall height: 53.6 m, Call Sign: WQLH467
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 22275.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, 22075.0 MHz, 22375.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/21/2010, Expiration Date: 01/21/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chevy Chase)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Chevy Chase)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$431,90017$674,635125$496,8924$264,2305$485,702
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$414,4170$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$1,002,63019$577,6740$02$365,880
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$635,51014$493,6002$477,2502$347,065
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$514,5806$434,8820$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7054.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$207,6200$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$296,1600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$512,7301$512,730

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7054.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 74
  • Hazardous Condition: 140
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Chevy Chase

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chevy Chase, MD
Most common first names in Chevy Chase, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16285.0 years
John12279.3 years
William11380.2 years
Robert9777.6 years
Margaret9584.5 years
Helen8884.5 years
Elizabeth8384.7 years
Ruth7784.1 years
Dorothy7783.2 years
James7677.9 years
Most common last names in Chevy Chase, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3883.1 years
Miller2679.6 years
Davis2282.0 years
Anderson1882.8 years
Mitchell1780.4 years
Thompson1778.8 years
Taylor1780.7 years
Wilson1785.5 years
Brown1581.9 years
Gordon1579.7 years
Businesses in Chevy Chase, MD
NameCountNameCount
Banana Republic1New Balance1
Brooks Brothers1Nike1
Chico's1Panera Bread1
Chipotle1Papa John's Pizza1
FedEx7Saks Fifth Avenue1
Gap1Staples1
Giant1Starbucks2
H&R Block1Talbots1
JoS. A. Bank1UPS7
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
Marriott1Whole Foods Market1

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  • #68 (20815) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable dividends in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #83 (20815) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other Subsaharan African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #88 (20815) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Eastern European first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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