Chevy Chase, Maryland

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Population in 2017: 3,014 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.6%
 
Males: 1,453  (48.2%)
Females: 1,561  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

46.9 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 20815.

Estimated median household income in 2017: over $200,000 (it was $160,331 in 2000)
Chevy Chase:

over $200,000
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $100,673 (it was $70,325 in 2000)

Chevy Chase town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was $505,700 in 2000)
Chevy Chase:

over $1,000,000
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $3,630.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chevy Chase: 212.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.0%
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  • Races in Chevy Chase, MD (2010)
    • 2,48888.1%White alone
    • 1344.7%Hispanic
    • 1083.8%Asian alone
    • 592.1%Two or more races
    • 271.0%Black alone
    • 60.2%Other race alone
    • 20.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Chevy Chase, Maryland as of February 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chevy Chase is 600 to 1.


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Ancestries: European (11.7%), German (8.8%), Irish (7.4%), American (7.3%), Italian (7.3%), Eastern European (7.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1918

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 6,438 people per square mile   (high).

Chevy Chase, Maryland map

392 residents are foreign born (8.3% Europe, 2.1% Asia).

This town:

12.9%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,633 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,333 (1.0%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Chevy Chase, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Chevy Chase, MD in 2017

Property values in Chevy Chase, MD

Chevy Chase satellite photo by USGS

Chevy Chase tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in Chevy Chase, MD
Historical housing units in Chevy Chase, MD
Most common industries in Chevy Chase, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (27.8%)
  • Public administration (12.2%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.1%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (34.2%)
  • Public administration (13.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.9%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.8%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (20.7%)
  • Educational services (15.5%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Chevy Chase, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Lawyers (16.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (6.0%)
  • Media and communications workers (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Top executives (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Lawyers (21.3%)
  • Media and communications workers (7.7%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Top executives (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Lawyers (10.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.9%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (5.2%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.9%)

Average climate in Chevy Chase, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Chevy Chase, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 87.8. This is about average.

City:

87.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.278. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.278
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.693. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.693
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.53. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.53
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

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 the city 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 Chevy Chase center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 281.2 miles away from the city 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chevy Chase topographic map

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)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chevy Chase:

Private elementary/middle school in Chevy Chase:

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Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Chevy Chase:

Marital status in Chevy Chase, MD
  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 72.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

For population 25 years and over in Chevy Chase:

  • High school or higher: 99.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 93.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 64.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Maryland average:

12.5

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Chevy Chase
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Chevy Chase:

(Chevy Chase, Maryland Neighborhood Map)

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic122,56939
Evangelical Protestant104,377319
Mainline Protestant73,637186
Other70,946153
Orthodox9,88914
Black Protestant3,18922
None587,170-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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.
Maryland:

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
This county:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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:
Montgomery 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%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chevy Chase:

56.2%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chevy Chase:

55.5%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.1%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.0%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chevy Chase:

36.1%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

61.3%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.4%
State:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chevy Chase, MD Residents
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
Streets and Highways 2$10,109$60,6540$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 22$33,653
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 5$38,227$91,74523$40,472

Chevy Chase government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $575,000 ($190.78)
    Police Protection: $419,000 ($139.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $340,000 ($112.81)
    General - Other: $309,000 ($102.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000 ($81.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $138,000 ($45.79)
    General Public Buildings: $118,000 ($39.15)
    Regular Highways: $84,000 ($27.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $620,000 ($205.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($9.62)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($1.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $903,000 ($299.60)

Chevy Chase government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,000 ($0.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,938,000 ($1306.57)
    Other: $114,000 ($37.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $10,000 ($3.32)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($1.33)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $34,000 ($11.28)
  • Tax - Property: $120,000 ($39.81)
    Public Utility License: $62,000 ($20.57)
    Other License: $26,000 ($8.63)

Chevy Chase government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,837,000 ($1936.63)

6.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($77,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,842 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.11%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Prince George's County, MD  1.04% ($45,199 average AGI)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.73% ($112,324)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.29% ($78,625)


7.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($87,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,904 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.16%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.00% ($45,435 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.72% ($92,766)
to Frederick County, MD  0.44% ($72,920)
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

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)
Chevy Chase fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Chevy Chase fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 33.0mTotal length
  • $2,163,000Total costs
  • 837,119Total average daily traffic
  • 62,459Total average daily truck traffic
  • 960,122Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2013, 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:
  • WTOP Studio, 5425 Wisconsin Ave (Lat: 38.962333 Lon: -77.085417), Type: Building, Structure height: 38 m, Call Sign: WQJF841,
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.500 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/2008, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: David K Redd, Registrant: Cavell Mertz & Associates, Inc., 7724 Donegan Dr., Manassas, VA 20109, Phone: (703) 393-9090, Email:
  • WTOP Studio, 5425 Wisconsin Ave. (Lat: 38.962333 Lon: -77.085417), Type: Building, Structure height: 38 m, Call Sign: WQKA920,
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.500 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: David K Redd, Registrant: Cavell Mertz & Associates, Inc., 7724 Donegan Dr., Manassas, VA 20109, Phone: (703) 392-9090, 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: 23025.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2010, Expiration Date: 01/11/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • WTOP Studio, 5425 Wisconsin Ave (Lat: 38.962250 Lon: -77.084917), Type: Building, Structure height: 38 m, Call Sign: WLO429,
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHz, Grant Date: 05/20/1998, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Registrant: Cavell, Mertz & Associates, Inc., 7724 Donegan Dr., Manassas, VA 20109, Phone: (703) 392-9090, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Chevy Chase)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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 in Chevy Chase, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chevy Chase, MD - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 74
  • Hazardous Condition: 140
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Fire incident types in Chevy Chase, MD

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chevy Chase, MD

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

  • National 4-H Conference CTR, 7100 Connecticut Ave, Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815 , Phone: (301) 961-2800
  • Courtyard By Marriott Chevy Chase, 5520 Wisconsin Ave, Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815 , Phone: (301) 656-1500, Fax: (301) 656-0638
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chevy Chase, Maryland
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chevy Chase, MD
  • 85.3%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 5.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chevy Chase, MD
  • 92.3%Utility gas
  • 7.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Chevy Chase on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having professional degrees (population 500+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Spain (population 500+)"
  • #42 (20815) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #74 (20815) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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