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Chevy Chase Village, Maryland
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Location of Chevy Chase Village within Montgomery County, Maryland (click to enlarge).
Location of Chevy Chase Village within Montgomery County, Maryland (click to enlarge).
Country  United States
State  Maryland
County Flag of Montgomery County, Maryland.svg Montgomery
Incorporated 1910
Area
 • Total 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Land 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
341 ft (104 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 2,049
 • Density 4,878.57/sq mi (1,885.46/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 301
FIPS code 24-16787
GNIS feature ID 1669429

Chevy Chase Village, Maryland is an incorporated municipality in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, bordering Washington, D.C. It is made up of sections 1, 1a, and 2 of Chevy Chase, as originally designated by The Chevy Chase Land Company. The population was 1,953 as of the 2010 census. The town is the wealthiest in Maryland, with a median income of over $250,000, the highest income bracket listed by the census bureau, and a median home value of $1,823,800.

Chevy Chase Village includes 721 homes. It is known for its speed limit enforcement actions, which produce 24% of its annual revenue. The population has historically been over 95% white, while the non-white residents are mostly transient. Chevy Chase Village also includes Chevy Chase Club, a private country club with an initiation fee of over $50,000.

Geography

Chevy Chase Village is located at 38°58′10″N 77°4′44″W / 38.96944°N 77.07889°W / 38.96944; -77.07889 (38.969560, -77.078967).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2), all of it land. It is made up of Chevy Chase sections 1, 1a and 2 as originally designated by The Chevy Chase Land Company.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 2,405
1970 2,265 −5.8%
1980 2,118 −6.5%
1990 749 −64.6%
2000 2,043 172.8%
2010 1,953 −4.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,953 people, 697 households, and 609 families living in the town. The population density was 4,650.0 inhabitants per square mile (1,795.4/km2). There were 726 housing units at an average density of 1,728.6 per square mile (667.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.9% White, 0.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.6% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.

There were 697 households, of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 82.2% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 12.6% were non-families. 11.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the town was 49.1 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 13.5% were from 25 to 44; 36.3% were from 45 to 64; and 20% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

Education

Chevy Chase Village is served by the Montgomery County Public Schools system.

Residents are zoned to Rosemary Hills Elementary School (PreK-2) (Unincorporated Montgomery County) and Chevy Chase Elementary School (3-6) (in the town of Chevy Chase). Some residents are zoned to Somerset Elementary School (K-5) (in Somerset, Maryland.

All residents are zoned to Westland Middle School and Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, located in unincorporated Montgomery County.

Transportation

2019-06-12 12 34 32 View south along Maryland State Route 185 (Connecticut Avenue) at Melrose Street in Chevy Chase Village, Montgomery County, Maryland
MD 185 (Connecticut Avenue) southbound in Chevy Chase Village

Two state highways serve Chevy Chase Village directly. The most significant of these is Maryland Route 185 (Connecticut Avenue). MD 185 extends south to Washington, D.C. and continues north to the nearest Interstate highway, Interstate 495 (the Capital Beltway). The other state highway serving Chevy Chase Village is Maryland Route 186 (Brookville Road), which is a comparatively minor local connector running parallel to, and east of, MD 185.

Notable people

Current residents

Former residents

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