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Chevy Chase Village, Maryland
Town
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 of America
State  Maryland
County Flag of Montgomery County, Maryland.svg Montgomery
Area
 • Total 1.09 km2 (0.42 sq mi)
 • Land 1.09 km2 (0.42 sq mi)
 • Water 0 km2 (0 sq mi)
Elevation 104 m (341 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,953
 • Estimate (2012) 2,008
 • Density 1,795.4/km2 (4,650.0/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 24-16787
GNIS feature ID 1669429
Website http://www.chevychasevillagemd.gov/

Chevy Chase Village is a town in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States. The population was 1,953 at the 2010 census. Chevy Chase Village tied with Hidden Hills, California, as the wealthiest city in the United States of America.

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%
Est. 2015 2,060 5.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,953 people, 697 households, and 609 families residing 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.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,043 people, 704 households, and 601 families residing in the town. The population density was 4,943.6 people per square mile (1,923.9/km²). There were 718 housing units at an average density of 1,737.4 per square mile (676.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.64% White, 0.69% African American, 1.62% Asian, 0.59% from other races, and 1.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.71% of the population.

There were 704 households out of which 43.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.5% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.5% were non-families. 12.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.11 people per household.

In the town, the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 14.5% from 25 to 44, 38.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was in excess of $200,000, as is the median income for a family. Males had a median income of over $100,000 versus $76,067 for females. The per capita income for the town was $95,174. About 1.3% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


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