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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexChevy ChaseMarylandNational
Income per capita$132,127$37,756$29,829
Median household income$250,001$76,067$55,322
Median income owner occupied$250,001$95,994$70,586
Median income renter occupied$221,250$47,333$35,192
Median earnings male$158,958$46,495$36,919
Median earnings female$0$35,612$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level2.0%9.9%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Chevy Chase is 343% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Chevy Chase is 352% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Chevy Chase is 62% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Chevy Chase is 86% lower than the national average

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      $166,650 $250,001 $500,002
      $50,706 $76,067 $152,134
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Chevy Chase median earnings by income bracket

      Chevy Chase employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.4%4.4%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.9%5.9%
      Wholesale & retail services2.5%2.5%
      Public administration12.0%12.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.1%1.1%
      Education, health & social services15.5%15.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Chevy Chase View, MD1,151$250,001351.9%
      Chevy Chase town, MD2,948$250,001351.9%
      Chevy Chase Village, MD1,871$250,001351.9%
      Martin's Additions, MD1,089$250,001351.9%
      Chevy Chase Section Five, MD757$250,001351.9%
      Chevy Chase, MD2,979$250,001351.9%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Delphi, IN2,979$45,78117.2%
      Lead, SD2,979$44,27820.0%
      Stanton, TX2,978$60,3379.1%
      Bal Harbour, FL2,980$77,00539.2%
      East Prairie, MO2,980$27,62350.1%
      Chevy Chase, MD2,979$250,001351.9%
      Source: The Chevy Chase, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).