StatisticChevy ChaseWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
Population18,506659,009705,749
Population density (sq mi)5,35810,77910,779
Median age41.033.833.8
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%34%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%43%43%
Speak Englishn/a83%83%
Speak Spanishn/a9%9%

Key findings

  • The population density in Chevy Chase is 50% lower than Washington
  • The median age in Chevy Chase is 21% higher than Washington
  • In Chevy Chase 78.46% of the population is White
  • In Chevy Chase 9.50% of the population is Black
  • In Chevy Chase 7.34% of the population is Asian

Compare Washington, DC Demographics

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      Chevy Chase population breakdown by race

      RaceChevy ChaseWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
      White78.46%40.37%40.37%
      Black9.50%48.35%48.35%
      Asian7.34%3.65%3.65%
      American Indian0.36%0.33%0.33%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.04%
      Mixed race2.79%2.77%2.77%
      Other race1.56%4.50%4.50%
      In Chevy Chase, 10.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Chevy Chase age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Chevy Chase, Washington, DC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).