Currently 76°F
Forecast

Chevy Chase, DC

Compare Cost of Living, Education, Income, Population, and More.

Chevy Chase's Livability

C
  • F
    Affordability
  • C+
    Housing
  • C-
    Job Market
  • C+
    Diversity
  • D+
    Crime
  • C+
    Commute
  • N/A
    Education
  • B
    Weather
  • A+
    Amenities

About Chevy Chase, DC

Chevy Chase, DC is located in District Of Columbia County in the state of District of Columbia.

The total City Population for Chevy Chase is about 15,332 with about 4,447 people per square mile.

The Average Home Value is $961,600, which is roughly 41% higher than the Average Home Value of $568,818 for the state of District of Columbia, and roughly 80% higher than the National Average of $188,692.

The Median Income Per Household is about $158,443, which is roughly 42% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $92,673 for the state of District of Columbia, and roughly 64% higher higher than the National Average of $57,518.

Walk Score for Chevy Chase, DC Bike Score for Chevy Chase, DC Transit Score for Chevy Chase, DC

Quick Stats

Chevy Chase Population 15,332
Average Home Value $961,600
Median Household Income $158,443
Median Age 44.9
Unemployment Rate 7.1%
Politics 92.15% Democratic

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household: 2.33
Male Population Estimate: 46.2%
Female Population Estimate: 53.8%
Median Age: 44.9
Male Median Age: 43.4
Female Median Age: 46.0

Racial Demographic Estimates

White:84.31%
Black:10.21%
Hispanic:6.52%
Asian:6.18%
Other:1.83%
Indian:0.67%
Hawaiian:0.15%

Voting

District Of Columbia County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 77.13% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 92.15%
Republican: 5.4%
Other: 1.36%
Libertarian: 0.59%
Green: 0.5%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Chevy Chase specifically.

Average # of Homicides for District Of Columbia County: About 18.0848 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for District Of Columbia County: About 1226.43 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

District Of Columbia County is about 78% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 77% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Chevy Chase is about 7.1%.

District of Columbia is ranked #5 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 83.45 out of 100.

5th out of 52

Wage Policies

Overall Wage Policy Score: 78.41

The average living wage for the state of District of Columbia is $38.48/hr, while the states minimum wage is $15.20/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives District of Columbia a minimum wage score of 91.7 compared to all other states.

The minimum wage for tipped employees is $5.05/hr, which gives District of Columbia a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 13.92 compared to all other states.

The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for District of Columbia is $304.00, resulting in a UI benefit score of 69.12 compared to all other states.

Worker Protection Policies

Overall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
District of Columbia does provide accommodations for pregnant workers.
District of Columbia does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
District of Columbia does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
District of Columbia does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X District of Columbia does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
District of Columbia does provide some form of paid family leave.
District of Columbia does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X District of Columbia does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
District of Columbia does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
District of Columbia does not provide split shift pay regulation.
District of Columbia does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
District of Columbia does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
District of Columbia does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X District of Columbia does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.

Right To Organize Policies

Overall Right To Organize Score: 70
District of Columbia does not have a "right-to-work" law.
District of Columbia does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
District of Columbia does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
District of Columbia does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
District of Columbia does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
District of Columbia does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
Data from Oxfam America, Inc.
A global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice.

Nearby Location

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s): 20015
Latitude: 38.968290
Longitude: -77.064974
TimeZone: Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Region: South
Average Elevation: 332.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 202