Chevy Chase, MD (Town Center)




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About Chevy Chase, MD (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Chevy Chase is $1,285,876, which is more expensive than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 98.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Chevy Chase Town Center is currently $3,558, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in Maryland.

Chevy Chase Town Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

Real estate in the Town Center of Chevy Chase, MD is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Town Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Chevy Chase Town Center are 5.2%, which is lower than one will find in 74.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Chevy Chase Town Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Chevy Chase, the Town Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Chevy Chase Town Center neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 65.9% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

Also, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Chevy Chase Town Center is among the best neighborhoods for families in Maryland. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.5% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Maryland. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Chevy Chase Town Center neighborhood.

Finally, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Chevy Chase Town Center neighborhood may actually hold the key. 69.6% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Chevy Chase Town Center neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 81.8% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Furthermore, the Chevy Chase Town Center neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Chevy Chase Town Center neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 99.3% of all American neighborhoods.

In addition, one way that the Chevy Chase Town Center neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Furthermore, real estate in the Chevy Chase Town Center neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.

Also of note, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 76.1% of the residential real estate in the Chevy Chase Town Center neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 98.9% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Chevy Chase Town Center neighborhood has more Eastern European and British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 2.5% have British ancestry.

Chevy Chase Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.8% of residents in the Chevy Chase Town Center neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 97.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Chevy Chase Town Center neighborhood, analysis shows that 12.0% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 96.2% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Finally, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 15.6% of the Chevy Chase Town Center neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.7% of America's neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Town Center neighborhood in Chevy Chase are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Chevy Chase Town Center neighborhood, 81.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 16.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (13.0%), and 4.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Town Center neighborhood in Chevy Chase, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (19.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.2%), and residents who report English roots (16.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.1%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (6.1%), among others. In addition, 13.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Chevy Chase Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.7%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Chevy Chase Town Center neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.4% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (61.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (15.6%) and 8.6% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Chevy Chase 0.101011101001110
Maryland 4.57
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Chevy Chase 0.101011101001110
Maryland 23.15
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Maryland 57

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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