Chevy Chase, MD Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-08
Chevy Chase's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Chevy Chase is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Chevy Chase, MD?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Chevy Chase has an overall cost of living index of 202 which is 2.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Maryland, Chevy Chase has a cost of living index that's 1.7x higher than Maryland's index of 121.

The standard of living in Chevy Chase ranks as #6312 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Maryland. By definition, that implies Chevy Chase ranks as the #94 most expensive place in the Old Line State.

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Chevy Chase Cost Of Living Vs. Maryland

Living Expense Chevy Chase Maryland National Average
Overall 202 121 100
Services 112 108 100
Groceries 122 119 100
Health 88 86 100
Housing 411 150 100
Transportation 114 108 100
Utilities 112 108 100
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Chevy Chase Cost of Living Vs. MD

Chevy Chase, MD Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Maryland, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Chevy Chase Maryland United States
Median Home Value $916,700 $305,500 $204,900
Median Rent $2,242 $1,357 $1,023
Median Income $180,917 $81,868 $60,293
Home Value To Income 5.1x 3.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Chevy Chase

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Chevy Chase
Bethesda, MD 62,448 195 1.0x
Olney, MD 35,280 149 0.7x
North Laurel, MD 24,621 128 0.6x
North Potomac, MD 24,148 169 0.8x
Colesville, MD 13,894 140 0.7x
Kemp Mill, MD 13,838 140 0.7x
Travilah, MD 11,633 227 1.1x
South Kensington, MD 8,769 179 0.9x
Four Corners, MD 8,566 147 0.7x
Hillandale, MD 6,223 133 0.7x

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