Chevy Chase Section Three, Maryland

Chevy Chase Section Three is a village in Montgomery County, Maryland. It was originally organized as a Special Tax District in 1916 and later incorporated as a village in 1982. The population was 760 at the 2010 census.

Chevy Chase Section Three, Maryland
Montgomery County Maryland Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Chevy Chase Section Three Highlighted.svg
Coordinates: 38°58′45″N 77°4′23″W / 38.97917°N 77.07306°W / 38.97917; -77.07306Coordinates: 38°58′45″N 77°4′23″W / 38.97917°N 77.07306°W / 38.97917; -77.07306
Country United States
State Maryland
County Montgomery
Special Tax District1916
IncorporatedJune 24, 1982[1]
 • Total0.12 sq mi (0.30 km2)
 • Land0.12 sq mi (0.30 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
344 ft (105 m)
 • Total760
 • Estimate 
 • Density6,786.32/sq mi (2,626.30/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code24-16730
GNIS feature ID1669430


Chevy Chase Section Three is located at 38°58′45″N 77°4′23″W / 38.97917°N 77.07306°W / 38.97917; -77.07306 (38.979043, -77.072948).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has an area of 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2), all land.[6] There are currently 280 residential lots in Section 3, and the village also contains the Chevy Chase United Methodist Church.[7]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2019794[4]4.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 760 people, 271 households, and 223 families residing in the village. The population density was 6,333.3 inhabitants per square mile (2,445.3/km2). There were 278 housing units at an average density of 2,316.7 per square mile (894.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.1% White, 1.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 2.6% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 271 households, of which 41.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.4% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 17.7% were non-families. 15.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.11.

The median age in the village was 43.8 years. 28.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.7% were from 25 to 44; 28.2% were from 45 to 64; and 20.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.0% male and 53.0% female.

2000 censusEdit

At the 2000 census,[9] the median household income was $150,000, and the median family income was $162,659. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $60,313 for females. The per capita income for the village was $76,392. About 0.9% of families and 1.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.

Law and governmentEdit

Chevy Chase Section Three has a five-member village council elected by the residents.[10] The village also falls under the jurisdiction of the Montgomery County Council.


Residents are served by the Montgomery County Public Schools. Residents are zoned to Rosemary Hills Elementary School (PreK-2) Chevy Chase Elementary School (3-6), Silver Creek Middle School and Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.[11]


MD 186 northbound in Chevy Chase Section Three

The only state highway serving Chevy Chase Section Three directly is Maryland Route 186 (Brookville Road), which traverses the east edge of the village from south to north. Maryland Route 185 (Connecticut Avenue) passes just west of the village corporate limits in a similar orientation.


  1. ^ "Chevy Chase, Village Of, Section 3". Maryland Manual. Retrieved 27 June 2017.
  2. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 25, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-25.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2013-01-25.
  7. ^ "Village History - Chevy Chase Village Section 3". Retrieved 14 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  10. ^ "Chevy Chase Section Three Charter" (PDF). Retrieved 14 August 2017.
  11. ^ "Schools - Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD". Retrieved 14 August 2017.

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