9.0 out of 10

Chevy Chase

38.9833061284913 -77.0835505146972
Great for
  • Childcare
  • Clean & Green
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Internet Access
  • Medical Facilities
Not great for
  • Cost of Living
  • Nightlife
  • Eating Out
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Parking
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Trendy & Stylish


5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Parking 2/5
  • Cost of Living 1/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
Jul 20, 2016

"Heaven--with a steep price tag"

The peaceful retreat for Washington's professionals.

Slightly less traffic than its bustling neighbor, Bethesda. Chevy Chase suffers from a lack of nightlife options, however. The location is excellent for those who commute into the district for work. Similarly, there is quick access to the luxury shopping district of Friendship Heights. While the sky is the limit for home sizes here, the price tag is unfortunately limitless too.

This place is home to a very bored police department due to minimal crime. It is not uncommon to be pulled over by TWO police cars for a routine traffic light or moving violation. Beware the speeding cameras that abound! This reviewer speaks from experience.
  • Safe neighborhood
  • Top ranked schools
  • Friendly neighbors
  • Lack of diversity
  • Real estate is expensive
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Trendy & Stylish

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