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Chesapeake city

Population in 2012: 228,417 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.7%
 

Males: 111,069  (48.6%)
Females: 117,348  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  37.0 years
Virginia median age:  43.4 years

Zip codes: 23320, 23321, 23322, 23323, 23324, 23325.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $66,563 (it was $50,743 in 2000)
Chesapeake:

$66,563
Virginia:

$61,882
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $28,311

Chesapeake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $257,200 (it was $119,700 in 2000)
Chesapeake:

$257,200
Virginia:

$243,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $300,027; Detached houses: $319,116; Townhouses or other attached units: $209,564; In 2-unit structures: $157,095; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $229,388; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $173,867; Mobile homes: $55,293

Median gross rent in 2011: $1,144.

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  • White alone - 135,061 (60.0%)
  • Black alone - 65,306 (29.0%)
  • Hispanic - 10,329 (4.6%)
  • Asian alone - 7,032 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 5,997 (2.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 517 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 391 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 416 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chesapeake: 98.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (10.9%), Irish (10.2%), German (10.2%), English (9.4%), Italian (4.3%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1963

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 340.7 square miles.

Population density: 670 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Chesapeake:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chesapeake city:

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

9,065 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 1.1% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This city:  4.1%
Virginia:  10.2%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 371 registered sex offenders living in Chesapeake, Virginia as of April 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Chesapeake to the number of sex offenders is 600 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,480 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,245 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (8.3 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (231.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Portsmouth, VA (2.3 miles ), Norfolk, VA (2.9 miles ), Virginia Beach, VA (3.5 miles ), Suffolk, VA (4.2 miles ), Hampton, VA (4.4 miles ), Smithfield, VA (4.8 miles ), Newport News, VA (4.9 miles ), Windsor, VA (5.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1360 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 1998: 1531 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1999: 1523 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2000: 1081 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 2001: 952 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2002: 1190 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2003: 1088 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2004: 1295 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2005: 1443 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2006: 899 buildings, average cost: $152,300
  • 2007: 758 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2008: 589 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2009: 645 buildings, average cost: $207,800
  • 2010: 736 buildings, average cost: $248,400
  • 2011: 653 buildings, average cost: $256,100
  • 2012: 746 buildings, average cost: $264,900

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Latitude: 36.77 N, Longitude: 76.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -13,010 (-5.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 44,512 (41.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 757

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Crime rates in Chesapeake by Year
Type 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 61214712121291212
per 100,000 2.95.66.43.25.45.45.44.05.35.3
Rapes 65615160786542264636
per 100,000 31.728.623.427.135.029.418.811.520.515.8
Robberies 321292298278326363229276246202
per 100,000 156.4137.1136.8125.7146.1164.4102.6122.3109.488.8
Assaults 971734754618563529548555588589
per 100,000 473.1344.7346.2279.4252.4239.6245.5246.0261.5258.9
Burglaries 1,4381,2881,4261,3451,2511,2161,3171,1801,2371,034
per 100,000 700.7604.9654.7608.2560.8550.7589.9523.0550.1454.4
Thefts 5,3515,7635,9055,0825,4765,2255,9855,9225,6014,979
per 100,000 2607.32706.52710.92298.02454.62366.32680.72624.72490.82188.3
Auto thefts 604622539461489427429392325279
per 100,000 294.3292.1247.4208.5219.2193.4192.2173.7144.5122.6
Arson 18242630273830232127
per 100,000 8.811.311.913.612.117.213.410.29.311.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.4) 367.9334.9332.5287.1303.1295.0283.7272.1275.6242.9

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Crime rate in Chesapeake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 476 (365 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Virginia average:

2.27

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +45,708 (+29.8%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (18%)
  • Accountants and auditors (17%)
  • Other protective service workers (16%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (12%)
  • Communications equipment operators (9%)
  • Customer service representatives (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Other protective service workers (39%)
  • Other food preparation and serving related workers (27%)
  • Accountants and auditors (26%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (15%)
  • Religious workers (9%)
  • Secondary school teachers (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Chesapeake-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.4 miles away from the Chesapeake city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/4/1967, a category F3 tornado 22.1 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

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Birthplace of: Percy Harvin - College football player, Joe Falk - Automobile dealer, Kenny Easley - College football player, Randy Forbes - Politician, Alonzo Mourning - NBA player (Miami Heat, born: Feb 8, 1970), Ashton Lewis - Racing driver, Chris Crocker - 2005 NFL player (Cleveland Browns, born: Mar 9, 1980), DeAngelo Hall - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Nov 19, 1983), Dre' Bly - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: May 22, 1977), Ed Beard (American football) - Football player and coach.

Main business address for: HAMPTON ROADS BANKSHARES INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), DOLLAR TREE STORES INC (RETAIL-VARIETY STORES).


Hospital/medical center in Chesapeake:

  • CHESAPEAKE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 736 BATTLEFIELD BLVD NORTH)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Chesapeake:

  • BON SECOURS - MARYVIEW MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, VA)
  • SENTARA NORFOLK GENERAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; NORFOLK, VA)
  • SENTARA LEIGH HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; NORFOLK, VA)

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Airports and heliports located in Chesapeake:


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Amtrak stations near Chesapeake:

  • 7 miles: NORFOLK (MONTICELLO AVE. & VA. BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: VIRGINIA BEACH (19TH & PACIFIC AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: NEWPORT NEWS (9304 WARWICK BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.chesapeake.va.us

Colleges/Universities in Chesapeake:

  • Evereest College-Chesapeake (Full-time enrollment: 764; Location: 825 Greenbrier Circle; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/chesapeake)
  • Sentara College of Health Sciences (FT enrollment: 410; Location: 1441 Crossways Blvd, Suite 105; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sentara.edu)
  • Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake (FT enrollment: 247; Location: 2211 S Military Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aviationmaintenance.edu)
  • Centura College (FT enrollment: 212; Location: 932 B Ventures Way; Private, for-profit; Website: www.centuracollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chesapeake:

  • Norfolk State University (about 6 miles; Norfolk, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,675)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 6 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 12,101)
  • Regent University (about 6 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • ECPI College of Technology (about 8 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 12,138)
  • Old Dominion University (about 9 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 15,643)
  • Hampton University (about 18 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,789)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 22 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 3,554)

Public high schools in Chesapeake:

Private high schools in Chesapeake:

  • ATLANTIC SHORES CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 839; Location: 1217 CENTERVILLE TPKE N; Grades: PK - 12)
  • GREENBRIER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 563; Location: 311 KEMPSVILLE RD; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • VERITAS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 115; Location: 700 OAK GROVE RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • GREAT HOPE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 106; Location: 1401 BATTLEFIELD BLVD S; Grades: KG - 12)
  • TIDEWATER ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 70; Location: 1136 CENTERVILLE TPKE N; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Chesapeake:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Chesapeake:

  • MONTESSORI ACADEMY OF VIRGINIA (Students: 193; Location: 1468 KEMPSVILLE RD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • CEDAR ROAD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 168; Location: 916 CEDAR RD; Grades: PK - 4)
  • GREENBRIER MANOR SCHOOL (Students: 162; Location: 700 WARRINGTON SQUARE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • PROVIDENCE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 136; Location: 501 PROVIDENCE RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • GREAT BRIDGE PRESCHOOL (Students: 131; Location: 201 STADIUM DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 128; Location: 1212 WILLOW AVE; Grades: PK - 7)
  • GREAT BRIDGE PRESBYTERIAN PRESCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 333 CEDAR RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FAITH DIAMOND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 105; Location: 1023 DEEP CREEK BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GREENBRIER ENRICHMENT CENTER AND SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 825 GREENBRIER PKWY; Grades: PK - 5)
  • MT PLEASANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 1613 MT PLEASANT RD; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Chesapeake, School District: CHESAPEAKE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Chesapeake:

  • CHESAPEAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,482,885; Location: 298 CEDAR ROAD; 621,504 books; 16,395 e-books; 44,491 audio materials; 47,809 video materials; 25 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 1,109 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Add to church listing: Faith Alive Ministries, 423 Shell Rd., Chesapeake 23323

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Notable locations in Chesapeake: Dominion Chesapeake Energy Center (A), Greenbriar Shops (B), Taylor Executive Center (C), Southeastern Public Service Authority Chesapeake Transfer Station (D), Lilley Farms and Nursery (E), Girl Scout Camp (F), Hickory Ground (G), Enohla Farms (H), Big Entry (I), Great Bridge Battle Site (J), Portlock Yard (K), Youngs Camp (L), Jacks Camp (M), Elizabeth River Terminals (N), Battlefield Corporate Center (O), Battlefield Executive Center (P), Angle Siding (Q), Cavalier Industrial Park (R), Cavalier Business Center (S), Greenbrier Market Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Battlefield Shoppes Shopping Center (1), Taylor Road Plaza Shopping Center (2), Crossroads at Chesapeake Square Shopping Center (3), Churchland Place Shopping Center (4), Woodford Square Shopping Center (5), Wilson Village Shopping Center (6), Battlefield Shops Shopping Center (7), Glenwood Shopping Center (8), Great Bridge Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chesapeake include: Bethel Temple (A), Faith Hope and Charity Number 2 Church (B), Formes Temple (C), Grassfield Baptist Church (D), Greater Bethel Church (E), Refuge Mission Church (F), West Road Church (G), Cedar Road Church (H), Waters Road Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Good Hope Cemetery (1), Berea Cemetery (2), Greenlawn Memorial Park (3), Roosevelt Memorial Park (4), Pleasant Grove Cemetery (5), Workmans Circle Cemetery (6), Northwest Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lake Drummond (A), Lake Forest (B), Gum Swamp (C), Green Sea (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Smith Creek (A), Scuffeltown Creek (B), Saint Julian Creek (C), Pocaty River (D), Paradise Creek (E), Newton Creek (F), New Mill Creek (G), Milldam Creek (H), Mains Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Chesapeake include: Great Bridge Lock Park (1), Cascade Park (2), Northwest River Park (3), Western Branch Park (4), Deep Creek Lock Park (5), Cascade Boulevard Park (6), Johnson Park (7), Ford Park (8), Lakeside Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Amf Chesapeake Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 112 Medical Parkway East) (1), Amf Western Branch Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3101 Lynnhurst Boulevard) (2), Fun-N-Games (Amusement & Theme Parks; Chesapeake Square Ma) (3), AAA - Travel Agency Department- Chesapeake (111 Kempsville Road) (4), A A A of Tidewater Complex Listing (111 Kempsville Road) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Courtyard By Marriott (1562 Crossways Blvd) (1), Chesapeake Travelodge Motel (4433 S Military Hwy) (2), Comfort Inn Bowers Hill (4433 South Military Highway) (3), Fairfield Inn Chesapeake (1560 Crossways Blvd) (4), Days Inn Norfolk Chesapeake (1433 North Battlefield Boulevard) (5), Comfort Suites of Greenbrier (1550 Crossways Boulevard) (6), Econo Lodge Churchland (3244 Western Branch) (7), Best Value Inn (4433 South Military Highway) (8), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (2436 Gum Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Chesapeake City - Courts- Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court- Clerk's Of (Municipal Centre) (1), Zulekia Court 35 (641 Woodlake Drive) (2), Virginia Commonwealth - Court Of Appeals- Chesapeake- Courtroom Only (307 Albemarle Drive) (3), Chesapeake City - Courts- General District Court (Clerk Municipal Centre) (4), Southeastern Public Service Authority - Chesapeake Transfer Station (901 Hollowell Lane) (5), Chesapeake City - Courts- Circuit Court- Clerk- Record Room (Municipal Centre) (6), Chesapeake City - Courts- Circuit Court- Clerk (Municipal Centre) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Chesapeake city County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5 CO  SO2 Ozone  NO2 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.2. This is about average.
City:

31.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.0. This is better than average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.38. This is about average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.38
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0117. This is significantly better than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0117
U.S.:

0.0222

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chesapeake and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF CHESAPEAKE - NORTHWEST RIVER SYS (Population served: 101778, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between AUG-2003 and JUL-2004, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2004), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-16-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2002), St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2002), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2002), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 0.3 NTU - In DEC-2002, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2003), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2003), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2003)
  • M&R Filter Profile/CPE Failure - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2003), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2003), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2003)
CITY OF CHESAPEAKE - WESTERN BRANCH SYS (Population served: 38524, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
NORTHWEST RIVER PARK (Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MARLIN CLUB (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
LONE STAR CAFE (MAD DOGS) (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-01-2003), St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2003), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-20-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2003), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-20-2003)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chesapeake that have no violations reported:

  • CITY OF CHESAPEAKE-SOUTH NORFOLK SYS (Population served: 33350, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.6%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.1% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.3%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Chesapeake, VA

People in group quarters in Chesapeake in 2010:

  • 1,514 people in state prisons
  • 1,035 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 650 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 308 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 95 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 54 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Chesapeake in 2000:

  • 987 people in state prisons
  • 716 people in nursing homes
  • 582 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 562 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 391 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 318 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 200 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 137 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 89 people in other group homes
  • 80 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 17 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 8 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Chesapeake compared to Virginia state average:

Chesapeake, Virginia environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.


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Banks with most branches in Chesapeake (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 9 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of Hampton Roads: 8 branches. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $1,899.1 mil, Deposits: $1,581.4 mil, headquarters in Norfolk, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Vi Lp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Greenbrier Parkway Branch, Deep Creek Branch, Chesapeake Branch, Great Bridge Branch, Indian River Branch, Churchland Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Volvo Parkway Branch, Deep Creek Branch, Great Bridge Branch, Churchland Branch, Greenbrier Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Southern Bank and Trust Company: Greenbrier Branch, Western Branch, Cedar Road Branch. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,039.8 mil, Deposits: $1,658.5 mil, headquarters in Mount Olive, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • Monarch Bank: at 750 Volvo Parkway, Great Bridge Branch, Greenbrier Corporate Branch. Info updated 2007/03/01: Bank assets: $909.3 mil, Deposits: $744.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Monarch Financial Holdings, Inc
  • Woodforest National Bank: Sam's Circle Wal-Mart Branch, Chesapeake Walmart Branch, Chesapeake Wal-Mart Branch. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • SunTrust Bank: Chesapeake Square Branch, Great Bridge Branch, Volvo Parkway Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Chesapeake Branch at 501 Independence Pkwy Suite 105, branch established on 1999/06/01; Hanbury Village Branch at 217 Hanbury Road East, branch established on 2011/03/28. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • 6 other banks with 8 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chesapeake, Virginia:

  • Comfort Suites, 1550 Crossways Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23320 , Phone: (757) 420-1600
  • Wellesley Inn , 1750 Sara Dr, Chesapeake, VA 23320 , Phone: (804) 366-0100, Fax: (757) 366-0396
  • Days Inn Greenbriar, 1433 North Battlefield Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23320 , Phone: (804) 547-9262, Fax: (757) 547-4334
  • Best Western Plus Portsmouth Chesapeake , 3235 Western Br Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23321 , Phone: (757) 484-5800, Fax: (757) 484-9539
  • Motel 6, 701 Woodlake Dr, Chesapeake, VA 23320 , Phone: (804) 420-2976, Fax: (757) 366-9915
  • Comfort Inn, 4433 S Military Hwy, Chesapeake, VA 23321 , Phone: (757) 488-7900, Fax: (757) 488-6152
  • Super 8 , 3216 Churchland Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23321 , Phone: (757) 686-8888, Fax: (757) 686-8888
  • Extended Stay America , 1540 Crossways Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23320 , Phone: (757) 424-8600, Fax: (757) 424-4446
  • 34 other hotels and motels
All 42 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chesapeake, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Chesapeake travel time to work - commute


Chesapeake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
Chesapeake city:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
This county:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Chesapeake city:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 154
This county:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chesapeake city:

9.5%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Chesapeake city:

26.9%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.7%
State:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 203$780,892$46,16119$35,906
Other Government Administration 88$350,534$47,8001$465
Judicial and Legal 94$378,740$48,3505$8,566
Police Protection - Officers 369$1,583,828$51,5070$0
Police - Other 125$393,552$37,78137$43,719
Firefighters 792$3,722,624$56,4030$0
Fire - Other 27$80,872$35,94310$6,595
Correction 486$1,718,452$42,43147$50,491
Streets and Highways 270$911,566$40,51419$25,662
Airports 2$8,506$51,0361$1,794
Welfare 209$664,324$38,1432$1,524
Health 243$773,204$38,18333$61,364
Solid Waste Management 81$221,620$32,8331$1,625
Sewerage 100$311,120$37,3340$0
Parks and Recreation 80$244,328$36,64955$53,462
Housing and Community Development(Local) 66$212,380$38,6154$4,301
Natural Resources 33$78,598$28,5810$0
Water Supply 136$462,276$40,7895$6,125
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 3,856$15,057,594$46,860204$195,702
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 1,755$3,995,970$27,323157$117,770
Local Libraries 83$250,936$36,28085$79,930
Other and Unallocable 210$669,894$38,28075$79,005
Totals for Government 9,308$32,871,810$42,379760$774,006

Chesapeake government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,456,000 ($6.37)
    Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $14,000 ($0.06)
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,971,000 ($43.65)
    Water Utilities: $9,089,000 ($39.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,332,000 ($14.59)
    Sewerage: $2,998,000 ($13.13)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,331,000 ($10.21)
    General Public Buildings: $1,679,000 ($7.35)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,118,000 ($4.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $320,000 ($1.40)
    Police Protection: $154,000 ($0.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $145,000 ($0.63)
    Libraries: $106,000 ($0.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $55,000 ($0.24)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $370,576,000 ($1622.37)
    Regular Highways: $39,777,000 ($174.14)
    Police Protection: $37,670,000 ($164.92)
    Correctional Institutions: $36,366,000 ($159.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,077,000 ($149.19)
    Water Utilities: $31,377,000 ($137.37)
    Health - Other: $21,156,000 ($92.62)
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,807,000 ($69.20)
    Financial Administration: $14,832,000 ($64.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,133,000 ($48.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,723,000 ($46.94)
    General - Other: $10,498,000 ($45.96)
    Central Staff Services: $9,476,000 ($41.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,322,000 ($40.81)
    Sewerage: $8,740,000 ($38.26)
    Libraries: $6,799,000 ($29.77)
    General Public Buildings: $6,223,000 ($27.24)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $5,693,000 ($24.92)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,979,000 ($17.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,799,000 ($7.88)
    Air Transportation: $1,383,000 ($6.05)
    Transit Utilities: $897,000 ($3.93)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $70,000 ($0.31)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $13,000 ($0.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,148,000 ($96.96)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,926,000 ($34.70)
    General - Other: $156,000 ($0.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $34,872,000 ($152.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,170,000 ($18.26)
    General Public Building: $2,025,000 ($8.87)
    Financial Administration: $1,574,000 ($6.89)
    Central Staff Services: $532,000 ($2.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $333,000 ($1.46)
    Health - Other: $161,000 ($0.70)
    Regular Highways: $126,000 ($0.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($0.18)
    Correctional Institutions: $39,000 ($0.17)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($0.14)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $373,249,000 ($1634.07)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,046,000 ($26.47)

Chesapeake government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $19,073,000 ($83.50)
    Sewerage: $9,336,000 ($40.87)
    Toll Highways: $8,583,000 ($37.58)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $6,088,000 ($26.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $630,000 ($2.76)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $464,000 ($2.03)
    Air Transportation: $362,000 ($1.58)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $118,000 ($0.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $3,702,000 ($16.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,468,000 ($10.80)
    All Other: $224,000 ($0.98)
    General Local Government Support: $58,000 ($0.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,984,000 ($21.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,542,000 ($54.91)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,198,000 ($35.89)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,588,000 ($15.71)
    Sale of Property: $2,216,000 ($9.70)
    Rents: $551,000 ($2.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $33,029,000 ($144.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $210,543,000 ($921.75)
    General Local Government Support: $42,877,000 ($187.71)
    All Other: $25,824,000 ($113.06)
    Highways: $24,386,000 ($106.76)
    Public Welfare: $22,783,000 ($99.74)
    Health and Hospitals: $6,429,000 ($28.15)
  • Tax - Property: $260,343,000 ($1139.77)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $34,356,000 ($150.41)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $26,278,000 ($115.04)
    Other Selective Sales: $22,673,000 ($99.26)
    Public Utility License: $10,765,000 ($47.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,439,000 ($41.32)
    Other License: $7,772,000 ($34.03)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $4,805,000 ($21.04)
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,322,000 ($18.92)
    Pari-mutuels Sales: $165,000 ($0.72)

Chesapeake government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $540,369,000 ($2365.71)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $528,930,000 ($2315.63)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,800,000 ($187.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,361,000 ($137.30)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $24,136,000 ($105.67)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $16,149,000 ($70.70)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $7,987,000 ($34.97)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $158,736,000 ($694.94)
    End of Fiscal Year: $150,292,000 ($657.97)

Chesapeake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $107,694,000 ($471.48)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $212,161,000 ($928.83)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,993,000 ($157.58)

11.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.51%
Virginia average:

11.06%

0.47% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,569 average AGI)
Chesapeake city:

0.47%
Virginia average:

0.41%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Virginia Beach city, VA  3.11% ($45,089 average AGI)
from Norfolk city, VA  1.55% ($33,743)
from Portsmouth city, VA  1.13% ($34,686)


11.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,763 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.10%
Virginia average:

10.78%

0.22% of residents moved to foreign countries ($932 average AGI)
Chesapeake city:

0.22%
Virginia average:

0.22%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Virginia Beach city, VA  2.18% ($37,055 average AGI)
to Portsmouth city, VA  1.39% ($29,004)
to Norfolk city, VA  1.24% ($28,015)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chesapeake:

  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCPK (1600 AM; 4 kW; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: WINSTON-SALEM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFOG (1050 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGPL (1350 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA URBAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WJOI (1230 AM; 1 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPCE (1400 AM; 1 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVAB (1550 AM; 5 kW; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNIS (790 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chesapeake:

  • WPTE (94.9 FM; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNOR (98.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWDE-FM (101.3 FM; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYFI (99.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOWI (102.9 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSB (91.1 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WCMS-FM (100.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • W291AE (106.1 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WFOS (88.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE PUBLIC SCHOOLS .)
  • WNVZ (104.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWSO-FM (92.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSVY-FM (105.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBHH (92.1 FM; MOYOCK, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCD (107.7 FM; WINDSOR, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGH-FM (97.3 FM; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Chesapeake:

  • WVBT (Channel 43; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNLO-CA (Channel 45; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WITD-CA (Channel 23; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W25CS (Channel 25; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W56CS (Channel 56; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W05BQ (Channel 5; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJGN-CA (Channel 5; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WJHJ-LP (Channel 39; NEWPORT NEWS, ETC., VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • W30BV (Channel 30; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: B.N. VISWANATH)
  • WBTD-LP (Channel 66; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKTD-CA (Channel 17; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGBS-LP (Channel 7; HAMPTON, ETC., VA; Owner: JOAN AND KENNETH WRIGHT)
  • W24OI (Channel 24; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCTX-CA (Channel 35; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVBN-LP (Channel 18; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • W21AQ (Channel 21; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WTTD-LP (Channel 59; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W18BS (Channel 18; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Chesapeake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chesapeake)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 607 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Chesapeake, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 96 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 687 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chesapeake)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Chesapeake)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 156 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 38 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,036$248,641801$218,5387,406$223,025454$94,1744$6,488,000335$158,8486$27,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED62$222,04834$255,824489$224,68956$62,7860$023$159,0002$36,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED139$217,93575$190,2932,159$231,032220$67,5360$0121$144,4965$111,600
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN175$232,01187$199,9891,830$239,82888$95,6360$078$172,1412$280,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$257,28612$231,167333$235,67915$135,7330$018$199,3890$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed mortgage data for all 38 tracts in Chesapeake, VA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 35 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED91$288,451108$277,8521$385,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED36$288,58353$267,6043$125,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$259,52620$244,9500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$345,80016$251,2500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$226,5000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 836
  • Hazardous Condition: 700
  • Service Call: 153
  • Good Intent Call: 53

Incident types - Chesapeake


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chesapeake, VA

Most common first names in Chesapeake, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William95472.1 years
James93170.4 years
Mary87778.4 years
John78572.5 years
Robert52070.7 years
George40274.3 years
Charles39369.6 years
Joseph34672.6 years
Margaret30677.5 years
Thomas29370.4 years
Most common last names in Chesapeake, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith48573.4 years
Jones39372.7 years
Williams38574.0 years
Johnson33373.5 years
White27174.3 years
Brown25573.1 years
Wilson22473.7 years
Davis21374.6 years
Harris17071.4 years
Taylor16271.2 years
Businesses in Chesapeake, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven24Little Caesars Pizza1
AMF Bowling2Lowe's2
AT&T5Macy's2
Ace Hardware1Marriott7
Aeropostale2Marshalls1
American Eagle Outfitters2MasterBrand Cabinets19
Applebee's3McDonald's11
Arby's3Men's Wearhouse3
AutoZone5Motel 61
Bally Total Fitness1Motherhood Maternity5
Baskin-Robbins2New York & Co2
Bath & Body Works2Nike30
Bed Bath & Beyond1Office Depot1
Blockbuster3OfficeMax2
Budget Car Rental1Old Navy2
Buffalo Wild Wings2Olive Garden2
Burger King2Outback1
Burlington Coat Factory1Outback Steakhouse1
CVS1Pac Sun1
Catherines1Panera Bread1
Charlotte Russe1Papa John's Pizza5
Chick-Fil-A5Payless4
Chico's1Penske2
Chipotle1PetSmart2
Chuck E. Cheese's2Pier 1 Imports2
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut6
Comfort Inn1Popeyes2
Comfort Suites1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cracker Barrel3Quiznos3
Curves3RadioShack4
Dairy Queen5Red Lobster1
Days Inn2Red Robin2
Decora Cabinetry9Red Roof Inn1
Domino's Pizza5Rite Aid10
DressBarn2Ruby Tuesday2
Dunkin Donuts4Rue211
Econo Lodge1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Express1SONIC Drive-In4
Extended Stay America3Sam's Club2
FedEx25Sears6
Finish Line2Sleep Inn1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Spencer Gifts2
Foot Locker2Sprint Nextel4
GNC5Starbucks11
GameStop9Subway14
Gap1Super 82
Gymboree1T-Mobile11
H&R Block6T.G.I. Driday's1
Hardee's4T.J.Maxx2
Holiday Inn3Taco Bell7
Home Depot3Target3
Hot Topic1The Limited1
Hyatt1Toys"R"Us4
IHOP2True Value1
InTown Suites1U-Haul13
JCPenney2UPS33
Jimmy Jazz1Value City Furniture2
JoS. A. Bank1Vans7
Jones New York5Verizon Wireless5
Journeys2Victoria's Secret2
KFC4Waffle House2
Kincaid1Walgreens4
Kmart2Walmart3
Kohl's1Wendy's10
La-Z-Boy1Wet Seal2
Lane Bryant2Wingate1
Lane Furniture1YMCA4
LensCrafters2
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Chesapeake on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
  • #48 (23320) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
  • #58 (23325) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Carpatho Rusyn first ancestries"
  • #101 (23320) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most big companies in 2005 (at least 1000 employees)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Dennis J. Rivet (57)
  • Bruce Storey (6)
  • Dennis R. Jones (5)
  • Sebastian Bawab (3)
  • James H. Gorham, Jr. (3)
  • Richard A. Britten (2)
  • Lawrence Shane Intravatola (2)
  • Greg Miller (2)
  • Frank A. Lattanzio (2)
  • Juan Redin (2)

Total of 183 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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