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Chesapeake city, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2018: 242,634 (92% urban, 8% rural); it was 199,184 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 48,536
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,577
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 52,323
Renter-occupied apartments: 21,461 (it was 17,577 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 341 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 712 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Chesapeake city: 97.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.4%), Educational, health and social services (13.3%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Chesapeake city, VA (2018)
    • 137,62169.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 70,95435.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 15,8468.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8,7544.4%Asian alone
    • 8,5074.3%Two or more races
    • 6120.3%Some other race alone
    • 2120.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1280.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Virginia median age:

38.3 years
Males: 118,384  (48.8%)
Females: 124,250  (51.2%)
Average household size:
Chesapeake city:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2018: $80,265 ($50,743 in 1999)
This county:

$80,265
Virginia:

$72,577

Median contract rent in 2018 for apartments: $1,050 (lower quartile is $842, upper quartile is $1,308)
This county:

$1050
State:

$1045


Estimated median house or condo value in 2018: $274,600 (it was $119,700 in 2000)
Chesapeake city:

$274,600
Virginia:

$281,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $194,700 - $366,700

Mean price in 2018:

Detached houses: $317,249
Here:

$317,249
State:

$371,279

Townhouses or other attached units: $205,572
Here:

$205,572
State:

$357,788

In 2-unit structures: $258,004
Here:

$258,004
State:

$239,928

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $246,333
Here:

$246,333
State:

$255,836

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $173,377
Here:

$173,377
State:

$316,043

Mobile homes: $37,177
Here:

$37,177
State:

$68,463

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,821
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $572

Institutionalized population: 3,258
Chesapeake city, VA map from a distance

Health of residents in Chesapeake city based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
72.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
44.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
53.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
73.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 167 pounds. This is more than average.

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2018: $2,553 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2018: $2,645 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Chesapeake city, VA in 2018
Distribution of house value in Chesapeake city, VA in 2018
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Chesapeake city, VA in 2018
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2018: 7.8%
Chesapeake city:

7.8%
Virginia:

10.7%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.8% for Black residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.4% for American Indian residents, 2.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.3% for other race residents, 5.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2018: 37.1 years old
(Males: 36.5 years old, Females: 37.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.3 years old, Black residents: 36.0 years old, American Indian residents: 46.8 years old, Asian residents: 36.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.5 years old, Other race residents: 31.8 years old)

Area name: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Chesapeake city is $706 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $811 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1118 a month.

Cities in this county include: Chesapeake.

Chesapeake city has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Chesapeake city: Ridgeway Sportsmen Club (A), Lees Ford Camp (B), Martinsville Speedway (C), Lynnwood Golf Club (D), Mountain Valley (E), Forest Park Country Club (F), Giles Store (G), Firestone (H), Dyers Store (I), Burnt Chimneys (J), Bassett Rescue Squad (K), Axton Fire Department (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chesapeake city include: Preston Pilgrim Church (A), Providence Church (B), Antioch Church (C), Reed Creek Church (D), Rich Acres Church (E), Riverside Church (F), Beckham Church (G), Rock Hill Church (H), Rock Run Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wilson Cemetery (1), Old Center Cemetery (2), Eggleston Cemetery (3), Shady Rest Cemetery (4), Johnson Cemetery (5), Mount Olive Cemetery (6), Mountain View Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Robinson Lake (A), Boxwood Hunt Club Lake (B), Bryant Lakes (C), Hales Ponds (D), Marrowbone Reservoir (E), Martinsville Reservoir (F), Reservoir Number 6 (G), Reservoir Number 5 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wet Branch (A), Turkeypen Branch (B), Turkeycock Creek (C), Toeclout Branch (D), Titus Creek (E), Surry Martin Branch (F), Suckegg Branch (G), Stuart Creek (H), Stillhouse Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Chesapeake city include: Turkeycock Wildlife Management Area (1), Fairy Stone State Park (2), Bowens Creek Recreation Area (3), Philpott Lake Recreation Area (4), Langlad Camp Area (5), Mize Point Recreation Area (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Currituck County, North Carolina , Isle of Wight County , Pulaski County , Vance County, North Carolina , Simpson County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Virginia:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Chesapeake city, VA

Current college students: 10,785
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 33.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 14,919 (60.8% naturalized citizens)

Chesapeake city:

6.1%
Whole state:

12.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3,9952010 or later
  • 3,0432000 to 2009
  • 2,6261990 to 1999
  • 1,7761980 to 1989
  • 1,1151970 to 1979
  • 1,325Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 39.9%

Chesapeake city marital status for males Chesapeake city marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 62,067
  • One, attached: 11,738
  • Two: 1,034
  • 3 or 4: 3,900
  • 5 to 9: 4,132
  • 10 to 19: 3,025
  • 20 to 49: 2,173
  • 50 or more: 2,027
  • Mobile homes: 1,656
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 31

Housing units in Chesapeake city with a mortgage: 47,240 (1,454 second mortgage, 5,483 home equity loan, 69 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 14,765

Here:

77.0% with mortgage
State:

67.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Chesapeake city

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant43,920134
Mainline Protestant15,38929
Catholic13,2125
Black Protestant6,70720
Other6,50814
Orthodox1422
None136,331-
Chesapeake city Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

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%

Agriculture in Chesapeake city:

Average size of farms: 228 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $133,952
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $621.50
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 53.60%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.92%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $112,455
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 87.07%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.53%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $61,002
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.33%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.37
Corn for grain: 14232 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 9222 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 31605 harvested acres
Vegetables: 260 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Chesapeake city historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 3861334.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 17 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/17/1994, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 10 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chesapeake city-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 120.3 miles away from Chesapeake city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 105.5 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 121.7 miles away from the county center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 123.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 267.5 miles away from Chesapeake city center
On 1/15/2019 at 23:30:48, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 183.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Means of transportation to work in 2018 - Chesapeake city

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 80,159 (82.4%)
  • Carpooled: 7,487 (7.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 460 (0.5%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 79 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,033 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 36 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 2,486 (2.6%)
  • Worked at home: 5,568 (5.7%)
Class of Workers in 2018
Most common industries in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common occupations in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2018


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2018


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (20%)
  • El Salvador (7%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • India (5%)
  • Colombia (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Guatemala (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Chesapeake city


  • American (19%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • African (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Chesapeake city, Virginia 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 intellectually disabled
  • 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

People in group quarters in Chesapeake city, Virginia 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)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $72,664.

10.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,385 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.55%
Virginia average:

9.50%


0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,152 average AGI)
Chesapeake city:

0.23%
Virginia average:

0.18%

6.56% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($28,453 average AGI)
3.76% relocated from other states ($18,780 average AGI)
Chesapeake city:

3.76%
Virginia average:

3.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Virginia Beach city, VA  2.62% ($50,210 average AGI)
from Norfolk city, VA  1.46% ($38,522)
from Portsmouth city, VA  0.99% ($35,283)
from Suffolk city, VA  0.42% ($48,924)
from San Diego County, CA  0.18% ($65,691)
from Newport News city, VA  0.17% ($41,355)
from Hampton city, VA  0.17% ($38,700)


10.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,071 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.97%
Virginia average:

9.76%


0.88% of residents moved to foreign countries ($4,507 average AGI)
Chesapeake city:

0.88%
Virginia average:

0.17%

6.09% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($24,287 average AGI)
3.99% relocated to other states ($21,277 average AGI)
Chesapeake city:

3.99%
Virginia average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Virginia Beach city, VA  2.16% ($46,366 average AGI)
to Norfolk city, VA  1.15% ($34,182)
to Portsmouth city, VA  1.00% ($34,958)
to Suffolk city, VA  0.52% ($53,877)
to Newport News city, VA  0.17% ($36,253)
to Currituck County, NC  0.16% ($75,345)
to Hampton city, VA  0.15% ($34,457)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in Chesapeake city

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Chesapeake city

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Chesapeake city
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Chesapeake city
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Chesapeake city
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chesapeake city
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chesapeake city
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chesapeake city
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Chesapeake city

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 24,797 (20,510 aged, 4,287 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 5,301 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Chesapeake city, Virginia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,233)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,886)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,610)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,236)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,225)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (935)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (915)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (715)
  • Congestive heart failure (679)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (650)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.47
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,528
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 144
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 29,032

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,368
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 707
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 82

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 60.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 46.5
  • Other - 14.4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 75.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 39.0
  • Poisoning - 15.7
  • Suffocation - 14.4
  • Other - 6.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 242,634
  • In family households: 207,985 (33,537 male householders, 30,211 female householders)
    46,638 spouses, 74,667 children (67,869 natural, 1,073 adopted, 5,725 stepchildren), 5,035 grandchildren, 2,688 brothers or sisters, 4,985 parents, 4,692 other relatives, 5,532 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 28,489 (10,137 male householders (7,819 living alone)), 12,237 female householders (10,386 living alone)), 6,115 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 6,160

Size of family households: 25,685 2-persons, 15,811 3-persons, 12,450 4-persons, 6,214 5-persons, 2,036 6-persons, 1,552 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 18,205 1-person, 3,178 2-persons, 718 3-persons, 242 4-persons, 31 5-persons.

35,874 married couples with children.
16,531 single-parent households (3,684 men, 12,847 women).

91.5% of residents of Chesapeake city speak English at home.
4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,145,005,000 ($5,332 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $349,396,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $616,817,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $146,852,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,981,000
Federal grants: $95,006,000
Federal procurement contracts: $192,891,000 ($169,022,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $84,457,000 ($29,290,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,483,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $407,022,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,691,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 15,067
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 7,333
Here:

33 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +651
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +11,677
Here:

+53 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Chesapeake city

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 12.13 millions of gallons per day (37% from ground, 63% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.4
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built in Chesapeake city, Virginia
  • Year house built in Chesapeake city, Virginia
  • 5,5762014 or later
  • 5,1362010 to 2013
  • 11,4642000 to 2009
  • 19,4931990 to 1999
  • 18,2371980 to 1989
  • 13,1061970 to 1979
  • 8,5841960 to 1969
  • 6,4701950 to 1959
  • 1,4921940 to 1949
  • 2,2251939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Chesapeake city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chesapeake city, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chesapeake city, Virginia
  • 701 room
  • 662 rooms
  • 2023 rooms
  • 2,2594 rooms
  • 8,0985 rooms
  • 10,6926 rooms
  • 10,2157 rooms
  • 13,7928 rooms
  • 16,6119+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chesapeake city, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chesapeake city, Virginia
  • 3131 room
  • 6212 rooms
  • 3,1733 rooms
  • 7,8344 rooms
  • 5,0035 rooms
  • 3,1346 rooms
  • 1,3937 rooms
  • 1,4308 rooms
  • 1,2169+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Chesapeake city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Chesapeake city, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Chesapeake city, Virginia
  • 70no bedroom
  • 1491 bedroom
  • 5,7102 bedrooms
  • 26,5603 bedrooms
  • 21,8684 bedrooms
  • 7,6485+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chesapeake city, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chesapeake city, Virginia
  • 313no bedroom
  • 3,5551 bedroom
  • 12,2582 bedrooms
  • 5,5053 bedrooms
  • 2,0904 bedrooms
  • 3965+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Chesapeake city, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Chesapeake city in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chesapeake city in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,215no vehicle
  • 11,2451 vehicle
  • 24,6142 vehicles
  • 16,2863 vehicles
  • 6,1194 vehicles
  • 2,5265+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Chesapeake city in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chesapeake city in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2,280no vehicle
  • 9,4131 vehicle
  • 10,1542 vehicles
  • 1,8263 vehicles
  • 2694 vehicles
  • 1755+ vehicles

83.9% of Chesapeake city residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Virginia.

Chesapeake city:

83.9%
State average:

84.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 122,122
  • Other state: 100,738
  • Northeast: 29,052
  • Midwest: 17,875
  • South: 39,683
  • West: 14,128
Year householders moved into unit in Chesapeake city, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chesapeake city
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 49.7%Utility gas
  • 44.5%Electricity
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 73.7%Electricity
  • 22.9%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,599
Here:

9.8%
Virginia:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,120
Here:

15.6%
Virginia:

10.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,424
Here:

18.4%
Virginia:

19.7%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2004:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,784
  • Number of aged recipients: 262
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,522
  • Number of recipients under 18: 622
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,665
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 497
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 842
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,149
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
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 in Chesapeake city, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chesapeake city, VA - Value
Most common first names in Chesapeake city, 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 city, 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 city, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven24Lane Furniture1
AMF Bowling2LensCrafters2
AT&T5Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's2
Advance Auto Parts6Macy's2
Aeropostale2Marriott7
American Eagle Outfitters2Marshalls1
Applebee's3MasterBrand Cabinets17
Arby's3Mazda1
AutoZone5McDonald's11
Bally Total Fitness1Men's Wearhouse3
Barnes & Noble1Motel 61
Baskin-Robbins2Motherhood Maternity5
Bath & Body Works2New York & Co2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike28
Blockbuster3Nissan2
Budget Car Rental1Office Depot1
Buffalo Wild Wings2OfficeMax2
Burger King2Old Navy2
CVS1Olive Garden2
Catherines1Outback1
Charlotte Russe1Outback Steakhouse1
Chevrolet2Pac Sun1
Chick-Fil-A5Panera Bread1
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza5
Chipotle1Payless4
Chuck E. Cheese's2Penske2
Cold Stone Creamery1PetSmart2
Comfort Inn1Pier 1 Imports2
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut6
Cracker Barrel3Plato's Closet2
Curves3Popeyes2
Dairy Queen5Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Days Inn2Quiznos3
Decora Cabinetry9RadioShack4
Domino's Pizza1Red Lobster1
DressBarn2Red Robin2
Dressbarn2Red Roof Inn1
Dunkin Donuts4Rite Aid10
Econo Lodge1Ruby Tuesday2
Express1Rue211
Extended Stay America3Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
FedEx25SONIC Drive-In4
Finish Line2Sam's Club2
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Sears6
Foot Locker2Sleep Inn1
Ford3Spencer Gifts2
GNC5Sprint Nextel4
GameStop9Starbucks11
Gap1Subway14
Gymboree1Super 82
H&R Block6T-Mobile11
Hardee's4T.G.I. Driday's1
Hilton5T.J.Maxx2
Holiday Inn3Taco Bell7
Home Depot3Target3
Honda2The Limited1
Hot Topic1Toyota2
Hyatt1Toys"R"Us4
Hyundai2True Value1
IHOP2U-Haul13
InTown Suites1UPS33
JCPenney2Value City Furniture2
Jimmy John's1Vans3
JoS. A. Bank1Verizon Wireless5
Jones New York6Victoria's Secret2
Journeys2Volkswagen1
Justice1Waffle House2
KFC4Walgreens5
Kincaid1Walmart3
Kmart2Wendy's10
Kohl's1Wet Seal2
La-Z-Boy1Wingate1
Lane Bryant2YMCA4

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