Chesapeake City, Maryland

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Population in 2022: 740 (52% urban, 48% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 329  (44.5%)
Females: 411  (55.5%)
Median resident age:

57.5 years
Maryland median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 21915.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $68,293 (it was $46,917 in 2000)
Chesapeake City:

$68,293
MD:

$94,991

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $47,083 (it was $21,621 in 2000)

Chesapeake City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $339,010 (it was $127,500 in 2000)
Chesapeake City:

$339,010
MD:

$398,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $377,790; detached houses: $405,989; townhouses or other attached units: $304,732; in 2-unit structures: $304,958; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $214,071; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $281,209; mobile homes: $78,674

Median gross rent in 2022: $996.

March 2022 cost of living index in Chesapeake City: 102.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 17.4%
(21.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents)

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  • Races in Chesapeake City, MD (2022)
    • 63178.0%White alone
    • 11414.1%Hispanic
    • 394.8%Two or more races
    • 131.6%Black alone

Races in Chesapeake City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Chesapeake City, Maryland as of May 26, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chesapeake City is 719 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: Irish (20.3%), English (12.8%), German (12.8%), Italian (8.5%), American (6.0%), Scottish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1849

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,310 people per square mile   (low).

Chesapeake City, Maryland map

43 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America).

This town:

5.3%
Maryland:

15.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $3,946 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $3,219 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greater Newark, DE (11.1 miles , pop. 67,114).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (45.6 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (48.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Elkton, MD (2.4 miles ),
Central Pencader, DE (2.5 miles ),
Glasgow, DE (2.5 miles ),
Middletown, DE (2.7 miles ),
North East, MD (2.9 miles ),
Cecilton, MD (3.0 miles ),
Bear, DE (3.1 miles ),
Charlestown, MD (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 39.53 N, Longitude: 75.81 W

Area code: 410

Distribution of median household income in Chesapeake City, MD in 2022
Distribution of house value in Chesapeake City, MD in 2022
Chesapeake City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.1%
Maryland:

2.0%
Most common industries in Chesapeake City, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.6%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.4%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.3%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.1%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Chesapeake City, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Top executives (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)

Average climate in Chesapeake City, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chesapeake City, Maryland average temperatures Chesapeake City, Maryland average precipitation Chesapeake City, Maryland humidity Chesapeake City, Maryland wind speed Chesapeake City, Maryland snowfall Chesapeake City, Maryland sunshine Chesapeake City, Maryland clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 98.7. This is worse than average.

City:

98.7
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2021 was 0.259. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.259
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2021 was 9.56. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.56
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2021 was 0.305. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.305
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 37.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 8.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.52
U.S.:

8.11
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2020 was 0.00328. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00328
U.S.:

0.00931

Tornado activity:

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

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Chesapeake City town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 tornado 16.2 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chesapeake City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 63% 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 160.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.8 miles away from Chesapeake City center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.2 miles away from Chesapeake City center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 276.6 miles away from Chesapeake City center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 159.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cecil County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chesapeake City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Chesapeake City:

  • FMC - ELKTON (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; ELKTON, MD)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF ELKTON (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; ELKTON, MD)
  • DEVINE HAVEN CONV HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ELKTON, MD)
  • UNION HOSPITAL OF CECIL COUNTY Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; ELKTON, MD)
  • LAURELWOOD CARE CENTER AT ELKTON (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ELKTON, MD)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE FOX RUN (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; BEAR, DE)
  • CADIA REHABILITATION BROADMEADOW (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, DE)

Heliports located in Chesapeake City:

Amtrak stations near Chesapeake City:

  • 11 miles: NEWARK (429 S. COLLEGE AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: ABERDEEN (S. PHILADELPHIA & BELAIR AVE.) . Services: free short-term parking, intercity bus service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Chesapeake City:

  • 19 miles: Salem 2 in Salem, NJ.
  • 19 miles: Hope Creek in Salem, NJ.
  • 19 miles: Salem 1 in Salem, NJ.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chesapeake City:

  • University of Delaware (about 11 miles; Newark, DE; Full-time enrollment: 20,078)
  • Wilmington University (about 17 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 21 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 21 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)
  • Harford Community College (about 26 miles; Bel Air, MD; FT enrollment: 4,530)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 27 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Delaware State University (about 28 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)

Public high school in Chesapeake City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Chesapeake City:

See full list of schools located in Chesapeake City

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Chesapeake City: Dockside Yacht Club (A), Volunteer Fire Company 1 of Chesapeake City Incorporated Station 2 (B), Chesapeake City Town Hall (C), Old Lock Pump House (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chesapeake City include: Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church (A), Trinity United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Chesapeake City include: Pell Gardens Park (1), South Chesapeake City Historic District (2), Ferryslip Road Park (3), Chesapeake City Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Cecil County - Libraries- Chesapeake City (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 100 Bohemia Avenue), Liquid Fun at Locust Point (Arcades & Amusements; 2511 Augustine Herman Highway).

Cecil County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

TOWN OF CHESAPEAKE CITY [FORMERLY SOUTH] (Population served: 673, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
VFW POST 7687 CHESAPEAKE CITY (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2012)

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

  • TWO RIVERS YACHT BASIN (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.0 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

52.8%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.4%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Chesapeake City (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Chesapeake City Branch at 2579 Augustine Herman Highway, branch established on 1934/01/29. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Chesapeake City:

Marital status in Chesapeake City, MD
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 19.4%

For population 25 years and over in Chesapeake City:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Maryland average:

12.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chesapeake City, MD (based on Cecil County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,92247
Catholic9,4408
Mainline Protestant8,87341
Black Protestant7846
Other4652
None69,624-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Here:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Cecil County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Cecil County:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
This county:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cecil County:

8.2%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Cecil County:

27.8%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.0%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chesapeake City:

51.2%
State:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.2%
Maryland:

47.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.6%
State:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.3%
Maryland:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.3%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

56.7%
Maryland:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Chesapeake City:

76.7%
State:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chesapeake City, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$10,776$64,6561$2,255
Streets and Highways 1$7,298$87,5761$1,771
Financial Administration 1$7,086$85,0320$0
Totals for Government 4$25,160$75,4802$4,026

Chesapeake City government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $433,000 ($585.14)
    Sewerage: $433,000 ($585.14)
    Central Staff Services: $187,000 ($252.70)
    General Public Buildings: $144,000 ($194.59)
    Regular Highways: $123,000 ($166.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $118,000 ($159.46)
    Financial Administration: $72,000 ($97.30)
    Police Protection: $49,000 ($66.22)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($47.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($18.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($13.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($9.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $31,000 ($41.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $29,000 ($39.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $212,000 ($286.49)

Chesapeake City government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $391,000 ($528.38)
    Other: $168,000 ($227.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($20.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($2.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($20.27)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($4.05)
    Rents: $3,000 ($4.05)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $264,000 ($356.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $48,000 ($64.86)
    Other: $2,000 ($2.70)
  • Tax - Property: $407,000 ($550.00)
    Individual Income: $113,000 ($152.70)
    Amusements License: $11,000 ($14.86)
    Public Utility License: $11,000 ($14.86)
    Amusements Sales: $7,000 ($9.46)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($4.05)
    Other License: $2,000 ($2.70)

Chesapeake City government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,367,000 ($1847.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,299,000 ($1755.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,000 ($90.54)

Chesapeake City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $389,000 ($525.68)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chesapeake City:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WXHL (1550 AM; 1 kW; ELKTON, MD; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJSS (1330 AM; 5 kW; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: PEOPLES BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chesapeake City:

  • WOEL-FM (89.9 FM; ELKTON, MD; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WXCY (103.7 FM; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WDSD (92.9 FM; SMYRNA, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVUD (91.3 FM; NEWARK, DE; Owner: UNIVERSITYOF DELAWARE)
  • WRDX (94.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Chesapeake City:

  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • Chesapeake City, Maryland
  • Fatal accident count29
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents39
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:13
  • Fatalities29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents51
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Maryland average
  • Fatal accident count13182
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19956
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4681
  • Fatalities14486
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents33611
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1576
See more detailed statistics of Chesapeake City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 410ft / 125mTotal length
  • $2,074,000Total costs
  • 31,477Total average daily traffic
  • 3,428Total average daily truck traffic
  • 48,316Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$226,035
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$205,650
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$129,890
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chesapeake City, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chesapeake City, MD - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 21. The highest number of fires - 49 took place in 2012, and the least - 2 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Chesapeake City, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.9%), and Outside Fires (23.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chesapeake City, MD
    • 20156.9%Structure Fires
    • 8423.8%Outside Fires
    • 3810.8%Other
    • 308.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chesapeake City, MD
Most common first names in Chesapeake City, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3774.9 years
Mary3676.0 years
John3473.8 years
Charles3073.3 years
James1970.4 years
Helen1778.2 years
Joseph1471.3 years
Anna1484.6 years
Margaret1379.2 years
Robert1372.0 years
Most common last names in Chesapeake City, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown1177.1 years
Moore1080.3 years
Davis879.7 years
Watson880.4 years
Cooling878.0 years
Reynolds876.4 years
White772.0 years
Gibbs771.3 years
Biggs767.6 years
Benson773.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chesapeake City, MD
  • 39.4%Electricity
  • 36.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Solar energy
  • 0.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chesapeake City, MD
  • 75.3%Electricity
  • 7.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%No fuel used
  • 3.4%Utility gas


Chesapeake City compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 16 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Gunnar Van Der Steur (4)
  • Ross A. Lee (3)
  • Anthony J. Roberts (3)
  • Robert Bernstine (2)
  • Edgar L. Aleshire (2)
  • Thomas A. Tokash (2)
  • Jeff Foster (1)
  • Gunnar Vander Steur (1)
  • David C. Everson (1)
  • Lisa Doricchi (1)

Total of 27 patent applications in 2008-2024.