Chesapeake, Ohio

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Population in 2022: 737 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 
Males: 409  (55.6%)
Females: 328  (44.4%)
Median resident age:

43.1 years
Ohio median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 45619.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $52,682 (it was $24,653 in 2000)
Chesapeake:

$52,682
OH:

$65,720

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $37,730 (it was $19,698 in 2000)

Chesapeake village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $110,011 (it was $63,800 in 2000)
Chesapeake:

$110,011
OH:

$204,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $252,725; detached houses: $337,247; townhouses or other attached units: $90,189; mobile homes: $41,259

Median gross rent in 2022: $788.

March 2022 cost of living index in Chesapeake: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 12.8%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Chesapeake, OH (2022)
    • 1,04289.8%White alone
    • 1079.2%Two or more races
    • 141.2%Hispanic
    • 30.3%Black alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Chesapeake, Ohio as of May 21, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chesapeake is 93 to 1.


Crime rates in Chesapeake by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2015

2016

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(138.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(268.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(411.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(536.9)
1
(134.0)
6
(821.9)
9
(1,247)
1
(134.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(134.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index0.051.05.461.6160.75.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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Crime rate in Chesapeake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Ancestries: American (19.1%), Irish (18.9%), Polish (13.1%), English (12.6%), German (6.5%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 567 feet

Land area: 0.55 square miles.

Population density: 1,334 people per square mile   (low).

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20 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.7%
Ohio:

4.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Chesapeake village:

0.9% ($551)
Ohio:

1.3% ($1,271)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (1.5 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (111.8 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (363.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Huntington, WV (1.2 miles ),
Proctorville, OH (2.0 miles ),
Burlington, OH (2.0 miles ),
Ceredo, WV (2.5 miles ),
South Point, OH (2.6 miles ),
Kenova, WV (2.6 miles ),
Pea Ridge, WV (2.7 miles ),
Lavalette, WV (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.43 N, Longitude: 82.45 W

Area code: 740

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

3.4%
Ohio:

3.1%
Most common industries in Chesapeake, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (19.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.4%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (29.4%)
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Construction (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Chesapeake, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.2%)
  • Registered nurses (6.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)

Average climate in Chesapeake, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 86.3. This is about average.

City:

86.3
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.180. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.180
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 5.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.87
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.318. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.318
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 10.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.1

Tornado activity:

Chesapeake-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Chesapeake village center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chesapeake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 248.3 miles away from Chesapeake center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 154.4 miles away from Chesapeake center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from the 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 238.3 miles away from Chesapeake center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 294.2 miles away from Chesapeake center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Landslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chesapeake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Chesapeake:

  • ART INC-CHESAPEAKE GROUP HOME (11090 COUNTY ROAD 1)
  • ART INC-LAWRENCE CO GROUP HM (11070 COUNTY ROAD 1)
  • FMC - TRI-STATE DIALYSIS (517 3RD AVENUE)

Airports located in Chesapeake:

Amtrak stations near Chesapeake:

  • 2 miles: HUNTINGTON (8TH AVE. & 10TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 11 miles: ASHLAND (99 15TH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Chesapeake:

  • O C Collins Career Center (Full-time enrollment: 333; Location: 11627 State Rte 243; Public; Website: www.collins-cc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chesapeake:

  • Marshall University (about 2 miles; Huntington, WV; Full-time enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 11 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Shawnee State University (about 36 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • West Virginia State University (about 38 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 55 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Morehead State University (about 56 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 66 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)

Public high schools in Chesapeake:

  • CHESAPEAKE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 449, Location: 10181 COUNTY ROAD 1, Grades: 9-12)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY ACADEMY (Students: 206, Location: 11627 STATE ROUTE 243, Grades: 7-12, Charter school)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY (Location: 11627 STATE ROUTE 243, Grades: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chesapeake:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Chesapeake: Crawfords Landing (A), Chesapeake Plaza (B), Chesapeake - Union Township Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Chesapeake: Chesapeake United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Symmes Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Courts: Lawrence County Municipal Court - Probation Officer (10916 County Road 1), Lawrence County Municipal Court - Clerk OFC (10916 County Road 1).

Birthplace of: Gene Comstock - Racing driver.

Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.2 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

56.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Banks with branches in Chesapeake (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Chesapeake Branch at Chesapeake Plaza #9, branch established on 1968/10/28. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Chesapeake Branch at 353 Third Avenue, branch established on 1961/07/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Chesapeake Branch at 401 2nd Aveune, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.
  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Chesapeake Branch at 1012 Rockwood Avenue, branch established on 1998/10/19. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $2,753.2 mil, Deposits: $2,223.1 mil, headquarters in Charleston, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 68 total offices, Holding Company: City Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in Chesapeake:

Marital status in Chesapeake, OH
  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 7.8%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

For population 25 years and over in Chesapeake:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Ohio average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chesapeake, OH (based on Lawrence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,55658
Mainline Protestant3,25923
Catholic1,9284
Black Protestant5364
Other1253
None48,046-
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: 10
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Lawrence County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Here:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Lawrence County:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lawrence County:

11.4%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.5%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

14.1%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.4%
State:

50.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.7%
Ohio:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Chesapeake:

29.2
Ohio:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.3%
Ohio:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.6%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chesapeake:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
Ohio:

34.3%

General health condition:
Chesapeake:

56.9%
State:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.3%
Ohio:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chesapeake, OH 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 0$0 8$4,783
Financial Administration 0$0 2$5,954
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$4,318
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 4$6,398
Totals for Government 0$0 16$21,453

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

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $63,000 ($85.48)
    Police Protection: $63,000 ($85.48)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($62.42)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($44.78)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($44.78)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($28.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($2.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $13,000 ($17.64)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($10.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $190,000 ($257.80)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($5.43)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($1.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $41,000 ($55.63)
    Highways: $35,000 ($47.49)
    General Local Government Support: $28,000 ($37.99)
  • Tax - Other License: $168,000 ($227.95)
    Property: $44,000 ($59.70)
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,000 ($5.43)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($67.84)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000 ($42.06)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($25.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $181,000 ($245.59)

Businesses in Chesapeake, OH

  • CVS: 1
  • H&R Block: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Chesapeake:

  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOKT (1040 AM; daytime; 2 kW; CANNONSBURG, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.-KY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCMI (1340 AM; 1 kW; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chesapeake:

  • WKEE-FM (100.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEJ (91.9 FM; PROCTORVILLE, OH; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRYV-FM1 (101.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMUL (88.1 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MARSHALL UNIVERSITY BOARD OF GOVERNORS)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WOUL-FM (89.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZAQ (92.3 FM; LOUISA, KY; Owner: LOUISA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLGC-FM (105.7 FM; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRYV (101.5 FM; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • W216AT (91.1 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Chesapeake:

  • W55AT (Channel 55; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTSF (Channel 61; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: TRI STATE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W05CB (Channel 5; BURLINGTON, OH; Owner: VEARL R. PENNINGTON)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKAS (Channel 25; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W49BN (Channel 49; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNCATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)

Chesapeake fatal accident list:

Jun 26, 2019 06:39 PM, Sr-7, Tr-1378 Huntington Heights, Lat: 38.428189, Lon: -82.447664, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 6, 2008 04:45 PM, Big-Branch-Rd, Lat: 38.447600, Lon: -82.470260, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 5, 2007 03:25 AM, 31, Lat: 38.428047, Lon: -82.456064, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 15, 2003 10:00 AM, Sr-7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 24, 1983 06:20 AM, 7, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 551ft / 168mTotal length
  • $34,000Total costs
  • 104,898Total average daily traffic
  • 4,989Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Chesapeake, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 21930-1939
  • 21970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2019
  • 12020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Chesapeake, OH

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Chesapeake)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 11627 State Route 243 (Lat: 38.491667 Lon: -82.473528), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 9.7 m, Call Sign: WQJP723,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2400 MHz, Grant Date: 11/18/2008, Expiration Date: 11/18/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2019, Certifier: Richard Sketel, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344

  • 11627 State Route 243 (Lat: 38.491667 Lon: -82.473528), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 9.7 m, Call Sign: WRTH422,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2400 MHz, Grant Date: 06/16/2022, Expiration Date: 06/16/2032, Certifier: Richard Sketel, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 S Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 729-4858, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • CVCRW00063A, Old Buffalo Rd (Oh16178-S) (Lat: 38.459889 Lon: -82.491583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WRWI769,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2023, Expiration Date: 02/27/2033, Certifier: Alison Minea, Registrant: Dish Wireless L.L.C., 9601 S Meridan Blvd, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (202) 463-3709, Email:

  • CVCRW00069A, 554 Private Drive (Wv193e) (Lat: 38.447639 Lon: -82.427306), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WRWI773,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2023, Expiration Date: 02/27/2033, Certifier: Alison Minea, Registrant: Dish Wireless L.L.C., 9601 S Meridan Blvd, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (202) 463-3709, Email:

  • CVCRW00054A, 4020 County Road 17 (Lat: 38.482917 Lon: -82.470750), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WRWI867,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2023, Expiration Date: 02/27/2033, Certifier: Alison Minea, Registrant: Dish Wireless L.L.C., 9601 S Meridan Blvd, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (202) 463-3709, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chesapeake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: BUTLER DAVID J RV-6A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1ZE, N1ZE, N-1ZE, Serial Number: 24088, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 07/19/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Jimmy R Mccown, 3171 County Road 31, Chesapeake, OH 45619
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 100 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3883X, N3883X, N-3883X, Serial Number: 187, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 06/18/2015
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Roger Callicoat, 2564 County Road 32, Chesapeake, OH 45619, Other Owners: Marie E Callicoat
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 75522, N75522, N-75522, Serial Number: 17267779, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 05/24/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Brian L Bradley, Po Box 111, Chesapeake, OH 45619
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 92415, N92415, N-92415, Serial Number: 18260191, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 02/03/2020
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jimmy R Mccown, 3171 County Road 31, Chesapeake, OH 45619, Other Owners: Ada J Mccown
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/07/2018
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9643J, N9643J, N-9643J, Serial Number: 28-3871, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 02/03/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 10/25/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Fred Hitchings, 77 Township Road 1412, Chesapeake, OH 45619

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$74,8801$85,4204$102,1081$26,2901$41,380
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$127,0751$17,6200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0512.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$68,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2005 2003 2001

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0512.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chesapeake, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chesapeake, OH - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 80. The highest number of reported fires - 146 took place in 2010, and the least - 8 in 2004. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Chesapeake, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.3%), and Structure Fires (43.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chesapeake, OH
    • 61645.3%Outside Fires
    • 59243.5%Structure Fires
    • 13810.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 151.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chesapeake, OH
Most common first names in Chesapeake, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7271.6 years
James6367.8 years
John6272.5 years
Mary5577.6 years
Charles4171.3 years
Robert2969.5 years
Ruth2179.4 years
Hazel1979.1 years
Carl1972.1 years
Joseph1873.0 years
Most common last names in Chesapeake, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Adkins3969.7 years
Smith3975.5 years
Ellis3075.1 years
Johnson2369.1 years
Riley2176.8 years
Hamlin2170.2 years
Thompson2074.1 years
Christian1869.9 years
Brown1867.1 years
Henson1774.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chesapeake, OH
  • 47.3%Electricity
  • 46.5%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chesapeake, OH
  • 47.7%Electricity
  • 42.5%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%No fuel used


Chesapeake compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Chesapeake on our top lists:

  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 500+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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