Chesapeake, West Virginia

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 27.2%
(27.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.1% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 21.3% for two or more races residents)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
West Virginia average:

2.29
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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.3%
West Virginia:

5.7%
Most common industries in Chesapeake, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Chemicals (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Chemicals (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Chesapeake, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Carpenters (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Registered nurses (6.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)

Average climate in Chesapeake, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.8. This is about average.

City:

62.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.230. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.497. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.497
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00349. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00349
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Chesapeake-area historical tornado activity is below West Virginia state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 54.8 miles away from the Chesapeake town center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 40.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chesapeake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 8% 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 197.2 miles away from Chesapeake center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 130.8 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 123.3 miles away from Chesapeake 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 234.0 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 127.4 miles away from Chesapeake center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from the city 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 Kanawha County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Landslides: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chesapeake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Chesapeake:

  • HIGHLAND HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • HEARTLAND OF CHARLESTON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • FMS - CHARLESTON (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF WEST VIRGINIA (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • EAST END GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • OAK RIDGE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • CHARLESTON AREA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)

Airports located in Chesapeake:

Amtrak stations near Chesapeake:

  • 11 miles: CHARLESTON (350 MCCORKLE AVE. SE) . Services: ticket office, 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.
  • 12 miles: MONTGOMERY (WASHINGTON ST. & 3RD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chesapeake:

  • West Virginia State University (about 17 miles; Institute, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Marshall University (about 51 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Concord University (about 63 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 69 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 78 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Chesapeake: Chesapeake City Hall (A), Chesapeake Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Birthplace of: Chris Massey - Football player.

Kanawha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

61.5%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
West Virginia average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chesapeake, WV (based on Kanawha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,202219
Mainline Protestant27,583114
Catholic7,33111
Black Protestant3,11412
Other2,02010
Orthodox1,1362
None120,677-
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: 47
Kanawha County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Kanawha County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
This county:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 98
Kanawha County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 132
This county:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kanawha County:

12.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.6%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chesapeake:

49.6%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.7%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Chesapeake:

15.0%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Chesapeake:

36.8%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

54.8%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.2%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chesapeake, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 5$6,878$16,5070$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$9,760$23,4240$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,313$25,87813$2,702
Sewerage 1$3,041$36,4920$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$375
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$375
Totals for Government 13$23,992$22,14615$3,452

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $390,000 ($275.81)
    Police Protection: $203,000 ($143.56)
    Central Staff Services: $57,000 ($40.31)
    Financial Administration: $52,000 ($36.78)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($21.22)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($12.73)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $14,000 ($9.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($7.78)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,000 ($3.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($2.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($38.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $101,000 ($71.43)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($4.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($4.95)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $243,000 ($171.85)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $492,000 ($347.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $13,000 ($9.19)
    Other: $6,000 ($4.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $96,000 ($67.89)
    Fines and Forfeits: $25,000 ($17.68)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($4.24)
  • Tax - Property: $199,000 ($140.74)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $165,000 ($116.69)
    Public Utilities Sales: $64,000 ($45.26)
    Other License: $16,000 ($11.32)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,000 ($2.83)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,418,000 ($1710.04)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,283,000 ($1614.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $135,000 ($95.47)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $586,000 ($414.43)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $185,000 ($130.83)

4.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,214 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Putnam County, WV  0.69% ($44,780 average AGI)
from Cabell County, WV  0.24% ($30,903)
from Fayette County, WV  0.16% ($34,483)


5.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Putnam County, WV  0.87% ($49,738 average AGI)
to Cabell County, WV  0.25% ($37,543)
to Jackson County, WV  0.15% ($46,532)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chesapeake:

  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSWW (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMON (1340 AM; 1 kW; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WBES (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chesapeake:

  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WVAF (99.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVSR-FM (102.7 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WQBE-FM (97.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZJO (94.5 FM; DUNBAR, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W208AK (89.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WJYP-FM (100.9 FM; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAXS (94.1 FM; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: PLATEAU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Chesapeake:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOAY-TV (Channel 4; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: THOMAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W16CE (Channel 16; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W31CA (Channel 31; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • Chesapeake, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count2583
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents3736
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1040
  • Fatalities2912
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents6621
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents139
See more detailed statistics of Chesapeake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 35.4mTotal length
  • $850,000Total costs
  • 80,341Total average daily traffic
  • 12,610Total average daily truck traffic
  • 117,294Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 12421 Venable Ave (Lat: 38.220111 Lon: -81.543167), Call Sign: WYC600,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.145 MHz, 155.745 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2013, Expiration Date: 11/14/2023, Registrant: Kanawha County Metro 911, 200 Peyton Way, Charleston, WV 25309-8627, Phone: (304) 746-7911, Fax: (304) 746-7914, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC8ELD, Licensee ID: L01147287, Grant Date: 07/12/2016, Expiration Date: 07/24/2026, Certifier: Todd M Derreberry, Registrant: Todd M Derreberry, 13535 Ethel Ave, Chesapeake, WV 25315
  • Call Sign: WB8OMJ, Licensee ID: L00204600, Grant Date: 04/29/1999, Expiration Date: 04/29/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2011, Registrant: Dewitt Keyser, 137 22 Nancy Ave, Chesapeake, WV 25315
  • Call Sign: KD8MLX, Licensee ID: L01531412, Grant Date: 11/20/2009, Expiration Date: 11/20/2019, Certifier: Joshua R Peal, Registrant: Joshua R Peal, 13 132nd Dt, Chesapeake, WV 25315

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2004
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$28,980
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2004 2003 2002 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0122.00

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 fires per year is 14. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 37 took place in 2004, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Chesapeake, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (63.9%), and Outside Fires (20.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chesapeake, WV
    • 14763.9%Structure Fires
    • 4820.9%Outside Fires
    • 2812.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 73.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chesapeake, WV
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chesapeake, WV
  • 65.2%Utility gas
  • 32.2%Electricity
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chesapeake, WV
  • 59.2%Utility gas
  • 35.7%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Chesapeake compared to West Virginia state average:

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