chesapeake Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 4,186 3.4 % 7.1 %
High School Graduate 40,200 32.6 % 33.8 %
Some College 36,959 30.0 % 25.2 %
Bachelor’s Degree 24,248 19.7 % 21.3 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 17,577 14.3 % 12.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 110,237 89.5 % 85.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 35,103 28.5 % 28.5 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 225,050 - -
19 years old and under 63,450 28.2 % 26.6 %
20 to 44 years old 73,896 32.8 % 13.1 %
45 to 64 years old 63,549 28.2 % 12.2 %
65 years old and older 24,155 10.7 % 1.8 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 193,651 96.3 % 85.2 %
Spanish 6,794 3.4 % 13.9 %
Other Languages 676 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 23,567 27.6 % 32.4 %
Married 47,061 55.2 % 51.3 %
Separated 3,292 3.9 % 2.8 %
Divorced 11,365 13.3 % 13.4 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 83,979 - -
Occupied Housing Units 78,004 92.9 % 86.9 %
Vacant Housing Units 5,975 7.1 % 13.1 %
1-Unit, Detached 58,813 70.0 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 10,251 12.2 % 5.8 %
2-Units 953 1.1 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 2,836 3.4 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 4,026 4.8 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 2,910 3.5 % 4.5 %
20 or More Units 2,360 2.8 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 1,795 2.1 % 6.5 %
Boat, RV, or Van 35 0.0 % 0.1 %
Built 2000 or Later 12,836 15.3 % 15.7 %
Built 1990 to 1999 19,155 22.8 % 13.8 %
Built 1980 to 1989 18,591 22.1 % 13.8 %
Built 1970 to 1979 12,959 15.4 % 15.8 %
Built 1960 to 1969 9,286 11.1 % 11.1 %
Built 1940 to 1959 9,342 11.1 % 16.4 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,810 2.2 % 13.5 %
Electric 38,852 46.3 % 31.6 %
Oil / Kerosene 2,098 2.5 % 5.4 %
Natural Gas 34,494 41.1 % 42.6 %
Tank or LP Gas 1,065 1.3 % 4.2 %
Wood 827 1.0 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 135 0.2 % 0.4 %
None 533 0.6 % 0.8 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 140,666 64.7 % 76.3 %
African-American 65,759 30.2 % 13.0 %
Native American 609 0.3 % 0.8 %
Asian 7,439 3.4 % 5.0 %
Some Other Race 3,033 1.4 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 66,563 50,502
Median Family Income 77,277 61,455
Median Per Capita Income 28,311 26,708
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 62.07 %
  • Temperature 80.72 ℉
  • Rainfall 6.38 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.03
    [CDD] 8.95
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.02 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com