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Chesapeake is a relatively large city located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 227,531 people and 41 constituent neighborhoods, Chesapeake is the third largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some cities, Chesapeake isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Chesapeake are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Chesapeake is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chesapeake who work in office and administrative support (14.29%), sales jobs (11.80%) and management occupations (10.80%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Chesapeake, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Also of interest is that Chesapeake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The percentage of people in Chesapeake who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.39% of adults in Chesapeake have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Chesapeake in 2010 was $30,138, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,552 for a family of four. However, Chesapeake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Chesapeake is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Chesapeake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chesapeake residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Chesapeake include English, German, Irish, Italian and African.
The most common language spoken in Chesapeake is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||79,574|
|CHESAPEAKE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||74.88%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||25.12%|
|TYPE OF CHESAPEAKE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||69.38%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||11.18%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||4.71%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||12.29%|
|SIZE OF CHESAPEAKE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.05%|
|AGE OF CHESAPEAKE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||14.50%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||61.50%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||21.61%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.39%|
|CHESAPEAKE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$234,371|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$922|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $44,000||3.92%|
|$44,001 - $88,000||1.89%|
|$88,001 - $175,000||20.62%|
|$175,001 - $263,000||34.07%|
|$263,001 - $350,000||23.69%|
|$350,001 - $438,000||8.92%|
|$438,001 - $657,000||5.42%|
|$657,001 - $875,000||1.00%|
|PEOPLE OF CHESAPEAKE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.48%|
|5 TO 17||19.41%|
|18 TO 24||9.09%|
|25 TO 34||12.57%|
|35 TO 54||30.71%|
|55 TO 64||11.33%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.42%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||89.58%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$70,244|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$30,138|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.28%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (12.76%)
Public Service (8.78%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.56%)
Information Technology (2.32%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||29.81%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.39%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.08%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.24%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.05%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.37%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (7.60%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (92.68%)
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